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Culture Beliefs and Life in Ancient Rome

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15 hours

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In the online course “Culture, beliefs and life in Ancient Rome ” you will learn  how the romans actually lived.

Discover how the Romans lived!

What did they believe?

What did they eat?

How did they have fun?

Where did they live?

How did they dress and comb their hair?

How did Roman society work?

What great personalities marked Ancient Rome?

How was life in Ancient Rome from birth to adult age?

Culture, beliefs and life in Ancient Rome

The Roman people have always fascinated us with the way they expanded, the gift for engineering, the polytheistic beliefs, the fun and the shows with death and the excesses at banquets.

This course intends to focus the study on this society of Classical Antiquity, approaching the culture, beliefs and life in Ancient Rome .


Language – English

Also available in – Português

Includes 24-hour lifetime access for an unlimited time to:

  • Lessons for each theme of the program
  • Evaluation (1 final questionnaire)
  • Certificate.

Who should take this online course ?

  • Students and teachers of history and art history.
  • Artists, historians, art historians, museologists, art curators.
  • professionals in cultural communication and cultural tourism.
  • All those who want to know and understand the culture and life in Ancient Rome .

No access requirements.


Certificado de Formação. Entidade CertificadaAt the end of the course, a training certificate will be issued . Know more.

We are a training entity certified by DGERT – Training Entity Certificate No. 1800/2015 – so the certificate has international validity.




The course price (a single payment) includes all content, assessment and certificate. The value is exempt from VAT under paragraph 10 of Article 9 of the CIVA.


The course is organized in parts or modules in order to facilitate the learning sequence.

However, you can freely browse the entire course without any restrictions 24 hours a day, according to your interests and your own work method.

You can consult here the Rules of Operation of Online Courses

How it works


Access 24 / 24 hours

Immediate start. Access every day, 24 hours a day to all content.

Learn whenever you want!


From any device

Optimized for mobile devices. You just need an internet connection.

Learn anyplace you want!


For unlimited time

There is no time limit to complete your course. And you can access it whenever you want and as many times as you want.

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The course price includes the evaluation and Certificate.

Value your knowledge!

Course structure

 1 – Culture, Leisure and Excesses

The Circus and the horse chariots races

The Amphitheater and the combats

The Baths

The Banquets

2 – Beliefs, Gods and Sacrifices

Graeco-Roman paganism

The sacrifices

The temples

The gods (Jupiter, Juno, Neptune, Pluto, Minerva, Mars, Venus, Vulcan, Apollo, Diana, Mercury, Ceres, Bacchus…)

3 – Food and Fashion

The Clothing

The Hairstyle

The Food and the Wine

4 – Personalities who marked Ancient Rome

Caesar Augustus



5 – Important Events in Archaeology

The discovery of the buried cities of Pompeii and Herculaneum

6 – Roman homes

The Insullae

The Villae

7 – Roman Life

  • The birth
  • The adoption
  • Adult age
  • Sexuality
  • The slaves
  • The streets of Rome
  • Homosexuality
  • Health and magic
  • The roman calendar



Diana Ferreira autora cursos online

Diana Ferreira

Licenciada en Historia del Arte por la Facultad de Letras de la Universidad de Porto y Maestra en Museología en España (Valladolid). Trabajó en la Galleria Nazionale d’Arte Moderna de Roma y en la dirección de la Galleria de los Uffizi, en Florencia. Con becas de investigación para proyectos en Italia e España, fue formadora y profesora responsable de la  disciplina de Historia del Arte en Oporto e de Introducción al Historia del Arte, Iconografía e Historia de la Arquitectura en la Academia de Artes de Florencia.
En 2014 publicó el libro Guía de los Tesoros Arquitectónicos. Lisboa, Chiado Editora, 2014, fruto de una investigación en profundidad sobre los temas mencionados.

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