From History Online
by Frank E. Smitha.
The Rise of Rome
Rome's origins, religion and laws. Rome dominates Italy. The Punic wars.

Roman Dictatorship
Rome expands. The historian Polybius. Slav revolts. The Gracchi. Marius and Sulla.

Fall of the Republic
Spartacus. Julius Caesar. Octavian, Antony and Cleopatra. Rule by Augustus.

Jewish Revolts
Revolt of the Macabees and Hanukkah. War among the Hasmoneans and loss of independence.