A glimpse of teenage life in ancient Rome

Research output: Non-traditional research outputDigital or Visual products


Welcome to the world of Lucius Popidius Secundus, a 17-year old living in Rome in 73 AD. His life is a typical one of arranged marriages, coming-of-age festivals, and communal baths. Take a look at this exquisitely detailed lesson on life of a typical Roman teenager two thousand years ago.

Lesson by Ray Laurence, animation by Cognitive Media.
Original languageEnglish
Media of outputOnline
Size6:34 minutes
Publication statusPublished - 29 Oct 2012
Externally publishedYes


  • Rome
  • Childhood
  • Roman History


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