This is a viewing guide for the documentary “Actium” of National Geographic’s series "Rome’s Greatest Battles." This episode lays out the Battle of Actium, the relationship of Antony and Cleopatra, and Octavian’s rise to power.
The documentary is 45 minutes long, perfect as a sub plan or part of your normal instruction. The viewing guide is two pages, and an answer key is included for easy grading.
The documentary was created by National Geographic. Links to free online versions are included in the download.
ATTENTION ALL COMPREHENSIBLE INPUT TEACHERS: All speeches by historical figures are in Latin or ancient Greek (with English subtitles). Cover the subtitles for an additional listening activity!