This educational video breaks down the history of Ancient Rome in 20 minutes.

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Understanding the timeline and events of Ancient Rome isn’t easy, even for those of us who have studied this history for decades.

Luckily, this 20-minute — XX is the Roman numeral for 20 — video from Arzamas breaks it all down in a lively and uncomplicated way. Watch the video before heading off on your Italian vacation. Your new-found knowledge could make your trip more fun.