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Ancient Rome The Rise and Fall of an Empire 2006

  • 2006-10-25T16:00:00-07:00
  • BBC
  • 2006-09-20T17:00:00-07:00
  • 50 mins
  • 5 hours, 0 mins
  • United Kingdom
  • English
  • Documentary, Drama
This dramatised documentary series tells the story of the rise and fall of Ancient Rome through the six key turning points. Factually accurate and based on extensive historical research, it reveals how the greed, lust and ambition of men like Caesar, Nero and Constantine shaped the Roman Empire. It describes how Rome destroyed Carthage, was conquered by Caesar, how it suppressed the Jewish revolt, and converted to Christianity. CGI is mixed with compelling drama and spectacular live-action battles to tell the definitive television story of how the Empire was formed, how it achieved maximum power, and why it eventually failed.

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