Rome: Rise and Fall

Season 1
 (8)IMDb 7.82003TV-PG
Chronicles the story of one of history's greatest empires from its first major battle (the Barbarian Invasion of 114 BC), through its remarkable military feats, to its eventual fall.
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  1. 1. Caligula: 1400 Days of Terror
    October 9, 2012
    1h 26min
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    His reign of terror lasted just 1400 days, but even today, everyone knows his name. Examine controversial new theories about the man who ruled the world's mightiest Empire with sadistic brutality.
  2. 2. Roman Vice
    September 6, 2005
    1h 28min
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    The flowering of the Roman Empire saw incomparable power and civilization - and at the same time, depravity on an unparalleled scale. Explore how good and evil lived side by side.
  3. 3. Pompeii Secrets Revealed
    January 31, 2005
    45min
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    Josh Bernstein visits the Bay of Naples to try to understand exactly how the eruption of Mount Vesuvius unfolded in 79 A.D. - and why it took the people of Pompeii almost entirely by surprise.
  4. 4. Gladiators: Blood Sport
    December 15, 2008
    45min
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    From the depths of the vicious and magnificent Flavian amphitheater where gladiators fought for their lives, peel back the layers of the gladiator's triumph - and his demise.
  5. 5. Pompeii: Buried Alive
    February 2, 1996
    46min
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    Carefully uncovered from molten rock and ashes, Pompeii is one of the world's most well-preserved archaeological sites. Follow in the footsteps of the team continuing their quest to unearth the treasures of Pompeii.
  6. 6. Rome's Hidden Empire #6
    May 7, 2007
    43min
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    Rome is a city where the past meets the present on every corner. Join host Eric Geller as he reveals the technological marvels that allowed the construction of one city upon another - literally.
  7. 6. The Dacian Wars
    November 3, 2008
    45min
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    When Trajan was proclaimed emperor, he set out to rebuild the troubled Roman Empire and lived to see it reach the maximum extent of its power.
  8. 7. Rome's Lost Harbor
    February 11, 1996
    45min
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    The Roman city of Ostia was once a vital harbor town. Today, Ostia is covered in sand. Examine the reasons for its demise and explore recent excavations, which unearthed well-preserved ruins that rival those of Pompeii.
  9. 8. The First Barbarian War
    August 29, 2008
    45min
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    It is 113 BC. The Cimbri smash through the northern imperial border to threaten Rome. Gripped by terror, Rome turns to General Marius, who will transform the Roman army and shake the Republic's political foundations to the core.
  10. 9. Spartacus
    October 6, 2008
    45min
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    When Roman generals Pompey and Crassus lead their mighty legions of soldiers and mercenaries into the lands surrounding Italy, neither anticipates the turmoil caused by one bold mercenary.
  11. 10. Julius Caesar
    October 13, 2008
    45min
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    Julius Caesar, desperate for fame and honor, embarks on a brutal decade-long campaign to annex Gaul and build his own reputation. His aristocratic rivals try to stop him, but he is an expert manipulator.
  12. 11. The Forest Of Death
    October 20, 2008
    45min
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    As the Roman Empire expands its reach into what is now Germany, its legions are faced with ferocious Germanic tribesmen.
  13. 12. The Invasion Of Britain
    October 27, 2008
    45min
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    It is 47 A.D. The new emperor Claudius is considered by many to be the village idiot. He can only hang onto his throne by waging a spectacular conquest.
  14. 13. Rebellion And Betrayal
    November 10, 2008
    45min
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    Marcus Aurelius inherits the empire at its peak. The imperial boundaries stretch from the Irish Sea to the sands of Syria. But the greater Rome grows, the bigger a target she becomes.
  15. 14. Wrath Of The Gods
    November 17, 2008
    45min
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    In the beginning of the 3rd century, Rome is in crisis. Ravaged by civil war and foreign invasions, it now faces an even greater challenge in the new religion of Christianity.
  16. 15. Crassus: Rich Man, Poor Man
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    September 3, 2004
    22min
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    Crassus, in need of military laurels to raise him to the level of Pompey and Caesar, chooses Parthia as his target. The Roman force is wiped out in the desert.
  17. 15. The Soldier's Emperor
    November 24, 2008
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    Near the end of the 3rd century, civil war has torn the empire apart and left its borders vulnerable to barbarian invasion. Romans living on the eastern and western frontiers, far from Rome, are left to defend themselves.
  18. 16. Constantine
    December 1, 2008
    45min
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    The civil wars of the 3rd century are finally ended by Emperor Diocletian. In the eastern court and army of this powerful emperor, a young Constantine receives the training of a future leader.
  19. 17. The Barbarian General
    December 8, 2008
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    By the end of the 4th century, Romans and barbarians live together uneasily, a situation that often explodes into violence. When Emperor Theodosius enlists the Goths as mercenaries, he relies on his trusted general to lead.
  20. 18. The Puppet Master
    December 15, 2008
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    In 450 A.D., Rome is a mere shadow of its former self. Now, Roman rulers are at the mercy of their barbarian invaders, offering them power and territory in exchange for peace.
  21. 19. The Last Emperor
    December 22, 2008
    45min
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    In the middle of the 5th century, as the Empire fights a losing battle against its formidable barbarian opponents, one Roman named Orestes finds service in the court of Attila the Hun.
  22. 20. Weapons Of The Gladiators
    February 23, 2003
    22min
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    The weapons of Roman gladiators reflected gods, barbarians, and 16 different types of idealized warriors. Did the extraordinary styles and skills developed in the arena have any practical purpose?
  23. 101. Chalons
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    August 27, 2004
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    The terrifying menace Attila the Hun has his eyes set on what's left of the Western Roman Empire. Rome needs another hero and finds it in Flavius Aetuis.
  24. 102. Birth of the Roman Empire
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    October 1, 2004
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    In 197 B.C., the classic military conflict between the Ancient World's two dominant military systems takes place in a chain of hills called Cynoscephalae in Thessaly.

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