Rome: Empire Without Limit


S1 Ep4 - The Unconquerables

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The Unconquerables - Mary tackles the biggest puzzle of all: why, and how, did the Roman Empire fall? Ultimately, Mary asks whether the Roman Empire was transformed rather than destroyed, and indeed lives on in the world we still see all around us -...

S1 Ep3 - Imperium

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Imperium - This third episode takes an in-depth look at the question of identity and citizenship within the Roman Empire: what it meant to be Roman, and how the different parts of the Empire reacted to Roman rule. In the beautifully preserved cities...

S1 Ep2 - Pax Romana

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Pax Romana - Mary explores the physical world of the Roman Empire and finds surprising parallels within the current world. She discovers a vast empire bound together by a common material culture and a globalised economy. Mary unpicks the threads of ...

S1 Ep1 - Conquerors

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Conquerors - Travelling from Spain to Iran, Egypt to Scotland, Tunisia to Greece, historian and classicist Mary Beard answers the big questions that have fascinated people for centuries: what caused the rise and fall of the Roman Empire. Examining i...