Rome: The World's First Superpower

April 2015

S1 Ep4 - Caesar

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Caesar - The story of the greatest Roman of them all - Julius Caesar. His own memoirs guide us through his journey from bankrupt civil servant to invincible general. At Alesia, in France, we see the giant ramparts and infra-red images that show the enormous scale of his military campaign. In Jersey, a horde of ancient coin...

S1 Ep3 - Death Of A Hero

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Death Of A Hero - During the mid-second century BC, Rome was enjoying the spoils of war, with slaves, treasure and art pouring into the republic. However, not everyone was reaping the benefit and as the gap widened between the poor and the privileged, resentment was mounting. Larry traces the journey of Tiberius Gracchus, ...

S1 Ep2 - Total War

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Total War - In 400 BC, Rome is 300 years old and has conquered its nearest neighbours, the Etruscans. The Republic is now a seemingly invincible city state, until a sudden and cataclysmic event turns everything on its head. Searching for evidence of this dramatic story, Larry Lamb begins his quest at the Termini Train Stat...

S1 Ep1 - City Of Blood

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City Of Blood - This four-part series is presented by award-winning actor Larry Lamb. A life-long Roman history geek, Larry traces the dramatic story of Rome's spectacular rise from a city to a republic and then a mighty empire. (Part 1 of 4) (From the UK) (Documentary) PG CC