– A down-to-earth account of the lives of both illustrious and ordinary Romans set in the last days of..
A down-to-earth account of the lives of both illustrious and ordinary Romans set in the last days of the Roman Republic.
28 Aug 2005
This program is specifically designed to be viewed by adults and therefore may be unsuitable for children under 17 years old. It contains content that is unsuitable for children.
In this British historical drama, the turbulent transition from Roman republic to autocratic empire, which changed world history through civil war and wars of conquest, is sketched both from the aristocratic viewpoint of Julius Caesar, his family, his adopted successor Octavian Augustus, and their political allies and adversaries, and from the politically naive viewpoint of a few ordinary Romans, notably the soldiers Lucius Vorenus and Titus Pullo and their families.
Nominated for 2 Golden Globes. Another 19 wins & 33 nominations.