I, Caesar: The Rise And Fall Of The Roman Empire
The award-winning series I Caesar takes a fascinating look at the public and private lives of six key men who ruled the Roman Empire. Starting with Julius Caesar, the series charts the rise and fall of Roman power over 600 years through the lives of six of the most charismatic leaders in world history: Julius Caesar, Augustus, Nero, Hadrian, Constantine and Justinian.
Their careers were made up of bloody battles and tactical bribery, stunning innovation and profound corruption, dazzling rhetoric and vicious back-stabbing - and together they form a picture of the most sophisticated highs and most brutal lows of the Roman Empire's inception, heyday and decline. The Roman Empire included within its boundaries a myriad of peoples, cultures and climates. The tasks of ruling it seems an impossible one, even with today's communication technology. So how was it achieved two thousand years ago? And why has ancient Rome had such a profound influence on western civilization ever since?
Using unequalled location footage, previously unseen images and careful re-enactments, this informative and entertaining series bring to life the world of ancient Rome.