Our examination of Ancient Rome continues with two more videos from BBC Documentary
Episode 2 | Ancient Rome: The Rise and Fall of an Empire Dramatised documentary series telling the story of the rise and fall of Ancient Rome through the six key turning points. Factually accurate and based on extensive historical research, it reveals how the greed, lust and ambition of men like Caesar, Nero and Constantine shaped the Roman Empire.Welcome to BBC Documentary! We offer thought-provoking and captivating documentaries that illustrate key moments from history and the lives of fascinating people.
WARNING: contains some violent scenes. What do you do when the most powerful man in the world goes mad? This documentary reveals the true nature of one of the most murderous yet bizarre periods in the history of Rome. Discover how the ruler of a quarter of the people on the planet took Rome to the edge of ruin.
Episode 3 | Ancient Rome: The Rise and Fall of an Empire
Dramatized documentary series telling the story of the rise and fall of Ancient Rome through the six key turning points. Factually accurate and based on extensive historical research, it reveals how the greed, lust and ambition of men like Caesar, Nero and Constantine shaped the Roman Empire.
WARNING: Contains scenes of graphic violence. The third episode of the drama-documentary series takes a step back and asks: why did Rome have Emperors at all? Rome was once a largely democratic society, with regular elections. The Republic lasted for 500 years. But then came Tiberius Gracchus.
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And in case you missed it the first time, part one is right here.
And once you're done watching the documentaries, please enjoy reading some fun facts about Ancient Rome chose by Agdult SErvices librarian Michael Condon