Rome: Rise and Fall of an Empire is a TV documentary series aired on the History channel in 2008.
The 13-episode series starts at the transition period of the Roman Republic to the Roman Empire in the 2nd century BC, and ends with the story of the last Western Roman emperor in the 5th century AD.
Near the end of the 3rd century, civil war has torn the empire apart and left its borders vulnerable to barbarian invasion. Romans living on the eastern and western frontiers, far from Rome, are left to defend themselves.
Rome: Rise and Fall of an Empire Series
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Production & Filming Details
- Release Date: 15 September 2008.
- Rating: TV-PG.
- Running Time: 60 minutes.
- Country: US.
- Language: English.