Rome – The Rise & Fall of an Empire (2008): S01E01 – The First Barbarian War

Introduction

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.

Outline of Series 01, Episode 01

It is 113 BC. The Cimbri smash through the northern imperial border to threaten Rome. Gripped by terror, Rome turns to General Marius, who will transform the Roman army and shake the Republic’s political foundations to the core.

Rome: The Rise and Fall of an Empire Series

Production & Filming Details

  • Production: Gardner Films..
  • Release Date: 21 July 2008 (UK).
  • Running Time: 60 minutes.
  • Country: US.
  • Language: English.

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