Ancient Rome: The Rise and Fall of an Empire (2006): S01E06 – The Fall of Rome

Introduction Ancient Rome: The Rise and Fall of an Empire is a 2006 BBC One docudrama series, with each episode looking at a different key turning point in the history of the Roman Empire. This docudrama focuses on the Latin western half of the Roman Empire. Not to be confused with Rome: The Rise and… Read More

Ancient Rome: The Rise and Fall of an Empire (2006): S01E05 – Constantine

Introduction Ancient Rome: The Rise and Fall of an Empire is a 2006 BBC One docudrama series, with each episode looking at a different key turning point in the history of the Roman Empire. This docudrama focuses on the Latin western half of the Roman Empire. Not to be confused with Rome: The Rise and… Read More

Ancient Rome: The Rise and Fall of an Empire (2006): S01E04 – Revolution

Introduction Ancient Rome: The Rise and Fall of an Empire is a 2006 BBC One docudrama series, with each episode looking at a different key turning point in the history of the Roman Empire. This docudrama focuses on the Latin western half of the Roman Empire. Not to be confused with Rome: The Rise and… Read More

Ancient Rome: The Rise and Fall of an Empire (2006): S01E03 – Rebellion

Introduction Ancient Rome: The Rise and Fall of an Empire is a 2006 BBC One docudrama series, with each episode looking at a different key turning point in the history of the Roman Empire. This docudrama focuses on the Latin western half of the Roman Empire. Not to be confused with Rome: The Rise and… Read More

Ancient Rome: The Rise and Fall of an Empire (2006): S01E02 – Nero

Introduction Ancient Rome: The Rise and Fall of an Empire is a 2006 BBC One docudrama series, with each episode looking at a different key turning point in the history of the Roman Empire. This docudrama focuses on the Latin western half of the Roman Empire. Not to be confused with Rome: The Rise and… Read More

Ancient Rome: The Rise and Fall of an Empire (2006): S01E01 – Caesar

Introduction Ancient Rome: The Rise and Fall of an Empire is a 2006 BBC One docudrama series, with each episode looking at a different key turning point in the history of the Roman Empire. This docudrama focuses on the Latin western half of the Roman Empire. Not to be confused with Rome: The Rise and… Read More

Ancient Rome: The Rise and Fall of an Empire Documentary Series Overview (2006)

Introduction Ancient Rome: The Rise and Fall of an Empire is a 2006 BBC One docudrama series, with each episode looking at a different key turning point in the history of the Roman Empire. This docudrama focuses on the Latin western half of the Roman Empire. Not to be confused with Rome: The Rise and… Read More

Mussolini & I (1985)

Introduction Mussolini and I (alternatively titled Mussolini: The Decline and Fall of Il Duce) is a 1985 made-for-television docudrama film directed by Alberto Negrin. It chronicles the strained relationship between Italy’s fascist dictator Benito Mussolini and his son-in-law and foreign minister, Count Galeazzo Ciano, based on Ciano’s diaries. Made in English as an Italian-French-German-Swiss-Spanish-US co-production,… Read More

Roman Empire (2019): S03E04 – Descent into Madness

Introduction Roman Empire is a television docudrama based on historical events of the Roman Empire. Outline Roman Empire looks at the end of the reign of Caligula. His sisters Agrippina and Livilla plot against him after he marries. He later has them shipped to exile on an island in the Mediterranean. The derange emperor becomes… Read More

Roman Empire (2019): S03E03 – In Search of an Heir

Introduction Roman Empire is a television docudrama based on historical events of the Roman Empire. Outline Rome Empire looks at the increasingly deranged and paranoid reign of Emperor Caligula. He a kills his heir and forces his praetorian prefect to commit suicide. In search of a new heir to solidify his place as Emperor, Caligula… Read More