Treasures of Ancient Rome

Alastair Sooke takes an in-depth look at the art of the Roman Empire in an attempt to refute the claims that Rome didn't produce any art of originality during its reign.

Show Info

Airs on: United Kingdom BBC Four (2012 - 2012)
Schedule: Mondays at 21:00 (60 min)
Status: Ended
Show Type: Documentary
Genres: History
Episodes ordered: 3 episodes

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The Empire Strikes Back

Episode 1x03; Sep 17, 2012

In the third and final part of the series, Alastair Sooke charts the decline and fall of the Roman Empire through some of its hidden and most magical artistic treasures. He travels to Leptis Magna in Libya shortly after the overthrow of Gaddafi and f

Previous Episodes

Episode NameAirdateTrailer
1x03: The Empire Strikes BackSep 17, 2012
1x02: Pomp and PerversionSep 10, 2012
1x01: Warts 'n' AllSep 3, 2012
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