Rome: The World's First Superpower

Rome: The World's First Superpower follows award-winning actor Larry Lamb as he tells the story of Rome 3,000 years ago, an extraordinary people rose and conquered the known world. He looks at how the Romans then went onto creating the greatest empire mankind has ever seen, stretching from Britain to the middle east and how it lasted a thousand years.

Show Info

Airs on: United Kingdom Channel 5 (2014 - 2014)
Schedule: Fridays at 20:00 (60 min)
Status: Ended
Show Type: Documentary
Genres: History
Episodes ordered: 4 episodes

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Episode 4

Episode 1x04; Nov 14, 2014

Using Caesar's own memoirs as his guide, Larry follows the great man's extraordinary transformation from a bankrupt junior public official to the invincible general who conquered Gaul, through to his infamous assassination.Along the way, he discovers

Previous Episodes

Episode NameAirdateTrailer
1x04: Episode 4Nov 14, 2014
1x03: Episode 3Nov 7, 2014
1x02: Episode 2Oct 31, 2014
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