Mary Beard's Ultimate Rome: Empire Without Limit

How could a mediocre city in central Italy come to dominate such a huge area? What held the empire together and tore it apart? Mary Beard takes in the history and archaeology of the ancient world.

Show Info

Airs on: United Kingdom BBC Two (2016 - 2016)
Schedule: Wednesdays at 21:00 (60 min)
Status: Ended
Show Type: Documentary
Genres: History
Episodes ordered: 4 episodes

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Episode 4

Episode 1x04; May 18, 2016

In the final episode, Mary tackles the biggest puzzle of all: why, and how, did the Roman Empire fall? Surveying the massive walls and fortifications of Britain and Germany, she discovers an empire under pressure, struggling to control its borders. M

Previous Episodes

Episode NameAirdateTrailer
1x04: Episode 4May 18, 2016
1x03: Episode 3May 11, 2016
1x02: Episode 2May 4, 2016
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