Epic four-hour series about the rise of Octavius who succeeds Julius Caesar and tangles with Marc Anthony for control of the Roman empire and finally went on to become the emperor Augustus.
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Cast

Series cast summary:
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 Octavius (6 episodes, 2005)
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 Marc Antony (6 episodes, 2005)
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 Camane (6 episodes, 2005)
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 Brutus (6 episodes, 2005)
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 Tyrannus (6 episodes, 2005)
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 Servilia (5 episodes, 2005)
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 General Rapax (5 episodes, 2005)
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 Noella (5 episodes, 2005)
Ian Bartholomew ...
 Cimber (5 episodes, 2005)
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 Cassius (4 episodes, 2005)
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 Cicero (4 episodes, 2005)
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 Atia (4 episodes, 2005)
Alan David ...
 Quinitilius (4 episodes, 2005)
Clive Riche ...
 Herteus (4 episodes, 2005)
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 Panza (4 episodes, 2005)
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 Agrippa (3 episodes, 2005)
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 Fulvia (3 episodes, 2005)
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 Caesar (3 episodes, 2005)
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 Lucius (3 episodes, 2005)
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 Magonius (3 episodes, 2005)
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 Moira (3 episodes, 2005)
Fillipo Reda ...
 Piso (3 episodes, 2005)
Caroline Ashley ...
 Titiana (3 episodes, 2005)
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 Publius Claudius (3 episodes, 2005)
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 Nila (3 episodes, 2005)
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 wife of Publius Claudius (3 episodes, 2005)
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 Girlfriend (3 episodes, 2005)
Martin Marquez ...
 General Crito (3 episodes, 2005)
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 Atticus (3 episodes, 2005)
Joe Hanley ...
 Lagos (3 episodes, 2005)
Edoardo Trowse ...
 Rough youth (3 episodes, 2005)
Jean-Marie Paris ...
 The Reterian (3 episodes, 2005)
Angel Turner ...
 Gordiana (3 episodes, 2005)
Jonis Bashir ...
 Drax (3 episodes, 2005)
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 Sebastianus (2 episodes, 2005)
Felix Dexter ...
 Maximus (2 episodes, 2005)
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 Saturnicus (2 episodes, 2005)
Ian Redford ...
 Nobleman Marius (2 episodes, 2005)
Robert Willox ...
 Balthus (2 episodes, 2005)
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 Bazzer (2 episodes, 2005)
Giannina Salvetti ...
 Market seller (2 episodes, 2005)
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 Slave trader (2 episodes, 2005)
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 Fortunus (2 episodes, 2005)
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 Slave (2 episodes, 2005)
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 Caelus (2 episodes, 2005)
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 Bestiari (2 episodes, 2005)
Joseph Murray ...
 Davus (2 episodes, 2005)
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 Soldier (2 episodes, 2005)
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 Sgt. at Arms (2 episodes, 2005)
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 The General (2 episodes, 2005)
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 Voice Actor (2 episodes, 2005)
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 Principe (2 episodes, 2005)
Anna Sarnholm ...
 Larissa (2 episodes, 2005)
Massimiliano Ubaldi ...
 Centurion (2 episodes, 2005)
Diz White ...
 Voice Replacement (2 episodes, 2005)
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Storyline

The story is set in Rome around 44 B.C., just after the assassination of Julius Caesar. Octavius, aged 17, who was named heir by Caesar, is challenged by Marc Anthony. A civil war ensues, ending in a showdown between Octavius and Marc Anthony. Written by Justine Lewis

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Lust, Power and the Epic Battle for Rome

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Action | Drama | History

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TV-14 | See all certifications »
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Release Date:

28 June 2005 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

A nagy birodalom  »

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Budget:

$50,000,000 (estimated)
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(6 parts) | (DVD)

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1.78 : 1
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Trivia

When shooting started, the series was supposed to be eight hours long. When it was clear, that the show was going to excessively run over budget, it was cut down to six hours. See more »

Goofs

During the final battle between Antony's and Octavius's armies, Tyranus removes two silver emblems from his chest to denounce Antony and fight for Octavius. In the next shot, they are there again. Later, they disappear once more. See more »

Quotes

Octavius: You... I know you, boy... Agrippa, that's your name, isn't it?
Agrippa: Yes, sir, of the second legion...
[Short pause]
Agrippa: Formerly of... My father will break my legs when he finds out I deserted.
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Pretty good
7 December 2005 | by (Sydney, Australia) – See all my reviews

Sure its not entirely historically accurate but it is being shown in Australia during the summer, when most of the good shows have gone off. I personally think this mini-series a pretty good as Rome has been reconstructed back to its former glory and the clothes they were especially the women are beautiful. I would watch this mini-series if you like History and even though its not accurate its good entertainment and isn't as boring as most historical films. This mini-series i feel was directed brilliantly and i could watch it again on a rainy day. I'm sure a lot of people who love history won't like this due to the fact its not accurate but who cares? films are meant to entertain and i believe this one does!


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