Despite their personal short comings, many of the Roman Empires great engineering accomplishments were introduced during the reign of the Caesars. The tradition continued under Vespasian, ...
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A thirteen hour series which focuses on the Germanic, Britannic and other barbarian tribal wars with Rome which ultimately led to the decline and fall of the Roman Empire. This series is ... See full summary »
Andre de Nesnera
Despite their personal short comings, many of the Roman Empires great engineering accomplishments were introduced during the reign of the Caesars. The tradition continued under Vespasian, builder of the Coliseum, Trajan, builder of the Forum, and Hadrian, builder and possibly the designer of the Pantheon. Finally, a decade later Caracalla built a bath complex/recreation center in an effort to secure his own reputation in history. Written by
I have seen this special back when it came out and today again. It was equally fascinating both times.
Engineering an Empire is the educational documentary for all ages. Although it is extremely difficult to fit such intricate historical facts in one project, people working on this project did a wonderful job.
The topic I knew from my Law School is the subject defining the ancient world's state-of-the art Empire never achieved again on such scale. This is an engrossing journey through the history of the largest and most powerful Empire known to us, showing virtues and vices that ultimately destroyed it.
Rome, the ever-inspiring realm has, to this day, many hidden secrets.
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