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Roman Empire 

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Chronicles some of the most famous leaders of the Roman Civilization.
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Aaron Irvin Aaron Irvin ...  Himself - Historian 15 episodes, 2016-2019
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An academic and graphic account of the rule of the famously narcissistic Roman Emperor Commodus, who inherited the Roman Empire from his father, Marcus Aurelius, at the height of its expansion in the second century AD, told over a backdrop of violence, sex, and corruption. Written by Craig

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11 November 2016 (USA) See more »

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Auckland, New Zealand

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Aaron Jakubenko and Jared Turner both guest starred on Starz's Spartacus: War of the Damned. John Bach guest-starred on an earlier season, Spartacus: Blood and Sand. Aaron Irvin served as Historical Consultant for the Starz series. See more »

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I'm hooked!
14 November 2016 | by linake-60-153441See all my reviews

If you think Game of Thrones has twists and turns, that's nothing compared to real history. I'm on episode 5 and really enjoying the show! Equal parts dramatic and educational, there's something here for anyone interested in betrayal, fighting, history, and espionage. It's like a more educational version of Spartacus. The acting is superb, it looks nice, and Sean Bean's narration is spot on.

I'm not sure why there isn't more info on IMDb yet. I came on here to see who plays Dio (apparently Edwin Wright), and only a few people are named in the cast.

I hope there will be more seasons. I could easily watch a season on every Emperor who saw this much action. In fact, I'd totally be down for more shows like this about ANY part of history. Hear that, Netflix?

Anyway, it's definitely worth checking out! It can be hard deciding what to watch on Netflix, but I'm very glad I gave this a shot.


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