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Rome: Rise and Fall of an Empire 

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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 »
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Leif Anders ...  Narrator 13 episodes, 2008
Paul Bicknell Paul Bicknell 13 episodes, 2008
Andre de Nesnera Andre de Nesnera 13 episodes, 2008
Rome Knight Rome Knight 13 episodes, 2008
Sam Mercurio Sam Mercurio 13 episodes, 2008
Herb Otter Jr. Herb Otter Jr. 13 episodes, 2008
Karl Otter Karl Otter 13 episodes, 2008
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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 centered on the campaigns and battles with the barbarian tribes and extensive examinations of the reigns of little known Roman emperors and generals. The significance and structures of key barbarian tribes and the roles their leaders played are explored in detail. Territorial changes to the Roman Empire caused by unrelenting wars, plagues, mass starvation's and power struggles are presented in chronological historical context with extensive re-enactments. This series examines how the continuous wars with the barbarians and depletion of resources became a core cause of the Roman Empire's decline and eventual collapse. Written by Midge56

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Country:

USA

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English

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21 July 2008 (UK) See more »

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La chute de Rome See more »

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Lithuania

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Gardner Films See more »
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Ugh...
1 January 2018 | by author-85405See all my reviews

Simpleminded look at a complicated time in our history. But worse than that, the episodes are full of conjecture...bad conjecture at that. One of the worst documentaries I've seen. Anyone interested in Roman history is far better served by the BBC.


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