Just what did the Romans ever do for us? For over a thousand years the Roman Empire held the Western world in its grasp, imposing laws, ideas, a single language and a common currency. Philosophy, technology, art and culture – the ideas of the Romans continue to exert an influence over modern life all over the world. Now, in this revealing three-disc set, discover the details, stories and intrigue behind the rise and fall of this incredible Empire. See how the world became ever more connected, with the Romans’ gift for trade and road-building; witness the might of its armies, conquerors of three continents; and learn how civil war, corruption and chaos tore it apart.
Release Date: 07 March 2011
Certificate: E - Exempt from Certification