Mary Beard's Ultimate Rome: Empire Without Limit • 2016 • 1 episode • 3h:53m

How could a mediocre city in central Italy come to dominate such a huge area? What held the empire together and tore it apart? Mary Beard takes in the history and archaeology of the ancient world.

Part 2

In the second episode, Mary Beard explores the physical world of the Roman Empire, and finds surprising parallels with our own world.

2/4 • 2016 • History