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Ancient Rome: The Rise and Fall of an Empire

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A history of the Roman Empire and its leaders.

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Nero charts his obsession with becoming a god; how his plans to turn Rome into a glorious city bankrupted the Empire; how he married his slaveboy and killed his beloved wife in a frenzy, and how he was finally overthrown.
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The Jewish Revolt swept through Judea in AD 66, threatening the empire.
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A profile of Emperor Constantine and how he brought Christianity to the Western world.
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Charming, savage, power-crazy, opportunistic and brilliant, Julius Caesar overthrows a 500-year-old republic and begins the age of the emperors.
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The Roman Republic lasted 500 years, but then came Tiberius Gracchus, who unleashed the mob.
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A history of the Roman Empire and its leaders.

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