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Documentary title Historic Event
Rome: Power & Glory
TLC (The Learning Channel)
The epic sweep of the most enduring civilization in history - the Roman Empire.
Ancient Rome
The History Channel
From Romulus and Remus to the rise of Christianity, ANCIENT ROME introduces the people and chronicles the events that shaped one of history's most fascinating civilizations.
The Legions of Rome
The History Channel
The definitive look at these storied soldiers, their epic campaigns and the man who left his mark in history as their greatest commander. Combining spectacular re-creations and battle re-enactments with location footage, brilliant scholarship and period art and artifacts, the four videos in this collector's set bring the world of the Roman soldier to life.
Foot Soldiers: The Romans
The History Channel
An eye-opening, irreverent look at the daily life of the men in the ranks of the Roman Legion. Ancient accounts and modern findings are brought to life through extensive re-enactments, not just of battles but of the daily grind of life in the Caesars' army.
Roman War Machine
The History Channel
Actor Joe Campanella narrates this fascinating, authoritative look at the Roman Legions, their battles, commanders, tactics and legacy.
Hail Caesar
The History Channel
Ancient accounts detail Nero's madness and Augustus's political brilliance. The battles of Caesar and Justinian come to life through dramatic re-enactments. Modern scholars explore Constantine's conversion to Christianity. Cutting-edge computer graphics capture the splendor of Hadrian's "golden age," and location footage from twenty-three countries shows the splendid ruins of Imperial Rome.
Roman Roads : Paths to Empire
The History Channel
Discover how they were built, and why so many have lasted to this day. Historians detail their central role in the expansion and maintenance of the Empire. See how they grew from a local network to a vast web stretching across three continents and embracing 50,000 miles.
In Search of History: Rome's Lost Harbor
The History Channel
Once it was a priceless jewel in the crown of the Roman Empire a vibrant seaport where the streets overflowed with traders and merchants from around the world.
In the Shadow of Vesuvius
National Geographic
At Herculaneum, archaeologists found human skeletons in a fatal embrace.
Byzantium: The Lost Empire
TLC (The Learning Channel)
For more than 1,000 years, the Byzantine Empire was the eye of the entire world – the origin of great literature, fine art and modern government. In the end, plundered and sacked by invaders, Byzantium nearly became extinct.


Documentaries sources

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Discovery.com
The History Channel
National Geographic Store
 

(as of 2001-01-02)