WARNING: contains some violent scenes. What do you do when the most powerful man in the world goes mad? This documentary reveals the true nature of one of the most murderous yet bizarre periods in the history of Rome. Discover how the ruler of a quarter of the people on the planet took Rome to the edge of ruin. Subscribe: http://bit.ly/BBCDocs

Episode 2 | Ancient Rome: The Rise and Fall of an Empire
Dramatised documentary series telling the story of the rise and fall of Ancient Rome through the six key turning points. Factually accurate and based on extensive historical research, it reveals how the greed, lust and ambition of men like Caesar, Nero and Constantine shaped the Roman Empire.Welcome to BBC Documentary! We offer thought-provoking and captivating documentaries that illustrate key moments from history and the lives of fascinating people.

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