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When Rome Ruled 3-DVD Set

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National Geographic's groundbreaking series reveals ancient Rome's hidden treasures and untold stories as never before. From iconic figures including Caligula, Caesar, and Constantine, to epic events such as the eruption of Vesuvius, the invasion of Britain, and fall of Rome, When Rome Ruled reveals a startling up-to-date vision of the ancient empire and challenges our perception of what we know about the Romans and their lives. New discoveries about the Roman gladiators, Pompeii doomsday, and Caesar's assassination provide fresh insights into the empire that not only influenced Western civilization, but created it.


Episodes include: Secrets of the Gladiators, The Real Caligula, Doomsday Pompeii, Killing Ceasar, Birth of Rome, and Ancient Superpower.


Bonus: 50-minute program, Treasure Seekers: In the Shadow of Ancient Rome


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  • 3 discs; 6 episodes; approximately 270 mins.
  • Widescreen
  • © 2011

Episodes include: Secrets of the Gladiators, The Real Caligula, Doomsday Pompeii, Killing Ceasar, Birth of Rome, Ancient Superpower.

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5.0

"Very well done documentary"

By Mikaminius

from Lodi, NY

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  • High Production Value
  • Informative

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      This is a great historical documentary with just the right amount of detail.

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      4.0

      very informative

      By seuf

      from iowa

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      i always wanted to know more about that time in history and this has helped fill in those gaps. very enjoyable.

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      3.0

      Lacks depth

      By CBC

      from Morgan Hill, CA

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        • Filled with repitition

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          Best for personal use of Rome enthusiasts.

          (1 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

           
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          Mediocre

          By Max

          from Santa Fe, NM

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          History for travel.

          (4 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          Delighted with "When Rome Ruled"

          By Donna G

          from Quincy, MA

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          Pros

          • Excellent graphics
          • Skillfully produced
          • Very informative

          Cons

          • none

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          • Knowledge of Ancient Rome

          Thanks you for producing "When Rome Ruled". My husband and I are ancient history buffs. We loved these DVDs and even found some information that was new to us! The DVDs were thoughtfully put together with plenty of graphics and reinactments to keep us rivited.

          (8 of 8 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          Great Resource!

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          from Columbia, SC

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          • Enlightening

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              Great tool for learning about Christianity and Roman culture after the death of Christ. Brings to light the sufferrings of Christians in the Roman culture and the culture of the Roman empire.

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