Ancient Rome TV Shows
Here we collected the best ancient rome tv shows in order of popularity
The historical figure of Spartacus, a gladiator who from 73 to 71 BCE led a major slave uprising against the Roman Republic, is the inspiration for the American television series.
The Last Days of Pompeii
This seven-hour British-Italian adaptation of Edward Bulwer-Lytton's 1834 epic, set against the eruption of Mount Vesuvius in 79 A.D. and previously filmed in 1935, and in 1960 was a vehicle for muscl...
The life of Julius Caesar is the subject of a mini-series. It was written by Peter Pruce and Craig Warner. It is a dramatization of the life of Julius Caesar. One of the last two films of the legendar...
Up Pompeii!, a British television comedy series, aired in 1969 and 1970. Sid Colin wrote the first and second series. The specials were transmitted in 1975.
A blackly comic historical drama series. Set amidst a web of power, corruption and lies, it chronicles the reigns of the Roman emperors - Augustus, Tiberius, Caligula and finally Claudius.
Rome: The World's First Superpower
The history of Rome is a 1,000-year-long epic, filled with murder, ambition, betrayal and greed and encompassing such legendary characters as Rome’s Iron Age founders Romulus and Remus and its greates...
Rome: Power & Glory
Two thousand years ago, one civilisation held the entire Western world in its grasp. From Northern Europe to Africa and the Middle East. It imposed laws, ideas and a single language. Rome was the supe...
The reign of Commodus, the emperor whose rule marked the beginning of Rome's fall, is chronicled in this stylish mix of documentary and historical epic.
Nero was a young boy when the Emperor Caligula killed his father and exiled his mother. While in exile in the pontine islands, his mother sees a vision of her son becoming emperor, but she will have t...
Meet the Romans with Mary Beard
The everyday people at the heart of Ancient Rome's vast empire are what Professor Mary Beard looks at.
The city of Pompeii was one of the most powerful in the empire until the eruption of Vesuvius.
The Roman Holidays
The Roman Holidays was broadcast on NBC in 1972 It ran for 13 episodes. The Roman Holidays looked at modern-day life in Ancient Rome, around 63 AD, as seen through the eyes of Augustus "Gus" Holiday a...
An account of the lives of both illustrious and ordinary Romans in the last days of the Roman Republic.
Friends and Heroes
A number of television networks air Friends and Heroes. The show is both traditional and computer-generated. It happened from 69 to 71 AD. Series 1 is in Alexandria, Egypt, Series 2 is in Jerusalem an...
As Julius Caesar nears the end of his life, he solemnly swears to protect Octavius, his nephew. The young man is in danger of being taken away from him by people who want to sever his family's connect...
At the age of 18, Julius Caesar brought Cleopatra to him. Caesar has a son by the 18 year old queen. His Roman followers don't like the union. Caesar had only a daughter by his wife, so he chose Octav...
Ancient Rome: The Rise and Fall of an Empire
Each episode of Ancient Rome: The Rise and Fall of an Empire looks at a different key turning point in the history of the Roman Empire.
Three desperate young men from the suburbs try to get laid, hold down jobs and climb the social ladder in the big city, which just happens to be ancient Rome.