Julius Caesar’s Rome is an extraordinary two-DVD set that transports viewers back to the world of Ancient Rome, a civilization that flourished from 753 BCE until 1453 CE. The first DVD follows Julius Caesar, Marc Antony, and Cleopatra in their legendary stories of power and ambition. The acting may be lacking in some parts but there is no doubt that this documentary will teach history lovers about the influential people who shaped ancient society.
The second DVD starts with the foundation of Rome and continues until the reign of Justinian, Emperor of the Eastern Roman Empire in the 6th century CE. This documentary provides an intimate look at Roman culture and its connection to modern Western societies. The photography is captivating, interviews with prominent archaeologists are engaging, and Joe Mantegna’s narration brings it all together in an easy-to-follow format.
Julius Caesar’s Rome is truly a must-see for any enthusiast looking to explore the grandeur of Roman history on a deeper level. For those who are interested in learning more about this iconic era, watching this documentary is sure to provide an invaluable education.