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Rome: Rise and Fall of an Empire (2008)
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Rome: Rise and Fall of an Empire (2008)
Genre: Documentary, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: A thirteen hour series which focuses on the Germanic, Britannic and other barbarian tribal wars with Rome which ultimately led to the decline and fall of the Roman Empire. This series is centered on the campaigns and battles with the barbarian tribes and extensive examinations of the reigns of little known Roman emperors and generals. The significance and structures of key barbarian tribes and the roles their leaders played are explored in detail. Territorial changes to the Roman Empire caused by unrelenting wars, plagues, mass starvation's and power struggles are presented in chronological historical context with extensive re-enactments. This series examines how the continuous wars with the barbarians and depletion of resources became a core cause of the Roman Empire's decline and eventual collapse.
Style: exciting, epic, serious, captivating, realistic
Plot: roman soldier, julius caesar, rebellion, invasion, betrayal, emperor, corruption, murder, decay, roman empire, barbarian, historian, tyranny, war, ancient rome, forest, civil war, death, end of civilization, double standard
Place: rome italy, england

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Barbarians Rising (2016)
Genre: Documentary, Action, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
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Ancient Rome: The Rise and Fall of an Empire (2006)
Genre: Documentary, Drama, History
Country: UK
Duration: 59 min.
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Story: Ancient Rome: The Rise and Fall of an Empire is a 2006 BBC One docudrama series, with each episode looking at a different key turning point in the history of the Roman Empire.
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The Fall of the Roman Empire (1964)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 188 min.
Story: Drawn from the same events that later inspired Gladiator, the film charts the power-hungry greed and father-son betrayal that led to Rome's collapse at the bloody hands of the Barbarians.
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