This dramatised documentary series tells 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. It describes how Rome destroyed Carthage, was conquered by Caesar, how it suppressed the Jewish revolt, and converted to Christianity. CGI is mixed with compelling drama and spectacular live-action battles to tell the definitive television story of how the Empire was formed, how it achieved maximum power, and why it eventually failed.

Ancient Rome: The Rise and Fall of an Empire - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2006-09-21

Ancient Rome: The Rise and Fall of an Empire - Simon Dutton - Netflix

Simon Dutton (born 1958) is an English actor, best known for playing the title role of Simon Templar (alias the Saint) in a series of internationally produced television films in 1989. In 2007, he joined the cast of British sitcom Not Going Out as recurring character Guy, but was written out at the end of series two.

Ancient Rome: The Rise and Fall of an Empire - Filmography - Netflix

Memed My Hawk (1984) King David (1985) Dangerous Beauty (1998) Death Train (2006) 1911 (2011) Walking with the Enemy (2013) A Royal Christmas (2014)

Ancient Rome: The Rise and Fall of an Empire - References - Netflix