Mary Beard's Ultimate Rome: Empire Without Limit

July 2019
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May 16, 2016

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Mary Beard takes in the mythology, history and archaeology of Rome. Mary explores the physical world of the Roman Empire and finds surprising parallels with our own world.
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May 9, 2016

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Mary Beard takes in the mythology, history and archaeology of Rome. In the first episode, Mary reaches back to the myths and legends of the origins of Rome.
May 2016
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May 30, 2016

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In the fourth and final episode, Mary tackles the biggest puzzle of all: why, and how, did the Roman Empire fall? Surveying the massive walls and fortifications of Britain and Germany, she discovers an empire under pressure, struggling to control its borders.
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May 23, 2016

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In the third episode Mary takes an in-depth look at the question of identity and citizenship within the Roman Empire. What did it mean to be, or to become, Roman, and how did the very different parts of the empire react to Roman rule?
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