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Rome: Engineering an Empire (2005)  link to Rome: Engineering an Empire on IMDb  

Number: 431

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IMDb Rating:
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8.1/10 (162 votes)

Country: Classics, 85 minutes

Spoken Languages: English

Genre(s): Documentary, History

Director(s): Fritz Lang

Cast: Peter Weller (as Himself), Michael Carroll (as Narrator), George Piscopo (as Julius Caesar), Massimo Vari (as Julius Caesar), Giorgio Cuneo (as Senator)

Medium: Original DVD,

Plot Outline: Despite their personal short comings, many of the Roman Empires great engineering accomplishments were introduced during the reign of the Caesars. The tradition continued under Vespasian, builder of the Coliseum, Trajan, builder of the Forum, and Hadrian, builder and possibly the designer of the Pantheon. Finally, a decade later Caracalla built a bath complex/recreation center in an effort to secure his own reputation in history.

Loaned: No

Aspect ratio: Unknown

Apr 26, 2017