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  • DVD 937.06 C7199 (CEN)

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English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing.


Narrated by Campbell Scott.

Publication Information

[New York] : A&E Television Networks, [2023]

Physical Description

2 videodiscs (approximately 346 minutes) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.


Not rated.


This eight-part series uses the Colosseum as the dramatic setting to tell the thrilling story of the rise and fall of the Roman Empire--through the lens of the men and women who fought and died there. Unfolding chronologically--from the arena's astonishing design to its eventual decay--each episode pinpoints a key historical figure, combining dramatic live-action sequences and special effects with interviews from leading historians and scholars for a vivid and revealing look at a pivotal period in world history.


Originally broadcast as individual episodes on History in 2022.


  • Gladiators
  • Builder
  • Beastmaster
  • Gladiatrix
  • Martyr
  • Scientist
  • Commodus
  • Pagan.

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