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Born in the Purple

   2016    History
This stylish mix of documentary and historical epic chronicles the reign of Commodus, the emperor whose rule marked the beginning of Rome's fall. In the first episode, the death of Marcus Aurelius brings a century of Roman triumphs and victories to an end, transferring power to his spoiled, unprepared son Commodus. When his father bequeaths him the world's mightiest empire, he is forced to spill the blood of both friends and enemies alike to keep his crown.
Series: Roman Empire: Reign of Blood

The Making of an Emperor

   2016    History
In the second episode of the series, the Germanic tribes strike as Marcus Aurelius succumbs to disease, leaving a skeptical Emperor Commodus to prosecute a war that doesn't interest him.
Series: Roman Empire: Reign of Blood

Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey
Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey

   2014    Science
Dirty Money
Dirty Money

   2018    Culture
Rise of Empires: Ottoman
Rise of Empires: Ottoman

   2020    History
Jonestown: Terror in the Jungle
Jonestown: Terror in the Jungle

   2018    History
Prehistoric America
Prehistoric America

   2003    Nature
Planet Earth
Planet Earth

   2007    Nature
The Last Dance
The Last Dance

   2020    Culture