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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

Leaving Neverland
Leaving Neverland

   2019    Culture
The Secret History of Writing
The Secret History of Writing

   2020    History
Beyond the Elements
Beyond the Elements

   2020    Science
The Last Dance
The Last Dance

   2020    Culture
Cosmos: Possible Worlds
Cosmos: Possible Worlds

   2020    Science
The Story of China
The Story of China

   2016    History
The Wehrmacht
The Wehrmacht

   2007    History