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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

Senna
Senna

   2010    Culture
The Nazis, A Warning From History
The Nazis, A Warning From History

   1997    History
Secrets of the Dead
Secrets of the Dead

   2017    History
Long Way Up
Long Way Up

   2020    Culture
Life Story
Life Story

   2014    Nature
The Last Dance
The Last Dance

   2020    Culture
Prehistoric America
Prehistoric America

   2003    Nature