Critic Alastair Sooke hails Roman art in this superb three-part series.
Set in 44 BC Rome, Empire is centred around young Octavius (Santiago Cabrera).
Dan Snow and Sarah Parcak set out to track down lost cities, amphitheatres and forts.
Brother-sister unions, same sex marriages, brothels and strip tease.
Everyone knows that without Romans we wouldn't have aqueducts or roads... But what else?
It cost a staggering amount of money to make, but it was all worth it in the end.
Read on to find out what one governor has to say about running a city in ancient Rome.
It's the world's greatest empire - but what was its legacy for the UK?
What lead to the fall of one of the greatest ever Empires?
Getting from A to B became easier when the Romans crisscrossed Britain.
When the Romans invaded Britain between AD43-44 they imposed a new way of life.
What is the truth behind the Roman Emperor Caligula?
A historical icon, his name known worldwide. Swat up on your Caesar facts here.
Mary Beard asks not what the Romans did for us, but what the Empire did for Rome.
Yesterday delves deep into the past to explore some of the world's most ancient cultures.