October Films

Eight Days that Made Rome

Award-winning historian Bettany Hughes is on a mission that will take her across Italy's ancient sites and into the psyches of the emperors, gladiators, and generals of the Roman Empire. Explore the rise and fall of one of history's most extraordinary reigns, defined by eight critical days. From the defeat of the Carthaginian Empire to Julius Caesar's crossing the Rubicon River to Constantine's conversion to Christianity, explore this remarkable period and meet its key figures.

On TV

    • Wednesday
    • 2:00am
    Oct 23
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    • Wednesday
    • 3:00am
    Oct 23
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    • Saturday
    • 4:00pm
    Oct 26
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