Air Date: August 28th, 2005
Two Roman soldiers and their families endure the fall of the republic.
Genres: Historical drama
Season 2 - Episode 10 : De Patre Vostro (About Your Father) Mar 25, 2007
In the aftermath of battle, Mark Antony returns to Alexandria; Octavian tries to convince Pullo to give up Cleopatra's palace; Vorenus flees with Caesarion.
Season 2 - Episode 9 : Deus Impeditio Esuritori Nullus (No God Can Stop a Hungry Man) Mar 18, 2007
A grain shortage in Rome triggers fresh hostilities between Octavian and Mark Antony.
Season 2 - Episode 8 : A Necessary Fiction Mar 11, 2007
Octavian proclaims a new era in Rome; Vorenus uncovers treachery behind a missing gold shipment.
Season 2 - Episode 7 : Death Mask Mar 4, 2007
Servilia drives Atia to distraction; Octavian, Mark Antony and Lepidus agree to divide Rome's territories; Eirene insists that Pullo punish Gaia for insubordination.
Season 2 - Episode 6 : Philippi Feb 18, 2007
Vorenus receives orders to execute scores of Rome's elite; Octavia reveals a secret to Atia; two armies clash, with the future of Rome at stake.
While the first hour is daunting, the series offers a terrific villainess who also has a knack for humor. [28 Aug 2005, p.F-03] Show More
HBO's splendid Rome recounts Julius Caesar's battle for power with a gritty ferocity that's closer to The Godfather and The Sopranos than to costume epics of old. Following Don Corleone's example, this 12-episode series makes you an offer you can't refuse: It's the best new drama of the fall. Show More
What the series gains this season by giving us more history and more compelling storylines, it loses by repeating some of its, er, epic mistakes. Again, no battle scenes - some of the most important in all of history - are shown. Show More