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.
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
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
Rome is most entertaining when it laces its wild, ancient antics with winks of the pedestrian. Show More