- 2 Seasons
The Television show called "Rome" takes place in the city when the people were transitioning from a Republic to an Empire. The series falls two soldiers through events that really happened in the past. The show many follows the rich people who lived during this time, but the two soldiers were considered commons. Their names were Lucius Vorenus and Titus Pullo. These characters are fictional, and so their contributions of these characters are considered fictional. Not everything in the show is based on true events. In the opening scene, Julius Cesar is able to cease Gaul, and then goes into the murder of Caesar, After he was murdered, it goes into the rise of Emperor Augustus as he come into power. When Cesar was alive, it shows his civil war that he fought in 49 BC. This respective war was fought against conservatives that were in the Roman Senate. It shows when he rose to power and the way he falls out of power. In between this time, it refers to the Gallic Wars, and this was fought from 52 BC to 701 ad. Caesar was assigned in the television show during the Ides of March that was in March of 44 BC. The audience also gets to see the rise of Octavian as it was not too much after Caesar was murdered that Octavian came into power. In addition, the television show goes into the way Augustus was considered the first emperor of Rome. The second session goes into the chaos that ensued after of Caesar. Both Octavian and Mark Antony wanted to get into power. In the end, Anthony when the battle. If your interested in history, you will enjoy watching this television show. The story is only loosely based on the truth, but it follows history very closely.