Rome - HBO - Seasons 1 - 2

Rome — Seasons 1 and 2 - HBO (Enormousness: 8.85 GB) Rome — Period 1 Rome — Period 2 Rome Today — PARTICULARS About this rush: It is 52 BC. Four hundred years after the founding of the Republic, Rome is the wealthiest burgh in the circle, a cosmopolitan capital of one million people and epicenter of a sprawling empire. The Republic was founded on principles of shared power and barbarous offensive struggle, never allowing one man to seize unquestionable supervision. Gaius Julius Caesar (Ciarán Hinds, Munich) is ending a years wish manoeuvres conquering Gaul. In the manipulate of victory, he has become sumptuous and has honed a fatal army led by the thirteenth legion, a assembly of men willing to believe in his every supervision. Two members of the fighting thirteenth, Lucious Vorenus (Kevin McKidd, Realm of Valhalla) and Titus Pullo (Ray Stevenson, Royal Arthur), are the main characters of the boast. Vorenus is a willing soldier and blood man. He is respected by the men and by Caesar himself. Pullo is a womanizing, tough-drinking enlisted man. His barbarous fighting skills and his unruly mark navigate him well-liked as well. An uneasy relationship between Vorenus and Pullo begins when they are phoney by circumstance to interact on a calling of efficacious distinction to Caesar. Away in Rome, Casesar«s niece, Atia (Polly Walker, Flake), is a ferociously enthusiastic and cunning athlete in the Roman blue blood the gentry. Along with Caesar»s lover Servilla, we have two women who competitor any man in the empire in shrewdness and ruthlessness. Atia's son (and approaching emperor of Rome) Octavian (Max Pirkis, Swami and Commander: The Far Side of the Circle) is a preternaturally guileful minor with a acid acquaintance of Roman manoeuvring. Caesar«s duct rivals are Brutus (Tobias Menzies, The Lowdown) and Pompey Magnus (Kenneth Cranham, Layer Block). Pompey is Co-Consul of Rome along with Caesar. The conflict between Caesar and Pompey is one of wills and wits at first. Done, it comes to swords. Brutus»s relationship with Caesar is much more complex. Caesar needs Brutus and his efficacious blood to legitimize his prevail but Brutus is a Republican who abhors Caesar's princelike ambitions. Their confessor-and-son relationship is a outset of efficacious internal engagement for both. Caesar's power nab and its consequences for Rome are the backdrop against which all of the respectability conflicts befall. Manoeuvring, offensive rivalries, conviviality, and a combine of very Oedipal relationships are cleverly combined with documented particulars to tell a second to none in harmony slander of Rome at one of its most active periods. Recess assured, I have just scratched the top here. There are heaps of characters and tract threads in this sprawling joke that I have left side for the viewer to ferret out. This six-DVD set contains the twelve-adventure run of Period One. Adventure titles and master airdates are listed below: • «The Stolen Eagle» (8/28/05) • «How Titus Pullo Brought Down the Republic» (9/4/05) • «An Owl In a Thornbush» (9/11/05) • «Stealing From Saturn» (9/18/05) • «The Ram Has Touched The Wall» (9/25/05) • «Egeria» (10/2/05) • «Pharsalus» (10/9/05) • «Caesarion» (10/16/05) • «Utica» (10/30/05) • «Triumph» (11/6/05) • «The Spoils» (11/13/05) • «Kalends of February» (11/20/05)
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