The Roman Empire In the First Century

Season 1 Episode 4

Years of Eruption

0
Aired Unknown Jul 24, 2001 on PBS
N/A
out of 10
User Rating
0 votes

EPISODE REVIEWS
By TV.com Users

Write A Review

Episode Summary

EDIT
Years of Eruption
AIRED:
With Nero's death, the dynasty of Augustus comes to an end. Once again, the Empire faces an uncertain future. Rival generals fight for supremacy in the streets of Rome. A new dynasty brings another tyrant to the throne, and Mount Vesuvius erupts, burying Pompeii and thousands of people beneath a torrent of ash and mud. A teenager called Pliny the Younger survives the disaster and records the night of terror. But the Empire weathers the traumas. As the first century draws to a close, the Emperor Trajan sets the course for generations to come…and projects the collective voice of ancient Rome across the ages.moreless
Saturday
No results found.
Sunday
No results found.
Monday
No results found.

Watch Online

Episode Discussion

Join the discussion of this episode Episode Discussion

Trivia, Notes, Quotes and Allusions

See All Trivia, Notes, Quotes and Allusions Trivia & Quotes
  • 9:00 pm
    20/20: In an Instant Terror in the Library
    NEW
    ABC