Julius Caesar was assassinated in Rome , 44 BC. Caesar had adopted his great-nephew Octavius as his son and main heir. Upon his adoption, Octavius assumed his great-uncle’s name, Gaius Julius Caesar. Article featured image: The Battle of Actium, by Lorenzo Castro, painted 1672, National Maritime Museum, London.
The Roman Empire in the First Century: Episode 1.
Rome rises under Caesar Augustus’ compassion and violence.
Empires is a series of epic historical films which present the people and passions that have changed the world. Developed jointly by PBS and Devillier Donegan Enterprises (DDE), a Washington, DC based global television program development and distribution company.