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PBS: The Roman Empire in the First Century – Winds of Change

Campaigns in the Roman Conquest of Britain, 43 — 60; and showing Roman military organisation in 68. Article featured image: Map of the Roman republic in 45 BCE. Image credit: Alvaro qc..

The Roman Empire in the First Century: Episode 3.

Claudius rules; Britain battles Roman legions; in Judea, Paul tells of Jesus; Rome verges on disaster

Despite Cladius lack of experience, he proved to be an able and efficient administrator. Also an ambitious builder, ordering construction of many new roads, aqueducts, and canals across the Empire. During Cladius reign, the Empire conquered Thrace, Noricum, Pamphylia, Lycia and Judaea, and began the conquest of Britain.

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.