Rick Steves' Art of Europe

Ancient Rome

Episode 102 | 55m 16s | Video has closed captioning.

The Romans gave Europe its first taste of a common culture—and awe-inspiring art. From its groundbreaking architecture to its statues, mosaics, and frescos, Rome engineered bigger and better than anyone before. At its peak, the Roman Empire was a society of unprecedented luxury, with colossal arenas for entertaining the masses and giant monuments to egotistical emperors. And then it fell.

Aired: 10/01/22

Expires: 09/30/27

Rating: TV-PG

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