"Rome" is the saga of two ordinary Roman soldiers and their families. An intimate drama of love and betrayal, masters and slaves, and husbands and wives, it chronicles epic times that saw the fall of a republic and the creation of an empire. The series begins in 52 BC, as Gaius Julius Caesar has completed his masterful conquest of Gaul after eight years of war, and is preparing to return to Rome. He heads home with thousands of loyal battle-hardened men, huge amounts of loot in gold and slaves, and a populist agenda for radical social change. Terrified, the aristocracy threatens to prosecute Caesar for war crimes as soon as he sets foot in Rome. Caesar's old friend and mentor, Pompey Magnus, attempts to foment mutiny in order to maintain the balance of power. Two of Caesar's soldiers, Lucius Vorenus and Titus Pullo, thwart Pompey's plan and in the process, win the eternal gratitude of Caesar and the Julian clan, affording the two plebian officers an intimate view of the ruling class. The fates of Pullo and Vorenus become entwined with those of Caesar, Mark Antony, Cleopatra and the boy Octavian, a strange and awkward child who, by political guile and bloody force, will become the first emperor of Rome.
The action of the TV series begins in 52 BC. e., when Julius Caesar conquers Gaul after eight years of war and preparing to return to Rome. Caesar`s niece Atia anxiously awaits his return, the patricians in despair - they fear that the return of Caesar upset the status quo and life which they built, will be undermined. In the Senate, party leaders patricians persuaded an old friend of Caesar, Quintus Pompey, that Caesar is a threat to the prosperity of Rome. At this time, the two hapless legioners, Lucius Vorenus and Titus Pullo, plotting adventure, which, if successful, will greatly enhance their welfare. The closer the Caesar`s legions move to Rome, so there is a growing tension between the soldiers and civilians, the closer to a head a conflict that would forever change the history...Read more »
Mark Antony agrees with Brutus that Caesar, not to declare a tyrant, and then tricked seizes power, driving Brutus and Cassius from Rome. Octavian - Caesar`s sole heir - wants to get their money. Octavian lays down it`s property to pay the money to the Roman people, as stated in the will of Caesar. Because of this, they quarrel with Antony. Octavian, collecting an army leaves. From this point on they start a war with Marc Antony. Lucius Vorenus curses his children and leaves the house. Titus Pullo learns of the Caesar`s death and returns to Rome.Read more »