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The Romans - Presented by Mary Beard (Meet the Romans / Caligula / Pompeii)

The Romans - Presented by Mary Beard (Meet the Romans / Caligula / Pompeii)
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CaligulaTwo thousand years ago one of history s most notorious individuals was born. Historian Mary Beard embarks on an investigative journey to explore the life and times of Gaius Julius Caesar Augustus Germanicus better known to us as Caligula. Known as Romes most capricious tyrant he was said to have made his horse a consul proclaimed himself a living God and indulged in scandalous orgies and thats before building vast bridges across land and sea prostituting senators wives and killing half the Roman elite on a whim. All that in just four short years in power before a violent and speedy assassination at just 28 years old. Mary explores the real Caligula in an array of unexpected places. From Germany to Capri from Rome to Lake Nemi she exposes and analyses historical accounts and assembles tantalising fragments of evidence. Mary reveals an astonishing story of murder intrigue and dynastic family power. Above all shell explain why Caligula has ended up with such a reputation and in the process reveal a more intriguing portrait of not just the monster but the man. Pompeii: Life and Death in a Roman TownPompeii: one of the most famous volcanic eruptions in history. We know how its victims died but this film sets out to answer another question - how did they live? Gleaning evidence from an extraordinary find Cambridge professor and Pompeii expert Mary Beard provides new insight into the lives of the people who lived in the shadow of Mount Vesuvius before its cataclysmic eruption. In a dark cellar in Oplontis just three miles from the centre of Pompeii 54 skeletons who didnt succumb to the torrent of volcanic ash are about to be put under the microscope. The remains will be submitted to a barrage of tests that will unlock one of the most comprehensive scientific snapshots of Pompeian life ever produced - and there are some big surprises in store. Using the latest forensic techniques it is now possible to determine what those who perished in the disaster ate and drank where they came from what diseases they suffered how rich they were and perhaps even more astonishingly the details of their sex lives. The way the remains were found in the cellar already provides an invaluable clue about the lives of the people they belonged to. On one side of the room were individuals buried with one of the most stunning hauls of gold jewellery and coins ever found in Pompeii. On the other were people buried with nothing. It looked the stark dividing line of a polarised ancient society: a room partitioned between super rich and abject poor. But on closer examination the skeletons reveal some surprises about life in Pompeii. Meet the RomansWe still live in the shadow of ancient Rome - a city at the heart of a vast empire that stretched from the North of England to Afghanistan dominating the West for over 700 years. This fascinating history series as seen on the BBC and presented by Professor Mary Beard puts aside the stories of emperors and armies guts and gore to meet the real Romans living at the heart of it all. Episode Comprise: Episode 1Mary asks not what the Romans did for us but what the empire did for Rome. She rides the Via Appia climbs up to the top seats of the Colosseum takes a boat to Romes port Ostia and takes us into the bowels of Monte Testaccio. She also meets some extraordinary Romans: Baricha Zabda and Achiba three prisoners of war who became Roman citizens; and Pupius Amicus the purple dye seller making imperial dye from shellfish imported from Tunisia. This is Rome from the bottom up. Episode 2Mary descends into the city streets to discover the dirt crime sex and slum conditions in the worlds first high-rise city. This Rome is not the marble Rome we know but a vast messy metropolis with little urban planning where most Romans lived in high-rise apartment blocks with little space light or even sanitation. Forced outdoors into the city streets she reveals where they went to hang out get drunk have sex and get clean. Episode 3 In the final episode Mary delves even deeper into ordinary Roman life by going behind the closed doors of their homes. She meets an extraordinary cast of characters - drunken housewives teenage brides bullied children and runaway slaves - and paints a more dynamic lusty picture of Roman family life. Finally Mary paints a more nuanced picture of Roman slavery and asks why if it was such a brutal institution did many Romans choose to be buried with their servants - living cheek by jowl in death as in life.

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