Meet The Romans

Meet The Romans

All Roads Lead to Rome
Season 1  |  Episode 1  |  SBS  |  August 26, 2012

In this fascinating three-part series, Professor Mary Beard takes a unique look at ancient Rome to meet the everyday Romans who occupied the famous old city. Putting aside tales of emperors and armies, Beard explores the stories of barmen, prostitutes, children, sailors, slaves and even gladiators. By decoding epitaphs and piecing together objects from archaeology, Professor Beard uncovers Rome from the bottom up.

In this fascinating three-part series, Professor Mary Beard takes a unique look at ancient Rome to meet the everyday Romans who occupied the famous old city. Putting aside tales of emperors and armies, Beard explores the stories of barmen, prostitutes, children, sailors, slaves and even gladiators. By decoding epitaphs and piecing together objects from archaeology, Professor Beard uncovers Rome from the bottom up.

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