Rome: Empire Without Limit

Rome: Empire Without Limit

Pax Romana
Season 1  |  Episode 2  |  SBS  |  July 17, 2016

Mary explores the physical world of the Roman Empire and finds surprising parallels within the current world. She discovers a vast empire bound together by a common material culture and a globalised economy. Mary unpicks the threads of a huge commercial and cultural network, taking in the vital supply of olive oil to Rome and her armies, the slave trade, and the all-important silver mines of Spain.

Mary explores the physical world of the Roman Empire and finds surprising parallels within the current world. She discovers a vast empire bound together by a common material culture and a globalised economy. Mary unpicks the threads of a huge commercial and cultural network, taking in the vital supply of olive oil to Rome and her armies, the slave trade, and the all-important silver mines of Spain.

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