A down-to-earth account of the lives of both illustrious and ordinary Romans set in the last days of the Roman Republic.
#2 – De Patre Vostro (About Your Father)
Season 2 – Episode 10
Following his naval defeat at Actium, Marc Antony returns to Egypt, where he and Cleopatra settle into a world of debauchery. Octavian tries to use Pullo as leverage to Vorenus to gain acess to the palace, but Vorenus stays loyal to Antony. Finally, it is Cleopatra who dupes Antony, saving her own life by sacrificing her honor. Ceasar Augustus triumphs in Rome.
The episode was rated from 581 votes.
#3 – The Spoils
Season 1 – Episode 11
Vorenus sees to it that veteran soldiers receives severance on behalf of Caesar, and is then invited along with Niobe to one of Atia’s parties.
The episode was rated from 659 votes.
#4 – Passover
Season 2 – Episode 1
Things pick up shortly after Caesar’s murder. Octavian wants to keep his family from fleeing the city so he devises a plan. News of this makes Antony happy so he tells Brutus. Vorenus mourns Niobe’s death but casts aspersions upon his children.
The episode was rated from 630 votes.
#5 – Deus Impeditio Esuritori Nullus (No God Can Stop a Hungry Man)
Season 2 – Episode 9
The people of Rome are starving. There have been many grain shortages over the past few months, but things have gotten particularly bad. In hopes of keeping the people from openly rebelling, Octavian sends Atia and Octavia to Alexandria in order to negotiate a deal with Mark Antony, though his real reasons for their trip is soon revealed. Meanwhile, Titus Pullo and Lucius Vorenus must try to keep the peace amongst many of the mercenaries who are in Rome.
The episode was rated from 556 votes.
#6 – A Necessary Fiction
Season 2 – Episode 8
Octavian proclaims a new era of virtue in Rome, a program that his family and subordinates find impossible to obey. Vorenus is sent on a mission after a missing shipment of gold to discover who mysteriously hijacked it on its way to the Roman treasury. Pullo’s loss and rage are channeled against Memmio, Omnipor and their henchmen. Octavian pursues Livia as an “appropriate” bride, and issues Mark Antony an ultimatum he knows he can’t refuse.
The episode was rated from 559 votes.
#7 – Philippi
Season 2 – Episode 6
Vorenus receives orders to plunge Rome into a bloodbath the likes that have not been seen since the dictatorship of Sulla. Octavia reveals her secret to Atia, and the armies of the Liberators and the Caesarians clash for the last time, with the fate of Republic in the balance.
The episode was rated from 546 votes.
#8 – Caesarion
Season 1 – Episode 8
Having pursued Pompey into Egypt, Caesar arrives in Alexandria and meets the boy king Ptolemy XIII, who offers the general a surprise gift. Vorenus and Pullo play liberators again, freeing Ptolemy’s incarcerated sister, Cleopatra. Caesar seeks payment from Egypt for past debts, and ends up forging a strategic union to ensure his legacy.
The episode was rated from 670 votes.
#9 – Testudo Et Lepus (The Tortoise And the Hare)
Season 2 – Episode 4
Pullo races to find Vorenus with news of his family’s fate. Servilia’s plans to eliminate a rival exact a high price from her. Cicero is astonished when Octavian sends word that his victorious legions are coming home to Rome. In Rome, Timon finally grows weary of Atia’s bidding.
The episode was rated from 578 votes.
#10 – Pharsalus
Season 1 – Episode 7
Pompey attacks an outnumbered Caesar. Vorenus and Pullo are stranded at sea. Atia continues to seek out Servilla’s friendship in order to ensure her protection, while Octavia and Servilla’s bond grows.
The episode was rated from 694 votes.