S01:E01 - Avenging Caesar
The Battle of Philippi in 42 BC would change the world forever. Marc Antony and Octavian sought to avenge Caesar, but later fought over his legacy, with the fate of Rome in the balance. They first managed to combine their forces to punish Brutus and Cassius, Caesar’s assassins, and to proclaim their legitimacy. But there could only be one successor to Caesar.
S01:E02 - Octavian, Antony and Cleopatra
Ten years later, the supreme strategist Octavian waged the naval battle of Actium against his former ally, who now had the backing of Cleopatra. Octavian put an end to Antony and Cleopatra’s military ambitions and became the first Roman emperor under the name of Augustus. Witness the last moments of the Roman Republic, marked by this terrible duel between two men hungry for glory.