Season 1, Episode 1 The Stolen Eagle
First Aired: August 28, 2005
In 52 B.C., Julius Caesar conquers Gaul; two soldiers distinguish themselves on an important mission; Pompey Magnus conspires with the Senate against his old friend Caesar; Caesar's scheming niece, Atia, tries to stay on her uncle's good side. Caesar: Ciaran Hinds. Vorenus: Kevin McKidd. Pullo: Ray Stevenson. Atia: Polly Walker. Brutus: Tobias Menzies.
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- Premiered: August 28, 2005
- Rating: TV-MA
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- Premise: The Roman Empire's rise gets a royal treatment in this sprawling drama, which begins in 52 B.C., when Julius Caesar finally conquers Gaul, after years of war. Back in Rome, however, the Senate seeks to undermine Caesar's power, setting the stage for inevit… (more)