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Rome Episode: "A Necessary Fiction"

Season 2, Episode 8
Episode Synopsis: Octavian's campaign for a more virtuous society hits hardest in his inner circle; Vorenus's efforts to solve a gold robbery leave a bitter taste of betrayal; Pullo turns his grief about a personal loss into anger at a new enemy; Timon leaves Rome with his family for Jerusalem.
Original Air Date: Mar 11, 2007
Guest Cast Michael Nardone: Mascius Nicholas Woodeson: Posca Lee Boardman: Timon Alex Wyndham: Gaius Maecenas Chiara Mastalli: Eirene Ian McNeice: Newsreader Camilla Rutherford: Jocasta Allen Leech: Marcus Agrippa Daniel Cerqueira: Memmio Lyndsey Marshal: Cleopatra Ronan Vibert: Lepidus Simon Woods: Gaius Octavian (older) Coral Amiga: Vorena the Elder Rocky Marshall: Omnipor Cosimo Fusco: Hannibal Cotta Zuleikha Robinson: Gaia
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Season 2, Episode 8
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Length: 57:00
Aired: 3/11/2007
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Premiered: August 28, 2005, on HBO
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 inevitable civil war. The HBO-BBC co-production took more than a year to make on acres of sets at Italy's legendary Cinecitta studios.

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