Rome Episodes

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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 Allen Leech: Marcus Agrippa Nicholas Woodeson: Posca Michael Nardone: Mascius Lee Boardman: Timon Camilla Rutherford: Jocasta Simon Woods: Gaius Octavian (older) Alex Wyndham: Gaius Maecenas Cosimo Fusco: Hannibal Cotta Chiara Mastalli: Eirene Ronan Vibert: Lepidus Lyndsey Marshal: Cleopatra Rocky Marshall: Omnipor Daniel Cerqueira: Memmio Zuleikha Robinson: Gaia Ian McNeice: Newsreader Coral Amiga: Vorena the Elder
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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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