Bettany Hughes recalls the time that marked Rome's symbolic break with its 1,000-year pagan past.
Video documentaries about history of the world
Unlike many other documentaries or series that examine the life of Hitler, this series seeks to provide new perspectives through the use of colour footage.
Life of the Buddha is a major new landmark documentary following Buddha on his journey from the lap of luxury to the verge of starvation and final enlightenment.
Bettany Hughes focuses on events leading up to and after 9th June 68AD, when Emperor Nero took his life
Dr Jago Cooper travels through Peru and Ecuador to reassess the origins, accomplishments and nature of one of the greatest empires the world has ever seen.