- Title Pages
- General editors’ preface
Part IThe ancient world as serial television drama
Part IIPepla and politics: the emergence of a television genre (1960s)
Case study 1:The Caesars (1968)
Case study 2:Odissea/The Odyssey (1968)
Part IIICostumes and censorship: the BBC’s Roman Empire (1970s)
Case study 3:I, Claudius (1976)
Case study 4:The Eagle of the Ninth (1977)
Part IVCult and kitsch: Graeco-Roman myths on US television (1980s–90s)
Case study 5:The Last Days of Pompeii (1984)
Case study 6:Hercules: The Legendary Journeys (1995–99)
Part VExpanse and spectacle: the postmillennial revival of a genre
Case study 7:Rome (2005–8)
Case study 8:Starz Spartacus (2010–13)
Conclusion:what is the future of TV antiquity?
- (p.152) Case study 7: Rome (2005–8)
- TV antiquity
- Manchester University Press
This section contains a case study of the HBO–BBC co-production Rome (2005–7).
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