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First transmitted in 1960, Sir Mortimer Wheeler surveys some of the Roman Empire’s most impressive architectural feats and the artworks that characterised the period.

First transmitted in 1960, Sir Mortimer Wheeler concludes his journey to trace the legacy of the Roman Empire by surveying some of the empire’s most impressive architectural feats and the artworks that characterised the period. He marvels at an array of buildings, sculptural monuments, religious paintings and frescos that artists during this period produced.

First shown: 9.25pm 27 May 1960

Available for over a year Duration 29 mins

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