12/12 Almost at the end of his family history, Claudius' thoughts turn to the future of Rome.
11/12 Convinced of Messalina's devotion, Claudius is totally unaware that she is deceiving him.
10/12 To his astonishment, Claudius has been proclaimed emperor by the Praetorian Guard.
9/12 As Caligula's erratic behaviour continues, many believe that something needs to be done.
8/12 Caligula insanely proclaims himself a god and his sister a goddess.
7/12 With Tiberius retired to Capri, Sejanus plans to tighten his grip on Rome.
6/12 Germanicus has been murdered in Antioch and Agrippina is convinced Tiberius ordered it.
5/12 The situation in the East now threatens Tiberius's position as emperor.
4/12 The Imperial Army on the Rhine has been wiped out and Tiberius sent to avenge the defeat.
3/12 Tiberius is recalled to Rome and is joint heir with Postumus.
2/12 Livia, wife of Emperor Augustus plots against his daughter Julia.
1/12 Historical drama series chronicling the reigns of the Roman emperors.