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Margaret MacMillan visits Rome to explore the idea of 'universal' Europe and the constant tension between unity and diversity.

What has really shaped Europeans' identity? In the first of a new series, historian Margaret MacMillan visits Rome to explore the idea of 'universal' Europe , and the constant tension between unity and diversity. From imperial ambition to local life, roads to religion, maps to food she discovers a continent and a way of life in constant creation.

Producer: Chris Bowlby
Editor: Bridget Harney.

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28 minutes