Rome: Empire Without Limit , Rome: Empire Without Limit : Episode 4

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Episode 4: Tackling the biggest puzzle of all, Beard addresses the fall of the Roman Empire and its many causes. As it struggled to control its far-flung borders, the empire faced even greater challenges from within, from maverick emperors to religious conflicts with Jews and Christians. Ultimately, Mary asks whether the Roman Empire was transformed rather than destroyed.