Rome

Rome

  • Seasons:
  • 2
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After the flurry of events following the assassination of Gaius Julius Caesar, the political and personal factions of Rome are thrust into new allegiances and dire predicaments in Season Two of HBO's acclaimed series.
After the flurry of events following the assassination of Gaius Julius Caesar, the political and personal factions of Rome are thrust into new allegiances and dire predicaments in Season Two of HBO's acclaimed series.

Season 2 (10 episodes)

  • 1. Passover

    Original air date: 01/14/2007 Runtime: 57:49 min.

    Original air date: 01/14/2007 Runtime: 57:49 min. (Season Two premiere) In the wake of Caesar's death, Mark Antony considers a move north, while Vorenus issues a curse.

  • 2. Son of Hades

    Original air date: 01/21/2007 Runtime: 53:18 min.

    Original air date: 01/21/2007 Runtime: 53:18 min. Cleopatra arrives in Rome, to Atia's dismay; Octavian wins over the masses; Vorenus steps into Erastes' shoes.

  • 3. These Being the Words of Marcus Tullius Cicero

    Original air date: 01/28/2007 Runtime: 55:34 min.

    Original air date: 01/28/2007 Runtime: 55:34 min. As Brutus and Cassius struggle to raise foreign money for an army, Mark Antony changes his post-consul itinerary from Macedonia to Gaul. The plan is derailed when Cicero throws his support to Octavian, the new Caesar.

  • 4. Testudo et Lepus

    Original air date: 02/04/2007 Runtime: 51:35 min.

    Original air date: 02/04/2007 Runtime: 51:35 min. Servilia finds herself in Atia's villa at the mercy of Timon. Pullo runs into Octavian, who has just won a battle against Mark Antony. The new Caesar decides to return to Rome with his army. Vorenus discovers his children's fate.

  • 5. Heroes of the Republic

    Original air date: 02/11/2007 Runtime: 58:59 min.

    Original air date: 02/11/2007 Runtime: 58:59 min. Vorenus returns to the Collegium. Octavian urges Cicero to embrace his request to be made Consul; in exchange, Octavian promises not to make a move without consulting Cicero. Two adversaries patch up their differences.

  • 6. Philippi

    Original air date: 02/18/2007 Runtime: 56:27 min.

    Original air date: 02/18/2007 Runtime: 56:27 min. Brutus and Cassius see their military advantage vanish in the wake of Octavian's alliance with Mark Antony. Vorenus receives orders to execute scores of Rome's elite. Two armies clash, with the future of Rome at stake.

  • 7. Death Mask

    Original air date: 03/04/2007 Runtime: 57:12 min.

    Original air date: 03/04/2007 Runtime: 57:12 min. Servilia's cries for justice drive Atia to distraction, and result in an unfortunate public denouement. Meanwhile, Octavian, Mark Antony and Lepidus agree to divvy up Rome's territories, sharing a common treasury.

  • 8. A Necessary Fiction

    Original air date: 03/11/2007 Runtime: 56:49 min.

    Original air date: 03/11/2007 Runtime: 56:49 min. Octavian proclaims a new era of virtue in Rome, issuing a stern mandate that proves impossible for his family and subordinates to obey. A shipment of gold is hijacked, sending Vorenus on a mission to learn who betrayed whom.

  • 9. No God Can Stop a Hungry Man

    Original air date: 03/18/2007 Runtime: 59:57 min.

    Original air date: 03/18/2007 Runtime: 59:57 min. Rome is facing a dire shortage of grain, forcing Octavian to barter with Mark Antony. But instead of agreeing to Octavian's price--money and territory--Mark Antony turns him down, pointing to an inevitable conflict.

  • 10. About Your Father

    Original air date: 03/25/2007 Runtime: 65:01 min.

    Original air date: 03/25/2007 Runtime: 65:01 min. (Series Finale) In the aftermath of the battle of Actium, Mark Antony returns to Alexandria, settling into numbing debauchery with Cleopatra. Meanwhile, Octavian turns to Pullo to convince Vorenus to give up Cleopatra's palace.