Rome: Rise and Fall of an Empire

The Forest of Death

Series 1 - Episode 4 The Forest of Death



A look at Rome's most influential characters, as they led an empire slowly sliding to its own destruction, and the Barbarian leaders who brought about that destruction. In 9AD, a ferocious Germanic chieftain, Arminius, slaughtered the Roman General Varus' army at Teutoburg Forest in a landmark battle that would mark the edge of the empire.