What the Romans Did for Us

What the Romans Did for Us

2000 - 2003, History
Adam Hart-Davis rediscovers the innovations and inventions that the Romans brought to Britain.
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Episode Guide

  • What the Romans Did for Us - Ahead of Their Time (Season 1 Episode 6)
    Season 1 Episode 6:

    Ahead of Their Time

    Forms of entertainment during the public holidays in Roman times.

  • What the Romans Did for Us - Edge of the Empire (Season 1 Episode 5)
    Season 1 Episode 5:

    Edge of the Empire

    Good communication skills were the key to the Roman military's success.

  • What the Romans Did for Us - Roads; Letters (Season 1 Episode 4)
    Season 1 Episode 4:

    Roads; Letters

    The Romans built 10,000 miles of roads during their occupation of Britain; postcards, memos and messages written by the Romans.

  • What the Romans Did for Us - Cities (Season 1 Episode 3)
    Season 1 Episode 3:

    Cities

    Sophisticated building techniques employed by the Romans; splendour of the sewers.

  • What the Romans Did for Us - Invasion; Food (Season 1 Episode 2)
    Season 1 Episode 2:

    Invasion; Food

    While sitting in a small rowboat, Adam Hart-Davis explains that the Saxons were the new invaders after the Romans departed.

  • What the Romans Did for Us - The Good Life; Food (Season 1 Episode 1)
    Season 1 Episode 1:

    The Good Life; Food

    Central heating, comfortable villas, saunas and baths; Roman cuisine.

  • What the Romans Did for Us - What the Romans Did for Us (Episode 9)
    Episode 9:

    What the Romans Did for Us

    Roman innovations and inventions; Roman cuisine; gold mining.

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