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  • Format: DVD
  • Rating: Not Rated
  • Number of Discs: 14
  • Run Time: 1935 Minutes
  • Region: 1 Region?
  • Aspect Ratio: Fullscreen
  • Language: English
  • Studio: A&E Home Video
  • DVD Release Date: October 5, 2010
  • Audio: ENGLISH: Dolby Digital Stereo
  • Cast: Oscar Chandy Webb
  • Genre: Documentary
  • Color: Color
  • Includes:
    Behind-The-Scenes Featurettes
    Featurettes: Inside Look, From The Director's Chair, and Everything You Want To Know About Egypt
    Bonus Documentary Modern Marvels: Barbarian Battle Tech
    Genghis Kahn: Terror And Conquest Episode Of A&E's Award-Winning Series Biography
  • Release Date: 2010

Relive the triumphs and the tragedies, alongside the heroes and the villains, of the most influential empires in history as HISTORY™ explores the spectacular glory – and gory spectacles – of the past in this 14-DVD megaset.

From the most brutal and feared leaders of the ancient world to the first Roman-Barbarian War and every gruesome battle that followed during the empire’s slow decline to the mindboggling construction feats and gravity-defying masterpieces of the ancient Egyptians and Greeks and the origins of the Huns, Goths, Vikings, and Mongols, powerful leaders whose military strength and overwhelming drive kept empires on three continents in terror for centuries, this collection of acclaimed programming details every facet of the world’s greatest civilizations.

The EMPIRES megaset includes episodes from the highly praised HISTORY series Rome: Rise and Fall of an Empire; Engineering an Empire; Ancients Behaving Badly; and Barbarians.


  • Engineering an Empire Season 1 Behind-the-Scenes Featurette
  • Egypt Featurettes “Inside Look”, “From The Director’s Chair”, and “Everything You Wanted To Know About Egypt”
  • Rome Behind-the-Scenes Featurette
  • Bonus Documentary “Modern Marvels: Barbarian Battle Tech”
  • Genghis Kahn: Terror and Conquest Episode of A&E’s award-winning series BIOGRAPHY
  • Barbarians Behind-the-Scenes Featurette
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