The BEST episodes of Colosseum
Every episode of Colosseum ever, ranked from best to worst by thousands of votes from fans of the show. The best episodes of Colosseum!
The eight-part series vividly brings to life the rise and fall of the Roman Empire through the lens of one of the most exhilarating and brutal arenas in the history of humanity–the Colosseum. From the savage truth of a gladiator’s life as a slave-warrior to the fascinating ways Rome’s Emperors used the vast amphitheater to demonstrate total power, “Colosseum” offers viewers a unique and personal look inside history’s most iconic empire.
#3 - The Beastmaster
Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired 7/31/2022
As the Roman Empire continues to expand, so does the diversity of exotic beasts brought back to entertain the Colosseum crowds; over 1 million animals are slaughtered in the arena by trained beast masters, none more famous than Carpophorus.Watch Now:AmazonApple TV
#4 - The Pagan
Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired 9/4/2022
By the 4th Century AD, a divided Roman Empire is rocked by devastating earthquakes, fires, barbarian invasions and deep religious divides. As Rome declines, the Colosseum, which once stood as a proud symbol of the Empire’s glory, lies empty. To restore Rome, one man, a devout worshipper of the Rome’s old Gods, turns to the arena. Can staging elaborate and expensive games there reverse Rome’s decline?Watch Now:AmazonApple TV
#5 - Commodus
Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired 8/28/2022
All of Rome's emperors have put great value on spectacles and games, but only one steps out of the Imperial Box and onto the sands of the arena: Commodus. A far cry from his father, the great Emperor Marcus Aurelius, Commodus is quick to make enemies - especially with one elite ruling body, the Senate. As the empire crumbles and Commodus's popularity plummets, a deadly game of cat and mouse ensues, centered around Rome's great amphitheater.Watch Now:AmazonApple TV
#7 - The Martyr
Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired 8/14/2022
The public execution of criminals is a staple, but during Trajan's 123 days of games in A.D. 107, one of these victims is no ordinary prisoner; Bishop Ignatius of Antioch is part of a growing underground religion, threatening Roman traditions.Watch Now:AmazonApple TV