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Sigourney Weaver

Produced and Directed by
Margaret Koval
Lyn Goldfarb

Written by
Margaret Koval

Series Producer
Patricia Asté

Douglas Cheek
William Haugse, A.C.E.

Director of Photography
Michael Chin

Dana Kaproff

Principal Historian
Keith Bradley

Associate Producers
Adrienne Cooksey
Ellen Mulligan

Research Director
Roberta Panzanelli

Production Coordinator
Derek Bidus

Music Supervisor
Nancy Severinsen

Assistant Camera
Jill Tufts
Dean Hayasaka

Patrick Ruth

International Production Managers
Italy, Alexis Ward
Germany, Christoph Schultz
Turkey, Hulya Biren
Israel, Zipporah Mirsky
United Kingdom, Jenny Apps
Egypt, Saad Muhammad
Italy, James Walker

Art Department
Nicole Leghissa
Frank Gampel
Nadja El-Hagge

Assistant Editors
Tom Halasz
Dan Reed

Voice Over Actors
Raymond Baker
William H. Bassett
Graham Beckel
Joseph A. Campanella
Douglas Cheek
Christopher Curry
Peter Michael Goetz
Matthew Kimbrough
Margaret Koval
Randy Kovitz
Neil Larson
Annie La Russa
Melora Marshall
Ken Meseroll
Kent Minault
Debra Mooney
Mark Moses
David Rasche
Harlan Schneider
Norman Snow

Archival Materials
* Alfredo Foglia
* Art Resource, NY
* (c) G. Dagli Orti, Paris
* (c) Gilles Mermet
* Lucinda Douglas-Menzies
* The Metropolitan Museum of Art, NY
* Pierre Belzeaux/Rapho
* (c) Roger Wood/CORBIS
* Yale University Press, The Excavations at Dura-Europos, eds Bellinger, Brown et al.(c)1956
* A Turizm Yayinlari, Ltd.
* Photo Pont. Comm. Arch. Sacra
* Phaidon Press Ltd.
* Raisz Landform Maps and McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
* WGBH-TV Boston
* TransAtlantic Films
* Image Bank/Energy Films
* Map base by Map Quest

* Ellen Mulligan
* David R. Slavitt, Ovid's Poetry of Exile, (c) 1986, 1990
* Fikret Yegul, Baths and Bathing in Classical Antiquity, (c)1992, 1994 MIT Press
* Women and Society in Greek and Roman Egypt ed. Jane Rowlandson (c)1998 Cambridge University Press
* Professor Anthony R. Birley, Vindolanda Tablets
* Loeb Classical Library, Pliny: Volume II, Letters and Panegyricus, Betty Radice, Harvard University Press

Graphic Designer
Leigh Thomas

Motion Control
Rusty Colby

Online Editor
Terri Curren/Matchframe

Joe Hathaway/Matchframe

Re-Recording Mixer
Paul Schremp

Audio Post Production

Special Thanks
National Endowment for the Humanities
International Documentary Association for fiscal sponsorship
Hotel Bellevue Syrene 1820, Sorrento
North American Institute for Living Latin Studies, Inc.
Ermine Street Guard
Legio VIII Augusta, Germany
Michael C. Donaldson for legal services
National Trust Stourhead
Model of the Second Temple, courtesy of the Holyland Hotel, Jerusalem
Rhine Regional Museum Trier
Arbel National Park, Bet She'arim and Wadi Kelt Nature Reserve courtesy of the Israel Nature and Parks Society
Comune di Roma IV Dipartimento
Sovraintendenza Beni Culturali
Soprintendenza Archeologica di Ostia
Soprintendenza Archeologica Pompeii
Aschaffenburg, Bavarian Administration of Castles, Gardens, and Lakes
Xanten Archaeological Park and Museum
Turkish Ministries of Foreign Affairs and Culture
Ephesus Museum and Antique City
Aphrodisias Museum
Sigal Dori, Atlas Travel

Michael W. Andrews
Mattia Buondonno
Catherine V. Ward
Professor Elaine Fantham
Rabbi Micah D. Halpern
Professor Sandra Joshel
Professor Diana E. E. Kleiner
Professor Jo-Ann Shelton
Professor Fikret Yegul

Executive Producers
Margaret Koval
Lyn Goldfarb

For Devillier Donegan Enterprises

Devillier Donegan Enterprises

The Roman Empire in the First Century was presented as part of the Empires Series. To learn more about other programs in the series, visit the Empire Series home page.

Production Manager
Denise Glennon
Program Development
Rebecca Goldfield

Supervising Producer
Greg Diefenbach

Executive Producers
Ron Devillier
Brian Donegan

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The Series

- Episode 1:
  Order from Chaos
- Episode 2:
  Years of Trial
- Episode 3:
  Winds of Change
- Episode 4:
  Years of Eruption

- Transcript 1:
  Order from Chaos
- Transcript 2:
  Years of Trial
- Transcript 3:
  Winds of Change
- Transcript 4:
  Years of Eruption

- Interview Lyn Goldfarb

- Interview Margaret Koval

- Expert Historians

- Credits

The Roman Empire - In The First Century