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* The Parc Asterix in Plailly, France, features the cartoonish version of Rome from the ''Franchise/{{Asterix}}'' comics.

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* Ride/EuropaPark has an arena with {{LARP}} GladiatorGames and a hotel shaped like the Colosseum, Hotel Colosseo.
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* The Parc Asterix Ride/ParcAsterix in Plailly, France, features the cartoonish version of Rome from the ''Franchise/{{Asterix}}'' comics.comics.
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* ''Film/CaesarAndCleopatra''


* ''Manga/AxisPowersHetalia'' has a character who is the personification of Ancient Rome, affectionately referred to as "Grandpa Rome" by his descendant Italy. While most of the series is set in more modern times, there are [[http://www.hetarchive.net/scanlations/nonlinear.php?blog-entry-1136 some comics]] that are from this time period.

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* ''Manga/AxisPowersHetalia'' ''Webcomic/HetaliaAxisPowers'' has a character who is the personification of Ancient Rome, affectionately referred to as "Grandpa Rome" by his descendant Italy. While most of the series is set in more modern times, there are [[http://www.hetarchive.net/scanlations/nonlinear.php?blog-entry-1136 some comics]] that are from this time period.

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* While a story set in AncientEgypt, Rome heavily factors into the plot of ''VideoGame/AssassinsCreedOrigins'' with Aya/Amunet assassinating Julius Caesar on the steps of the Senate.


* ''WebAnimation/TheUnbiasedHistoryOfRome'', documenting the Romans from their mythological beginnings, only from a comedically skewed perspective in spite of the name.

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* ''WebAnimation/TheUnbiasedHistoryOfRome'', ''The WebAnimation/UnbiasedHistory of Rome'', documenting the Romans from their mythological beginnings, only from a comedically skewed perspective in spite of the name.

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* ''WesternAnimation/ToucheTurtleAndDumDum'': "Et Tu, Touché" sees the two critter superheroes brought back in time to the days of the Roman Empire to help a badly besieged emperor.

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* ''ComicBook/{{Aquila}}''


A time when Myth/ClassicalMythology was SeriousBusiness for the pious. For more on the actual facts of the place, see UsefulNotes/TheRomanEmpire. UsefulNotes/TheRomanRepublic is [[TheGreatestHistoryNeverTold less often depicted]] in fiction, except for the bit right at the end when it ''became'' UsefulNotes/TheRomanEmpire (though occasionally you will see fiction set against the earlier struggle with Carthage or, more often, the slave revolt of Spartacus).

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A time when Myth/ClassicalMythology was SeriousBusiness for the pious. For more on the actual facts of the place, see UsefulNotes/TheRomanEmpire. UsefulNotes/TheRomanRepublic is [[TheGreatestHistoryNeverTold less often depicted]] in fiction, except for the bit right at the end when it ''became'' UsefulNotes/TheRomanEmpire (though occasionally you will see fiction set against the earlier struggle with Carthage or, more often, the slave revolt of Spartacus).
Spartacus). The even earlier [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Roman_Kingdom Roman Kingdom]] is all but forgotten aside from the founding myth of Romulus and Remus.

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* Several episodes of ''Podcast/TwilightHistories'' have taken place in alternate versions of Rome:
** “Cleopatra Caeser” is set in a world where Julius Caesar was not assassinated and lived to a ripe old age. He expanded Rome’s territory from Britain in the west to India in the east.
** “Rome Industrial” is an early episode set in a world where Rome experienced an industrial revolution, and then conquered almost all of the world.
** “The Winged Victory” has Rome fall into civil war, resulting in the lose of the Greek territories. By the time of the episode, they’re determined to reconquer Greece.
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* ''VideoGame/GladiatorBegins''


-->-- '''Gan Ying''', prospective Chinese ambassador to Rome[[note]]He turned back after reaching the Mediterranean, having been warned that the crossing was dangerous[[/note]], c. 97 A.D., providing a fanciful and optimistic account based on stories from Parthian sailors.

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-->-- '''Gan Ying''', prospective Chinese ambassador to Rome[[note]]He turned back after reaching the Mediterranean, having been warned that the crossing was dangerous[[/note]], c. 97 A.D., providing a fanciful and optimistic account based on stories from Parthian sailors.


->''"Da Qin (Rome) has more than four hundred smaller cities and towns. It extends several thousand li in all directions. The king has his capital close to the mouth of a river. [...] The ruler of this country is not permanent. When disasters result from unusual phenomena, they unceremoniously replace him, installing a virtuous man as king, and release the old king, who does not dare show resentment. The common people are tall and virtuous like the Chinese, but wear hu ("Western") clothes. [...] There are no bandits or thieves, but there are fierce tigers and lions that kill those travelling on the route. If you are not in a group, you cannot get through."''

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->''"Da Qin (Rome) has more than four hundred smaller cities and towns. It extends several thousand li in all directions. The king has his capital close to the mouth of a river. [...] The ruler of this country is not permanent. When disasters result from unusual phenomena, they unceremoniously replace him, installing a virtuous man as king, and release the old king, who does not dare show resentment. The common people are tall and virtuous like the Chinese, but wear hu ("Western") (Western) clothes. [...] There are no bandits or thieves, but there are fierce tigers and lions that kill those travelling on the route. If you are not in a group, you cannot get through."''


-->-- '''Gan Ying''', prospective Chinese ambassador to Rome[[note]]He turned back after reaching the Mediterranean, having been warned that the crossing was dangerous[[/note]], c. 97 A.D., providing a fanciful and optimistic account based on stories he'd heard from Parthian sailors.

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-->-- '''Gan Ying''', prospective Chinese ambassador to Rome[[note]]He turned back after reaching the Mediterranean, having been warned that the crossing was dangerous[[/note]], c. 97 A.D., providing a fanciful and optimistic account based on stories he'd heard from Parthian sailors.


->''"Their territory extends for several thousands of li. It has more than four hundred walled towns. There are several tens of smaller dependent kingdoms. The walls of the towns are made of stone. They have established postal relays at intervals, which are all plastered and whitewashed. There are pines and cypresses, as well as trees and plants of all kinds.\\
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Their kings are not permanent. They select and appoint the most worthy man. If there are unexpected calamities in the kingdom, such as frequent extraordinary winds or rains, he is unceremoniously rejected and replaced. The one who has been dismissed quietly accepts his demotion, and is not angry. The people of this country are all tall and honest. They resemble the people of the China and that is why we call this kingdom Da Qin ['Great China']."''
-->-- '''Gan Ying''', prospective Chinese ambassador to Rome, c. 97 A.D., providing an account that is more optimistic than accurate.

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->''"Their territory extends for several thousands of li. It ->''"Da Qin (Rome) has more than four hundred walled smaller cities and towns. There are It extends several tens of smaller dependent kingdoms. thousand li in all directions. The walls of king has his capital close to the towns are made mouth of stone. They have established postal relays at intervals, which are all plastered and whitewashed. There are pines and cypresses, as well as trees and plants a river. [...] The ruler of all kinds.\\
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-->-- '''Gan Ying''', prospective Chinese ambassador to Rome, Rome[[note]]He turned back after reaching the Mediterranean, having been warned that the crossing was dangerous[[/note]], c. 97 A.D., providing an account that is more a fanciful and optimistic than accurate.
account based on stories he'd heard from Parthian sailors.

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* ''Film/{{Julius Caesar|1953}}'', 1953 adaptation of the Shakespeare play.

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