I'm not attracted to men. That's some funny stuff! I've watched each episode, but it hasn't pulled me in like some other television shows like Deadwood, Rescue Me, Sopranos, etc. I will say that it has gotten better as it's gone along.
How historically accurate is HBO's Rome? Originally Posted by Mangalore I think she was paying dozens of graffiti artists to paint her and Caesar on the walls at the time so the implication went a little further than it being simply okay. It was meant as an insult. Additionally Servilia and Atia were both widows as well as noblewomen. An entirely different story if there were a husband in the picture.
Directed by Alan Poul Written by John Milius With Caesar chasing Pompey in Greece, Mark Antony is in Rome pushing through laws on his behalf - insisting that the few remaining senators agree to anoint the general "co-Consul," free more slaves and create more jobs for the populace. The senior senator protests, arguing that such efforts would be too expensive. Pullo urges Lyde to forget the past and get on with her life, looking instead to the people that love her, adding a stern "isn't that right? When Niobe tries to comfort Lyde, she will have no part of it, calling her sister a thief and a whore. Niobe insists that Evander came to her, that if Lyde has been a better wife - presumably, if she'd given him a child - their affair wouldn't have happened.
View Full Version: The parentage of Niobe's child is going to have to come out sometime, I'm surprised it wasn't tonight. It's nice to see Verennus and Niobe somewhat reconciled, I think they do love each other, but there's still and underlying tension. Sattua , Why hire such an explosive actor to play such an insipid character?