Drain the Oceans: The Rise of the Roman Empire

Produced by Mallinson Sadler Productions for National Geographic. Past Preservers worked on this project with the British School at Rome & its team of archaeologists including our expert presenter Dr Peter Campbell.

The story of how Rome dominated the world for 500 years by conquering the sea.
Drain the Oceans dives deep into the unknown; a truly epic, truly original series that takes underwater adventure and earth science illustration into a whole new era. Ambitious exploration, advances in scientific research, and innovative technology mean Earth Science and History step forward to expose hidden evidence of the most amazing undersea mysteries, as never seen before.