Are Vorenus and Pullo real?

Are Vorenus and Pullo real?

Fictional depictions Lucius Vorenus and Titus Pullo are principal characters in the HBO/BBC/RAI original television series Rome. Unlike the historical centurions, the fictional characters are members of the 13th Legion (Legio XIII Gemina), an ally of Caesar, and particularly of Octavian.

What happened to Pullo in Rome?

Pullo is a reckless killer and is soon arrested for the murder of one of Caesar’s political opponents. He is condemned to death in the arena. Although Caesar wants to free Pullo, he distances himself from the whole affair.

What did Pullo and Vorenus fight over?

Pullo and Vorenus were fierce rivals for promotion to primus pilus, the most senior centurion in a legion. Both distinguished themselves in 54 BC when the Nervii attacked the legion under Quintus Cicero in their winter quarters in Nervian territory.

Why was Rome TV series Cancelled?

The series ran for two seasons out of the planned five due to high production cost; much of the material for the third and fourth seasons was telescoped into the second one.

What is a First Spear Centurion?

The primus pilus (first spear) commanded the first century of the first cohort. It was he who was charged with protecting the legionary standard and pay-chest.

Is Rome HBO historically accurate?

The depiction of daily life, politics and warfare in Rome is therefore quite accurate, aside from some small issues (such as house decorations etc.) that still cause some controversy among historians. The main story is also generally true.

Is Rome a true story?

Is HBO’s Rome historically accurate?

Is the baby Niobe’s?

She was astonished to learn that Vorenus was still alive. Vorenus was likewise astonished and enraged to find Niobe holding an infant, until Niobe told him that the child was, in fact, his grandson—the son of his now-teenaged daughter, Vorena the Elder, who was quickly married off to the presumed father of the child.