ENGINEERING AN EMPIRE culminates with volume 4 as it follows the rise of one of the greatest military strategists in history, one who spurred on some of the worlds most iconic masterpieces, and uncovers the brilliant gem of the Dark Ages: the Byzantine Empire. Finally, watch Italy magnificently reawaken and build on a scale not witnessed since the ascent of Rome.
NAPOLEON: STEEL MONSTER: When France stood on the precipice of disaster, one of the most legendary military strategists in history arose from its ashes: Napoleon.
THE BYZANTINES: As much of the world descended into the Dark Ages, the Byzantine Empire emerged with ruthless might and supreme ingenuity, ruling over vast swaths of Europe and Asia.
DA VINCI'S WORLD: After the deep sleep of the Dark Ages, it wasnt until the 11th-century that autonomous city-states emerged in Italy, revitalizing metropolises and paving the way for the Renaissance.