A History Of Ancient Britain
51:52

A History Of Ancient Britain: Age Of Bronze

Season 1 Episode 4 SBS January 29, 2012

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Neil Oliver continues his epic tour through Britain's distant past with the arrival of metals from Europe. The first swords appear and warriors challenge the shaman class. A ...

Neil Oliver continues his epic tour through Britain's distant past with the arrival of metals from Europe. The first swords appear and warriors challenge the shaman class. A social revolution ushers in a new age of social mobility, international trade, and village life. And after thousands of years, Stonehenge is abandoned.

Lost Worlds
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Lost Worlds: A History Of Celtic Britain - Age Of Iron

Season 1 Episode 1 SBS February 5, 2012

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Archaeologist and historian Neil Oliver returns to continue his epic story of how Britain and its people came to be, from the height of the Bronze Age through to the age of ...

Archaeologist and historian Neil Oliver returns to continue his epic story of how Britain and its people came to be, from the height of the Bronze Age through to the age of Iron, the Celts and the first kings to the age of Rome.

A History Of Ancient Britain
51:36

A History Of Ancient Britain: Age Of Cosmology

Season 1 Episode 3 SBS January 22, 2012

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Neil Oliver continues his journey through the world of Ancient Britain as he encounters an age of cosmological priests and some of the greatest monuments of the Stone Age - ...

Neil Oliver continues his journey through the world of Ancient Britain as he encounters an age of cosmological priests and some of the greatest monuments of the Stone Age - including Stonehenge. This is a time of elite travellers, who were inventing the very idea of Heaven itself.

Treasures of Ancient Egypt
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Treasures of Ancient Egypt: The Golden Age

Season 1 Episode 2 SBS September 21, 2014

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In this epic, visually stunning adventure through Ancient Egypt, journalist and art critic Alastair Sooke follows on from his hit series Treasures of Ancient Rome, tracking ...

In this epic, visually stunning adventure through Ancient Egypt, journalist and art critic Alastair Sooke follows on from his hit series Treasures of Ancient Rome, tracking down the treasures of the longest-lasting civilization in history and uncovering the true story of their rise and fall throughout the ages.

Twilight Of Civilisations
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Twilight Of Civilisations: Angkor - The Sunken Kingdom

Season 1 Episode 2 SBS October 12, 2014

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This two-part series investigates the downfall of Ancient Egypt during the Old Kingdom and the rise and fall of Angkor's Kingdom in Cambodia.

This two-part series investigates the downfall of Ancient Egypt during the Old Kingdom and the rise and fall of Angkor's Kingdom in Cambodia.

Lost Worlds
52:06

Lost Worlds: Civilisations: The Way Of Eternity

Season 1 Episode 2 SBS2 October 26, 2010

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For 3000 years after the construction of the first pyramid, Egypt was a land of prosperity largely thanks to the mighty Nile River. The Way Of Eternity reveals the development ...

For 3000 years after the construction of the first pyramid, Egypt was a land of prosperity largely thanks to the mighty Nile River. The Way Of Eternity reveals the development of this impressive civilisation and its relationship with its principal source of life.

Lost Worlds
51:45

Lost Worlds: The Bible Unearthed: The Exodus

Season 1 Episode 2 SBS2 April 26, 2011

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The archaeological and historical investigation continues in Egypt where, according to the biblical text, the descendents of Abraham were already installed, including the ...

The archaeological and historical investigation continues in Egypt where, according to the biblical text, the descendents of Abraham were already installed, including the leaders Joseph and Moses. Moses liberates the Hebrews from slavery before leading them out of Egypt - called the Exodus - and towards the 'Promised Land'.

Egypt's Golden Empire
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Egypt's Golden Empire: The Warrior Pharaohs

Season 1 Episode 1 The History Channel September 18, 2013

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In 1560 B.C., when Rome was still a marsh and the Acropolis was an empty rock, Egypt was already 1000 years old. Although the period of the pyramid-builders was long over, ...

In 1560 B.C., when Rome was still a marsh and the Acropolis was an empty rock, Egypt was already 1000 years old. Although the period of the pyramid-builders was long over, Egypt lay on the threshold of its greatest age. Led by a dynasty of rich personalities, we present the most extraordinary period in Egyptian history when the Egyptian Empire reached its zenith. This series reveals the dreams of the Pharaohs and ordinary citizens who created the first great empire in history.

David Suchet: Footsteps of St Peter
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David Suchet: Footsteps of St Peter

Episode 2 SBS July 25, 2015

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Actor David Suchet continues to trace the life of the man we know today as Saint Peter. According to the New Testament, it is Peter who takes charge of the movement after the ...

Actor David Suchet continues to trace the life of the man we know today as Saint Peter. According to the New Testament, it is Peter who takes charge of the movement after the death of Jesus. But how could a man who had previously been painted as an impetuous and confused character fill the shoes of such a charismatic leader?

A History Of Ancient Britain
51:36

A History Of Ancient Britain: Age Of Ice

Season 1 Episode 1 SBS January 8, 2012

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A voyage of discovery through the world of prehistoric Britain, from the glacial wasteland of 12,000 BC to the glories of the Stone Age. Tapping into the latest scientific ...

A voyage of discovery through the world of prehistoric Britain, from the glacial wasteland of 12,000 BC to the glories of the Stone Age. Tapping into the latest scientific detective work and experimental archaeology, historian Neil Oliver uncovers how our ancestors emerged from the last ice age; how agriculture really came to Britain; and the tipping points that changed the course of history.

A History Of Ancient Britain
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A History Of Ancient Britain: Orkney's Stone Age Temple

Season 2 Episode 1 SBS July 22, 2012

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Neil Oliver explores the discovery of a lifetime, a newly-discovered 5,000-year-old temple complex on the Orkney Islands. Built 500 years before the iconic monument of ...

Neil Oliver explores the discovery of a lifetime, a newly-discovered 5,000-year-old temple complex on the Orkney Islands. Built 500 years before the iconic monument of Stonehenge, the temple site is opening new windows onto the beliefs of Neolithic people, turning the map of ancient Britain upside down.

Lost Worlds
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Lost Worlds: Civilisations: The Soul Of The Dragon

Season 1 Episode 1 SBS2 October 19, 2010

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A new documentary series that explores four great ancient civilisations: China, Egypt, India and Mesopotamia. Each of these early civilisations was located on four of the ...

A new documentary series that explores four great ancient civilisations: China, Egypt, India and Mesopotamia. Each of these early civilisations was located on four of the world's great rivers - the Yellow River, the Nile, the Indus, and the Tigris and Euphrates rivers. All these rivers were home to human societies that made their mark on their landscapes and yielded crucial discoveries.

Lost Worlds
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Lost Worlds: The Bible Unearthed: The Kings

Season 1 Episode 3 SBS2 May 3, 2011

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This episode returns to the history of the Israelite nation as recorded in the Bible. Moses entrusts the conquest of Canaan to Joshua, who led Israel into battle. At the time ...

This episode returns to the history of the Israelite nation as recorded in the Bible. Moses entrusts the conquest of Canaan to Joshua, who led Israel into battle. At the time of a thunder storm, the tribes of Israel take possession of Canaan - the 'Promised Land' - and settle there. The archaeological investigation in this episode contradicts the biblical account.

Treasures of Ancient Egypt
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Treasures of Ancient Egypt: A New Dawn

Season 1 Episode 3 SBS September 28, 2014

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In the final episode of the series, Alastair Sooke completes his search for thirty treasures that tell the epic story of Egyptian art.

In the final episode of the series, Alastair Sooke completes his search for thirty treasures that tell the epic story of Egyptian art.

The Real King Solomon's Mines
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The Real King Solomon's Mines

SBS April 16, 2016

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The story of real life quests after some of history's greatest legends. From the Nazis' search for the Holy Grail, to the Americans who hunted for pirate treasure in Vietnam; ...

The story of real life quests after some of history's greatest legends. From the Nazis' search for the Holy Grail, to the Americans who hunted for pirate treasure in Vietnam; from the true story of the crystal skulls to the mystery of King Solomon's mines - this series uncovers the truth behind some of the most fabulous, romantic and deranged treasure hunts in modern history. (From the UK) (Documentary)

The Twilight of Civilisations
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The Twilight of Civilisations: Egypt: The End of the Age of Pyramids

Season 1 Episode 1 SBS May 6, 2016

History

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How did the most prestigious human civilisations decline and finally collapse? Archaeologists are excavating the sites where these civilisations once thrived to find new ...

How did the most prestigious human civilisations decline and finally collapse? Archaeologists are excavating the sites where these civilisations once thrived to find new answers to these crucial questions. Their latest discoveries have given new keys to reveal the mystery of these ancient superpowers' downfall.

Building Wonders
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Building Wonders: Stonehenge

Episode 2 The History Channel July 23, 2017

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Archaeologist Julian Richards travels through the west of England to discover how some of Great Britain's most treasured structures were built. Using impressive CGI ...

Archaeologist Julian Richards travels through the west of England to discover how some of Great Britain's most treasured structures were built. Using impressive CGI techniques, the real locations and the builders' plans, he takes us inside the minds of original architects, designers and builders to explore the detail of six great iconic endeavours, helping us to understand the motives and inspiration that went into their building. From the precision of Stonehenge; the shafts of the Box Tunnel and the sleek, blue print lines of Concorde he discovers that those who built these vast constructs all shared a common goal: a driving vision to create something with a lasting impression.

David Suchet: Footsteps of St Peter
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David Suchet: Footsteps of St Peter

Episode 1 SBS July 18, 2015

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David Suchet sets out on a personal journey around the Mediterranean to uncover the story of another biblical hero. Saint Peter is an enigma. For many people, he is the most ...

David Suchet sets out on a personal journey around the Mediterranean to uncover the story of another biblical hero. Saint Peter is an enigma. For many people, he is the most important disciple and the 'rock' of the Catholic church. But how did a simple Galilean fisherman become the first Pope?