The discovery of Pompeii's unique plaster casts
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The discovery of Pompeii's unique plaster casts

Clip from Pompeii: New Secrets Revealed

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Cambridge University classicist Mary Beard explains the process of discovery for Pompeii's famed plaster casts surrounding the deceased.

Cambridge University classicist Mary Beard explains the process of discovery for Pompeii's famed plaster casts surrounding the deceased.

Viking warriors, religion and heroic deaths
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Viking warriors, religion and heroic deaths

Clip from The Vikings

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Neil Oliver examines possessions discovered with at the Repton Viking Warrior burial site, and discusses the relationship between these objects, Viking religion and their ...

Neil Oliver examines possessions discovered with at the Repton Viking Warrior burial site, and discusses the relationship between these objects, Viking religion and their approach to warfare.

Cnut becomes European
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Cnut becomes European

Clip from The Vikings

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Neil Oliver visits Reichskrone, the Imperial Crown of the Holy Roman Empire, in Vienna and discusses how Cnut the Great's attendance of the Holy Roman Emperor's coronation ...

Neil Oliver visits Reichskrone, the Imperial Crown of the Holy Roman Empire, in Vienna and discusses how Cnut the Great's attendance of the Holy Roman Emperor's coronation marks Viking culture becoming European.

Viking bones reveal cause of deaths
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Viking bones reveal cause of deaths

Clip from The Vikings

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Neil Oliver examines the skeletons of the Viking victims of the St Brice's Day massacre at Oxford and describes how the bones reveal how they died.

Neil Oliver examines the skeletons of the Viking victims of the St Brice's Day massacre at Oxford and describes how the bones reveal how they died.

Vikings mark conversion to Christianity
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Vikings mark conversion to Christianity

Clip from The Vikings

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Neil Oliver visits the Jelling Monument, established by King Harald Bluetooth to mark Denmark's conversion to Christianity.

Neil Oliver visits the Jelling Monument, established by King Harald Bluetooth to mark Denmark's conversion to Christianity.

Artefacts reveal extent of early Viking travels
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Artefacts reveal extent of early Viking travels

Clip from The Vikings

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Neil Oliver studies the Helgo Treasure in Stockholm as evidence of the extent of the Vikings' travels, including a bishop's staff from Ireland, a ladle from Africa and a ...

Neil Oliver studies the Helgo Treasure in Stockholm as evidence of the extent of the Vikings' travels, including a bishop's staff from Ireland, a ladle from Africa and a Buddha statue from India.

Critics need stars and stars need fans
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Critics need stars and stars need fans

Clip from All About Eve

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Eve accepts her award, thanking the theatre and her friends: Bill, Lloyd, Karen and Margo, who stare at Eve with cold, knowing expressions. Eve tells DeWitt that she won't be ...

Eve accepts her award, thanking the theatre and her friends: Bill, Lloyd, Karen and Margo, who stare at Eve with cold, knowing expressions. Eve tells DeWitt that she won't be attending the after party, and he drops her home. At home, Eve finds a young woman asleep in her room, a young woman not unlike Eve before she was a star. DeWitt returns with Eve's trophy, and tells the young intruder, Phoebe, that Eve can tell her everything she needs to know about becoming a star.

Eve ingratiates herself with Margo
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Eve ingratiates herself with Margo

Clip from All About Eve

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Margo sees Eve pretending to wear her costume and bowing to a fantasy audience. Eve places a long distance phone called for Margo to Bill, for his birthday. Margo starts to ...

Margo sees Eve pretending to wear her costume and bowing to a fantasy audience. Eve places a long distance phone called for Margo to Bill, for his birthday. Margo starts to worry about Eve's presence and motives. Margo confides in Birdie, who offers her a warning. Initially resistant to Birdie's comments, Margot begins to suspect something amiss after Eve oversteps the boundaries.

Archaeologist examines Viking bones
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Archaeologist examines Viking bones

Clip from The Vikings

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Neil Oliver meets archaeologist Lindsey Simpson, who explains how Vikings in Ireland can be identified by their grave sites and how their bones have worn.

Neil Oliver meets archaeologist Lindsey Simpson, who explains how Vikings in Ireland can be identified by their grave sites and how their bones have worn.

Viking enthusiasts move boat on land
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Viking enthusiasts move boat on land

Clip from The Vikings

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Neil Oliver joins Russian Viking enthusiasts as they roll a longboat along land to get to a river.

Neil Oliver joins Russian Viking enthusiasts as they roll a longboat along land to get to a river.

TEST - alex clipping
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TEST - alex clipping

Clip from Lost Treasures of Egypt

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Clip from Shaun Micallef's Stairway to Heaven

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The Real Jason And The Argonauts
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The Real Jason And The Argonauts

The History Channel December 21, 2011

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English

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A stunning examination of the real history behind the famous and age-old myth of Jason and the Argonauts and the quest to find the Golden Fleece.

A stunning examination of the real history behind the famous and age-old myth of Jason and the Argonauts and the quest to find the Golden Fleece.

Forbidden History
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Forbidden History: The Bloodline Of Christ

Episode 3 The History Channel June 3, 2017

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Featuring true stories of great treasures, long-held conspiracies, and lost civilisations, this series looks at the most controversial and mysterious parts of our history and ...

Featuring true stories of great treasures, long-held conspiracies, and lost civilisations, this series looks at the most controversial and mysterious parts of our history and re-examines them. Hosted by Jamie Theakston, This series attempts to get to the very heart of what we think we know, scrutinising, considering, investigating and analysing along the way. Visiting locations from Petra in Jordan to Oak Island in Canada, each episode includes archive and interviews with leading historians, archaeologists, and scientists. Covering great conspiracies such as The Third Secret of Fatima, the mysteries of Templar treasure and a race of giants that seems to have been eradicated from history - all are contentious issues among religious and historical establishments.

Private Lives Of The Pharaohs
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Private Lives Of The Pharaohs

Episode 1 The History Channel September 16, 2016

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History

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The civilisation of Ancient Egypt was the greatest the world has ever seen, continuing for 3000 years with one religion, one language and one evolving history. Egypt created ...

The civilisation of Ancient Egypt was the greatest the world has ever seen, continuing for 3000 years with one religion, one language and one evolving history. Egypt created the world's first empire yet much of what we know about ancient Egyptian culture is pieced together from astonishingly little hard information, and many intriguing mysteries remain. New scientific techniques are now enabling historians to uncover many of these hidden secrets. Behind them lie tales of power and intrigue, love and madness, passion and murder.

Private Lives Of The Pharaohs
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Private Lives Of The Pharaohs

Episode 2 The History Channel September 23, 2016

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History

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The civilisation of Ancient Egypt was the greatest the world has ever seen, continuing for 3000 years with one religion, one language and one evolving history. Egypt created ...

The civilisation of Ancient Egypt was the greatest the world has ever seen, continuing for 3000 years with one religion, one language and one evolving history. Egypt created the world's first empire yet much of what we know about ancient Egyptian culture is pieced together from astonishingly little hard information, and many intriguing mysteries remain. New scientific techniques are now enabling historians to uncover many of these hidden secrets. Behind them lie tales of power and intrigue, love and madness, passion and murder.

The Hair That Changed History
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The Hair That Changed History

The History Channel February 10, 2018

Ancient history

Science

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After finding strands of human hair buried in Greenland's permafrost, scientists are attempting the impossible: to be the first to reconstruct the identity of a Stone Age ...

After finding strands of human hair buried in Greenland's permafrost, scientists are attempting the impossible: to be the first to reconstruct the identity of a Stone Age human through nothing but his ancient locks.

Private Lives Of The Pharaohs
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Private Lives Of The Pharaohs

Episode 3 The History Channel October 1, 2016

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History

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The civilisation of Ancient Egypt was the greatest the world has ever seen, continuing for 3000 years with one religion, one language and one evolving history. Egypt created ...

The civilisation of Ancient Egypt was the greatest the world has ever seen, continuing for 3000 years with one religion, one language and one evolving history. Egypt created the world's first empire yet much of what we know about ancient Egyptian culture is pieced together from astonishingly little hard information, and many intriguing mysteries remain. New scientific techniques are now enabling historians to uncover many of these hidden secrets. Behind them lie tales of power and intrigue, love and madness, passion and murder.