How to Stage a Coup
47:07

How to Stage a Coup

The History Channel November 4, 2018

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A guide to human history through its most audacious power grabs. From Julius Caesar to Napoleon; from Mussolini to the strongmen of the present day, we see how the world we ...

A guide to human history through its most audacious power grabs. From Julius Caesar to Napoleon; from Mussolini to the strongmen of the present day, we see how the world we know has been shaped by those who dream big.

Lost Worlds
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Lost Worlds: The Destiny of Rome: Octavian, Antony and Cleopatra

Season 1 Episode 2 SBS October 23, 2011

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Following the death of Caesar, Marc Antony and Octavian both laid claim to the Emperor's political heritage. At the Battle of Philippi, Marc Antony and Octavian fought back ...

Following the death of Caesar, Marc Antony and Octavian both laid claim to the Emperor's political heritage. At the Battle of Philippi, Marc Antony and Octavian fought back their joint enemies to assert their right to Caesar's throne.

Alexander's Lost World
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Alexander's Lost World: Explorations On An Ancient Sea

Season 1 Episode 1 SBS July 20, 2014

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This series follows photojournalist and director David Adams on an epic journey into one of the most dangerous places on earth uncovering the history buried here. ...

This series follows photojournalist and director David Adams on an epic journey into one of the most dangerous places on earth uncovering the history buried here. Inaccessible, ravaged by war, filmmakers have not dared journey into its realm until now. Amidst the small mountain towns and ruins of rural Afghanistan is the land of the mighty River Oxus. This was the final frontier of Alexander the Greats vast Empire.

Lost Kingdoms of South America
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Lost Kingdoms of South America: Lands of Gold

Season 1 Episode 3 SBS October 13, 2013

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Through the mountains and jungles of Colombia, archaeologist Dr Jago Cooper goes in search of the truth behind one of the greatest stories ever told: the legend of El Dorado.

Through the mountains and jungles of Colombia, archaeologist Dr Jago Cooper goes in search of the truth behind one of the greatest stories ever told: the legend of El Dorado.

Bog Bodies
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Bog Bodies

Episode 7 SBS July 9, 2017

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In 1950, three Danish farmers came across a grizzly find: a body, buried in a peat bog. It was a murder that took place over 2000 years ago. The victim was named Tollund Man, ...

In 1950, three Danish farmers came across a grizzly find: a body, buried in a peat bog. It was a murder that took place over 2000 years ago. The victim was named Tollund Man, and is a Bog Body, a naturally mummified corpse buried in a peat bog during Europe's Iron Age. From Ireland to Russia, hundreds of Bog Bodies have been discovered in these soggy environments on the margins of civilisation.

The Ancient Life
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The Ancient Life: Beneath The Great Pyramid

Episode 1 The History Channel September 16, 2016

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Join host Brit Eaton as he travels thousands of years back in time, exploring the monuments of Giza and journeys down the magnificent Nile.

Join host Brit Eaton as he travels thousands of years back in time, exploring the monuments of Giza and journeys down the magnificent Nile.

Treasures Decoded
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Treasures Decoded: The Ark of the Covenant

Season 2 Episode 5 The History Channel November 30, 2017

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Examine the treasures of antiquity: the Great Pyramid, the Easter Island Heads, the Nefertiti Bust, Blackbeard's Ship, the Ark of the Covenant and the Spear of Destiny. Each ...

Examine the treasures of antiquity: the Great Pyramid, the Easter Island Heads, the Nefertiti Bust, Blackbeard's Ship, the Ark of the Covenant and the Spear of Destiny. Each object will be scrutinised by experts using a range of new techniques including state-of-the art forensics, which will unlock the mind-blowing truth for the first time ever. Filming with archaeologists, historians, scholars, and scientists, no stone is left unturned in search of answers. In this series, explore the history and possible implications of exposing the fascinating truth about each treasure. The hunt for the truth about the most famous lost treasure of them all. Did the Ark of the Covenant really exist? What it did look like? What was the power that it was said to hold? What happened to it? Where is it now?

Blowing Up History
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Blowing Up History: Secrets of the Acropolis

Season 1 Episode 1 Discovery Channel January 6, 2018

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The Acropolis has overlooked Athens for thousands of years. Now scientists aim to reveal how it was built, what it looked like, and how it's still standing. Series also known ...

The Acropolis has overlooked Athens for thousands of years. Now scientists aim to reveal how it was built, what it looked like, and how it's still standing. Series also known as Unearthed.

Treasures Decoded
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Treasures Decoded: The Great Pyramid

Season 2 Episode 1 The History Channel March 3, 2018

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Armed with a 4500-year-old diary, and a radical new approach, engineer Peter James and leading archaeologist Mark Lehner set out to solve Ancient Egypt's greatest mystery. How ...

Armed with a 4500-year-old diary, and a radical new approach, engineer Peter James and leading archaeologist Mark Lehner set out to solve Ancient Egypt's greatest mystery. How was the Great Pyramid built? Examine the treasures of antiquity: the Great Pyramid, the Easter Island Heads, the Nefertiti Bust, Blackbeard's Ship, the Ark of the Covenant and the Spear of Destiny. Each object will be scrutinised by experts using a range of new techniques including state-of-the art forensics, which will unlock the mind-blowing truth for the first time ever. Filming with archaeologists, historians, scholars, and scientists, no stone is left unturned in search of answers. In this series, explore the history and possible implications of exposing the fascinating truth about each treasure.

Blowing Up History
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Blowing Up History: Sex, Lies, and the Taj Mahal

Season 2 Episode 8 Discovery Channel March 3, 2018

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5-6
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The Taj Mahal is one of the world's most beautiful monuments, but new investigations reveal its dark secrets. Scientists are uncovering codes that tell a shocking story of ...

The Taj Mahal is one of the world's most beautiful monuments, but new investigations reveal its dark secrets. Scientists are uncovering codes that tell a shocking story of power and betrayal, challenging everything we thought we knew about the Taj Mahal.

Empresses of Ancient Rome
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Empresses of Ancient Rome

Season 1 Episode 2 SBS January 3, 2016

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Professor Catharine Edwards explores the dramatic lives of two women at the heart of power in 1st-century imperial Rome. One is Messalina, whose scandalous reputation lives on ...

Professor Catharine Edwards explores the dramatic lives of two women at the heart of power in 1st-century imperial Rome. One is Messalina, whose scandalous reputation lives on 2,000 years after her bloody and dramatic death. The other is Agrippina - sister of Caligula, wife of Claudius and mother of Nero - an extraordinary woman who was not only a skilled and ambitious politician but also a murderer and ultimately a murder victim.

Treasures Decoded
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Treasures Decoded: America's Hidden Pyramid City

Season 1 Episode 1 SBS May 17, 2018

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Over a thousand years ago a great civilisation built a thriving metropolis in the heart of North America. It was larger than Paris and London at the time and was known as ...

Over a thousand years ago a great civilisation built a thriving metropolis in the heart of North America. It was larger than Paris and London at the time and was known as Cahokia. It's one of the best kept secrets of western archaeology, but using cutting-edge technologies, its mysteries are finally unravelled.

Ultimate Tutankhamun
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Ultimate Tutankhamun

Season 1 Episode 1 SBS September 27, 2015

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Few Egyptian pharaohs have captivated the world, or been as shrouded in mystery, as King Tutankhamun. Three thousand years after his rule, the exact circumstances behind his ...

Few Egyptian pharaohs have captivated the world, or been as shrouded in mystery, as King Tutankhamun. Three thousand years after his rule, the exact circumstances behind his death remain unclear. Ultimate Tutankhamun investigates 90 years' worth of evidence to offer the most comprehensive picture of an iconic Egyptian pharaoh. World renowned archaeologists are taking a 21st century approach to ancient history, conducting a forensic investigation into Tutankhamen's cause of death.

Michael Scott: The Catacomb Mystery
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Michael Scott: The Catacomb Mystery

SBS June 7, 2015

History

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Deep beneath the streets of Rome is an amazing underground world: a labyrinth of tunnels and vaults more than 360 miles long. This vast subterranean cemetery was created by ...

Deep beneath the streets of Rome is an amazing underground world: a labyrinth of tunnels and vaults more than 360 miles long. This vast subterranean cemetery was created by ancient Romans nearly 2,000 years ago. Just a few years ago, a previously undiscovered catacomb containing thousands of human skeletons was unearthed.

Michael Scott: Who Were The Greeks?
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Michael Scott: Who Were The Greeks?

Season 1 Episode 2 SBS June 28, 2015

History

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Travelling across Greece today, Michael Scott visits ancient cities and battlefields, great ruins and wild countryside, all in his search to uncover how the ancient Greeks ...

Travelling across Greece today, Michael Scott visits ancient cities and battlefields, great ruins and wild countryside, all in his search to uncover how the ancient Greeks thought and lived.

Lost Worlds
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Lost Worlds: Secret Cities Of The Amazon

SBS February 14, 2010

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Over the centuries, explorers traded tales of a lost civilization and a 'City of Gold' amid the dense Amazonian rainforest. Scientists dismissed the legends as exaggerations, ...

Over the centuries, explorers traded tales of a lost civilization and a 'City of Gold' amid the dense Amazonian rainforest. Scientists dismissed the legends as exaggerations, believing that the rainforest could not sustain such a huge population - until now.

Lost Worlds
52:59

Lost Worlds: The Bible's Buried Secrets

Season 1 Episode 2 SBS

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A fascinating two-part series that presents the latest archaeological scholarship from the Holy Land as it explores the beginnings of modern religion and the origins of the ...

A fascinating two-part series that presents the latest archaeological scholarship from the Holy Land as it explores the beginnings of modern religion and the origins of the Old Testament. The program tackles some of the biggest questions in biblical studies: Where did the ancient Israelites come from? Who wrote the Bible, when, and why? And how did the worship of one God emerge?

Lost Worlds
49:43

Lost Worlds: The Roman Empire: The Legions Of Rome

Season 1 Episode 1 SBS2 August 17, 2010

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In the year 100 AD, the Roman Empire was at the peak of its power; it had conquered the whole of the Mediterranean, and, for the last 60 years, its legions had occupied Great ...

In the year 100 AD, the Roman Empire was at the peak of its power; it had conquered the whole of the Mediterranean, and, for the last 60 years, its legions had occupied Great Britain. 'Pax Romana' or 'Roman Peace' ruled the land. Everywhere glorious cities, bridges and aqueducts stood, yet this Roman peace would only be enjoyed for another 60 years. The Roman Empire reveals how an empire, which seemed destined to rule for 1000 years, would soon be swept away by barbarian hordes.