Michael Scott: The Catacomb Mystery
52:21

Michael Scott: The Catacomb Mystery

SBS June 7, 2015

History

Ancient history

11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
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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?
58:52

Michael Scott: Who Were The Greeks?

Season 1 Episode 2 SBS June 28, 2015

History

Ancient history

11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
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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.

The Rise of the Clans
58:55

The Rise of the Clans

Season 1 Episode 1 SBS June 16, 2019

History

Ancient history

11-12
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
Neil Oliver follows the clans as they rallied behind Robert the Bruce in his against-all-odds bid to win Scotland's crown. After their crucial role in crushing the English at ...

Neil Oliver follows the clans as they rallied behind Robert the Bruce in his against-all-odds bid to win Scotland's crown. After their crucial role in crushing the English at Bannockburn in 1314, Bruce rewarded the loyal chiefs with land and titles. They rise to shape the fate of the kingdom in the centuries to come.

Agora
2:01:27

Agora

SBS World Movies October 11, 2019

Media arts

Ancient history

11-12
Classification: Mature Accompanied (15+)Classification: Mature Accompanied (15+)
A historical drama set in fourth-century Roman Egypt, about a slave who turns to the rising tide of Christianity in the hopes of pursuing freedom while also falling in love ...

A historical drama set in fourth-century Roman Egypt, about a slave who turns to the rising tide of Christianity in the hopes of pursuing freedom while also falling in love with his master, the famous female philosophy and mathematics professor, Hypatia of Alexandria.

Blood For The Gods
46:03

Blood For The Gods

Episode 2 Discovery Channel November 11, 2010

Religious studies

Ancient history

11-12
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
For many cultures, human sacrifice was used to calm an angry, irrational and bloodthirsty god, such as the terrifying Viking blood rite, 'The Bloody Eagle'.

For many cultures, human sacrifice was used to calm an angry, irrational and bloodthirsty god, such as the terrifying Viking blood rite, 'The Bloody Eagle'.

Tut
1:21:36

Tut

Episode 2 SBS2 September 19, 2016

Media arts

Ancient history

11-12
Classification: Mature Accompanied (15+)Classification: Mature Accompanied (15+)
While the Mitanni continue their plot to conquer Egypt, Tut must contend with a deadly illness spreading through the kingdom - and an unexpected betrayal from his most trusted ...

While the Mitanni continue their plot to conquer Egypt, Tut must contend with a deadly illness spreading through the kingdom - and an unexpected betrayal from his most trusted inner circle.

Blood For The Gods
43:57

Blood For The Gods

Episode 1 Discovery Channel November 7, 2010

Religious studies

Ancient history

11-12
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
To some ancient peoples, sex and death went hand in hand as part of fertility sacrifices. But did the Aztecs really cut out the hearts of thousands of victims in these rites?

To some ancient peoples, sex and death went hand in hand as part of fertility sacrifices. But did the Aztecs really cut out the hearts of thousands of victims in these rites?

Blood For The Gods: Blood And Power
44:56

Blood For The Gods: Blood And Power

Discovery Channel November 18, 2010

Religious studies

Ancient history

11-12
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
Human sacrifice in some cases is all about power. Learn the price of power in grisly practices, ranging from Egyptian pharaohs to Chinese rituals.

Human sacrifice in some cases is all about power. Learn the price of power in grisly practices, ranging from Egyptian pharaohs to Chinese rituals.

I, Caesar
48:59

I, Caesar: Constantine - 306-337AD

Season 1 Episode 5 The History Channel June 9, 2012

history

Ancient history

11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
Born Octavius, he founded a dynasty despite Rome's republican Senate. His rule lasted 45 years, steering the Empire towards its greatest period of power and prosperity.

Born Octavius, he founded a dynasty despite Rome's republican Senate. His rule lasted 45 years, steering the Empire towards its greatest period of power and prosperity.

I, Caesar
49:05

I, Caesar: Augustus - 31BC-14AD

Season 1 Episode 2 The History Channel August 31, 2014

history

Ancient history

11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
Born Octavius, he founded a dynasty despite Rome's republican Senate. His rule lasted 45 years, steering the Empire towards its greatest period of power and prosperity.

Born Octavius, he founded a dynasty despite Rome's republican Senate. His rule lasted 45 years, steering the Empire towards its greatest period of power and prosperity.

Mummies Alive
46:28

Mummies Alive: Otzi The Iceman

Season 1 Episode 3 SBS April 22, 2016

History

Ancient history

11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
A Neolithic murder victim is buried in ice for over 5000 years. Locked in the ice, his remains and possessions are preserved - vital evidence in the hunt for clues. Examining ...

A Neolithic murder victim is buried in ice for over 5000 years. Locked in the ice, his remains and possessions are preserved - vital evidence in the hunt for clues. Examining the evidence leading experts retrace Otzi's steps across steep Alpine valleys, reconstruct his last hours from the pollen in his gut and, in a ground- breaking virtual autopsy, reveal the stone arrowhead that killed him.(S.1 Ep.2) (From the UK) (Documentary Series)

Michael Scott: Delphi - Why It Matters
57:23

Michael Scott: Delphi - Why It Matters

SBS June 14, 2015

History

Ancient history

11-12
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
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Dr Michael Scott walks the pathways of Delphi revealing why this ancient city is the perfect historical microcosm through which to unlock the secrets of the ancient world.

Dr Michael Scott walks the pathways of Delphi revealing why this ancient city is the perfect historical microcosm through which to unlock the secrets of the ancient world.

Michael Scott: Who Were The Greeks?
59:18

Michael Scott: Who Were The Greeks?

Season 1 Episode 1 SBS June 21, 2015

History

Ancient history

11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
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Classicist Dr Michael Scott uncovers the strange, alien world of the ancient Greeks, exploring the lives of the people who gave us democracy, architecture, philosophy, ...

Classicist Dr Michael Scott uncovers the strange, alien world of the ancient Greeks, exploring the lives of the people who gave us democracy, architecture, philosophy, language, literature and sport.

I, Caesar
48:55

I, Caesar: Hadrian - 117-138AD

Season 1 Episode 4 The History Channel June 2, 2012

history

Ancient history

11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
Born Octavius, he founded a dynasty despite Rome's republican Senate. His rule lasted 45 years, steering the Empire towards its greatest period of power and prosperity.

Born Octavius, he founded a dynasty despite Rome's republican Senate. His rule lasted 45 years, steering the Empire towards its greatest period of power and prosperity.

Lost Treasures of the Ancient World
46:46

Lost Treasures of the Ancient World: Pompeii

Season 1 Episode 4 The History Channel February 20, 2016

History

Ancient history

11-12
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
Ancient cities, palaces, temples and monuments are brought to life through computer animation in this landmark series accompanied by expert commentary and analysis by a team ...

Ancient cities, palaces, temples and monuments are brought to life through computer animation in this landmark series accompanied by expert commentary and analysis by a team of leading historians, lecturers, scholars and authors.

Tut
1:24:49

Tut

Episode 1 SBS2 September 12, 2016

Media arts

Ancient history

11-12
Classification: Mature Accompanied (15+)Classification: Mature Accompanied (15+)
The astounding saga of one of history's most extraordinary rulers, Tutankhamun (King Tut), his rise to power and his struggle to lead Egypt to glory, while his closest ...

The astounding saga of one of history's most extraordinary rulers, Tutankhamun (King Tut), his rise to power and his struggle to lead Egypt to glory, while his closest advisors, friends and lovers scheme for their own nefarious interests. Controlled for nearly 10 years by the powerful Vizier Ay and the formidable General Horemheb, Tutankhamun is determined to wrest control of his kingdom - and eliminate those who conspire against him.

Rome's Invisible City
52:03

Rome's Invisible City

SBS May 31, 2015

History

Ancient history

11-12
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
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With exclusive access deep beneath Rome's streets and stunning new visualisation techniques, classicist Dr Michael Scott leads a team of experts to reveal the full story of ...

With exclusive access deep beneath Rome's streets and stunning new visualisation techniques, classicist Dr Michael Scott leads a team of experts to reveal the full story of the ancient world's most awe-inspiring city and the extraordinary people who created and lived in it.

I, Caesar
48:44

I, Caesar: Justinian - 527-565AD

Season 1 Episode 6 The History Channel June 16, 2012

history

Ancient history

11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
Born Octavius, he founded a dynasty despite Rome's republican Senate. His rule lasted 45 years, steering the Empire towards its greatest period of power and prosperity.

Born Octavius, he founded a dynasty despite Rome's republican Senate. His rule lasted 45 years, steering the Empire towards its greatest period of power and prosperity.