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
49:19

Lost Worlds: Big Bang Tunguska

SBS February 28, 2010

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What caused the largest explosion in human history? An asteroid? A UFO crash? Big Bang Tunguska investigates the mystery.

What caused the largest explosion in human history? An asteroid? A UFO crash? Big Bang Tunguska investigates the mystery.

Lost Worlds
47:44

Lost Worlds: The Pharaoh's Lost City

SBS February 7, 2010

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Archaeologists in the central Egyptian desert have made an extraordinary find: an ancient cemetery where 1,000 people from the Pharaoh's lost capital of Amarna are buried. Why ...

Archaeologists in the central Egyptian desert have made an extraordinary find: an ancient cemetery where 1,000 people from the Pharaoh's lost capital of Amarna are buried. Why did this great city only survive one generation before mysteriously vanishing from history?

Lost Worlds
52:07

Lost Worlds: Civilisations: The Gardens Of Babel

Season 1 Episode 4 SBS October 31, 2009

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Mesopotamia was the site of the Sumerian civilisation, which flourished at the confluence of the rivers Tigris and Euphrates. From 5000 to 2000 BC, the Sumerians flourished in ...

Mesopotamia was the site of the Sumerian civilisation, which flourished at the confluence of the rivers Tigris and Euphrates. From 5000 to 2000 BC, the Sumerians flourished in a hostile environment by developing agriculture and irrigation and they opened up the trade routes of the ancient world.

Lost Worlds
54:04

Lost Worlds: Ancient Astronomers Of Timbuktu

SBS2 September 20, 2011

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Guided by astrophysicist Dr Thebe Medupe, a group of scientists engage in the first exploration of the scientific contents of the great manuscript archives of Timbuktu. As the ...

Guided by astrophysicist Dr Thebe Medupe, a group of scientists engage in the first exploration of the scientific contents of the great manuscript archives of Timbuktu. As the ancient papers are in grave danger of being destroyed by the ravages of time, the team race against the clock to unlock the mysteries of this incredible library before this valuable history is lost forever in the sands of the Sahara.

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

SBS June 7, 2015

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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

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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

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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.

I, Caesar
48:59

I, Caesar: Constantine - 306-337AD

Season 1 Episode 5 The History Channel June 9, 2012

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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

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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

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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
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Michael Scott: Delphi - Why It Matters

SBS June 14, 2015

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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

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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

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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
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Lost Treasures of the Ancient World: Pompeii

Season 1 Episode 4 The History Channel February 20, 2016

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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.

Rome's Invisible City
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Rome's Invisible City

SBS May 31, 2015

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11-12
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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

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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
44:14

Mummies Alive: The Pharaoh's Secret

Season 1 Episode 4 SBS April 1, 2016

History

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11-12
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Battle scarred remains mark out this mysterious, mutilated pharaoh from other Egyptian pharaohs, but little evidence survives of his rein, leaving his death a complete ...

Battle scarred remains mark out this mysterious, mutilated pharaoh from other Egyptian pharaohs, but little evidence survives of his rein, leaving his death a complete mystery, until now.