Map of Hell
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Map of Hell

National Geographic February 4, 2017

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Taking a terrifying journey through 3000 years of ideas, movie tough guy Danny Trejo explores the darkest recesses of both the underworld and the human imagination. From ...

Taking a terrifying journey through 3000 years of ideas, movie tough guy Danny Trejo explores the darkest recesses of both the underworld and the human imagination. From Ancient Greece, through the birth of Christianity, medieval Europe and Modern America, he tries to map out where the idea of Hell came from and even visits real locations believed to be portals to Hell.

How to Stage a Coup
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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: 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
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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
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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
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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.

Terry Jones: Medieval Lives
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Terry Jones: Medieval Lives: The Outlaw

Season 1 Episode 7 BBC Knowledge March 1, 2010

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Unlike the altruistic Robin Hood of legend, outlaws were more likely to rob the poor to give to the rich and remarkably gained a place of respect in society. The poor however ...

Unlike the altruistic Robin Hood of legend, outlaws were more likely to rob the poor to give to the rich and remarkably gained a place of respect in society. The poor however weren't without in this surprisingly litigious time.

Terry Jones: Medieval Lives
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Terry Jones: Medieval Lives: The Monk

Season 1 Episode 2 BBC Knowledge July 24, 2011

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Religion was big business in medieval times and many monks took full advantage of this to make lots and lots of money - something that isn't hard if you have a constant stream ...

Religion was big business in medieval times and many monks took full advantage of this to make lots and lots of money - something that isn't hard if you have a constant stream of devoted worshippers.

A History Of Ancient Britain
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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.

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.

A History Of Ancient Britain
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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.

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.

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
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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
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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.