Ultimate Tutankhamun
1:30:00

Ultimate Tutankhamun

National Geographic July 20, 2016

History

Ancient history

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Blending 3D graphics, stylised reconstructions and forensic investigations, this special takes a 21st century approach to ancient history, to build the ultimate picture of ...

Blending 3D graphics, stylised reconstructions and forensic investigations, this special takes a 21st century approach to ancient history, to build the ultimate picture of King Tutankhamen.

Atlantis Rising
1:33:42

Atlantis Rising

SBS February 11, 2018

History

Ancient history

9-10
11-12
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Executive produced by James Cameron this is a detective thriller following clues left behind in photographs, manuscripts and artefacts all over the world in an attempt to ...

Executive produced by James Cameron this is a detective thriller following clues left behind in photographs, manuscripts and artefacts all over the world in an attempt to discover the true resting place of the lost city of Atlantis.

Secrets of the Chinese Chariot: The War Machine that Shaped China
52:34

Secrets of the Chinese Chariot: The War Machine that Shaped China

SBS November 19, 2017

History

Ancient history

9-10
11-12
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The chariot is just about the only thing the Chinese didn't invent, but for over 1000 years, chariots thundered across China's battlefields, dominating warfare far longer than ...

The chariot is just about the only thing the Chinese didn't invent, but for over 1000 years, chariots thundered across China's battlefields, dominating warfare far longer than anywhere else on Earth, and unifying the nation. A team of experts discover how the Chinese did it, how they perfected the ultimate high-status weapon of the ancient world. With exclusive access to superb archaeological discoveries, beautifully preserved chariots from the height of Chinese chariot warfare have been unearthed, complete with sacrificed charioteers, horses and chariots that reveal every detail of their design.

The Real King Solomon's Mines
48:01

The Real King Solomon's Mines

SBS April 16, 2016

History

Ancient history

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The story of real life quests after some of history's greatest legends. From the Nazis' search for the Holy Grail, to the Americans who hunted for pirate treasure in Vietnam; ...

The story of real life quests after some of history's greatest legends. From the Nazis' search for the Holy Grail, to the Americans who hunted for pirate treasure in Vietnam; from the true story of the crystal skulls to the mystery of King Solomon's mines - this series uncovers the truth behind some of the most fabulous, romantic and deranged treasure hunts in modern history. (From the UK) (Documentary)

The Twilight of Civilisations
52:32

The Twilight of Civilisations: Egypt: The End of the Age of Pyramids

Season 1 Episode 1 SBS May 6, 2016

History

Ancient history

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How did the most prestigious human civilisations decline and finally collapse? Archaeologists are excavating the sites where these civilisations once thrived to find new ...

How did the most prestigious human civilisations decline and finally collapse? Archaeologists are excavating the sites where these civilisations once thrived to find new answers to these crucial questions. Their latest discoveries have given new keys to reveal the mystery of these ancient superpowers' downfall.

Building Wonders
23:20

Building Wonders: Stonehenge

Episode 2 The History Channel July 23, 2017

Design and technologies

Ancient history

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9-10
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Archaeologist Julian Richards travels through the west of England to discover how some of Great Britain's most treasured structures were built. Using impressive CGI ...

Archaeologist Julian Richards travels through the west of England to discover how some of Great Britain's most treasured structures were built. Using impressive CGI techniques, the real locations and the builders' plans, he takes us inside the minds of original architects, designers and builders to explore the detail of six great iconic endeavours, helping us to understand the motives and inspiration that went into their building. From the precision of Stonehenge; the shafts of the Box Tunnel and the sleek, blue print lines of Concorde he discovers that those who built these vast constructs all shared a common goal: a driving vision to create something with a lasting impression.

Rome: The World's First Superpower
43:42

Rome: The World's First Superpower : City Of Blood

Season 1 Episode 1 SBS April 5, 2015

History

Ancient history

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This four-part series is presented by award-winning actor Larry Lamb. A life-long Roman history geek, Larry traces the dramatic story of Rome's spectacular rise from a city to ...

This four-part series is presented by award-winning actor Larry Lamb. A life-long Roman history geek, Larry traces the dramatic story of Rome's spectacular rise from a city to a republic and then a mighty empire.

Ultimate Tutankhamun
51:37

Ultimate Tutankhamun

Season 1 Episode 2 SBS October 4, 2015

History

Ancient history

7-8
9-10
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So far, Chris has discovered that Tutankhamun betrayed his father's revolution and died in a battle far from home. He was buried in a tiny tomb with second-hand grave goods, ...

So far, Chris has discovered that Tutankhamun betrayed his father's revolution and died in a battle far from home. He was buried in a tiny tomb with second-hand grave goods, and strangest of all, a chemical analysis of his mummy has proved it is burnt. But what mysterious process could char the skin of a mummy that is already wrapped? The next step in Chris's quest to reveal the ultimate secrets of Tutankhamun is to find out what might have caused the mummy to burn.

David Suchet: Footsteps of St Peter
51:53

David Suchet: Footsteps of St Peter

Episode 1 SBS July 18, 2015

Religious studies

Ancient history

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David Suchet sets out on a personal journey around the Mediterranean to uncover the story of another biblical hero. Saint Peter is an enigma. For many people, he is the most ...

David Suchet sets out on a personal journey around the Mediterranean to uncover the story of another biblical hero. Saint Peter is an enigma. For many people, he is the most important disciple and the 'rock' of the Catholic church. But how did a simple Galilean fisherman become the first Pope?

Rome: The World's First Superpower
43:20

Rome: The World's First Superpower : Caesar

Season 1 Episode 4 SBS April 26, 2015

History

Ancient history

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11-12
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The story of the greatest Roman of them all - Julius Caesar. His own memoirs guide us through his journey from bankrupt civil servant to invincible general.

The story of the greatest Roman of them all - Julius Caesar. His own memoirs guide us through his journey from bankrupt civil servant to invincible general.

Dates That Made History
27:02

Dates That Made History: 24 September 622: The Hegira

Season 1 Episode 4 ABC Me August 14, 2019

History

Ancient history

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11-12
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Mahomet's first year in Medina, in the year 622 of the Christian era, marks the beginning of the Muslim era and the birth of a new religion, civilisation, empire and calendar.

Mahomet's first year in Medina, in the year 622 of the Christian era, marks the beginning of the Muslim era and the birth of a new religion, civilisation, empire and calendar.

Dates That Made History
27:38

Dates That Made History: 33 AD: Crucifixion of Jesus

Episode 2 ABC Me July 31, 2019

History

Ancient history

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Christians believe Jesus is a man who preached and performed miracles and died on the cross but was resurrected. But for historians, the crucifixion is the least unreliable ...

Christians believe Jesus is a man who preached and performed miracles and died on the cross but was resurrected. But for historians, the crucifixion is the least unreliable indicator of the Jesus' existence.

Dates That Made History
27:31

Dates That Made History: 323 BC: Death of Alexander the Great

Episode 1 ABC Me July 24, 2019

History

Ancient history

9-10
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Alexander's death marks the loss of one of the greatest conquerors in history, the only man who managed to extend the Empire to Eurasia, the Mediterranean and India.

Alexander's death marks the loss of one of the greatest conquerors in history, the only man who managed to extend the Empire to Eurasia, the Mediterranean and India.

Lost Worlds
51:59

Lost Worlds: Egypt's Animal Mummies

Season 1 Episode 2 SBS September 5, 2010

History

Ancient history

9-10
11-12
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
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For thousands of years Egypt has concealed a secret world. The mysterious remains of over four million mummies have been hidden within Egypt's magnificent tombs. They are ...

For thousands of years Egypt has concealed a secret world. The mysterious remains of over four million mummies have been hidden within Egypt's magnificent tombs. They are remnants not of the ancient pharaohs but the perfectly preserved remains of animals.

A History Of Ancient Britain
51:37

A History Of Ancient Britain: Age Of Ancestors

Season 1 Episode 2 SBS January 15, 2012

history

Ancient history

9-10
11-12
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A voyage of discovery through the world of prehistoric Britain with historian Neil Oliver. It's 4,000 BC and the first farmers arrive from Europe, with seismic consequences ...

A voyage of discovery through the world of prehistoric Britain with historian Neil Oliver. It's 4,000 BC and the first farmers arrive from Europe, with seismic consequences for the local hunter-gatherers.

Lost Worlds
50:12

Lost Worlds: Chachapoya - Solving The Mystery Of A Lost Civilisation

SBS March 28, 2010

History

Ancient history

9-10
11-12
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Mass graves have been uncovered high in the Andes. What could have destroyed the civilisation of the Cloud Warriors? Lost Worlds delves deep into the mystery of these vanished ...

Mass graves have been uncovered high in the Andes. What could have destroyed the civilisation of the Cloud Warriors? Lost Worlds delves deep into the mystery of these vanished people.

Lost Worlds
49:13

Lost Worlds: Egypt's Animal Mummies

Season 1 Episode 1 SBS August 29, 2010

History

Ancient history

9-10
11-12
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
This video has closed captioning
For thousands of years Egypt has concealed a secret world. The mysterious remains of over four million mummies have been hidden within Egypt's magnificent tombs. They are ...

For thousands of years Egypt has concealed a secret world. The mysterious remains of over four million mummies have been hidden within Egypt's magnificent tombs. They are remnants not of the ancient pharaohs but the perfectly preserved remains of animals. Using modern science an international team of experts discover how and why the Ancient Egyptians preserved their animals just like their kings.

Lost Worlds
47:21

Lost Worlds: Turin Shroud - The New Evidence

SBS April 4, 2010

History

Ancient history

9-10
11-12
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In 1988 the Turin Shroud was proven to be a fake. But new evidence, throws that conclusion into doubt. This film documents new research by one of the first scientists ever to ...

In 1988 the Turin Shroud was proven to be a fake. But new evidence, throws that conclusion into doubt. This film documents new research by one of the first scientists ever to analyse the relic in the 1970s.