The Road From Christ To Constantine
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The Road From Christ To Constantine

Episode 4 The History Channel December 9, 2016

Religious studies

Ancient history

9-10
Classification: Not ClassifiedClassification: Not Classified
A compelling six-hour television series, we take viewers on an exciting and visually stunning journey to the beautiful and important historical places where Christianity was ...

A compelling six-hour television series, we take viewers on an exciting and visually stunning journey to the beautiful and important historical places where Christianity was born and grew from a small movement called 'The Way' to its place as the official religion of the Roman Empire. Join author and distinguished history professor Jonathan Phillips of Royal Holloway, University of London, as he takes viewers on a captivating adventure to the very places where Christianity began, through four centuries and seven countries in the Middle East, North Africa, and Europe.

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.

David Suchet: Footsteps of St Peter
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David Suchet: Footsteps of St Peter

Episode 2 SBS July 25, 2015

Religious studies

Ancient history

9-10
11-12
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
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Actor David Suchet continues to trace the life of the man we know today as Saint Peter. According to the New Testament, it is Peter who takes charge of the movement after the ...

Actor David Suchet continues to trace the life of the man we know today as Saint Peter. According to the New Testament, it is Peter who takes charge of the movement after the death of Jesus. But how could a man who had previously been painted as an impetuous and confused character fill the shoes of such a charismatic leader?

Ancient Worlds
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Ancient Worlds: The Greek Thing

Season 1 Episode 3 BBC Knowledge June 28, 2011

Ancient history

Personal and social capability

Critical thinking

9-10
11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
Richard Miles explores the power and the paradox of the Greek Thing; - a blossoming in art, philosophy and science that went hand in hand with political discord, social ...

Richard Miles explores the power and the paradox of the Greek Thing; - a blossoming in art, philosophy and science that went hand in hand with political discord, social injustice and endless war. He paints a fascinating picture of the internal and external pressures that fuelled this unique political and social experiment, one that would pioneer many of the political systems that we still live with today, from oligarchy to tyranny, from totalitarianism to democracy.

The Great Egyptians
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The Great Egyptians

Season 1 Episode 2 The History Channel March 22, 2010

Ancient history

Personal and social capability

9-10
11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
Akhenaten - At the end of the 18th dynasty a great heresy plagued Egypt. The pharaoh Amenhotep IV changed his name to Akhenaten and declared that there is but one god, Aten ...

Akhenaten - At the end of the 18th dynasty a great heresy plagued Egypt. The pharaoh Amenhotep IV changed his name to Akhenaten and declared that there is but one god, Aten the solar disk. He moved the capital of Egypt form Thebes to a desert wilderness which he called the Horizon of the Aten. Along with the change in religion, Akhenaten changed the 2000 year cannon of Egyptian art from highly stylized formal presentations to natural poses and subjects.

The Great Egyptians
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The Great Egyptians

Season 1 Episode 3 The History Channel March 29, 2010

Ancient history

Personal and social capability

9-10
11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
Hatshepsut - The daughter and also the wife of a king, Hatshepsut wanted to be king, not queen, and she succeeded. She pushed her nephew and rightful heir to the throne, ...

Hatshepsut - The daughter and also the wife of a king, Hatshepsut wanted to be king, not queen, and she succeeded. She pushed her nephew and rightful heir to the throne, Tuthmoses III, aside and for 22 years ruled as King of Upper and Lower Egypt. She wore the pharoah's false beard of authority and is shown in her statues wearing male garb.

The Great Egyptians
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The Great Egyptians

Season 1 Episode 1 The History Channel March 15, 2010

Ancient history

Personal and social capability

9-10
11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
Bob Brier hosts this series that documents the lives of three of Egypt's famous leaders. There are tales of great battles, personal obsessions and intimate relationships. The ...

Bob Brier hosts this series that documents the lives of three of Egypt's famous leaders. There are tales of great battles, personal obsessions and intimate relationships. The three powerful rulers, Ramses the Great, Akhenaten, and Queen Hatshepsut have their entire life histories documented on the walls of their elaborate stone tombs. Bob Brier will decipher the paintings and hieroglyphics to uncover the true stories of these Egyptian Pharaohs.

Hostages Of The SS
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Hostages Of The SS

Episode 1 SBS January 17, 2016

Ancient history

Civics and citizenship

Ethical understanding

7-8
9-10
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
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Based on a true story, this documentary film portrays the dramatic liberation of the 'special prisoners' of the Nazi regime that were forced by the SS to the Alps and ...

Based on a true story, this documentary film portrays the dramatic liberation of the 'special prisoners' of the Nazi regime that were forced by the SS to the Alps and considered to be bargaining chips to the Allies. Among them were aristocrats, politicians, industrialists and their families. The last weeks of WWII are unforgettable for everyone, but particularly for those who were involved in this traumatic story.

Lost Worlds
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Lost Worlds: Civilisations: The Way Of Eternity

Season 1 Episode 2 SBS2 October 26, 2010

History

Ancient history

9-10
11-12
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
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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: Civilisations: The Gardens Of Babel

Season 1 Episode 4 SBS October 31, 2009

History

Ancient history

Modern history

Geography

Earth and Environment

9-10
11-12
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
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.

The Fatal Conflict: Judea and Rome
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The Fatal Conflict: Judea and Rome

Episode 1 The History Channel February 19, 2020

Ancient history

History

9-10
11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
Examine the tumultuous reign of King Herod, and the ascent of Roman control in Judea. This epic story is uniquely told through the words of controversial historian Flavius ...

Examine the tumultuous reign of King Herod, and the ascent of Roman control in Judea. This epic story is uniquely told through the words of controversial historian Flavius Josephus, and incorporates expert interviews, dramatic recreations, and evocative CGI. Exploring Herod's blood-soaked reign, the cultural and architectural development of the region, and his descent into madness, this story ultimately sets the stage for the destruction of the Jewish nation.

Lost Worlds
52:08

Lost Worlds: The Bible Unearthed: The Kings

Season 1 Episode 3 SBS2 May 3, 2011

History

Ancient history

9-10
11-12
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
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This episode returns to the history of the Israelite nation as recorded in the Bible. Moses entrusts the conquest of Canaan to Joshua, who led Israel into battle. At the time ...

This episode returns to the history of the Israelite nation as recorded in the Bible. Moses entrusts the conquest of Canaan to Joshua, who led Israel into battle. At the time of a thunder storm, the tribes of Israel take possession of Canaan - the 'Promised Land' - and settle there. The archaeological investigation in this episode contradicts the biblical account.

Tutankhamun: A Murder Mystery
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Tutankhamun: A Murder Mystery

Season 1 Episode 1 The History Channel September 9, 2017

Ancient history

7-8
9-10
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
Egypt's boy-king Tutankhamun died aged 18. Hastily mummified and placed in an unfinished tomb, his existence remained unknown until the tomb's sensational rediscovery in 1922. ...

Egypt's boy-king Tutankhamun died aged 18. Hastily mummified and placed in an unfinished tomb, his existence remained unknown until the tomb's sensational rediscovery in 1922. Two American detectives investigate how and why he died and conclude the evidence points to murder, conspiracy and cover-up. It's an irresistible whodunit where real life detectives hunt down real-life ancient killers.

Lost Cities Of The Ancients
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Lost Cities Of The Ancients: The Dark Lords Of Hattusha

Season 1 Episode 3 ABC December 20, 2009

Ancient history

Science

9-10
11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
Rediscovering the buried treasures of the ancient world. What did these legendary places really look like, who lived in them, and why did they vanish?

Rediscovering the buried treasures of the ancient world. What did these legendary places really look like, who lived in them, and why did they vanish?

Hostages Of The SS
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Hostages Of The SS

Episode 2 SBS January 24, 2016

Ancient history

Civics and citizenship

Ethical understanding

7-8
9-10
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
This video has closed captioning
The convoy reaches Niederdorf where the hostages force their stay. The prisoner Oberst von Bonin manages to alert the Wehrmacht in Bozen. A company of Wehrmacht soldiers ...

The convoy reaches Niederdorf where the hostages force their stay. The prisoner Oberst von Bonin manages to alert the Wehrmacht in Bozen. A company of Wehrmacht soldiers finally arrive to relieve the SS of their command, with no shot fired. The prisoners are brought to the nearby Lake Prags Hotel. On May 4th, 1945 the US army reaches the hotel, yet the fate of family members remains uncertain.

Tutankhamun: A Murder Mystery
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Tutankhamun: A Murder Mystery: Part 1

Season 1 Episode 1 The History Channel September 22, 2019

Ancient history

7-8
9-10
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
Egypt's boy-king Tutankhamun died aged 18. Hastily mummified and placed in an unfinished tomb, his existence remained unknown until the tomb's sensational rediscovery in 1922. ...

Egypt's boy-king Tutankhamun died aged 18. Hastily mummified and placed in an unfinished tomb, his existence remained unknown until the tomb's sensational rediscovery in 1922. Two American detectives investigate how and why he died and conclude the evidence points to murder, conspiracy and cover-up. It's an irresistible whodunit where real life detectives hunt down real life ancient killers.

The History Of The Devil
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The History Of The Devil

SBS March 27, 2010

Religious studies

Ancient history

Personal and social capability

9-10
11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
This video has closed captioning
The notion of the Devil does not originate in the Bible, as many may think - In the Old Testament, Satan is just another one of God's servants. It is in Iran that the ...

The notion of the Devil does not originate in the Bible, as many may think - In the Old Testament, Satan is just another one of God's servants. It is in Iran that the religious teacher Zarathustra simplified things, ending up with only two - a God of the Good and a God of Evil. This belief then spread throughout the Middle East.

The Germanic Tribes
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The Germanic Tribes: The Barbarians And The Romans

Season 1 Episode 1 SBS January 7, 2010

Ancient history

Civics and citizenship

9-10
11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
This four-part series deals with the mass migration of Germanic tribes at the very beginning of European history, while Ancient Rome raced towards inevitable collapse and a ...

This four-part series deals with the mass migration of Germanic tribes at the very beginning of European history, while Ancient Rome raced towards inevitable collapse and a new political centre developed in Northwest Europe. This period, from the invasion of the Huns in 375 to the conquest of Italy by the Lombards in 568, is one of the most fascinating, significant and complex epochs in history.