Map of Hell
1:28:06

Map of Hell

National Geographic February 4, 2017

History

Modern history

Ancient history

9-10
Classification: MatureClassification: Mature
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.

Egypt: What Lies Beneath?
1:28:45

Egypt: What Lies Beneath?

SBS October 3, 2014

history

Ancient history

9-10
11-12
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
The ancient Egyptians have fascinated humanity for centuries. The Pyramids of the Pharaohs and the Sphinx are fabulous monuments to their past glory. But according to one ...

The ancient Egyptians have fascinated humanity for centuries. The Pyramids of the Pharaohs and the Sphinx are fabulous monuments to their past glory. But according to one scientist, Dr Sarah Parcak, the astonishing antiquities already discovered are just a tiny percentage of what was left behind. Egypt What Lies Beneath is a visually stunning film which takes viewers on a remarkable voyage of discovery to unlock the history of ancient Egypt.

Rome: What Lies Beneath
1:29:06

Rome: What Lies Beneath

SBS November 10, 2013

Ancient history

9-10
11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
Dan Snow attempts to use the latest satellite technology to reveal the secrets of the Roman Empire. Together with space archaeologist Sarah Parcak, Dan sets out to identify ...

Dan Snow attempts to use the latest satellite technology to reveal the secrets of the Roman Empire. Together with space archaeologist Sarah Parcak, Dan sets out to identify and then track down lost cities, amphitheatres and forts in an adventure that sees him travel through some of the most spectacular parts of the vast empire. Cutting-edge technology and traditional archaeology help build a better understanding of how Rome held such a large empire together for so long.

Ultimate Tutankhamun
1:30:00

Ultimate Tutankhamun

National Geographic July 20, 2016

History

Ancient history

7-8
9-10
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
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.

True Story Of Hannibal
1:30:13

True Story Of Hannibal

The History Channel September 6, 2010

Ancient history

Civics and citizenship

Personal and social capability

9-10
11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
One of history's greatest military leaders, at age nine Hannibal accompanied his father Hamilcar Barca on the Carthaginian expedition to conquer Spain. Before embarking, the ...

One of history's greatest military leaders, at age nine Hannibal accompanied his father Hamilcar Barca on the Carthaginian expedition to conquer Spain. Before embarking, the boy vowed eternal hatred for Rome, his people's bitter rival. Twenty years later, in 218 BC, he left New Carthage, now Cartagena, Spain, to wage war on The Eternal City with an army of about 40,000, including cavalry and elephants. After crossing the Pyrenees and Rhone River, he traversed the Alps while beset by snowstorms, landslides, and hostile mountain tribes.

Atlantis Rising
1:33:42

Atlantis Rising

SBS February 11, 2018

History

Ancient history

9-10
11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
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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.

The Revelation Of The Pyramids
1:41:42

The Revelation Of The Pyramids

The History Channel September 17, 2013

Ancient history

9-10
11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
The Revelation Of The Pyramids takes an in depth look into one of the seven wonders of the world, the Great Pyramids of Egypt. Mystery has surrounded these epic structures for ...

The Revelation Of The Pyramids takes an in depth look into one of the seven wonders of the world, the Great Pyramids of Egypt. Mystery has surrounded these epic structures for centuries with theories varying from the scientific to the bizarre. However with over 37 years of in depth research taking in sites from China, Peru, Mexico and Egypt, one scientist has as at last managed first to understand and then to reveal what lies behind this greatest of archaeological mysteries.

Ancient Megacities
1:56:45

Ancient Megacities

SBS September 3, 2017

Ancient history

Design and technologies

9-10
11-12
Classification: GeneralClassification: General
This video has closed captioning
The first town of over 1 million people was built more than 2000 years ago. Without any of our modern conveniences, and what we would consider necessities today, how did they ...

The first town of over 1 million people was built more than 2000 years ago. Without any of our modern conveniences, and what we would consider necessities today, how did they function? Professor Andrew Wallace-Hadrill explores the remains of these ancient megalopolises, explaining how to make a city work without the benefits of modern technology. He first journeys across stunning locations in Greece to find out how Athens gave birth to the idea of a city run by free citizens. Andrew then reveals how Rome surpassed all those cities from the ancient world that had gone before.

The Hittites
2:03:33

The Hittites

The History Channel December 20, 2010

Ancient history

Civics and citizenship

Science

9-10
11-12
Classification: Parental GuidanceClassification: Parental Guidance
The Hittite Empire was a major force in the ancient Near East between 1650 and 1200 BC. With photography from historical sites and museums of Turkey, Syria and Egypt, plus on ...

The Hittite Empire was a major force in the ancient Near East between 1650 and 1200 BC. With photography from historical sites and museums of Turkey, Syria and Egypt, plus on location interviews with world renowned scholars, The Hittites traces the history of these people. Through the use of digital technology and dramatic re-enactments, key moments in Hittite history comes alive as audience journey back in time to experience what it meant to be a Hittite 3500 years ago. This documentary revolves around the personal stories of the six most influential kings and queen of the empire. Highlights include: The battle of Kadesh between the Hittites and Rameses II of Egypt, a turning point for the Near East and resulting in the first written peace agreement in history, The marriage between the Hittite King Hattusili III and Puduhepa, regarded as one of the greatest love stories of the ancient world, The plague which swept through the Near East and crippled Anatolia, The Hittite pantheon of Gods, which was the precursor of the Greek pantheon. This feature length programme is a discovery of a long forgotten civilisation which had the most advanced legal system of its time and had the oldest known Indo-European language in history.