Chartres

Certain landmarks have captured the imagination and awe of modern architects and engineers around the world as they work to solve the mystery of...

The Philosopher’s Stone and The Lost Ark

Ancient X Files travels around the world to solve some intriguing riddles. Each story is a piece of detective work by an expert trying...

Episode 2 Medieval Warfare At The Battle of Hastings

Battlefield Britain is about famous battles in the history of Great Britain. From Boudicca's destructive rebellion against the Romans to the incredible feats of...

Episode 1

Cambridge historian Dr Richard Miles traces one of history's darkest and most compelling storiesthe superpower rivalry between Carthage and Rome that radically transformed the...

Alexander the Great 331 B.C. Gaugamela

Decisive Battles of the Ancient World presents the 13 defining points of ancient warfare moments that altered the course of history and shaped the...

Norwegian Resistance Fighters

The ultimate success or failure of many of the battles of World War II boiled down to men and machines locked in a fight...

1347 A.D. The Black Death

Each turning point in history has behind it a story and a set of principal characters whose dilemmas and conflicts form its dramatic coreand...

Freisler Arbitrator over Death and Life / The Hanging Judge

Hitler's Henchmen and Hitler's Warriors paints portraits of the men who consolidated Hitler's reign and turned his plans into action. They wove the complicities...

Episode 5 Empire of the Hittites

Homer wrote his epicThe Iliad, in 700 BC 500 years after the Trojan Wars were supposed to have taken place. Did the Trojan war...

Eiffel Tower

Modern Marvels celebrates the ingenuityinvention and imagination found in the world around us. This series tells fascinating stories of the doers, the dreamers and...