Death on the Nile

Throughout the ages civilizations have risen up and then disappeared. Traditionally, the disappearance of certain ancient civilizations has been left to the theologians and...

Episode 2 Sacred Spaces

How did an Indian Buddhist shrine influence a Japanese pagoda? How are Italian pigs and cowry shells related to porcelain? Why did the ferocious...

Mysteries of the Garden of Eden

Decoding the Past is a series that decodes the past by looking for unusualparanormal, and mysterious things written about throughout history that may give...

31 B.C. The Battle of Actium

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

Jewels In The Jungle

Mysteries of Asiaproduced for The Learning Channel, explores historical fact and theory surrounding some of the oldest structures in Asia. New footage of the...

Episode 7 Rameses

Series on Ancient Egypt. Rameses - This edition charts the life of Rameses IIthe longest lived pharaoh who is widely regarded as Egypt's greatest...

Episode 6 Freedom and Liberation

The world's largest democracy and a rising economic giant India is now as well known across the globe for its mastery of computer technology...

Lost Kingdoms of the Maya

Long before Columbusthe Maya established one of the most highly developed civilizations of their time in the jungles of Mexico and Central America. Yet...

Truth of Troy

The legend of Helen of Troy has enchanted audiences for the last three thousand years. A Hollywood film staring Brad Pitt and Orlando Bloom...

City Life

Join Monty Python's Terry Jones on a tour of the ingenuity of our ancestors. Take a humorous yet factual look at inventions we think...