Episode 2 The Battle

Arminius was born as the son of a Cheruscanabducted as a pawn of the Romans, and raised as a soldier, he returns to subdued...

Episode 3 Apocalypse

A team of scientists joins forces with religious scholars to take a look at biblical tales of murdermiracles and mystery. The Bible is a...

Episode 1 Life of Luxury

This is where it all beganAdam Hart-Davis first foray, directly inspired by the Monty Python sequence from The Life of Brian where the People's...

Julius Caesar’s Greatest Battle

Insight into the Battle of Alesiathe climax of Julius Caesar's eight-year campaign to conquer Gaul and subdue its hostile natives. In one of the...

The Kings Babylon to Baghdad

The region now known as Iraq has always beenin many ways, world history's ground zero. From this rich territory sprang the earliest cities and...

Colosseum

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

Episode 15 The Aztecs

Each half hour episode looks at a major fighting people or force and charts the reasons for their rise to dominance and subsequent fall....

The Mongols

They were the dreaded forces on the fringes of civilizationthe bloodthirsty warriors who defied the Roman legions and terrorized the people of Europe. They...

Episode 1 Jesus the Jew

History of the Christian faith looking at its origins, development and turbulent past. High profile British personalities examine a religion that has particular resonance...

The Gothic Invasion of Rome 378 A.D. Adrianople

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