Episode 11 The Vikings

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...

Flood at Winchester

The history of Britain and the aspirations of her Christian communities can be traced in the glorious excesses of the cathedrals. From Norman grandeur...

The Mongol Empire

Beijing is one of the world's great cities and it was made capital of China by a great man. That man was Kublai Khan....

Episode 2 Sex

One of the world's greatest authorities on the Middle AgesProfessor Robert Bartlett of St Andrew's University, investigates the intellectual landscape of the medieval world....

Torture Devices

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

Episode 4 Destruction

Jones narration is not without an occasional sardonic airalmost of the roll your eyes type, which not only lends a skeptical perspective to a...

Bloody Tower

A three part series from the Discovery civilization channelall about the Tower of London. This is the story of the tower of London, past...

Episode 3 War Machyne

What an unruly lot! Beheadingsmurder, divorce, rows with the Pope, civil war, fire and plague. The headline stories from the Tudor and Stuart years...

The Fall Of Constantinople Russian English Subtitles

With the conquest of Constatinople in 1204 during the 4th crusade the fall of the Byzantine Empire began. After 1430 the empire included only...