Episode 3 The Singer of Tales

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

Episode 5 The Meeting Of Two Oceans

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

Episode 4 The Women of Troy

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

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...

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...

Michael Wood On Beowulf

Historian Michael Wood returns to his first great lovethe Anglo-Saxon world, to reveal the origins of our literary heritage. Focusing on Beowulf and drawing...

Episode 1 The Fall of the Aztecs

The Spanish conquest of the Americas in the sixteenth century was one of the most cataclysmic events in history. Spanish expeditions had to endure...

Episode 6 The Fall of Troy

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

Episode 2 The Conquest of The Incas

The Spanish conquest of the Americas in the sixteenth century was one of the most cataclysmic events in history. Spanish expeditions had to endure...

Episode 1 Iraq Cradle Of Civilization

As the world approaches the 21st centurythis new series hosted by Michael Woods and produced in 1991, reminds us that other nations and cultures...