Read more about the article The Ancient World episode 1 – Alexandria The Greatest City
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The Ancient World episode 1 – Alexandria The Greatest City

The Ancient World episode 1 - Alexandria The Greatest City: Three cities dominated the ancient world: Athens, Rome and a third, now almost forgotten. It lies hidden beneath the waters of the Mediterranean and a sprawling modern metropolis.     Alexandria was a city built on a dream; a place with a very modern mindset, where - as with the worldwide web - one man had a vision that all knowledge on earth could be stored in one place. Bettany…

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Read more about the article Immortal Egypt episode 4 – Invasion
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Immortal Egypt episode 4 – Invasion

Immortal Egypt episode 4 - Invasion: In the final episode, Joann discovers how Egypt's enemies exploited a country weakened by internal strife, ultimately leading to its destruction.     Joann leaves Egypt and journeys south to Sudan where she finds the remarkable story of the forgotten Nubian kings. For a century, they ruled Egypt from their southern homeland, even building their own pyramids to bury their kings. Back in upper Egypt, Joann finds the next group of invaders, the Saites,…

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Alexander the Great

Alexander the Great: Legendary military leader and conqueror of the ancient world, Alexander the Great is brought to life in this stunning documentary.   Alexander the Great Part 1: The Path To Power   Born in Macedonia in 356 BC, Alexander succeeded his father Philip II to the throne at the age of twenty. But the kingdom Alexander inherited was volatile. How did he defeat enemies at home and reassert Macedonian power within Greece? And what prompted his urge to…

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