The Greeks – Crucible of Civilization
The Greeks - Crucible of Civilization
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The Greeks – Crucible of Civilization

The Greeks - this series, narrated by Liam Neeson, recounts the rise, glory, demise and legacy of the empire that marked the dawn of Western civilization. The story of this astonishing civilization is told through the lives of heroes of ancient Greece.  …

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Treasures of Ancient Greece ep. 3
Treasures of Ancient Greece ep. 3
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Treasures of Ancient Greece ep. 3

Alastair Sooke explores the extraordinary afterlife of the Greek masterpieces that changed the course of western culture. Succeeding centuries have found in ancient Greek art inspiration for their own ideals and ambitions.     Filming in Italy, Germany, France and Britain, Alastair's investigation…

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Treasures of Ancient Greece ep. 2
Treasures of Ancient Greece ep. 2
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Treasures of Ancient Greece ep. 2

Alastair Sooke unpicks the reasons behind the dazzling revolution that gave birth to classical Greek art, asking how the Greeks got so good so quickly. He travels to the beautiful Valley of the Temples in Agrigento, and to the island of Mozia to…

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Treasures of Ancient Greece ep. 1
Treasures of Ancient Greece ep. 1
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Treasures of Ancient Greece ep. 1

In the first episode Alastair Sooke explores the surprising roots of Greek art, beginning his journey in Crete at the palace of Knossos, legendary home of the Minotaur. He travels to Santorini to the 'Greek Pompeii', and finds gold in the fabled stronghold…

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Ancient Worlds – The Greek Thing ep.3
Ancient Greece
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Ancient Worlds – The Greek Thing ep.3

Richard Miles explores the power and the paradox of the 'Greek Thing' - a blossoming in art, philosophy and science that went hand in hand with political discord, social injustice and endless war.

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