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

Helen of Troy: Bettany Hughes embarks on a journey across the eastern Mediterranean to discover the truth about HELEN OF TROY, the woman blamed for causing the Trojan War, a conflict that resulted in countless deaths. Following weapons experts, the two-hour film shows how the conflict in Helens name would have been fought, unraveling the reality from the myths and putting flesh on the "face that launched a thousand ships", exploring the ways the Greeks made love and war circa…

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