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The Ancient World episode 3 – The Minoans

The Ancient World episode 3 - The Minoans: In this fascinating feature-length documentary historian Bettany Hughes continues her history of the Ancient World with a visit to Crete to recount one of the greatest archaeological discoveries ever made.     The story of the Minotaur and the Labyrinth is perhaps the most compelling of all Greek myths. Just over 100 years ago, English archaeologist Arthur Evans went to the 'Minotaur's Island' to explore the roots of this myth and discovered…

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A History of Ancient Britain part 4

A History of Ancient Britain part 4: Neil Oliver continues his epic tour of Britain's most distant past with the arrival of metals and the social revolution that ushered in a new age of social mobility, international trade, and village life.     A History Of Ancient Britain will turn the spotlight onto the very beginning of Britain’s story. From the last retreat of the glaciers 12,000 years ago, until the departure of the Roman Empire in the Fifth Century…

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A History of Ancient Britain episode 2

A History of Ancient Britain episode 2: Neil Oliver continues the story of how today's Britain and its people were forged over thousands of years of ancient history.     It's 4,000 BC and the first farmers arrive from Europe, with seismic consequences for the local hunter-gatherers.   A History of Ancient Britain episode 2   Celts The Celts of Europe identified by their use of the Celtic languages and other cultural similarities. The history of pre-Celtic Europe and the exact…

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A History of Ancient Britain episode 1

A History of Ancient Britain: Neil Oliver tells the epic story of how Britain and its people came to be over thousands of years of ancient history - the beginnings of our world forged in ice, stone, and bronze.     Neil Oliver continues his epic story of how Britain and its people came to be. Diving for 3,000-year-old treasure and pot-holing through an ancient copper mine, he discovers how a golden age of bronze collapsed into social and economic…

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