Read more about the article A Cook Abroad episode 1 – Dave Myers’ Egypt
A Cook Abroad episode 1 - Dave Myers' Egypt
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A Cook Abroad episode 1 – Dave Myers’ Egypt

A Cook Abroad episode 1 - Dave Myers' Egypt: Hairy Biker Dave Myers travels to Egypt, home to some of the oldest recipes known to man. From the fantastic street food of one of the world's greatest cities, Cairo, to a family feast 500 miles south in ancient Aswan, Dave voyages up the Nile to find the origins of some of our favourite dishes.       On this epic adventure, Dave fulfils a boyhood dream to visit the pyramids…

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Read more about the article Lost Cities of the Ancients episode 1: Pi-Ramesses
Lost Cities of the Ancients episode 1: Pi-Ramesses
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Lost Cities of the Ancients episode 1: Pi-Ramesses

Lost Cities of the Ancients episode 1: Pi-Ramesses - This episode looks at the legendary lost city of Piramesse. This magnificent ancient capital was built 3,000 years ago by the Egyptian pharaoh Ramesses the Great, but long ago the whole city disappeared. When it was rediscovered by early archaeologists, it opened up a bizarre puzzle - when Piramesse was finally found it was in the wrong place, somewhere Ramesses the Great could not possibly have built it.     Recreating…

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Sex in the Ancient World — Pompeii and Egypt
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Sex in the Ancient World

Sex in the Ancient World: In the beginning was sex. To the ancient cultures, sexuality, love and sex were inextricably connected with the creation of the earth, the heavens and the underworld. To the citizens of the ancient civilizations that gave birth to ours, sensuality and sexuality were an integral part of society.   Sex in the Ancient World - Pompeii     This intriguing look at the sexual practices of ages past focuses on the infamous location of Pompeii,…

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Egypt from Above
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Egypt from Above

Egypt from Above - an ancient land famous for its great pyramids, temples and tombs. This was once home to one of the most powerful and pioneering empires on the planet. Now, on a fascinating and dramatic aerial journey that covers the entire country, Egypt From Above reveals how the vibrant nation of today was born from its dramatic past.   Egypt from Above - Egypt's Ancient Empire part 1     Flying across Egypt reveals how the ancients' achievements…

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Cleopatra
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Cleopatra: Portrait of a Killer

Cleopatra - the most famous woman in history. We know her as a great queen, a beautiful lover and a political schemer. For 2,000 years almost all evidence of her has disappeared - until now.     In one of the world's most exciting finds, archaeologists believe they have discovered the skeleton of her sister, murdered by Cleopatra and Mark Antony. From Egypt to Turkey, Neil Oliver investigates the story of a ruthless queen who would kill her own siblings…

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