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Ancient Mysteries : myths & legends
With high-tech evidence, scientific analysis, and the most recent sightings, Ancient Mysteries investigates these myths and legends.
Native America : first peoples, ancient civilizations, enduring cultures
Explores the world created by America's first peoples. The series reaches back 15,000 years to reveal massive cities aligned to the stars, unique systems of science and spirituality, and 100 million people connected by social networks spanning two continents.
Athens and Ancient Greece
Ancient Greece was a civilization like no other and now you can see why. Computer graphics, archival film, and classic art come together to recreate the past. Tour the Acropolis in the 5th Century B.C. Stand before Delphi's Temple of Apollo where the oracle spoke. Gaze at the Statue of Athena and marvel at the Parthenon. Walk through the Agora, the Temple of Zeus, and Olympia home of the Olympic Games. Sail to the legendary and lost continent of Atlantis. Experience the daily lives and customs of ancient Greeks in the unforgettable journey back to the Golden Age of Greece.
The land of the pharaohs
The land of the pharaohs awakens, and this magical program is there to capture it. Through reconstructions and the work of historians and Egyptologists, you'll travel back 5,000 years to experience the splendor of ancient Egypt. See the wondrous structures created with simple tools and massive manpower. Visit the Pyramids of Giza and Sakkara. Meet the Sphinx. Marvel at the Temple of Luxor and the Temple of Ammon at Karnak. Travel across the Nile, explore Memphis and meander through the Left Bank. Taste the food and test ancient recipes from history's most fascinating time.
Secrets of lost empires. Pyramid - Obelisk
Uncover the secrets of ancient civilizations as NOVA journeys to an archaeological site where teams of experts use traditional techniques to test their hypotheses. Face the challenge of quarrying, chieseling, hauling, and mounting an obelisk - using stones, ropes, logs and dirt.
The daily life of ancient Egyptians was filled with magic, mystery, and sex. Viewers will get a closer look at the beliefs and habits of one of the world's oldest cultures. There was incest in the royal palace, divine cats, and an entire industry devoted to ushering the dead into the next world. Spells, potions, and incantations ruled every aspect of life. Yet even in these unusual customs, viewers will find the human face of the ancient people of Egypt.