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Curse of the Ancients with Alice RobertsCurse of the Ancients with Alice Roberts
Sky History, 2022 On Hiatus | History, Documentary

Professor Alice Roberts reveals how scientists are unearthing the evidence for cataclysmic events in the past and their disastrous consequences. From wars to earthquakes and floods to famines - these are the events that have helped shape our modern world. In each episode, Alice takes viewers on a journey across Europe and North Africa to discover epic sites and landmarks - fabulous cities abandoned, battlefields long forgotten and sophisticated civilisations toppled and lost to the mists of time. To our ancient ancestors, suffering these catastrophic events, it must have seemed they were cursed but science is now exploding those myths and re-writing history.


Lost Treasures of RomeLost Treasures of Rome
Nat Geo, 2022 Running | History, Documentary

This new series follows International teams of archaeologists on the front line, as they embark on a season of excavations to unravel the secrets of life in the Roman Empire. Crawling beneath Pompeii, unearthing an enormous lost coliseum, and hauling a 2000 year old battleship ram from the depths of the ocean, they race to unlock the secrets of this ancient civilization.


Lost WorldsLost Worlds
History, 2005 Cancelled/Ended | Documentary, History

Teaming with archaeologists and using cutting edge visual technology, Lost Worlds brings back to life lost civilizations and cultures. Join us on the quest to rebuild what was lost and is now found. From ancient Egypt, early Athens, Atlantis and even the Knight's Templar, Lost Worlds travels the world.


Bone Detectives: Britain's Buried SecretsBone Detectives: Britain's Buried Secrets
Channel 4, 2020 On Hiatus | History, Documentary
Rating: 5/5

Tori Herridge and a team of scientists piece together the lives behind unearthed bones to find out their stories.


Secret Nazi ExpeditionsSecret Nazi Expeditions
Super Channel, 2022 Cancelled/Ended | History, Documentary, Mini-Series

During their rise to power and throughout World War II, Adolf Hitler and SS leader Heinrich Himmler led a secret team of elite scholars and archaeologists known as the "Ahnenerbe," whose covert mission was to rewrite history and establish the superiority of the Aryan race, a belief that dominated Nazi ideology. Abandoning science and embracing the occult, the Ahnenerbe conducted dangerous expeditions to the furthest reaches of the planet-all on a hunt for ancient knowledge and artifacts that could deliver Germany a supernatural edge on the battlefield and everlasting world domination for the Third Reich. Revealing the extraordinary true story behind these epic and twisted quests, Secret Nazi Expeditions draws on new evidence, original research, and expert testimony to expose these little-known, yet extraordinary claims and discoveries designed to feed Hitler's propaganda machine.


Digging For TreasureDigging For Treasure
Channel 5, 2022 On Hiatus | History
Rating: 4/5

Dan Walker, Michaela Strachan, and Raksha Dave discover the nation's secret past with the help of an army of metal detectorists, who use their gear and talents to comb an allotted area of land for artefacts and objects forgotten by people over the years.


Raiders of the Lost Past with Janina RamirezRaiders of the Lost Past with Janina Ramirez
BBC Four, 2019 On Hiatus | Documentary
Rating: 5/5

Dr. Janina Ramirez looks back at the discovery of three extraordinary pre-war treasures, and the explorer-archaeologists who came across them.


The Nile: Egypt's Great River with Bettany HughesThe Nile: Egypt's Great River with Bettany Hughes
Channel 5, 2019 Cancelled/Ended | History, Documentary
Rating: 5/5

Join historian Bettany Hughes as she embarks on a journey along the Nile's 900 miles to uncover how it shaped Egypt. From the pyramids to the pharaohs, discover the fascinating history and culture of Egypt's Great River.


Viking EmpiresViking Empires
SBS, 2022 Cancelled/Ended | History, Documentary

Through new discoveries in science and archaeology, explorers take a look at the origins of the Vikings and how they influenced history.


Ancient Egypt by TrainAncient Egypt by Train

Professor Alice Roberts uses Egypt's rail network, one of the world's oldest rail networks, to explore one of the world's most ancient civilisations.


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