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Ancient Worlds
Ep: 1 "Come Together"
Archeologist and historian Richard Miles explores the roots of civilization, from the first cities in Mesopotamia to the Roman Empire via Iraq, Syria, Turkey, North Africa, Egypt, Pakistan and Europe.

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Episodes
Ep 1
Come Together
Watch Until May 12, 1:00am
Ep 2
The Age of Iron
Watch Until May 19, 1:00am
Ep 3
The Greek Thing
Watch April 25, 9:00pm
Ep 4
Return of the King
Watch May 2, 9:00pm
Ep 5
Republic of Virtue
Watch May 9, 9:00pm
Ep 6
City of Man, City of God
Watch May 16, 9:00pm
Come Together
Archaeologist and historian Richard Miles traces the roots of civilization in Iraq, Syria, Egypt, Anatolia and Greece. (1 of 6)
The Age of Iron
Richard Miles looks at the survivors of the great Bronze Age collapse, a regional catastrophe that wiped out the hard-won achievements of civilization in the eastern Mediterranean about 3,000 years ago. (2 of 6)
The Greek Thing
Richard Miles explores the power and the paradox of the Greek Thing - development in art, philosophy and science that went hand in hand with political discord, social injustice and endless war. (3 of 6)
Additional Broadcast Dates:
Wed Apr 25, 9:00pm
Thu Apr 26, 1:00am
Return of the King
The story of Alexander of Macedon, “the Great”. Uniting the Greek city-states, he led them on a crusade against an old enemy, Persia, and created an empire that stretched from Egypt to Afghanistan.
Additional Broadcast Dates:
Wed May 2, 9:00pm
Thu May 3, 1:00am
Republic of Virtue
Richard Miles examines at the Roman Republic, from its mythical beginnings to its all-too-real violence of its end, dragged into destruction by war lords like Pompey the Great and Julius Caesar.
Additional Broadcast Dates:
Wed May 9, 9:00pm
Thu May 10, 1:00am
City of Man, City of God
Looks at the rise and fall of the Roman Empire. AT the height of its power, it extended its civilization to 60 million citizens in a swathe of territory from Hadrian’s Wall to the Euphrates.
Additional Broadcast Dates:
Wed May 16, 9:00pm
Thu May 17, 1:00am