The Vikings were among the fiercest warriors of all time, and a select few carried the ultimate weapon of their era: the feared Ulfberht sword. Science is now helping to bring the Ulfberht back to life.
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She-Wolves: England's Early Queens
In Medieval and Tudor England there was no question in peoples' minds about the order of God's creation – men ruled and women didn't. Yet despite everything...
Historian Ruth Goodman and archaeologists Peter Ginn and Tom Pinfold go back in time to run a farm exactly as it would have been in 1500, during the reign of the first Tudor king, Henry VII....
The Birth of Empire: The East India Company
Dan Snow explores the explosive history behind the first and greatest multi-national company:...
National Geographic Specials - Skeletons of the Sahara
While prospecting for dinosaur bones, explorer and scientist Paul Sereno stumbled across an ancient human cemetery more than 5...
The Great War Tour
Norm Christie takes us on a pilgrimage to significant Great War sites - some famous, others almost totally unknown - and tells the stories of Canadian men and women whose skills...
Pipers of the Trenches
Pipers of the Trenches looks at the role of pipers who served in the Great War. Unarmed, they climbed out of the trenches to face machine guns and shells. Risking horrific...
Grand Tours of Scotland
Follow in the footsteps of the first tourists to Scotland! From the grandeur of the Highlands to the romantic allure of the Hebrides, host Paul Murton takes us on a series...
Catch the Westbound Train
This short documentary by Vancouver-based director Sean Patrick Shaul highlights the unique history of the Great Depression in Vancouver and the influx of transient men...