Ancient Discoveries changes the way we think about the distant past. While we entertain visions of a simpler, unsophisticated time, the truth is much more complicated and fascinating than we imagine. This fresh, eye-opening series – filmed on location where historical events actually happened and using brilliant, lifelike computer animation – applies the latest scholarship to reconsider common beliefs about ancient times. Reconstructions of ancient machines and hands-on demonstrations bring ancient times to life.
• Discover the surprising ways modern technology and ancient history intersect.
• An eye-opening series filmed on location in Italy, Greece, Egypt, Holland and England.
• Ancient warriors created killing technology centuries ahead of its time.
• Brilliant lifelike computer animation.
Release Date: 16 August 2010
Certificate: E - Exempt from Certification