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Michael Lynch
Documentary telling the story of the spectacular discovery of an ancient Egyptian tomb in the Valley of the Kings in 2005. Tomb KV63 was the first ancient tomb to be discovered in the valley since Howard Carter unearthed Tutankhamen's tomb in 1922. The burial site, next door to Tutankhamen's, revealed a golden casket which archaeologists believe could be that of the legendary pharaoh's child bride
Eminent classical historian Robin Lane Fox embarks on a journey in search of the origins of the Greek myths. He firmly believes that these fantastical stories lie at the root of western culture, and yet little is known about where the myths of the Greek gods came from, and how they grew.
classical  worldgreecegreek mythologyliterature
Peter Nicholson
The documentary tells the story of the eruption from the point of view of assorted inhabitants of Pompeii and Herculaneum whose names and occupations are known, including a local politician and his family, a fuller, his wife, and two gladiators.
archaeologyclassical worldforensicshistorypompeii
Can the remains of a Greek athlete tell us about the world of ancient sports? "The First Olympians" uses forensics, special effects and reconstructions to bring us back in time to the sanctuary of Zeus at Olympia. Find out everything about the sports and lifestyles of athletes in Ancient Greece.
ancient greeceancient olympicsforensicsgeneticsgreecemedicineolympicssport
The most iconic of the royal tombs however was built as the tomb for Khufu. Located at Giza, the Great Pyramid is the last of the ‘Seven Wonders of the Ancient World’ that still survives. Although built to be the tomb of Pharaoh Khufu, his actual tomb was never found.
ancient egyptarchitecturebuilt environmentegyptegyptian pyramidspyramids
Julian Richards
It is unique in the Roman World. A spectacular and complex stone barrier measuring 74 miles long, and up to 15 feet high and 10 feet thick. For 300 years Hadrian's Wall stood as the Roman Empire's most imposing frontier and one of the unsung wonders of the ancient world.
ancient historyancient romearchaeologyclassical worldhadrian's wallhistory
Documentary. What killed King Tutankhamun? An epic detective story that uncovers the extraordinary truth of the boy behind the golden mask.
ancient egyptancient historyancient worldegyptgeneticshistorymedicinesciencetutankhamun
Classicist Dr Michael Scott uncovers the strange, alien world of the ancient Greeks, exploring the lives of the people who gave us democracy, architecture, philosophy, language, literature and sport.
ancient greececlassical historyclassical worlddemocracygreecephilosophy
Classicist Dr Michael Scott, explores the legacies of the Ancient Greeks, what they have given us today, and asks why these legacies have lasted through time.
ancient greececlassical historyclassical worlddemocracygreecephilosophy

An Intelligent Person's Guide to Classics

Peter Jones , Gerald Duckworth & Co , 1999
Aims to outline the history of the period covered by the Classics; to indicate briefly how the literature and remains of the ancient world have been preserved and revealed; and to discuss aspects of Greek and Roman life and thought.
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