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More than 3,000 years ago a mysterious civilization rose from nothing, created an unstoppable army and built an empire that rivaled Egypt and Babylon. Yet, just as it was at the height of its powers, the great empire suddenly vanished from history.This is
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Dr Gus Casely-Hayford explores the pre-colonial history of some of Africa's most important kingdoms.The African continent is home to nearly a billion people. It has an incredible diversity of communities and cultures, yet we know less of its history than
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How did ancient Egyptians build the Great Pyramid at Giza, joining two million blocks of heavy stone with amazing precision? Who were the leaders who built these enormous structures, and what did these tombs signify? Host David Macaulay explores the histo
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The Royal Library of Alexandria, or Ancient Library of Alexandria, in Alexandria, Egypt, was the largest and most significant great library of the ancient world. It flourished under the patronage of the Ptolemaic dynasty and functioned as a major center o
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The man who uncovered the greatest find of the century King Tut's Tomb, suffered a strange fate amidst unlikely events.