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The Nero files
DVD
2019
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Take a closer look at the life and legend of Nero, the infamous Roman emperor, as a forensics profiler attempts to find out what history may have gotten wrong about his alleged tyranny.

Scanning the pyramids
DVD
2018
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In November 2017, the Scan Pyramids research team announced they had made a historic discovery, using cutting-edge, non-invasive technology, they discovered several new cavities within the Great Pyramid. This is the bigg...

Egypt's darkest hour
DVD
2019
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Using the latest tools in forensic science, computer modeling, and medical imaging, this doc examines what really caused the great Egyptian Empire to collapse 4,000 years ago and what that might tell researchers about to...

Hannibal in the Alps
DVD
2018
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Hannibal, one of history's most famous generals, achieved what the Romans thought to be impossible. With a vast army of 30,000 troops, 15,000 horses, and 37 war elephants, he crossed the mighty Alps in only 16 days to la...

Bones of the Buddha
DVD
2013
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Did a nineteenth century British landowner really discover gold, jewels, and the charred bones of the Lord Buddha in an underground chamber on his estate? Is the site of this discovery the legendary lost city of Kapilava...

Secrets of the dead. Voyage of the courtesans
DVD
2005
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Documentary on the passage of the ship Lady Julia from Great Britain to Australia, its passengers female offenders sent to "aid" male colonists at Botany Bay. Compares the lives of the women with those of their descendan...

Vampire legend
DVD
2016
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Bram Stoker penned his gothic horror Dracula and popularized the vampire myth, but evidence now suggests those myths originating in England, not Eastern Europe. Oxford professor John Blair follows clues that offer insigh...

World war speed methamphetamines in World War II
DVD
2019
3 available of 3 items

It's long been known that German soldiers used methamphetamine called Pervitin in the Second World War. But have tales of Nazis on speed obscured the other side of the story: the massive use of stimulants by British and ...

Bugging Hitler's soldiers
DVD
2013
4 available of 4 items

Spied upon by MI 19 in a bugging operation of unprecedented scale and cunning, 4,000 German POW's revealed their inner thoughts about the Third Reich and let slip military secrets that helped the Allies win WWII.

The woman in the iron coffin
DVD
2018
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In 2011, construction workers were shocked to uncover the remains of a woman in an abandoned lot in Queens, New York. Follow forensic archaeologist Scott Warnasch and a team of historians and scientists as they investiga...

Battle for the Bible
DVD
2007
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Explores the dramatic, violent and world-shaking story of the most famous and widely-read book in history-- the Bible in English.

Death on the railroad
DVD
2013
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In 1832, 57 young men from Ireland boarded a ship to America, leaving behind an impoverished country in hopes of a better life. Arriving healthy, all were dead in eight weeks. Did they all die due to a cholera pandemic a...

Dick Cavett's Watergate
DVD
2014
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This offers a unique opportunity to mark the 40th anniversary of a defining moment in American history. From 1972 to 1974 the Watergate scandal unfolded on The Dick Cavett Show, as Cavett interviewed nearly every major ...

Lost ships of Rome
DVD
2010
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In 2009, a team of marine archaeologists carrying out a sonar survey of the seabed around the remote Italian island of Ventotene made an astonishing discovery. The wrecks of five ancient Roman ships were found in pristin...

King Arthur's lost kingdom
DVD
2019
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Professor Alice Roberts uses archaeological discoveries to piece together a turning point in Britain's history. The key to her quest is the excavation of a stone palace in Cornwall, long believed to be the birthplace of ...

Resurrecting Richard III
DVD
2014
3 available of 3 items

In 2011, a group of amateur historians made an incredible archaeological find: the bones of King Richard III, hunchbacked, with an arrow through the spine. Now, scientists are testing the bones to find out more about the...

After Stonehenge
DVD
2016
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Archaeologists have long believed that while the Egyptians were building pyramids 3,000 years ago, nothing was happening in Western Europe, but a new discovery shows something far different. Five years ago, the remains o...

Slave ship mutiny
DVD
2010
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The Meermin set sail from Madagascar en route to South Africa in 1766 with a Dutch crew and human cargo, slaves bound for hard labor building the Dutch colony, Cape Town. The slaves, led by a man named Massavana, mutinie...

Secrets of the dead. Lost in the Amazon
DVD
2011
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What happened to famed adventurer Colonel Percy Fawcett who went looking for the Lost City of 'Z,' in the Amazon in 1925 and disappeared in the jungles of Brazil forever? New archaeological digs, the science behind the d...

Teotihuacan's lost kings
DVD
2016
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Follow a team of international scientists documenting an archeological sensation: the exploration of royal tombs beneath the ancient Mexican city of Teotihuacǹ. Not much is known about this long-lost society. When arche...

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