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Ancient Black Ops Season 1

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Season 01, Episode 01 Assassins

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Oct 8, 2014
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Assassins Oct 8, 2014 The true story of the Assassins. Originally a persecuted band of Ismailis, a Shi’ite Muslim sect, they found themselves vastly outnumbered by the Sunnis of medieval Persia. So they developed a special way of fighting back - killing their enemies’ leaders by using stealth, infiltration and their skills with a dagger (image shows an assassin receiving a dagger for his first mission in Persia). They would go on to murder the King of the Crusaders on the eve of his coronation.

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Season 01, Episode 02 Spartans

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Oct 16, 2014
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Spartans Oct 16, 2014 How the training of the Spartan 300 is bizarrely similar to that of today’s special forces. Here we see the distinctive Spartan helmet (pictured) protects them from spear thrusts and sword strikes. Within this battled hardened group of of warriors was an elite of the elite- the Krypteia – a secret death squad. The story goes that they set out to kill the invading Persian Emperor.

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Season 01, Episode 03 The Sicarii

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Oct 22, 2014
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The Sicarii Oct 22, 2014 The specialist hit squads that wreaked havoc against the Roman invaders in Jerusalem. This deadly band of stealthy assassins would eventually be cornered in the mighty hilltop fortress of Masada. What happened next has horrified and fascinated the world ever since. Image shows the ruins at Masada with the Dead Sea in background.

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Season 01, Episode 04 The Ghost Warrior

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Oct 29, 2014
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The Ghost Warrior Oct 29, 2014 The Germanic Ghost Warriors were one of the first special forces trained to fight specifically at night. They emerged out of the fiercely independent tribes of Germania, the wild lands to the North of the Roman Empire. When a huge Roman Army came to conquer their territory, the Ghost Warriors helped inflict the worst defeat in Roman history.

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Season 01, Episode 05 Viking Berserkers

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Nov 5, 2014
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Viking Berserkers Nov 5, 2014 The Viking Beserkers were the elite shock-troops of Viking warlords. Fuelled by alcohol, religious fervour and possibly hallucinogenic magic mushrooms, they believed they could adopt the spirits of wild animals. One single Viking Beserker, after working himself up into a frenzy, held up an entire Saxon army with just an axe.

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Season 01, Episode 06 The Varangian Guard

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Nov 12, 2014
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The Varangian Guard Nov 12, 2014 A look at the story of the Varangian Guard, the elite bodyguards of the Byzantine Emperor.

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Season 01, Episode 07 Aztec Eagle Warriors

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Nov 19, 2014
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Aztec Eagle Warriors Nov 19, 2014 A look at the story of what happened when 2 planes ended up on a collision course above Brazil.

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Season 01, Episode 08 Hawaiian Koa Warriors

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Nov 26, 2014
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Hawaiian Koa Warriors Nov 26, 2014 A look at the formidable Hawaiian Koa Warriors trained in the art of Loa, Hawaii's own martial arts.

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Season 01, Episode 09 Ninja

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Dec 3, 2014
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Ninja Dec 3, 2014 The history of Ninja's, who first were a division of Japan's greatest Shogun.

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Season 01, Episode 10 The 47 Ronin

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Dec 10, 2014
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The 47 Ronin Dec 10, 2014 A look at the group of 47 Ronin - dishonoured Samurais who had lost their status.

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