Ancient Mysteries Season 1
S01 E01Jan 2, 2016
The Search for Atlantis Jan 2, 2016 The legend of Atlantis is a story which endures the test of time. The tale of an island metropolis sinking beneath the ocean never to be seen again. Could such a civilization be real?
S01 E02Feb 19, 2016
Episode 2 Feb 19, 2016 Ever since it was uncovered, Tutʼs tomb and burial has baffled archaeologists. Now, we follow the evidence that has led to the stunning theory that it was originally built to house Nefertiti. And we join the experts as they forensically analyse the tomb, and hunt down the clues to solve this 3500-year-old mystery.
S01 E03Feb 19, 2016
Episode 3 Feb 19, 2016 Documentary which follows scientists and archaeologists who believe they have uncovered evidence that could lead them to the remains of one of the most magnificent cities ever created in the ancient world, Pi-Ramesses, built by the most powerful Pharaoh of Ancient Egypt, Ramesses the Great.
S01 E04Apr 7, 2016
Episode 4 Apr 7, 2016 History series. The fabled island that vanished beneath the waves is one of the greatest enigmas of the ancient world. Described by Plato, Atlantis was initially thought to be just myth and legend. But could the lost civilization be real?
S01 E05May 12, 2016
Search for the Holy Grail May 12, 2016 Documentary examining the possible whereabouts of the ancient Christian relic, reputed to be the cup that Jesus drank from at the Last Supper and that received His blood at the Crucifixion. In 2014, historian Margarita Torres discovered two Arabic parchments recording the journey of Christ's cup from Jerusalem to Spain in 1055. One parchment states that the cup arrived in Spain with a piece missing. The onyx cup in Leon's San Isidora basilica matches this description. In Leon, Torres finds further evidence that this may be the Holy Grail in a medieval painting of the Supper
S01 E06May 19, 2016
Dead Sea Treasure Map May 19, 2016 In 1952, a team of archaeologists discovered what was to become known as the Copper Scroll in a cave high above the Dead Sea. It was classified as a Dead Sea Scroll, but was not regarded a treasure map rather than a biblical text - and the riches it listed are estimated to be worth $3billion. In this programme, experts travel to Israel, Egypt and Rome, attempting to solve the greatest treasure hunt ever set.
Incredible Monuments Of Rome Incredible Monuments of Rome: They stand today as testaments to the glory and grandeur of Ancient Rome, but there were many outrageous, lewd and murderous acts which took place.
Ancient Prophecy Ancient Prophecy looks at the apparent ability of certain people to gaze into the future, exploring what many consider to be the most mysterious writings of all time - the works of the prophet Nostradamus, and his chillingly accurate predictions.
Secrets Of The Aztec Empire Present day Mexico City sits atop what once was a great civilization, the Aztec Empire. Discover how present-day Mexico sits upon what was once one of the greatest civilisations ever to exist. The Aztec Empire was revived by utility workers digging a ditch in Mexico City whose discovery of a decorated stone led to bigger and more revealing finds.
Legends Of The Arabian Nights Searching for the origins of the "Arabian Nights" stories, also called "The Thousand and One Nights." Included is a look at the presence of magic in the legends. Also: the tales of Aladdin, Sinbad and Ali Baba are examined. Host: Leonard Nimoy.
Lost City Of Pirates Roam the high seas in search of adventure and booty with Blackbeard the pirate and female buccaneers like Annie Boney. Visit a sunken city once known as the wickedest place on earth and learn the true story of the pirates of Port Royal.
Ancient Rome And Its Mysterious Cities This episode explores the hidden treasures of these ancestors and investigates how their legacy lasted so long. In a world of frequent invasions and competition among warring tribes, the cities of the Romans were a stamp of solidity and order.
The Knights Templar Investigate the riches of the legendary Knights of Templar; employed for an ample fee to protect Christians making pilgrimages to the Holy Land. This episode attempts to discover whether the knights were protectors of the Holy Grail and if they were descendants of Jesus.