Viking Voyages: Wings of the Dragon is a documentary focused on The Vikings and their specialized dragon ships. Relive the time when the Viking dragon – an emblem of terror and devastation – flew from the shores of Scandinavia, across seas and rivers, to the rest of Europe and beyond.
Dan Carlin's Hardcore History episode 58: The Kings of Kings part three! This final Kings of Kings part is jam-packed with historical wars and historical figures; Xerxes, the Spartans, the Immortals, Alexander the Great, scythed chariots and several of the greatest battles in history makes it way into Kings of Kings III - episode 58 of Dan Carlin's Hardcore History.
The chateau of Versailles is believed to have been a dirty palace: a place where everyone tossed the contents of their chamber pots from the windows above. Yet during the chateau’s construction, Louis XIV had given thought to commodities, and several public latrines were built as well as a very modern water system. So where did this bad reputation come from?
Written and hosted by Terry Jones, Medieval Lives documents 8 different Medieval personalities with the intent of separating myth from reality. Each of the half-hour documentary episodes uses humor and re-enactment to illustrate how these Medieval lives might have been led.
The legend of blood sucking vampires has captured peoples’ imagination for generations. A crack team of archaeologists and forensic scientists have uncovered hard evidence for the existence of the legend. We follow them on their investigative trail to find out who the vampire victims were and what they might have looked like.
What are the oldest mummies in the world? Ancient Egypt was considered to be the origin of the practice of mummification. In Chile, however, spectacular graves containing mummies a thousand years older than those of the Egyptians, are being unearthed.
Presented by acclaimed historian Dan Jones, this four-part documentary series reveals the true history of the Wars of the Roses. Scripted reenactments combined with Jones's unique storytelling to bring to life a tale of human frailties, rivalries, forced hands, and sheer luck that changed Britain and the monarchy forever.