Ancient History

Find out more about ancient history, a time-period which spans 5000 years of human history. This page covers all of Ancient History between 4,000 BC to around 500 AD.
Egypt Uncovered is a 5-part documentary series examining ancient Egypt. Where did this great ancient civilization's wealth come from and how did Egypt become one of the greatest empires the world had ever seen?
One of the most iconic personalities in history, Alexander the Great was also one of its greatest commanders, who expanded his father's realm from Macedonia to Egypt and India. This miniseries explores the legacy of Alexander the Great.
Narrated by Academy Award Winner Jeremy Irons, this two hour documentary brings the fascinating history of the ancient Hittites empire to life through expert interviews, stunning cinematography and visual effects.