Tag: civilisation

First Civilizations - Trade episode 4

First Civilizations – Trade episode 4

The finale episode, First Civilizations - Trade episode 4,  examines an ancient civilization unlike any other, that of the Indus Valley. Rather than imposing order through war or religion, it relied on the free flow of trade. The exchange of goods promoted wealth, co-operation and trust.  A look at the first human civilizations, which emerged ...

First Civilizations - Cities

First Civilizations – Cities episode 3

On First Civilizations - Cities episode 3, view the birthplace of civilization: the Middle East, site of the world's first villages, towns and cities, from the hills of Turkey to the plains of Iraq. They were crucibles of invention and innovation-turbo-charging the pace of progress. A look at the first human civilizations, which emerged in the ...

Hunt for Atlantis

Hunt for Atlantis

Join us in this Smithsonian Channel documentary as we detail a devastating natural disaster and the cataclysmic events that changed history and inspired a myth.

The Age of Iron

Ancient Worlds – The Age of Iron ep.2

 In the new age of iron, civilisation would re-emerge, tempered in the flames of conflict, tougher and more resilient than ever before.

Ancient Worlds

Ancient Worlds – Come Together ep.1

Ancient Worlds is an illuminating and spectacular six-part odyssey tracing the development of Western civilization – from the first cities of Mesopotamia to the fall of the Roman Empire.

East to West- Between Two Rivers Ep.1

East to West- Between Two Rivers Ep.1

East to West is an exciting seven part series charting the birth of a flourishing civilisation in the Near and Middle East, and its dynamic influence on the West.