Channel 4 - The Ancient World (2004)
PDTV | 704 x 400 | .AVI/XviD @ 1898 Kbps | 7x~50mn | English MP3 160 Kbps, 2 channels | 7.65 GB
Genre: Documentary, History
Historian Bettany Hughes gives her personal take on the diverse cultures of the ancient world in this 2010 documentary series on More 4. The series begins with an examination of Alexandria, the city founded by Alexander the Great in 332 BC to become the world’s first global centre of culture. The programme explores Alexandria’s role as a powerhouse of science and learning, and focuses on the female mathematician, astronomer and philosopher Hypatia, the subject of the feature film Agora, starring Rachel Weisz.