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Combining popular history with adventure and travel, historian Michael Wood embarks on an odyssey of discovery, following the ancient triumphal march of Alexander of Macedonia from Greece to India, to bring us the truth behind one of history's most famous and enigmatic heroes.
Follows archaeologists as they seek clues to the origins and achievements of ancient Polynesian seafarers. Shows the excavation of a powerful voyaging canoe on the Tahitian island of Huahine, early sailing routes in Fiji, and traces of Hawaii's first settlers on Molokai. Travels with Mau Piailug as he and his crew sail a replica of an original Polynesian canoe from Hawaii to Tahiti--2500 miles across the ocean without benefit of sextant, compass, or any other Western navigational instrument.
Groundbreaking six-part series reveals ancient Rome's hidden treasures and untold stories as never before. From iconic figures including Caligula, Caesar, and Constantine to epic events such as the eruption of Vesuvius, the invasion of Britain, and fall of Rome.