The Ancient World (TV series)

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The Ancient World
Genre Documentary
Country of origin United Kingdom
Original language(s) English
No. of series 1
No. of episodes 7
Production
Running time 105 minutes
Distributor Channel 4
Release
Original release 2004

The Ancient World is a series of documentaries presented by historian Bettany Hughes[1] that gives viewers a personal take on ancient world cultures. The documentaries aired on Channel 4[2] network over a period of eight years and were packaged with new introductions as "Bettany Hughes' Ancient World".

Episode list[edit]

Title no of Episodes Air Date Duration
The Spartans 3 17 November 2002 02:38:19
The Minoans 2 23 October 2004 01:42:06
When the Moors Ruled in Europe 2 5 November 2005 01:42:06
Athens: the Truth about Democracy 2 21 July 2007 01:37:02
Engineering Ancient Egypt 2 2008 01:43:43
Helen of Troy 2 14 April 2010 01:42:45
Alexandria: the Greatest City 1 24 March 2010 00:50:30

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Site offline for maintenance". Heritage-key.com. Retrieved 2012-08-17. [dead link]
  2. ^ "The Ancient World with Bettany Hughes - Episode Guide". Channel 4. Retrieved 2012-08-17.