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From Olympian gods to great conquering armies, explore the lives of the early Greeks. Ancient Greece (WT) is a series that is currently running and has 1 seasons (9 episodes). The series first aired on February 21, 2005.

Ancient Greece (WT) is available for streaming on the HISTORY Vault website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch Ancient Greece (WT) on demand at Amazon Prime, History Vault online.

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1 Season, 9 Episodes
February 21, 2005
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Ancient Greece (WT) Full Episode Guide

  • The Ancient Greeks laid a foundation that has supported nearly 3000 years of European history, from philosophers and Olympian gods to great conquering armies and the beginnings of democracy.

  • The Ancient Greeks laid a foundation that has supported nearly 3000 years of European history, including philosophers, Olympian gods, the beginnings of democracy, and great conquering armies.

  • The Greek gods acted like a dysfunctional feuding family, often displaying near-human frailties. Visit magnificent monuments and temples to see how the gods' changing faces reflected the advancement of the Greeks.

  • An examination of ancient Greek weapons of mass destruction, including a catapult that could launch a 25-pound missile over a quarter of a mile, deadly poisoned arrows, and Archimedes' infamous "burning mirror."

  • In 327 B.C., Alexander the Great leads his armies into India against Greece, where he faces one of the most difficult tactical challenges any ground commander can confront.

  • Aphrodisias, a magnificent city of marble forgotten until the mid-20th century, is one of the best-preserved sites in the Classical World. Watch as the city is recreated by a team of historical detectives.

  • Josh Bernstein travels to a city in northern Turkey that might prove The Iliad -- an epic tale of gods, soldiers, and a decade-long fight over the most beautiful woman in the world -- was more than a work of fiction.

  • A clay tablet baked by apocalyptic fires; stone fortresses built miles above sea level; hieroglyphs that tell of a terrifying invasion. Can these clues explain the greatest cataclysm of the ancient world?

  • In 1991, vacationing German hikers stumbled onto one of the most remarkable finds in the history of archaeology: the perfectly preserved body of a 5,000-year old man. Discover the secrets revealed by the Iceman.