Ancient Top 10

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  • 2017
  • 1 Season

"Ancient Top 10" counts down the most fascinating aspects of the ancient world, from fearsome dictators and lethal weapons to impressive metropolises and lasting mysteries.

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Ancient Sieges
10. Ancient Sieges
September 15, 2017
The great empires of the ancient world were created through war, and some of the most defining battles were fought through siege warfare. The legendary battle of Troy, the incredibly advanced weapons of Archimedes at the battle of Syracuse, and the beginning of the fall of Rome. These are moments in history that will never be forgotten. But which Top 10 siege will top our list for being the most devastating?
Ancient Ships
9. Ancient Ships
September 15, 2017
The ancient world is home to some of the most sophisticated and advanced ships the world has ever seen. The designs and construction of these monsters of the oceans appear impossible, but still, these ships sailed the seven seas thousands of years ago!
Greatest Ancient Monuments
8. Greatest Ancient Monuments
September 15, 2017
The greatest monuments of the ancient world show more than wealth, they show power. An adversary not to be messed with.
Secrets of Egypt
7. Secrets of Egypt
September 8, 2017
Think you know everything about Ancient Egypt? The secrets surrounding this incredible civilization have endured for millennia. The riddles of the Sphinx; Mummification; the Pyramids--the discoveries of Egypt have been among the highest profile archaeological finds in history.
Rome's Greatest Hits
6. Rome's Greatest Hits
September 8, 2017
Rome. This incredible civilization forged the world as we know it, creating some of the most technologically advanced engineering of antiquity that is still in use today. Such ingenious inventions include: super powered concrete, aqueducts stretching for miles, and sophisticated mining techniques that were years ahead of their time.
Greatest Ancient Metropolises
5. Greatest Ancient Metropolises
September 8, 2017
Behind every great empire there is a central metropolis, driving expansion and governing the great empires that called these cities home -- hubs of technology, politics, engineering and massive populations comparable to cities of today.
Ancient Mysteries
4. Ancient Mysteries
September 8, 2017
Think you know the ancient world? Think again. To this day, there are still mysteries surrounding the ancients that have us questioning what we know about these incredible civilizations. Secrets that demonstrate incredible technology comparable to our own.
Ancient Greek Tech
3. Ancient Greek Tech
April 7, 2017
The ancient Greeks are credited in the western world for inventing philosophy, democracy, and...robotics? Pioneering technological inventors, the ancient Greeks created inventions that were seemingly impossible: an ancient death ray constructed by Archimedes, Heron's automatic doors, Philon's ingenious use of robotics.
Total Dictators
2. Total Dictators
April 7, 2017
Greed, genocide, political manipulation and murder most foul -- these dictators would stop at nothing to make sure their names went down in history as the greatest rulers to have ever lived. Julius Caesar, Genghis Khan, Attila the Hun, Cleopatra -- they are the names you know, with the facts you don't.
Most Lethal Weapon
1. Most Lethal Weapon
May 13, 2017
Throughout human history, mankind has strived to create new and inventive ways of killing. Countries conquered and empires shattered on the backs of the most lethal weapons.

"Ancient Top 10" counts down the most fascinating aspects of the ancient world, from fearsome dictators and lethal weapons to impressive metropolises and lasting mysteries. Ancient Top 10 is a series that is currently running and has 1 seasons (10 episodes). The series first aired on May 13, 2017.

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  • Premiere Date
    May 13, 2017