Babylon Unveiled

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  • 2017
  • 1 Season

Babylon was one of the greatest of the ancient civilizations of Mesopotamia. We visit the ruins of Babylon in Iraq for the first time since the Iraq War in order to see the size and scope of this ancient marvel. Based on precise archeological data, the city's legendary characters and buildings are brought to life using the latest in 3D motion technology. Its grandeur could scarcely be believed.

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Seasons
The Tower of Babel
2. The Tower of Babel
December 1, 2017
In Part 2, we track a mysterious stele, which is the only artifact in the world known to contain the actual of name of the Tower of Babel. Also, we tell the story of the tower, the circumstances which led to its construction as well as how it was finally unearthed from underneath the sands of Iraq through the efforts of a single archeologist.
Babylon City and the Hanging Garden
1. Babylon City and the Hanging Garden
December 1, 2017
In Part 1, we explore the layout of Babylon, and recreate the city's streets in stunning stereoscopic detail through cutting edge computer graphics. We also learn of King Nebuchadnezzar, who led the city to greatness, and the Hanging Garden, one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World, as well as the beautiful love story behind the Garden's creation.
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Babylon was one of the greatest of the ancient civilizations of Mesopotamia. We visit the ruins of Babylon in Iraq for the first time since the Iraq War in order to see the size and scope of this ancient marvel. Based on precise archeological data, the city's legendary characters and buildings are brought to life using the latest in 3D motion technology. Its grandeur could scarcely be believed.

  • Premiere Date
    December 1, 2017