Empire Builders

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  • 2017
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From the Romans to the Raj, the Ottomans to the Incas, great empires have come and gone through the ages; but all have left behind extraordinary legacies, monuments, inventions and innovations that were so revolutionary that they changed the course of history.

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They Mayans
10. They Mayans
August 8, 2017
In this episode of Empire Builders we explore the remarkable history of one of the world's greatest ancient civilizations, the Maya, traveling through the remote jungles of Central America to discover the extraordinary history of the grandest and most spectacular cities inhabited by the Maya.
They Mayans
10. They Mayans
August 8, 2017
In this episode of Empire Builders we explore the remarkable history of one of the world's greatest ancient civilizations, the Maya, traveling through the remote jungles of Central America to discover the extraordinary history of the grandest and most spectacular cities inhabited by the Maya.
The Roman Empire
9. The Roman Empire
August 1, 2017
The Roman Empire was the most powerful economic, cultural, political and military force in the world of its time and became one of the largest empires in world history. In this episode we explore sites that defined the Roman Empire. Rome's empire was built on power and conquest. Its not surprising Rome's building methods were copied by successive European empires and still are today.
The Roman Empire
9. The Roman Empire
August 1, 2017
The Roman Empire was the most powerful economic, cultural, political and military force in the world of its time and became one of the largest empires in world history. In this episode we explore sites that defined the Roman Empire. Rome's empire was built on power and conquest. Its not surprising Rome's building methods were copied by successive European empires and still are today.
The American Empire
8. The American Empire
July 25, 2017
From the Declaration of Independence at Independence Hall, through to tech solutions of Silicon Valley: America has shaped the world we live in, all the while shaping its own identity through the iconic buildings and structures that chart the nation's history.
The American Empire
8. The American Empire
July 25, 2017
From the Declaration of Independence at Independence Hall, through to tech solutions of Silicon Valley: America has shaped the world we live in, all the while shaping its own identity through the iconic buildings and structures that chart the nation's history.
The Spanish Empire
7. The Spanish Empire
July 18, 2017
Until the 15th century, Spain was in many ways an unremarkable European country and only an object of conquest. But by the 15th century Spain was a devoutly Christian and Catholic country and its monarchy then produced a series of ambitious and powerful leaders. In this episode of Empire Builders we explore ten sites that chart the rise of this crusading Catholic empire.
The Spanish Empire
7. The Spanish Empire
July 18, 2017
Until the 15th century, Spain was in many ways an unremarkable European country and only an object of conquest. But by the 15th century Spain was a devoutly Christian and Catholic country and its monarchy then produced a series of ambitious and powerful leaders. In this episode of Empire Builders we explore ten sites that chart the rise of this crusading Catholic empire.
Japan
6. Japan
July 11, 2017
In this episode of Empire Builders we explore the remarkable history of one of the world's most unique and diverse ancient cultures, Japan, traveling through time to explore the past 1500 years of Japan's history through 10 of its most famous and spectacular buildings.
Japan
6. Japan
July 11, 2017
In this episode of Empire Builders we explore the remarkable history of one of the world's most unique and diverse ancient cultures, Japan, traveling through time to explore the past 1500 years of Japan's history through 10 of its most famous and spectacular buildings.
The British Empire
5. The British Empire
July 4, 2017
In the 18th century, European powers combed the South Seas, searching out unexplored lands, treasures, and people. British ships, commanded by celebrated navigators, such as Captain James Cook, led the way. British sea power led to discoveries that would lay the foundations for its empire. In this episode, we explore 10 sites that made history, and chart the rise and fall of the British empire.
The British Empire
5. The British Empire
July 4, 2017
In the 18th century, European powers combed the South Seas, searching out unexplored lands, treasures, and people. British ships, commanded by celebrated navigators, such as Captain James Cook, led the way. British sea power led to discoveries that would lay the foundations for its empire. In this episode, we explore 10 sites that made history, and chart the rise and fall of the British empire.
Kings of Europe - France, The Habsburgs & The Russian Tsars
4. Kings of Europe - France, The Habsburgs & The Russian Tsars
June 27, 2017
In this episode we explore the historic legacy of three of Europe's greatest powers, the French, Russian and Habsburg Empires. Their royal palaces, cathedrals, and other great buildings of the 16th to early 20th centuries, are some of the world's most remarkable and spectacular cultural monuments, and memorialize in stone the dramatic history of the rise and fall of Imperial Europe.
Kings of Europe - France, The Habsburgs & The Russian Tsars
4. Kings of Europe - France, The Habsburgs & The Russian Tsars
June 27, 2017
In this episode we explore the historic legacy of three of Europe's greatest powers, the French, Russian and Habsburg Empires. Their royal palaces, cathedrals, and other great buildings of the 16th to early 20th centuries, are some of the world's most remarkable and spectacular cultural monuments, and memorialize in stone the dramatic history of the rise and fall of Imperial Europe.
Byzantium, Crusaders and Venice
3. Byzantium, Crusaders and Venice
June 20, 2017
In this episode explore sites that made history. We visit Bryzantium's greatest church, the Haghia Sophia in modern day Istanbul, the Crusaders' greatest fortress, and many more. A true showcase of the Venetian Empire at its peak. Together through these great sites, and others we chart the rise and fall of the great Christian empires of Byzantium, the Crusades and Venice.
Byzantium, Crusaders and Venice
3. Byzantium, Crusaders and Venice
June 20, 2017
In this episode explore sites that made history. We visit Bryzantium's greatest church, the Haghia Sophia in modern day Istanbul, the Crusaders' greatest fortress, and many more. A true showcase of the Venetian Empire at its peak. Together through these great sites, and others we chart the rise and fall of the great Christian empires of Byzantium, the Crusades and Venice.
Ottomans, Mughals and Moors
2. Ottomans, Mughals and Moors
June 13, 2017
In the seventh century, a great new religion was born and rose up in the deserts of what is now Saudi Arabia. Within 200 years, the religion had spread throughout the Middle East and North Africa, and even through the Mughal's to India. In this episode of Empire Builders, we explore ten sites that made history as we chart the rise and fall of these great Muslim empires.
Ottomans, Mughals and Moors
2. Ottomans, Mughals and Moors
June 13, 2017
In the seventh century, a great new religion was born and rose up in the deserts of what is now Saudi Arabia. Within 200 years, the religion had spread throughout the Middle East and North Africa, and even through the Mughal's to India. In this episode of Empire Builders, we explore ten sites that made history as we chart the rise and fall of these great Muslim empires.
The Ancient Egyptians
1. The Ancient Egyptians
June 6, 2017
Travel through time to appreciate 3000 years of ancient Egyptian history through the amazing stories of ten of its most famous and spectacular buildings. It's a journey of discovery that will take us to ancient Egypt's greatest pyramids and obelisks, and its most magnificent temples and tombs.
The Ancient Egyptians
1. The Ancient Egyptians
June 6, 2017
Travel through time to appreciate 3000 years of ancient Egyptian history through the amazing stories of ten of its most famous and spectacular buildings. It's a journey of discovery that will take us to ancient Egypt's greatest pyramids and obelisks, and its most magnificent temples and tombs.
Description

From the Romans to the Raj, the Ottomans to the Incas, great empires have come and gone through the ages; but all have left behind extraordinary legacies, monuments, inventions and innovations that were so revolutionary that they changed the course of history. Empire Builders is a series that is currently running and has 1 seasons (20 episodes). The series first aired on June 6, 2017.

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Empire Builders is available for streaming on the MagellanTV; Magellan TV website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch Empire Builders on demand at Amazon Prime and Amazon.

  • Premiere Date
    June 6, 2017