In the Footsteps of Alexander the Great

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  • 1998
  • 1 Season
  • 8.4  (442)

In the footsteps of Alexander the Great is an investigative documentary series that explores and uncovers amazing facts about one of the most famous historical figures of all time. The show takes viewers to several important locations involved in the life and death of the world conqueror and uses clever storytelling to educate, thrill, and review different events that shaped the world at the time. The series separates fact from fiction and provides an intense look at one of the more prominent men of ancient times by uncover new or relevant information to provide an insightful look at the life of the legend.

In the Footsteps of Alexander the Great
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Seasons
To the Ends of the Earth
4. To the Ends of the Earth
August 4, 1998
Alexander's reign came to an end when he was just 32 years old. Michael Wood explores the odd end to an epic story.
Across the Hindu Kush
3. Across the Hindu Kush
July 28, 1998
A historical journey meets present-day strife when Michael Wood encounters a siege in Kabul. Hiring armed guards, Wood continues Alexander's trail through Central Asia.
Lord of Asia
2. Lord of Asia
July 21, 1998
When the going gets tough, Michael Wood enlists help from Iranian guides as he travels through the Zagros Mountains, Susa, and Persepolis, hearing ancient folktales about Alexander the Great along the way.
Son of God
1. Son of God
July 14, 1998
Alexander the Great was only 21 when he gained control of the throne. Michael Wood explores Alexander's life before coming to power, and the years immediately following.
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In the footsteps of Alexander the Great is an investigative documentary series that explores and uncovers amazing facts about one of the most famous historical figures of all time. The show takes viewers to several important locations involved in the life and death of the world conqueror and uses clever storytelling to educate, thrill, and review different events that shaped the world at the time. The series separates fact from fiction and provides an intense look at one of the more prominent men of ancient times by uncover new or relevant information to provide an insightful look at the life of the legend.

  • Premiere Date
    July 14, 1998
  • IMDB Rating
    8.4  (442)