The Other Side of Genius

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  • 2011
  • 1 Season

Over the course of time there have been names that stand out above others. They may not have been royalty but they are remembered to this day for standing out during their time period. Archimedes, Leonardo Di Vinci, and Genghis Khan are just a few of the famous lives that are studied in this program. Find out what drove them, what their goals were, and if they felt like they were successful before they died.

The Other Side of Genius
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The Genius of Saqqara
4. The Genius of Saqqara
December 22, 2011
The famous step pyramid of Saqqara is regarded as the first monumental stone structure in world history. The grandiose tomb is the work of Imhotep, a brilliant architect who helped Egyptian civilization make a great leap forward.
Leonardo's Dream
3. Leonardo's Dream
December 22, 2011
During the first years of Renaissance, a brilliant and stubborn boy dared to defy God, the nature and all men of its time by trying to make a reality out of the greatest of dream of all: "the human flight". His name was Leonardo da Vinci.
The King of the Wind
2. The King of the Wind
December 21, 2011
Genghis Khan was one of the most impressive political leaders in history. Next to his merciless brutality as a field marshal, it was above all his human abilities which led him to the top of a global empire.
Archimedes: The Man Who Raised the World
1. Archimedes: The Man Who Raised the World
December 22, 2011
Archimedes of Syracuse was the greatest mathematical genius of Antiquity and one of its most productive inventors. His discoveries stamped the development of mathematics, physics and technology for centuries.
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Over the course of time there have been names that stand out above others. They may not have been royalty but they are remembered to this day for standing out during their time period. Archimedes, Leonardo Di Vinci, and Genghis Khan are just a few of the famous lives that are studied in this program. Find out what drove them, what their goals were, and if they felt like they were successful before they died.

  • Premiere Date
    December 22, 2011