Aphrodisias, a magnificent city forgotten until the mid-20th century, is one of the best-preserved sites in the Classical World. Watch as the city is recreated by a team of historical detectives.
20,000 workers toiled to create India's astounding Taj Mahal, but what we see of it today is only a fraction of what was originally erected.
During the heyday of piracy, they sailed the Caribbean in search of booty. From the icy docks of Bristol to the tropical paradise of the Caribbean, discover the incredible world of the buccaneers.
Ivan the Terrible, Russia's first Tsar, led a brutal and unpredictable life. Piece together clues to what Ivan's Russia looked like and peer into the world of Russia's Terrible Tsar.
Airships flew years before the Wright Brothers, yet they have been largely forgotten. Discover the shining future of air travel that never came to be.
Was Robert Louis Stevenson's horror story fantasy or was it based on a series of blood-curdling episodes that took place in the town of Edinburgh?
Located on a rocky plateau overlooking the Dead Sea, Masada was designed to withstand any invader, it became the scene of one of history's most bloody sieges... a siege that ended in mass suicide.
Follow a team of historical detectives as they use evidence from recent excavations, scientific studies, and historical documents to piece together clues about how the Soviet Union looked during Josef Stalin's rule.
Follow a team of historical detectives as they use evidence from recent excavations to piece together clues to determine what the ancient Hittite empire might have looked like.
Using evidence from excavations, scientific studies, historical document and computer graphics, the team pieces together clues as to what Al Capone's 1920's Chicago looked like.
Follow a team of historical detectives as they examine the Western European locations that were raided and plundered by fearsome Viking warriors in the 8th century.
The Wild West was an era of American growth fueled by lawless gambling towns, frenzied gold rushes, and legendary racketeers. But what did that time period actually look like?
The construction of the "unsinkable" Titanic in Belfast required an army of workers and the resources, facilities, and unique docks of a purpose-built and long forgotten "Titanic Town."
Herod, king of Judea, was famous for laying the foundations for the city of Jerusalem. Watch as Herod's impressive projects are charted, including his masterpiece, Herod's Temple.
As the Cold War reached its boiling point the US made plans to protect the country and the president. Now these newly opened bunkers are brought into view—in the most unexpected places imaginable
England’s King Henry VII destroyed buildings and works of art, but also built palaces like Hampton Court and transformed Westminster Abbey into an epicenter of the Protestant religion.
In the wreckages of missile sites, secret cities and crumbling nuclear facilities, we'll search for clues to understand how the Cold War was played out.
A thousand years ago, Hindu kings built 85 stunning temples famed for the sensuality and eroticism of their sculptures.