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Rome [electronic resource]: Engineering an Empire

This program chronicles Rome's spectacular structural history from the rise of Julius Caesar in 55 BC to the Empire's eventual collapse in the 6th century AD.
Online
2005
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Egypt [electronic resource]: Engineering an Empire

This program explores Egypt's awe-inspiring engineering accomplishments through the prism of its pharaohs' indomitable personalities.
Online
2006
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Greece [electronic resource]: Engineering an Empire

This program traces 1,500 years of history to shed light on the incredible engineering accomplishments of the ancient Greeks - and the leaders who enabled them to happen.
Online
2006
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The Aztecs [electronic resource]: Engineering an Empire

This program tells the astonishing story of the Aztecs, who, over the course of four centuries, grew from a beleaguered band of a thousand to dominate nearly all of Mexico.
Online
2006
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Carthage [electronic resource]: Engineering an Empire

This program examines the architecture and technological infrastructure that fueled the expansion of the Carthaginian Empire.
Online
2006
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The Maya: Death Emprire [electronic resource]: Engineering an Empire

This program illustrates how - without the use of metal, pack animals, or even the wheel - the Maya engineered sky-high temple-pyramids, ornate palaces, and advanced hydraulic systems.
Online
2006
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Russia [electronic resource]: Engineering an Empire

This program takes a close look at the expansion of Russia - a process that forced progress at an unsustainable rate and helped to precipitate a revolution that changed history.
Online
2006
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Britain: Blood and Stee [electronic resource]: Engineering an Empire

This program explains how Britain used extraordinary engineering feats to become an industrial and military titan - and master of an empire that, at its pinnacle, spanned the globe.
Online
2006
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The Persians [electronic resource]: Engineering an Empire

This program is a chronicle of the Persian Empire, a major force that heavily influenced competing cultures and achieved scholastic and engineering breakthroughs that were the envy of the ancient world.
Online
2006
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Da Vinci's World [electronic resource]

This program travels back to the Italian Renaissance, a time when innovation in the sciences as well as the arts saw the revitalization of Italian city-states and an epic level of construction and innovation not seen since the heyday of Rome.
Online
2007
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Egypt: Engineering an Empire

Five thousand years ago--nearly two millennia before the Romans built their first mud huts--ancient Egypt's mighty pharaohs began commissioning and building monumental masterpieces whose scale, beauty, and sophistication still boggle the mind.
Online
2015; 2006
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The Aztecs

Discover the history and culture of ancient societies through their engineering accomplishments and explore the pre-Columbian glories of the Aztec civilization.
Online
2015; 2006
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The Persians

This ancient setting for fairy tales and myth was a real and thriving culture, famed and feared in its time. Uncover its lost glory in this fascinating program. Emmy-winning series hosted by actor and art historian Peter Weller. Discover the history and culture of ancient societies through their engineering accomplishments.
Online
2015; 2006
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Greece

The cradle of Western civilization sustained remarkable technological advancement for over 1,000 years, including such masterpieces as the Tunnel of Samos and the Parthenon.
Online
2015; 2006
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The Maya: Death Empire

Join Peter Weller as he discovers the secrets to one of the greatest and most mysterious civilizations of the New World. Explore the glories of the Maya civilization. Emmy-winning series hosted by actor and art historian Peter Weller. Discover the history and culture of ancient societies through their engineering accomplishments.
Online
2015; 2006
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Rome: Engineering an Empire

For more than 500 years, Rome was the most powerful civilization in the world, ruled by visionaries and tyrants whose accomplishments ranged from awe-inspiring to deplorable.
Online
2015; 2005