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15 Shocking Ancient Secrets

   2021    History
From a 2,400-year-old corpse in remarkable condition to how shrunken heads are made, these 15 ancient secrets will have you completely riveted. The Vesuvius eruption may have been a gradual process. It took a storm to lift the cover on this ancient Roman city. The people of Pompeii often resorted to vigilante justice. How the wealthy of Pompeii protected their valuables? Was this pre-Viking gathering a prelude to a massacre? The valuable commodity behind King Solomon's wealth. This valuable Viking grave is missing something important. Is this where humanity decided to settle down? This mysterious stone structure is older than Stonehenge. This 2,400 year old corpse is in remarkable condition. Here's exactly how shrunken heads are made. DNA analysis reveals troubling news about shrunken heads. This mass grave discovery could alter Roman history. Gladiator teeth reveal signs of infant malnourishment. Evidence suggests Stonehenge was an elite cemetery.

The Rise of Oda Nobunaga

   2021    History
This brilliant docuseries is an exploration of the feudal Japan from 1551 to 1616 , during the final phase of the Sengoku period (The Age of Warring States), when several powerful daimyo (warlords) fought to become absolute ruler. It features reenactments of historical events and commentary by voice-over artist Hiro Kanagawa and outstanding historians.
In the first episode, Oda Nobunaga becomes head of the Oda clan upon the death of his father, but this causes problems with family members who compete for control.
Series: Age of Samurai: Battle for Japan

Seize Power Retain Power

   2021    History
Ten years after waging a bloody campaign to gain control over his own province, powerful samurai warlord Oda Nobunaga has seized much of Central Japan, including the nation’s capital, Kyoto. Now, driven by a towering ambition, he dreams of crushing the powerful clans who still oppose his rule. And for the first time in over a century, uniting all of Japan under one banner. But Nobunaga’s legendary brutality has caused widespread anger. Across the nation, powerful enemies now plot his demise.
Series: Age of Samurai: Battle for Japan

The Demon King

   2021    History
Fueled by a ruthless and maniacal ambition to conquer Central Japan, Nobunaga has destroyed many enemies who have underestimated him. His vicious military campaigns to weaken the powerful Buddhist institutions have turned large swathes of the population against him. As Nobunaga's cruelty intensifies, some generals begin to question his command, leading to a betrayal that alters the political landscape forever.
Series: Age of Samurai: Battle for Japan

Enter the One-Eyed Dragon

   2021    History
After unifying much of Japan, fearsome samurai Oda Nobunaga is dead. His loyal supporter Toyotomi Hideyoshi has launched a coup and seized power for himself. Enraged, powerful General Katsuie has launched his own bid to control the nation.
After defeating Katsuie, Hideyoshi finally ascends to power as the de facto ruler of Japan. Still, Date Masamune, a young daimyo in the north, ignores his missives.
Series: Age of Samurai: Battle for Japan
The Last Dance
The Last Dance

   2020    Culture
Beyond the Elements
Beyond the Elements

   2020    Science
Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey
Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey

   2014    Science
Clarkson Farm
Clarkson Farm

   2021    Nature
The Human Body
The Human Body

   1998    Medicine
Minimalism
Minimalism

   2015    Culture
Colour The Spectrum of Science
Colour The Spectrum of Science

   2015    Science