This animated film takes viewers on a journey back to the birth of writing. The trip begins all the way back in the early cave days and then brings us right into modern day writing.
The Discovery That Changed the World
This documentary by Jacques Grimault and Patrice Pooyard posts some disturbing questions and their unbelievable answers. The Great Pyramid of Giza is one of the seven wonders of the ancient world and the only one that is still standing today.
At a height of 3.5 thousand meters in the Peruvian Andes, one can find a fascinating city called Cuzco that was built during the reign of the Incas.
When the people of the “new world” first laid eyes on Christopher Columbus, they thought he and his crew were gods sent from heaven.
This is a dramatized documentary of a famous Roman murder trial which established the law career of Cicero. Cicero is up against one of the finest prosecutors in the city – Erucius.
Glories of Ancient Chang-An The Silk Road or Silk Route refers to a network of interlinking trade routes across the Afro-Eurasian landmass that connected East, South, and Western Asia with the Mediterranean and European world, as well as parts of North and East Africa.
History books traditionally depict the pre-Columbus Americas as a pristine wilderness where small native villages lived in harmony with nature. But scientific evidence tells a very different story: When Columbus stepped ashore in 1492, millions of people were already living there.
Why has the samurai sword always been such a powerful symbol of Japanese culture? Dr. Inazo Nitobe, the man pictured on Japan’s 5,000-yen note, tries to answer the question.