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The Greeks

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Delve into groundbreaking new explorations of the ancient Greeks' journey across time.

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The Greeks

Original Democracy vs. Ours

Comparing democracy in the U.S. today to its original version in Athens.

Original Democracy vs. Ours

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The Trial of Socrates

Early Greeks wrestle with fundamental ideas about society and citizenship.

The Trial of Socrates

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The Socratic M.O.

Highlighting the unique approach and personality of Socrates.

The Socratic M.O.

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The Battle of Marathon

In this iconic battle, a mere 10,000 Athenians withstand the invasion of Persian forces.

The Battle of Marathon

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Episode 3 Preview | Chasing Greatness

See how the ancient Greeks reached the peak of civilization.

Episode 3 Preview | Chasing Greatness

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Revolution and Democracy

In 507 BC, the people of Athens discovered their voice and democracy was born.

Revolution and Democracy

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The Birth of Science

Meeting the world’s first scientists at the once coastal site of Miletus.

The Birth of Science

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The Original Olympics

Revisit the sacred origins of ancient Greece’s famous athletic competitions: the Olympics.

The Original Olympics

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The Cup of Nestor

The first use of Greek letters we have is not a decree or contract but an expression of lo

The Cup of Nestor

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Episode 2 Preview | The Good Strife

Witness the Greeks’ emergence from the dark ages to construct the world’s first democracy.

Episode 2 Preview | The Good Strife

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The Oldest Piece of Greek Writing Ever Discovered

Archaeologists inspect an artifact that changes our understanding of how states formed.

The Oldest Piece of Greek Writing Ever Discovered

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Birth of Civilization

Archaeologists offer a glimpse at Greece at the time of the earliest human settlements.

Birth of Civilization

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Bronze Age Collapse

Mycenaean civilization succumbs to an epic collapse that brings the Bronze Age to a close.

Bronze Age Collapse

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The Story of Prometheus

Greek performers and vivid animations tell the tale of a rebellious god named Prometheus.

The Story of Prometheus

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Out of Chaos

Greek myths offer a dramatic account of gods’ origins — as well as our own.

Out of Chaos