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BBC: Timewatch

Post by Pavy Crevis » Mon May 22, 2006 3:25 pm

Timewatch - San Francisco's Great Quake
Friday 12th May 2006


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In the early hours of Wednesday April 18th, 1906, what is now known to be America's greatest ever natural disaster struck San Francisco. In just a couple of minutes, miles of land were liquefied, swallowing up men women and children. But worse was to come, a terrifying wall of fire which destroyed everything in its path. Told through the words and images of those who were there, Timewatch marks the centenary of the San Francisco Earthquake and reveals the true extent of the catastrophe.




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Re: BBC: Timewatch

Post by Adam Cook » Sun Jan 21, 2007 7:28 pm

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Timewatch is a long-running BBC series showing documentaries on historical subjects, spanning all human history.
Produced by the BBC in co-production with the OU.



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05-01-2007 - The Hunt for U864 12-01-2007 - Beatlemania

19-01-2007 - Killer Cloud 26-01-2007 - Hadrian's Wall 02-02-2007 - Zeppelin: The First Blitz

09-02-2007 - The Last Duel 02-04-2007 - Remember The Galahad 11-05-2007 - Gladiator Graveyard 18-05-2007 - ????

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Re: BBC: Timewatch

Post by Adam Cook » Sun Jan 21, 2007 7:28 pm

2007-01-19 - Killer Cloud


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In 1783 thousands of Britons died, choking on poisonous gases that enveloped Europe, caused by a huge volcanic eruption in Iceland. The tragedy has remained a mystery for 200 years. Timewatch goes in search of the evidence.


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A volcanic eruption in Iceland which started in 1783 may have had a direct effect on the UK and parts of Western Europe. The gases, sulphuric acid aerosols, and possibly ash from the eruption were carried over Britain by the weather systems at that time. This 8 month-long eruption from a line of volcanic vents 27 km in length, known as a fissure eruption, also produced the largest lava flow on Earth of the past 1000 years, which covered about 500 square kilometres in southern Iceland.

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Re: BBC: Timewatch

Post by Adam Cook » Wed Feb 28, 2007 8:47 pm

2007-02-09 - The Last Duel


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In 1826, a respected merchant met his bank manager at dawn to fight a duel. Using dramatic reconstruction, Timewatch follows the merchant’s descendant, BBC Chief Political correspondent James Landale, as he retraces his ancestor’s steps and investigates the deadly Code of the Duel.


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Re: BBC: Timewatch

Post by Adam Cook » Fri May 11, 2007 10:50 pm

Timewatch - 2005-04-01 - The Killer Wave of 1607

Tsunami theory of flood disaster

A tsunami in the Bristol Channel could have caused the deaths of up to 2,000 people in one of Britain's greatest natural disasters, experts have said.
For centuries, it has been thought that the great flood of January 1607 was caused by high tides and severe storms.
It is estimated 200 square miles (520 sq km) of land in south Wales and south west England were covered by water.

In a BBC Timewatch programme, two experts have argued a tsunami could have caused the devastation.
Eyewitness accounts of the disaster, published in six different pamphlets of the time, told of "huge and mighty hills of water" advancing at a speed "faster than a greyhound can run" and only receding 10 days later.

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Professor Simon Haslett, from Bath Spa University College, said: "There is an overall theme running through the pamphlets of a destructive event, very violent, disastrous, on a scale that is unprecedented."
Australian geologist Ted Bryant, from the University of Wollongong, agreed: "The waves are described as mountainous - that's a description of a tsunami."

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During the programme, Mr Haslett and Mr Bryant revealed evidence from all around the Severn Estuary backing up their theory.
This included a layer of sand in mud deposits at Cardiff's Rumney Wharf, in which pebbles and pieces of broken-up shell can be found.
They claimed that these deposits were brought in from the open ocean.
And they argued that boulders lying on the shore in Dunraven Bay in south Wales could have been carried into their positions by the force of the onrushing waters.
"Whether it is sand on the marsh, or it's pebbles in the clay, or it's erosion on the headland or boulders piled up in key spots, you go for the simplest explanation, and I can put down most of the signatures we have seen by one wave," said Mr Bryant.

However, Dr Kevin Horsburgh, from the Proudman Oceanographic Laboratory in Liverpool, said some of the phenomena found could have been caused by a massive storm surge, formed by a combination of high tides and hurricane winds.
"A storm surge is going to provide some billions tonnes of water rushing across the flood plain and is more than capable of picking up enormous rocks and large amounts of sediment and depositing them a long way away," he said.

Dr Roger Musson, head of seismic hazards at the British Geological Survey, said there were other examples of earthquakes in the area caused by an ancient fault off south-west Ireland.

One magnitude 4.5 earthquake was recorded there on 8 February 1980.
"The idea of putting a large historical earthquake in this spot is not so fanciful," he said.
"We know from seismological evidence, that we have actually had an earthquake here - so there is a fault and it is moving; it is active."
Other UK tsunamis include a 70ft- (20m) high wave that hit Scotland 7,000 years ago, following a massive landslip in Norway.

On 26 December, 2004, a tsunami triggered by a submarine earthquake near northern Indonesia killed nearly 300,000 people.

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Re: BBC: Timewatch

Post by Pavy Crevis » Thu Nov 22, 2007 2:15 pm

BBC2 - Timewatch - The Wave That Destroyed Atlantis
Aired: 20th April 2007


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New evidence from the island of Crete suggests that Europe's first great civilisation, the Minoans, was destroyed by a catacylismic natural disaster. Was the terrible fate of the Minoans the source of Plato's story of Atlantis, the city that disappeared beneath the waves? A team of archaeologists and scientists scour Crete for conclusive evidence.


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Post by DocoDonkey » Sun Dec 16, 2007 3:17 pm

The Secrets of the Mary Rose

History Documentary published by BBC broadcasted as part of BBC Timewatch series in 2004 - English narration

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Over 20 years after the Tudor ship Mary Rose was lifted
from Portsmouth harbour, maritime archaeologists attempting
to complete the jigsaw return to the wreck site. It tells
of not only the artefacts discovered - cooking utensils,
prayer books, weapons - but also reveals the stories of the
sailors themselves. Dramatic reconstruction and detailed
graphics provide a picture of what life would have been
like on a Tudor warship.

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1) Related Documentaries
* Shipwreck Detectives
* Treasures of the Deep
* Shipwreck Ark Royal

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Re: BBC: Timewatch

Post by Adam Cook » Tue Jan 08, 2008 12:33 am

Viking Voyage

History Documentary published by BBC broadcasted as part of BBC Timewatch series in 2008 - English narration

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From Denmark to Dublin - the Viking Ship's Voyage

On 1 July 2007, 65 volunteers are setting off on an extraordinary voyage. After ten years of meticulous preparation, a crew of intrepid volunteers will sail a reconstructed Viking warship, the 'Sea Stallion' from Glendalough (the Irish location where she originated), from Denmark to Dublin - a journey of over 1,000 miles through some of the most challenging waters in the world.

The project is not just a thrilling adventure on the high seas, it is one of the largest experimental archaeology projects ever conducted. The team behind the boat's construction hope to gain a unique understanding of Viking technology, and the men who made these ships one of the most feared sights of the Dark Ages. This is experimental archaeology pushed to its limit - the crew will be crossing the same waters in the same type of vessel as the Vikings. They will gain an insight into the hardships, risks and realities that those intrepid warriors would have faced a millennium ago.

Each member of crew has less than one square metre where they must live, sleep and eat. Privacy is impossible. The ship has no shelter from the weather, no cleaning facilities and no lavatories. They will be living virtually on top of each other for six weeks and this will test their camaraderie to the limit. It will also be a challenging test for the boat itself. No one knows whether the structure they've built will be able to withstand the rigours of the open sea. If a mistake has been made in the reconstruction, the ship could be destroyed by the forces of the waves and wind. Every crew member knows there's a risk of shipwreck in the North Sea.

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1) Related Documentaries
 * Blood of the Vikings
 * Ancient Warriors
 * Barbarians (BBC)
 * Barbarians (HC)
 * Vinland Viking Map or Million Dollar Hoax
 * Secrets of the Ancients

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Re: BBC: Timewatch

Post by Adam Cook » Sat Feb 02, 2008 12:01 am

Bloody Omaha

History, War Documentary narrated by Richard Hammond and published by BBC broadcasted as part of BBC Timewatch series in 2008 - English narration

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First broadcast on: Sunday 6 January 2008

More than 60 years ago, the fate of World War II turned on five beaches in Normandy, France. ‘D-Day’ was the greatest amphibious invasion ever attempted. History remembers it as a great victory. But new research reveals that on Omaha Beach, it was very nearly a disaster. German defences there were far more ferocious than expected. A massive air strike intended to take them out, was a total failure. For the troops charged with this mission, it would become a killing zone.

Because it was the toughest and the bloodiest, Omaha Beach has become a symbol to represent all of the Normandy Invasion. History records that within hours 2,000 men were cut down. But now new research has found that in reality, the casualty figures were more than double that.

The story of D-Day has been re-told in dramas such as Saving Private Ryan. But what really happened on Omaha Beach in June 1944? What was it like for the men who had to fight their way ashore here - and how did they manage to win when so much seemed to go so wrong?

‘Bloody Omaha’ uses strong, emotional personal testimony; expert interviews with historians and military experts from both of the Atlantic; ambitious drama reconstruction and state of the art Computer Generated Imaging to she new light on one of the iconic stories of WWII.

The discovery of a captured German map and the re-emergence of an entire German battery, hidden under the Normandy soil for over sixty years, bring a new insight into how the strength of the German defences had increased significantly between the planning for D-Day and the invasion itself.

The latest historical research reveals a startling turning point to a battle we thought we knew. Timewatch goes in search of the full true story of ‘Bloody Omaha’.

Further Information
 * Open University's page on Bloody Omaha
 * Blog about the Making of...
 * Behind the Scenes

Related Documentaries
 * How Hitler Lost the War
 * D-Day - The Secret Battle
 * D-Day 6.6.44


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Re: BBC: Timewatch

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Post by MVGroup » Tue Feb 05, 2008 2:06 am

Emperor Hirohito

History, War Documentary published by BBC broadcasted as part of BBC Timewatch series in 2005 - English narration

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As It Happened: Emperor Hirohito
At the end of World War II Japan was under American control. It was widely anticipated that Emperor Hirohito would face trial for war crimes, but no trial ever took place. This film sets out to explore why, and to ask whether the Emperor escaped his responsibility. The film's archival footage provides powerful testimony about a nation on the verge of war, the atrocities committed during the war in the name of the country, the fierce and tragic battles fought by the people, and the country's post-war management. Based on his aide's diaries and other records, the dramatisation sheds light on the Emperor's decisions to go to war, continue the war and end the war.
(In English and Japanese, English subtitles)

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1) Related Documentaries
* Pearl Harbor - Legacy of Attack
* Kokoda the Stairway to Hell
* Hiroshima
* Horror in the East
* True Story of the Bridge on the River Kwai

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Inside the Mind of Adolf Hitler

History, War Documentary published by BBC broadcasted as part of BBC Timewatch series in 2005 - English narration

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A Documentary, with dramatised elements, looking at the psychological profile of Adolf Hitler compiled by a team of Harvard psychologists in 1943. Interviewing former colleagues and the former family doctor who had fled to the USA and using Freudian techniques and theories of the day they came up with a profile and predicted how he would react to certain situations, concluding that he would not surrender and would be most likely to commit suicide when faced with defeat. This led to future profiling of many world leaders and dictators.

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1) Related Documentaries
* Gestapo - Hitler's Secret Police
* Hitler's Britain
* Hitler's British Girl
* Hitlers Family in the Shadow of the Dictator
* How Hitler Lost the War
* Night of the Long Knives
* Servants of Evil
* The Man Behind Hitler
* The Wonderful, Horrible Life of Leni Riefenstahl
* Waffen SS - Hitler's Elite Fighting Force
* War of the Birds

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The Black Pharaohs

Culture, History Documentary narrated by Michael Praed and published by BBC broadcasted as part of BBC Timewatch series in 2004 - English narration

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Dr Vivian Davies claims that a recently discovered set of hieroglyphs proves that, in 800 BC, Egypt was under the rule of black Pharaohs from neighbouring Nubia. This film examines the impact of these sensational discoveries.

Historians have long known about Kush, but relegated its importance to a vassal state of Egypt, significant only for its gold reserves. Early excavations in the Kush capital at Kerma suffered from the innate racism of the archaeologists. Fabulous grave goods, discovered in the 20th century, were thought to have belonged to Kush’s Egyptian overlords. They didn’t consider that a black African culture could have challenged Egypt’s supremacy.

The inscription exposed the truth. Although it won battles, Kush eventually lost the war, and for the next 1000 years, Egypt had the upper hand. But the inscription served as a warning prophecy to Egypt that it might pay a high price. The enslaved Kushites would have their revenge. Allowed, and even encouraged, to rebuild their own kingdom along the lines of Egypt, in 747 BC, Kush attacked the Pharaoh’s power in a daring land grab.

The Kushite king, Piye, overthrew the yoke, conquered mighty Egypt and established a 100-year rule of black Pharaohs. Even after being ousted from the Egyptian throne, Kushite kings continued to rule an empire as mighty as any, until the arrival of Alexander the Great. For a number of years, British Museum archaeologists have been making find after find in the Upper Nile Valley to substantiate this story - huge lost pyramids, burial chambers of 200 workers, and stores of gold.

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1) Related Documentaries
* A Darker Side of Fair
* Ancient Egypt
* Building the Great Pyramid
* Ancient Voices
* Ancient Graves: Voices of the Dead
* The Lost Mummy of Imhotep
* Unwrapped: The Mysterious World of Mummies
* The Hidden History of Egypt
* The Great Egyptians
* The Face of Tutankhamun
* Secrets of Egypt's Lost Queen
* Royal Mummy
* Nile: River of Gods
* Pyramids of Death
* Pyramids
* Mystery of the Nile
* Nefertiti and the Lost Dynasty
* Nefertiti Resurrected
* Mysteries of the Nile
* Mysteries of Egypt
* Napoleons Obsession: The Quest for Egypt
* Magical Egypt - A Symbolist Tour
* Mummies and the Wonders of Ancient Egypt
* Journey Through the Valley of the Kings
* Egypt: Quest for Eternity
* Egypt - Beyond the Pyramids
* Tutankhamuns Fireball

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The Pharaoh's Lost City

History Documentary narrated by Michael Praed and published by BBC broadcasted as part of BBC Timewatch series in 2008 - English narration

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First Broadcast: 26-01-2008 on BBC Two

It's 1350BC; Egyptian pharaoh Akhenaten - ruler of the biggest empire in the ancient world - commands his people to move 400 km and build a huge city from scratch to house his new religion.

The city of Amarna was the place of the most dramatic upheaval in the 3,000 year religious history of Ancient Egypt and the vision of just one man. Here Akhenaten would shrink the old world of 2,000 gods to 1. He would give his queen - the beautiful Nefertiti - equal status and he would radically change art and society. He set out to create the greatest city the world had ever seen and it appeared he had succeeded. But the pharaoh's great city would last just 20 years.

For over a century archaeologists have been excavating the ruins at Amarna. But recently a team under the directorship of Prof. Barry Kemp (University of Cambridge) has made a remarkable discovery. For the first time they have unearthed, in a desert cemetery, the skeletons of Amarna's workers; the people who built and lived in the city.

What these 3,500 year old human remains are revealing, is a city very different to what was previously thought. Far from being a place of plenty, biological anthropologist Prof. Jerry Rose (University of Arkansas) has discovered trauma on the vertebrae of youths in Akhenaten's city, the evidence of backbreaking work. High rates of Anaemia - particularly in the bones of children - is evidence of a chronic diet.

With unique access to a 30-year long project, using dramatic reconstruction and Computer Generated Imaging, Timewatch reveals the hidden truths of life in Amarna, during one of the most turbulent periods of Egyptian history - the time of the rebel pharaoh.

1) Further Information
 * OU Timewatch page

2) Related Documentaries
 * Ancient Voices
 * Egypt - Beyond the Pyramids
 * Nefertiti Resurrected
 * Nefertiti and the Lost Dynasty

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Post by MVGroup » Tue Feb 26, 2008 7:00 pm

Princess Spy

History, War Documentary published by BBC broadcasted as part of BBC Timewatch series in 2006 - English narration

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In 1943 a young woman calling herself Nora Baker left British soil for a moonlit field in Northern France from where she would be taken to Nazi occupied Paris. For the duration of her mission behind enemy lines, she would be operating in secret and mostly alone. From this point on, her true identity would be revealed to no-one.

Her role was seen as the most dangerous in SOE. Wireless operators were not expected to survive more than six weeks in the field. The link they provided between the French underground and London was so vital to defeating the Nazis, that they were being constantly tracked by the Sicherheitsdienst or SD, the intelligence branch of the SS. Unbeknown to London, the network that Noor joined, the Prosper network, had already been infiltrated by the SD. One-by-one, its agents were tracked down and arrested. In a matter of weeks Noor became London’s most vital link with Paris. Although the SD were aware of the wireless operator Madeleine, time and again she frustrated their efforts to capture her.

When she refused to agree to London’s request to return to England, her capture became inevitable, and on October 13th 1943 her time finally ran out. Returning to her flat in Paris, she found the SD waiting for her.

Noor’s role was so secret, even her family knew nothing about it. Her story has spent many years shrouded in mystery and buried from public eye. She has, in effect, been forgotten by history where others were celebrated. Along with Noor's nephew David, Timewatch, goes on a remarkable journey. With unique access to family material, testimonies of those who held her captive, talking to some of her fellow SOE agents, Timewatch pieces together the story of her remarkable secret life and traces her very last steps.

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1) Related Documentaries
* Requiem for a Princess
* War of the Birds
* RAF
* Adventures in Time
* A History of Britain

2) ed2k Links

BBC.The.Princess.Spy.DVB.XviD.AC3.avi  [744.01 Mb]



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Re: BBC: Timewatch

Post by MVGroup » Mon Jun 30, 2008 9:27 am

Zeppelin the First Blitz

History, War Documentary hosted by Michael Praed and published by BBC broadcasted as part of BBC Timewatch series in 2007 - English narration

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Known as 'Iron Thunderstorms',
the Zeppelin bombing raids of the First World War brought a
new style of warfare directly to the British public.
By autumn 1916, a wave of panic had spread across London
and the South East, hundreds of thousands of residents fled
the city, many sought shelter deep underground and over
1,500 people were killed in the attacks.
These horrific bombing raids ushered in a new type of
warfare that would become the defining feature of 20th
century combat. Timewatch looks at the effect on the British
psyche of the first-ever Zeppelin raid in 1915 on the
town of Great Yarmouth in Norfolk, and maps in
detail - using first-hand testaments and archive -
how the Germans waged their first airborne terror
campaign on British civilians.

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1) Related Documentaries
 * World War I
 * The Airships

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Timewatch.Zeppelin.The.First.Blitz.XviD.MP3.avi  [450.00 Mb]



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Re: BBC: Timewatch

Post by gavin63 » Thu Aug 28, 2008 7:32 am

Mystery of the Missing Ace

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The truth about the disappearance of the RAF's "most valuable pilot". In 1944, Wing Commander Adrian Warburton went missing in action, sparking a 60-year mystery. One of the most glamorous and highly decorated pilots of World War II, he was known as "Lawrence Arabia of the sky". He became a living legend on the besieged Mediterranean island of Malta, where he flew daredevil reconnaissance missions and fell in love with a beautiful cabaret dancer.

He disappeared during a controversial American mission over Germany and for decades speculation was rife about the reasons he vanished without trace. Theories ranged from suicide to racing back to Malta to be with his one true love. But in the summer of 2002, a diverse group of historians, archaeologists and air crash investigators from Europe and America began unraveling a series of seemingly unrelated investigations. But when pieced together, they created a compelling theory about Warburton's disappearance.

What caused a German historian and a Welsh hobbyist to realise they were on the right track? Why did a burnt roll of film seem to hold the most vital clue? How did the RAF conclude " beyond all reasonable doubt" that this was the man they were looking for?

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Re: BBC: Timewatch

Post by Will-I-Am » Fri May 08, 2015 4:14 pm

Cleopatra: A Timewatch Guide (2015)

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BBC wrote:Using the BBC film archives, historian Vanessa Collinridge explores how our view of Cleopatra has changed and evolved over the years - from Roman propaganda, through Shakespeare's role in casting her as a doomed romantic heroine, to her portrayal in the golden age of Hollywood.

Along the way Vanessa investigates Cleopatra's relationships with Julius Caesar and Mark Anthony, her role as a politician, whether she should be seen as a murderer, and her tragic end. Drawing on the views of academic experts, BBC documentaries and drama, Vanessa charts how, throughout history, Cleopatra's image has been subject to myth, cliché and propaganda.

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Run-Time: 59 mins
Number of Parts: 1
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Cleopatra.A.Timewatch.Guide.2015.720p.HDTV.x264-MVGroup.mkv  [1.15 Gb]


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