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Based on a series of books, these programs use innovative and stylized animation to portray significant historical events and transport students through time to ancient civilizations from around the world. The animated nature of the series allows students to truly witness these cultures as they were centuries ago.

Introduction to the philosophy and achievements of Ancient China. Beginning with the geography of the country, the episode relates China's vast climatic contrasts to the Chinese belief in natural forces in a state of balance. Beginning at 5,000 years B.C., it traces the Chinese ...
From the annual flooding of the Nile to the mysteries of the Rosetta stone, students learn key facts about this civilization. They also learn what was happening during the same period of time in India and Arabia. The episode includes a sequence on Napoleon’s visit to Egypt, the ...
Explores Jewish history, from Abraham's people journeying to the Promised Land up to the Final Diaspora. Jewish civilization is heralded as being the only ancient civilization to have survived to the present day. Students learn of Joseph's exile in Egypt, Moses and the Ten ...
Learn of the remarkable achievements of the Ancient Japanese Empire. Against a background of mountain islands rising out of the sea, the episode tells how the Chinese influenced the First Great Warrior to develop a religion that stressed harmony and balance, how he merged clans into ...
Begins with the Olmecs and Zapotecs, the episode traces the Aztec takeover from the North, their military conquests, and their sacrifices to the sun god. It also covers Aztec ingenuity in the construction of garden sites on swampy ground and achievements, such as a ...
Introduction to the Byzantine Empire, the schism between the Roman Catholic Church and the Eastern Orthodox Church, and the Crusades. Episodes featuring the Time Compass review the history of money and the invention of gunpowder. Students learn that Mehmed II was successful in his ...
Learn of the remarkable achievements of Charlemagne and the establishment of the Holy Roman Empire. The episode tells how warring European tribes predominated 5th century Europe until Pippin and his son, Charlemagne, became protector of the Papal States. Students learn about the social ...
From soldiers in the field, to beloved artists, Olympians, and philosophers. The military might of Greek city-states is discussed in reference to the action in the Iliad and the Odyssey and in a section on the lives of Spartan warriors. Students learn of the gods and goddesses of ...
Beginning with the legend of Romulus and Remus, the episode goes on to trace the leadership of Julius Caesar and Augustus Caesar and the foundations of Western civilization in Roman laws and Roman government. A segment is dedicated to the power of the Paterfamilias, both at ...
At the same time as the Turks were invading Byzantium, legend has it that Inca civilization was established by the sun god, Inti, who sent his representative to form the first Inca family and establish Inca farming practices. Students learn of the Inca system of terracing, the growth ...
Learn of the settlement of Indus and Ganges River valleys and the development of Hinduism and Buddhism in India. Students gain an understanding of how the concept of Destiny influenced the development of the Caste system and theories of reincarnation. They follow the foreign ...
Students learn how wandering Arabs began to settle around desert oasis and how Mohammed challenged traditional religious teachings with the divine principles given to him by the Archangel Garbriel. The episode follows the development of a military that eventually overcome the ...
Introduction to the elusive Maya civilization. Students learn of Mayan jaguar worship, Mayan gods who required human and animal sacrifice, and Mayan mathematicians who understood the use of "zero" hundreds of years before Arab mathematicians did. The intricacies of the Mayan calendar and ...
Introduction to the early civilizations that were established in Mesopotamia. The episode talks of the major forces of history as it traces the move from caves, to cities and towns, and eventually to civilized societies with governments, laws, and religious codes. Students learn of the ...
Tells of the remarkable achievements of the Persian Empire. From shepherds to conquerors of most of the known world, the Persians ruled with sensitivity to the cultures of others and a tolerance rooted in their acceptance of the Zoroastrian principle of duality. The episode tells how ...
Introduction to the northern conquerors, the Celts and Vikings. The episode explains that both cultures lacked a central government and were eventually conquered because of this. It attests, however, to the strength of their warrior societies and the extent of their influence, even to Rome ...

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