A History Of Ancient Britain

March 2014

S1 Ep4 - Age Of Bronze

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Age of Bronze - Neil Oliver continues his epic tour through Britain's distant past with the arrival of metals from Europe. The first swords appear and warriors challenge the shaman class. A social revolution ushers in a new age of social mobility, international trade, and village life. And after thousands of years, Stonehenge is abandoned. (From the UK) (Documentary Series) (Final) (Rpt) G CC
February 2014

S1 Ep3 - Age Of Cosmology

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Age of Cosmology - Neil Oliver continues his journey through the world of ancient Britain as he encounters an age of cosmological priests and some of the greatest monuments of the Stone Age - including Stonehenge. This is a time of elite travellers, who were inventing the very idea of Heaven itself. (From the UK) (Documentary Series) (Part 3 of 4) (Rpt) G CC

S1 Ep2 - Age Of Ancestors

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Age of Ancestors - A voyage of discovery through the world of prehistoric Britain with historian Neil Oliver. It's 4,000 BC and the first farmers arrive from Europe, with seismic consequences for the local hunter-gatherers. Nomadic life is replaced by settlement and the population increases dramatically. A new demand for tombs and monuments inspires the development of complex skills and hierarchies, and better control of fire leads to the creation of pottery. (From the UK) (Documentary Series) ...

S1 Ep1 - Age Of Ice

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Age of Ice - A voyage of discovery through the world of prehistoric Britain, from the glacial wasteland of 12,000 BC to the glories of the Stone Age. Tapping into the latest scientific work, historian Neil Oliver uncovers how our ancestors emerged from the last ice age; how agriculture really came to Britain; and the tipping points that changed the course of history. In this first episode, as the ice begins to melt, a few hundred intrepid groups of hunter-gatherers colonise the land. (From the ...