The Story Of Egypt

January 2019
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S1 Ep4 - Invasion

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This final episode charts how Egypt’s enemies exploit a country weakened by internal strife, ultimately leading to its destruction. In Sudan, Joann finds the forgotten story of Nubian Kings, who ruled Egypt from their homeland for a century. In Upper Egypt, Jo finds the Saites, who took the tradition of mummification to ex...
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S1 Ep3 - Zenith

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Egypt grows more powerful. At the Colossi of Memnon and the Valley of the Kings, Joann explores the dizzying heights Egypt reaches under its greatest pharaoh, Amenhotep III. This is Egypt's golden age, but it's threatened by the growing power of Kamak's priests. Exploring Akhenaten and Nefertiti's strike back; Tutankhamen'...
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S1 Ep2 - Chaos

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In one of Saqqara's last pyramids, Joann uncovers evidence of famine as the young Egyptian state suffers a worsening climate; Egypt is plunged into the dark ages and civil war. Joann tells the story of small-town leaders rising through the ranks and those who fought in the bloody battle; she reveals how Canaan settlers tri...
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S1 Ep1 - The Road To The Pyramids

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The story of the world’s greatest civilisation spans 5000 years of history that has shaped the world. It is full of spectacular sites and epic stories, but also an evolving society full of inventors, heroes, heroines, villains, artisans and pioneers. In this new 4-part series, Professor Joann Fletcher is going to pull toge...
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