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Ancient Civilizations Geographic DVD

Ancient World Classics DVD Collection
Ancient World Classics DVD Collection
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Category: DVDs/Culture, History and Religion/Ancient Civilizations

Unearth the fascinating secrets of ancient worlds in this three-disc collection featuring five National Geographic classics. From the location of the fabled city of Atlantis and the significance of the mysterious Stonehenge monument to the truth behind the legendary King Tut curse, National Geographic sheds new light on the intriguing mysteries left behind by once-powerful ancient civilizations.


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The Quest for Noah's Flood DVD Exclusive
The Quest for Noah's Flood DVD Exclusive
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Almost every major culture includes an ancient flood story. What if evidence of the Great Flood could be found? Join Dr. Robert Ballard, discoverer of the Titanic, on an odyssey to find the submerged truth about the Great Flood. Dr. Ballard sets off to look for ancient shipwrecks, and search for evidence supporting a controversial theory that links the legend of the Great Flood with the catastrophic flooding of the Black Sea around 5500 B.C. As his sonar scans the desolate sea floor, and robotic submersibles search the haunting darkness of the Black Sea's "dead zone," the truth begins to emerge from the murky depths of myth and legend.


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Pyramids of Death DVD Exclusive
Pyramids of Death DVD Exclusive
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The ancient city of Teotihuacan in Mexico was home to one of the most powerful and least understood civilizations. The civilization appeared out of nowhere to build some of the largest pyramids in the world, only to mysteriously vanish almost one thousand years later. National Geographic follows ground-breaking excavations that have nearly turn on its head what was previously known or thought about the civilization of Teotihuacan.


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Peru's Mass Grave Mystery DVD Exclusive
Peru's Mass Grave Mystery DVD Exclusive
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High in the cloud forests of Peru is the mountaintop fortress of a lost civilization and an ancient legend of murder. The Chachapoya, or Cloud Warriors who lived over 400 years ago, vanished virtually overnight. For years, anthropologists have been hunting for who or what killed these people. Now, the discovery of a site with more than 80 corpses could solve this mystery. National Geographic joins a team of archaeologists and anthropologists who believe the answer is hidden in the bones—testing theories from an Inca massacre or an epidemic brought by the Spaniards to a ritual sacrifice or assassination by a rival tribe to finally close the case on this lost capital's ultimate collapse.


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Easter Island Underworld DVD Exclusive
Easter Island Underworld DVD Exclusive
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Deep beneath the legendary Easter Island, National Geographic undertakes a groundbreaking expedition to map a vast cave system utilized by the people who carved these iconic statues. Protected by sheer cliffs, narrow labyrinths and underwater entrances, many of the caves have not been explored for decades. Recently discovered human remains and telltale artifacts reveal details of the island's intriguing history and culture.


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Gladiators Back from the Dead DVD-R
Gladiators Back from the Dead DVD-R
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Up to one million gladiators are thought to have died in arenas across the Roman Empire. And, although fascination with gladiators has been high, the details of their lives and deaths remain fragmentary. Now, with the discovery of an ancient Roman burial site containing 80 skeletons thought to be gladiator warriors, National Geographic recreates the world of the Roman arena and how six gladiators lived, fought and died.


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Egypt's Lost Rival DVD-R
Egypt's Lost Rival DVD-R
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Egypt, the ancient city of Qatna was wiped off the face of the earth as it grew too powerful—its role in the rise of the Egyptian empire lost in the desert sands. Qatna and its many treasures lay hidden from humanity until now.


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How Nero Saved Rome DVD-R
How Nero Saved Rome DVD-R
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Nero is accused of having "fiddled while Rome burned" and remembered for executing his mother and burning Christians alive. History has sided against him on all counts, but could there be another side to ancient Rome's notorious emperor?


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Unlocking the Great Pyramid DVD
Unlocking the Great Pyramid DVD
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When ancient architects completed construction on the Great Pyramid at Giza, they left behind the greatest riddle of the engineering world—how did builders lift limestone blocks weighing an average of two and a half tons 480 feet up onto the top of the Pyramid? For centuries, adventurers and Egyptologists have crawled through every passageway and chamber of the Pyramid, measuring and collecting data in an attempt to determine how it was built.


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Egypt Unwrapped 2-DVD Set
Egypt Unwrapped 2-DVD Set
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From the Sphinx and the pyramids to the rules of Cleopatra and the Scorpion King, the legends and mysteries of ancient Egypt have aroused endless speculation for centuries.


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The Quest for Noah's Flood and Egypt: Secrets of the Pharaohs DVD
The Quest for Noah's Flood and Egypt: Secrets of the Pharaohs DVD
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National Geographic commemorates 125 years of exploration by reintroducing timeless classics featuring "great explorations" from its archives.


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National Geographic Classics: Mysteries of the Past DVD Collection
National Geographic Classics: Mysteries of the Past DVD Collection
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National Geographic explores great mysteries of the past in this collection of 6 library classics.


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Roman Empire Classics DVD Collection
Roman Empire Classics DVD Collection
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Discover the untold stories and hidden secrets of ancient Rome in this three-disc collection of five National Geographic classics. Travel back in time to see how gladiators lived, fought, and died; explore the rise of Christianity and how it shaped the Roman empire; discover the true face of Rome’s most notorious emperor; and trace the journey of the Roman military from the furthest frontiers back to the city for which they killed and died.


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Doomsday Volcano DVD Exclusive
Doomsday Volcano DVD Exclusive
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An eruption of Santorini some 3,600 years ago was one of the largest, yet most mysterious, natural calamities in human history and may have wiped out an entire civilization. Much of the evidence of its destruction has been lost at sea until now. National Geographic Explorer-in-Residence Robert Ballard and an international team of volcanologists, armed with a state-of-the-art Remote Operated Vehicle fitted with HD cameras, dive into the belly of the Santorini's submerged caldera.


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Ancient Voices, Modern World: Colombia & Amazon DVD Exclusive
Ancient Voices, Modern World: Colombia & Amazon DVD Exclusive
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Colombia
Acclaimed anthropologist and explorer Wade Davis makes a remarkable journey into the heart of war-torn Colombia to visit one of the indigenous groups that call themselves the Elder Brothers. These extraordinary people claim to be the last descendants of a once-great civilization, the Tairona, and to speak with their voice. Could they be the last window we have on the great high civilizations of the ancient Americas?


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