The Ancient World

The Ancient World (Original Series): From the first human civilizations to 500 BC
TAW - Rediscovery: The rediscovery of the ancient world by adventurers, scholars and archaeologists
TAW - Bloodline (Current Series): Tracing the generations from Cleopatra to Zenobia

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“Surpassing all kings, powerful and tallbeyond all others, violent, splendid,a wild bull of a man, unvanquished leader,hero in the front lines, beloved of his soldiers – fortress they called him, protector of the people,raging flood that destroys all defenses…” – the Epic of Gilgamesh George Smith’s 1872 discovery of the Mesopotamian Flood tablet won him widespread acclaim. Four years later,his ill-timed expedition to Nineveh would end in tragedy. . .