Ancient Megastructures

The incredible engineering stories behind three iconic ancient buildings: the Colosseum, the Great Pyramid of Giza and Chartres Cathedral. We tell the history of the people who built them: where they came from, how they lived, and how they managed to erect some of the greatest structures ever built by man. Using ground-breaking computer graphics and dramatic construction, this series shows in intimate detail how these buildings were conceived and constructed in an age before modern technology.

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Season 1.0

1. The Great Pyramid (2011-03-26)
2. Colosseum (2011-03-19)
3. Chartres Cathedral (2011-03-12)
4. Petra (2011-04-16)
5. Machu Picchu (2011-04-23)
6. St. Paul's Cathedral (2011-04-02)
7. Angkor Wat (2011-04-30)
8. The Alhambra (2011-04-09)
9. Istanbul's Hagia Sophia (2011-05-07)