What The Ancients Did For Us
‘What The Ancients Did For Us’ is a documentary film presented by Adam Hart-Davis, wherein he takes the viewers through a journey around the globe in a bid to discover how the world was shaped by the inventions of ancient Chinese, the Mesopotamians, the Arabs and even the Ancient Britons.
The series comprises of nine programmes examining the military, technological, social, architectural and medical advances of each era and its peoples, and in the process explores who invented beer, bread and the wheel? How did the Egyptians align the pyramids so accurately? How the ancient Greeks measured the circumference of the earth, invented robots and the first computer?
‘What the Ancients Did for Us’ charts some of the significant moments in history and the key inventions that shaped our world today.
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