Tagged: Engineering an Empire

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Engineering an Empire: Egypt

Twenty-five hundred years before the reign of Julius Caesar, the ancient Egyptians were deftly harnessing the power of engineering on an unprecedented scale. Egyptian temples, fortresses, pyramids and palaces forever redefined the limits of...

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Engineering an Empire: Ancient China

For over 4000 years, the world’s greatest empires have come and gone–only China has survived the test of time. Century after century, China’s regal emperors mobilized immense peasant armies to accomplish engineering feats unparalleled...

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Engineering an Empire: Rome

Peter Weller hosts this documentary series on ancient architecture and engineering feats of ancient empires. The series started with this special on the Roman Empire.