An epic quest exploring the roots of civilization

Watch Ancient Worlds on BBC Select

From the creation of the first cities in Mesopotamia to the fall of the Roman Empire, this epic six-part BBC history documentary series explores the birth of civilization and the development of humanity. Your guide is archaeologist Richard Miles, who investigates how the development of religion, power and society made us human. What lessons can we learn from our ancient forefathers about how to live our lives today?

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