- Additional Details
- Format: Color, DVD-Video, NTSC
- Rating: Not Rated
- Number of Discs: 1
- Run Time: 50 Minutes
- Region: Region 1
- Aspect Ratio: 1.33:1
- Language: English
- Studio: History Channel
- DVD Release Date: February 4, 2008
Futuristic weaponry bioweapons, high explosives and underwater stealth technologies were all innovated hundreds or even thousands of years ago!
- An eye-opening series filmed on location in Italy, Greece, Egypt, Holland, and England.
- Discover the surprising ways modern technology and ancient history intersect.
- Unlock the secrets of the amazing and lethal naval innovations of our forebears.
ANCIENT DISCOVERIES changes the way we think about the distant past. While we entertain visions of a simpler, unsophisticated time, the truth is much more complicated and fascinating than we imagine. This fresh, eye-opening series — filmed on location where historical events actually happened and using brilliant, lifelike computer animation — applies the latest scholarship to reconsider common beliefs about ancient times. Reconstructions of ancient machines and hands-on demonstrations bring ancient times to life.
Using the latest scientific techniques to solve the greatest mysteries of the ancient world's naval technology, ANCIENT DISCOVERIES' team of modelmakers, underwater detectives and elite naval commandos investigate legends lethal, high explosive grenades, covert underwater attack equipment, and highly toxic biological warfare. Their life-threatening experiments will forever transform our understanding of antiquity's greatest naval inventions.
Take to the seas — the ancient seas — to discover amazing technologies — deadly technologies — in ANCIENT SUPER NAVIES.