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Aztec sacrificial ceremony
Aztec sacrificial ceremony

Duration: 05:04

A description of the mass sacrifice of humans in Aztec culture and explanations of the reasons why the Aztecs undertook such mass slaughter.

 
Computer-generated view of Stonehenge
Computer-generated view of Stonehenge

Duration: 01:46

Using a computer simulation to gain a better understanding of what Stonehenge may have been like.

 
Farming in medieval Ireland (audio)
Farming in medieval Ireland (audio)

Duration: 04:50

Still photo with audio about traditions and practices of medieval Ireland.

 
How crannogs were built
How crannogs were built

Duration: 01:25

An introduction to crannogs, which are atificial islands found across Ireland.

 
How did people in Ireland live 5,000 years ago? (audio)
How did people in Ireland live 5,000 years ago? (audio)

Duration: 03:14

Still photo with audio about Audleystown Cairn in Northern Ireland.

 
How did the Ancient Egyptians build their great pyramids?
How did the Ancient Egyptians build their great pyramids?

Duration: 02:49

An investigation into the mystery of the Pyramids.

 
Kenneth MacAlpine, King of Pictland
Kenneth MacAlpine, King of Pictland

Duration: 01:45

A look at Kenneth MacAlpine, the king of the Picts and but probably not the first king of a united Scotland.

 
Saint Columba, Iona and the Book of Kells
Saint Columba, Iona and the Book of Kells

Duration: 04:38

Saint Columba's powerful position and the importance of Iona to the Christian world.

 
The Battle of Brunanburh
The Battle of Brunanburh

Duration: 06:34

The Battle of Brunanburh - and why Britain remains a collection of different countries.

 
The Battle of Dun Nechtain
The Battle of Dun Nechtain

Duration: 02:23

How the Battle of Dun Nechtain signalled the rise of Pictland.

 
The Gaels in early Scotland - their forts and culture
The Gaels in early Scotland - their forts and culture

Duration: 02:55

The role of Gaels in the creation of Scotland and a look at the hill fort of Dunnad.

 
The invention of farming
The invention of farming

Duration: 03:28

Andrew Marr tells the story of how humans moved from a hunter gathering lifestyle to a farming one.

 
The Picts and the Romans
The Picts and the Romans

Duration: 06:11

An examination of Tacitus' depiction of Mons Graupius and descriptions of the Picts.

 
Vikings and Normans in Northern Ireland
Vikings and Normans in Northern Ireland

Duration: 02:08

Ireland's Viking and Norman invaders.

 
What have we learned from an excavation of Stonehenge?
What have we learned from an excavation of Stonehenge?

Duration: 03:39

Professors Darvill and Wainwright sum up what they have found at their Stonehenge dig after a 12-day excavation of the site

 
What technology did Irish monks use in the 7th Century?
What technology did Irish monks use in the 7th Century?

Duration: 04:43

Historical information about life around Nendrum Abbey near Strangford Lough.

 
What was the earliest inhabited place in Ireland?
What was the earliest inhabited place in Ireland?

Duration: 06:18

An introduction to the Iron Age settlement at Mount Sandel Fort near Coleraine.

 
What's the earliest type of writing in Ireland?
What's the earliest type of writing in Ireland?

Duration: 01:43

Early form of writing on Ogham stone monuments

 

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