Episode 2

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Episode 2 of 3

Duration: 59 minutes

Neil Oliver heads out from the Scandinavian homelands to Russia, Turkey and Ireland to trace the beginnings of a vast trading empire that handled Chinese silks as adeptly as Pictish slaves. Neil discovers a world of 'starry-eyed maidens' and Buddhist statues that are a world away from our British experience of axe-wielding warriors, although it turns out that there were quite a few of those as well.

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Wed 5 Dec 2012 01:45 BBC One except Wales

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Credits

Presenter
Neil Oliver
Presenter
Neil Oliver
Executive Producer
Eamon Hardy
Executive Producer
Eamon Hardy
Series Producer
Cameron Balbirnie
Series Producer
Cameron Balbirnie
Producer
Rosie Schellenberg
Producer
Rosie Schellenberg
Director
Rosie Schellenberg
Director
Rosie Schellenberg

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