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Duration: 1 hour, 20 minutes

Dan Snow uses the latest satellite technology to reveal the secrets of the Roman Empire. Together with space archaeologist Sarah Parcak, Dan sets out to identify and then track down lost cities, amphitheatres and forts in an adventure that sees him travel through some of the most spectacular parts of the vast empire. Cutting-edge technology and traditional archaeology help build a better understanding of how Rome held such a large empire together for so long.

Last on

Sat 30 Aug 2014 23:15 BBC Four


Sarah Parcak
Dan Snow
Jeff Wilkinson
Jeff Wilkinson


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  • Tue 31 Dec 2013 21:45 BBC Four

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