Melvyn Bragg discusses the Greek mathematician Archimedes and his famous cry of “eureka!”
Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss the life and mythologisation of Boudica.
The culture, history and legacy of the eastern Byzantine Empire.
Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss the Destruction of Carthage
Melvyn Bragg and his guests discuss Cleopatra, the famed last pharaoh of Egypt.
Melvyn Bragg examines how a dominant power can exert a cultural influence on its empire.
Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss Greek and Roman love poetry.
Melvyn Bragg and his guests discuss Hadrian's Wall.
Melvyn Bragg considers whether 'happiness' means living a life of pleasure or of virtue.
Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss Pliny's Natural History, one of the first encyclopedias.
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