Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss redemption, crucial for Judeo-Christian thought.
Melvyn Bragg examines the manuscripts that united Celtic and Roman cultures in England.
Melvyn Bragg examines Muslim Spain, from Cordoba’s golden age to the fall of Granada.
The history of thought on immortality, the self and the afterlife.
The history of marriage from ancient Greek and Babylonian times to today.
The life of Siddhartha Gautama and the legacy of his teachings.
Melvyn Bragg explores the strange and mystical world of the Irish poet W B Yeats.
Melvyn Bragg examines the Cathars, a medieval European Christian sect accused of heresy.
Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss the highs and lows of the Third Crusade.
The history and legacy of classical Humanism, invented by Cicero.