Sunil Khilnani explores the life and legacy of Ashoka, ruler of a great Indian empire.
Melvyn Bragg and his guests discuss the Indian ruler Ashoka the Great.
Neil MacGregor is with the great rulers of the world over 2000 years ago.
Neil MacGregor on the life and legacy of the great Indian ruler Ashoka
Neil MacGregor continues his history of the world with a painting from the Silk Road.
India and Pakistan's tussle for Indus Valley antiquities after partition
Melvyn Bragg discusses the Sassanian Empire in Persia from the 3rd to the 7th century AD.
Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss the Silk Road, the trade routes which spanned Asia.