Writer Frederic Raphael chooses part man, part myth Alexander the Great.
Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss the life and legacy of Alexander the Great.
David Sneath reports on the institution of His Holiness the Dalai Lama of Tibet.
The Albanian opera singer Ermonela Jaho chooses the life of Mother Teresa of Calcutta.
Neil MacGregor tells the story of Alexander the Great through a small silver coin.
Melvyn Bragg and his guests discuss the life and reputation of Julius Caesar.
Archaeologist Barry Cunliffe nominates ancient Roman leader Julius Caesar.
Comedian Bernard Manning assesses the achievements of Mother Teresa of Calcutta.
Melvyn Bragg and his guests discuss Romulus and Remus, the foundation myth of Rome.
Neil MacGregor on ruling with a mandate from the gods - from the UK to Benin to China.
Melvyn Bragg discusses the idea that kingly authority derives from God.
The charisma of humility and service in Nelson Mandela and the Dalai Lama.