The culture, history and legacy of the eastern Byzantine Empire.
Jon Harvey discovers why the essence of 21st Century democracy would horrify the Greeks
Jon Harvey explores how ancient democrats played the lottery. Could it be our lucky charm?
What did classical Athenians vote on? Or rather, what didn’t they? Jon Harvey investigates
Jon Harvey asks how classical Athens kept politicians in check. Could we learn from them?
Jon Harvey explores ancient and modern political leaders. How well do our ones stack up?
Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss the Ancient Greek city-state of Sparta.
Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss the Greek city of Thebes in myth, drama and history.
Charge into the history of the mighty Spartans with Greg Jenner and his guests.