Some inventions of the classical world equal or surpass modern technology.
|"Mega Machines" A discovery spotlights two limestone coffins that date back 3000 years. (Repeat)||H2|
|"Ancient Chinese Super Ships" China's master shipbuilders create some of the most powerful warships and greatest fleets of the ancient world. (Repeat)||H2|
|"Ancient Super Navies" Experts investigate antiquity's legendary naval inventions, including high-explosive grenades, covert underwater attack equipment and biological warfare. (Repeat)||H2|
|"Death Weapons of the East" Comparison test between a shotgun and a staff, the oldest known weapon; the deadly Chinese "ermei" underwater attack weapon; examining whether Chi warriors can really kill a man with a single touch; ancient Chinese crossbows. (Repeat)||H2|
Historians reveal and discuss evidence of centuries-old theories and prototypes for many contemporary procedures and technologies, like brain surgery and computers.
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