Show details

Listings are for East Coast. For local listings, Enter zip code   or   Sign in

Ancient Discoveries

"Ancient Super Navies"

Experts investigate antiquity's legendary naval inventions, including high-explosive grenades, covert underwater attack equipment and biological warfare.  (Repeat)

Fri 6/12 1:00 PM  H2
Duration: 1 hour
Rated: TV-PG
Documentary, History, Science, Technology, Science and Nature

6/12/15
10:00 AM
"Twisted Weapons of the East"  Martial artists wield six-foot-long steel swords in India; camels as weapons of war; armor made from paper were designed to stop arrows; 2000-year-old unmanned weapon.  (Repeat) H2
6/12/15
11:00 AM
"Mega Ocean Conquest"  A team of divers builds and tests a deep-sea diving suit; a time-traveling ghost ship; 16th-century war fleet.  (Repeat) H2
6/12/15
12:00 PM
"Ancient Chinese Super Ships"  China's master shipbuilders create some of the most powerful warships and greatest fleets of the ancient world.  (Repeat) H2
6/12/15
01:00 PM
"Ancient Super Navies"  Experts investigate antiquity's legendary naval inventions, including high-explosive grenades, covert underwater attack equipment and biological warfare.  (Repeat) H2
6/12/15
02:00 PM
"Riots and Revolutions"  A secret manual explains how the Vietnamese defeated the United States in the 20th century and the Mongols 700 years earlier; King Mithridates; the invention of booby-traps and letter bombs; Spartacus revolts against the Roman Empire.  (Repeat) H2
6/12/15
03:00 PM
"Twisted Weapons of the East"  Martial artists wield six-foot-long steel swords in India; camels as weapons of war; armor made from paper were designed to stop arrows; 2000-year-old unmanned weapon.  (Repeat) H2
6/12/15
04:00 PM
"Mega Ocean Conquest"  A team of divers builds and tests a deep-sea diving suit; a time-traveling ghost ship; 16th-century war fleet.  (Repeat) H2
6/12/15
05:00 PM
"Ancient Chinese Super Ships"  China's master shipbuilders create some of the most powerful warships and greatest fleets of the ancient world.  (Repeat) H2
6/12/15
06:00 PM
"Ancient Super Navies"  Experts investigate antiquity's legendary naval inventions, including high-explosive grenades, covert underwater attack equipment and biological warfare.  (Repeat) H2
6/12/15
07:00 PM
"Riots and Revolutions"  A secret manual explains how the Vietnamese defeated the United States in the 20th century and the Mongols 700 years earlier; King Mithridates; the invention of booby-traps and letter bombs; Spartacus revolts against the Roman Empire.  (Repeat) H2
Ancient Discoveries

Premise
Historians reveal and discuss evidence of centuries-old theories and prototypes for many contemporary procedures and technologies, like brain surgery and computers.

Program data from Tribune Media Services, Inc.