TV : Historical series

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The Tudors (2007 TV Series)
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A dramatic series about the reign and marriages of King Henry VIII. (60 mins.)
 
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Spartacus: War of the Damned (2010 TV Series)
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Watch the story of history's greatest gladiator unfold with graphic violence and the passions of the women that love them. This is Spartacus. (55 mins.)
 
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The Borgias (2011 TV Series)
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The saga of a crime family in 15th century Italy. (50 mins.)
 
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Rome (2005 TV Series)
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A down-to-earth account of the lives of both illustrious and ordinary Romans set in the last days of the Roman Republic. (90 mins.)
 
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The Spartans (2004 Mini-Series)
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A history of the ancient Spartans, featuring historian Bettany Hughes as presenter and narrator. (175 mins.)
 
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The Pacific (2010 Mini-Series)
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The Pacific Theatre of World War 2, as seen through the eyes of several young Marines. (530 mins.)
 
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500 Nations (1995 Mini-Series)
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An exploration of the various Native American nations and their fall to the European conquerors. (374 mins.)
 
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Odissea (1968 Mini-Series)
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Odysseus' journey told in Homer's Iliad and Odyssey. After fighting in the Trojan War, Odysseus spends years trying to return home to Itaka. (109 mins.)
 
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The Odyssey (1997 TV Series)
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This lavish small-screen adaptation of Homer's ancient epic--replete with Maltese and Turkish locations... (176 mins.)
 
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Band of Brothers (2001 Mini-Series)
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The story of Easy Company of the U.S. Army 101st Airborne Division, and their mission in World War II Europe, from Operation Overlord, through V-J Day. (594 mins.)
 
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Generation Kill (2008 Mini-Series)
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A Rolling Stone reporter, embedded with The 1st Recon Marines chronicles his experiences during the first wave of the American-led assault on Baghdad in 2003. (70 mins.)
 
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Roots (1977 Mini-Series)
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A dramatization of author Alex Haley's family line from ancestor Kunta Kinte's enslavement to his descendants' liberation. (570 mins.)
 
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Borgia (2011 TV Series)
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It was the age of Da Vinci and Michelangelo, of enlightened creativity and unparalleled intellectual achievement... (52 mins.)
 
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Arthur of the Britons (1972 TV Series)
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This series strips away the elaborate medieval view of Camelot, and presents Arthur as the chief of a small Celt tribe in Dark-Ages Britain... (30 mins.)
 
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The World at War (1973 Mini-Series)
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A series of documentaries about World War II. (52 mins.)
 
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Da Vinci's Demons (2013 TV Series)
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Follows Leonardo Da Vinci during his early days in Florence, as a young artist, inventor and dreamer, trying to change the future. (59 mins.)
 
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Vikings (2013 TV Series)
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The world of the Vikings is brought to life through the journey of Ragnar Lothbrok, the first Viking to emerge from Norse legend and onto the pages of history - a man on the edge of myth. (44 mins.)
 
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Odysseus (2013 TV Series)
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Strike Back (2010 TV Series)
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The actions of 'Section 20', a secretive unit of British military intelligence. A team of special operations personnel conduct several high risk missions throughout the globe. (45 mins.)
 
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Cold War (1998 Mini-Series)
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A 24-part series which deals with the relations between the United States, the Soviet Union and their respective allies between the end of World War II to the collapse of the Soviet Union in 1991. (1120 mins.)
 
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The Americans (2013 TV Series)
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Two Soviet intelligence agents pose as a married couple to spy on the American government. (44 mins.)
 
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Richard the Lionheart (1962 TV Series)
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(30 mins.)
 
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Edward the King (1975 TV Series)
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The life of Edward VII (1841 - 1910), the King of the United Kingdom. Before becoming the king he developed a reputation of a playboy which angered his mother, Queen Victoria. He was a reformer and modernizer, but also an elitist. (50 mins.)
 
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Fall of Eagles (1974 Mini-Series)
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British drama about the collapse of three great European dynasties, the Romanovs, the Habsburgs, and the Hohenzollerns. (50 mins.)
Director: Stuart Burge
 
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Empire (2005 Mini-Series)
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Epic four-hour series about the rise of Octavius who succeeds Julius Caesar and tangles with Marc Anthony for control of the Roman empire and finally went on to become the emperor Augustus. (360 mins.)
 
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I, Claudius (1976 Mini-Series)
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The history of the Roman Empire as experienced by one of its rulers. (669 mins.)
 
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Vita di Dante (1965 Mini-Series)
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(90 mins.)
 
28.
TURN: Washington's Spies (2014 TV Series)
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Follows Long Island farmer, Abe Woodhull, who bands together with a group of childhood friends to form The Culper Ring... (60 mins.)
 
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Deadwood (2004 TV Series)
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A show set in the late 1800s, revolving around the characters of Deadwood, South Dakota; a town of deep corruption and crime. (55 mins.)