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The Greeks

June 21, June 28 and July 5 at 9pm on CET

Explore Greek history with archaeologists and historians, actors and athletes, scientists and artists who are launching groundbreaking new explorations of the Greeks’ journey across time. The Greek story is our story.

Here’s additional information about the three episodes in this series:

Cavemen to Kings
Wednesday, June 21, at 9pm on CET
Uncover the first draft of Western civilization, which, though it met a spectacular end, laid the groundwork for the revolution in human thought that was to come.

Rise of the Individual
Wednesday, June 28, at 9pm on CET

Watch as ancient Greeks strive for excellence, strife proves to be an inescapable certainty—and it’s not long before the rising civilization and all that it promises will face its gravest tests.

The Bright Shining Moment
Wednesday, July 5, at 9pm on CET

Watch as ancient Greece’s legacy is invoked in Athens and at the steps of the U.S. Supreme Court. Take a look back at its rise and fall, which might not only help us understand the challenges we face now, but also point toward a better future.

The Greeks

Episode 1 | Cavemen to Kings

Aired: 2016-06-21 04:00:00 54:20 Expires: 06/22/20 Rating: TV-PG

They rose from nothing — and changed everything.