Genius of the Ancient World

Historian Bettany Hughes travels to India, Greece and China on the trail of three giants of ancient philosophy - Buddha, Socrates and Confucius.

Show Info

Airs on: United Kingdom BBC World News (2015 - 2015)
Schedule: Wednesdays at 21:00 (50 min)
Status: Ended
Show Type: Documentary
Genres: Travel History
Episodes ordered: 3 episodes

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Episode 1x03; Aug 19, 2015

Previous Episodes

Episode NameAirdateTrailer
1x03: ConfuciusAug 19, 2015
1x02: SocratesAug 12, 2015
1x01: BuddhaAug 5, 2015
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