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Genius of the Ancient World

Episode 2: Socrates

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Four HD

Available for 5 months

Bettany Hughes investigates three giants of ancient philosophy. In the second episode she is in Greece, on the trail of the hugely influential maverick thinker Socrates. Show more

Documentary following a team of underwater archaeologists and experts as they use CGI to reveal the secrets of Pavlopetri in Greece, the world's oldest submerged city. Show more

Michael Scott uncovers the secrets of the Greek oracle at Delphi, now a beautiful tourist site but in its time a gateway into the supernatural and a cockpit of political conflict. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Michael Scott
Producer:
David Wilson
Director:
David Wilson
Executive Producer:
Harry Bell

Genius of the Ancient World

Episode 2: Socrates

Duration: 59 minutes

on BBC Four HD

Available for 5 months

Bettany Hughes investigates three giants of ancient philosophy. In the second episode she is in Greece, on the trail of the hugely influential maverick thinker Socrates. Show more

BBC Four HD

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