Andrew Marr's History of the World The Dutch East India Company New

The Dutch competed against the English in the battle for the Banda Islands, for which Nathaniel Courthope gave his life trying to gain the British access to nutmeg. The world was trading, and countries around the world had no option but to join in.
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Andrew Marr's History of the World Martin Luther New

Europe tore itself apart in religious wars starting with Martin Luther's protest against the Catholic Church at Wittenberg, creating a new religion: Protestantism.
  • 2012
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Andrew Marr's History of the World Paul the Apostle New

Tentmaker Saul becomes Paul on the road to Damascus.
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Andrew Marr's History of the World Spanish Inca conquest New

The search for gold and spread of Christianity caused Europeans to colonize the New World, discovering many new lands such as that of the Incas in Peru. We visit Cajamarca, where King Atahualpa was held captive by Pizarro and forced to convert to Christianity.
  • 2012
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Andrew Marr's History of the World Christopher Columbus New

The explosion of global capitalism began with Christopher Columbus stumbling across America while searching for China.
  • 2012
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Andrew Marr's History of the World Leonardo da Vinci New

In Europe, the Renaissance takes place, with Leonardo Da Vinci demonstrating a new way of thinking and painting the world famous ‘The Last Supper’.
  • 2012
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Andrew Marr's History of the World Siege of Constantinople New

The battle between religions and empires starts again, with Muslim Turks, the Ottomans, pushing deep into once Christian lands. At the Hagia Sophia in Istanbul, we learn how Ottoman leader Mehmet the Second invaded Constantinople.
  • 2012
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Andrew Marr's History of the World Cleopatra New

Egypt’s Cleopatra presented herself as living God Isis and her ill-fated union with Julius Caesar encouraged him to be honoured as a living God, declaring himself Dictator Perpetuus – Dictator in Perpetuity.
  • 2012
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Andrew Marr's History of the World Siddhartha New

Andrew Marr visits the Buddhan Mahabodhi Temple in Bodhgaya, India, dedicated to The Buddha, who offered a new way of living with no place for violence.
  • 2012
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Andrew Marr's History of the World Battle of Marathon New

At the Battle of Marathon we see how military tactics can defend from the strongest of armies. With this we discover the beginnings of the Olympics and marathon, from the soldiers' run back to Athens to defend their city.
  • 2012
  • 00:10:47
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