History

Ancient Invisible Cities

Professor Darius Arya explores the hidden secrets of three of the most fascinating cities of the ancient world: Cairo, Athens and Istanbul. 3D scans allow us to view the architectural jewels of these cities as they've never been seen before.

Istanbul

54m 6s

Historian Darius Arya takes us on an extraordinary journey through the treasures of Istanbul, Turkey. But with many of its secrets concealed or underground, he turns to the latest 3D imaging technology to see the city as no human eye ever could.

Episodes

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    Istanbul

    S1 E3 - 54m 6s

    Historian Darius Arya takes us on an extraordinary journey through the treasures of Istanbul, Turkey. But with many of its secrets concealed or underground, he turns to the latest 3D imaging technology to see the city as no human eye ever could.

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    Cairo

    S1 E2 - 54m 43s

    Darius Arya uses the latest scanning technology to reveal the historical secrets of Cairo and Ancient Egypt. He explores the Great Pyramid of Giza and the first pyramid ever built. He also explores a hidden Roman fortress and discovers a well deep in the rock below the Arabic citadel of Saladin.

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    Athens

    S1 E1 - 54m 51s

    Professor Darius Arya uses scanning technology to reveal the hidden secrets of ancient Athens. From the buildings on the Acropolis to the silver mines and quarries beyond the city, he investigates the story of the city that gave the world democracy.

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