Civilizations

Encounters

See how advances in seafaring and a thirst for trade and exploration sent human beings around the planet. Distant and disparate cultures met for the first time, and art became the great interface by which civilizations understood each other.

Encounters

53m 46s

See how advances in seafaring and a thirst for trade and exploration sent human beings around the planet. Distant and disparate cultures met for the first time, and art became the great interface by which civilizations understood each other.

Previews + Extras

  • Encounters: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Episode 4 Preview | Encounters

    S1 E4 - 30s

    See how advances in seafaring and a thirst for trade and exploration sent human beings around the planet. Distant and disparate cultures met for the first time, and art became the great interface by which civilizations understood each other.

  • Montezuma and Cortes: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Montezuma and Cortes

    S1 E4 - 4m 8s

    As the Spanish met the Aztecs in Central America, the riches intended to buy off the Spanish only intensified their lust for gold and conquest.

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