This April HISTORY has curated an extensive selection of the best programmes for Easter.
The Temple Mount
Destroyed by a deadly siege five centuries after its construction, no evidence of Israel’s holiest shrine remains. Did Solomon’s Temple exist?
For the first century world, it was considered the world’s most beautiful structure. Its destruction set the stage for 2000 tumultuous years of Jewish history.
The third Temple is based on the prophetic vision of Ezekiel. Christian apocalyptic texts describe the rebuilding of the temple as key to the second coming of Christ – and the possible
The Jesus Code
In The Jesus Code we discover fascinating new insights into the historical Jesus, utilising the latest state-of-the-art scientific techniques and archaeological research.
RIDDLES OF THE BIBLE
Today, biblical archaeologists and religious scholars are scouring the globe for the most elusive and controversial goal in biblical research: to find out whether or not the stories of the Bible are based on real events.
Wall paintings, which might hold clues to location of Templar treasures.
Finding Babylon’s Hanging Gardens
A world wonder so elusive, most people have decided it must be mythical. Centuries of digging have turned up nothing. The problem is, everyone has been looking in the wrong place.
In Finding Babylon’s Hanging Garden (Bedlam Productions) Oxford academic Stephanie Dalley travels from the vaults of the British Museum to war-torn Iraq to gather evidence for a controversial new theory about the legendary garden’s location.
The Hanging Garden of Babylon is the only one of the seven wonders of the ancient world for which no archaeological evidence has ever been found. But now the decoding of an ancient text has led her to believe that they were built by another man, in another time, in another location, and this thrilling modern-day Indiana Jones quest is the result.