Ancients Behaving Badly (2009): S01E08 – Cleopatra

Introduction Biography Documentary hosted by Tom McCamus, published by History Channel in 2009. The series brings to life the most brutal and feared leaders of the ancient world. Outline The infamous Queen of Egypt, known for her legendary powers of seduction, would stop at nothing, even murdering her entire family, to get her own way.… Read More

Ancients Behaving Badly (2009): S01E07 – Genghis Khan

Introduction Biography Documentary hosted by Tom McCamus, published by History Channel in 2009. The series brings to life the most brutal and feared leaders of the ancient world. Outline In the 13th century, Mongolia was the most powerful state in the world when Genghis Khan and his troops extended the borders of his empire from… Read More

Ancients Behaving Badly (2009): S01E06 – Hannibal

Introduction Biography Documentary hosted by Tom McCamus, published by History Channel in 2009. The series brings to life the most brutal and feared leaders of the ancient world. Outline The story and psychological analysis of Carthaginian General Hannibal. Hannibal Barca (247-183 BC) was born into the famous Phoenician military family. As a child, Hannibal from… Read More

Ancients Behaving Badly (2009): S01E05 – Nero

Introduction Biography Documentary hosted by Tom McCamus, published by History Channel in 2009. The series brings to life the most brutal and feared leaders of the ancient world. Outline The story and psychological analysis of Roman Emperor Nero, famous for playing the fiddle while Rome burned, was also well known for cruelty, incest and murder.… Read More

Ancients Behaving Badly (2009): S01E04 – Alexander the Great

Introduction Biography Documentary hosted by Tom McCamus, published by History Channel in 2009. The series brings to life the most brutal and feared leaders of the ancient world. Outline The king of Macedonia considered himself a god; his admirers called him a military genius; his enemies considered him the devil. He used weapons of mass… Read More

Ancients Behaving Badly (2009): S01E02 – Attila the Hun

Introduction Biography Documentary hosted by Tom McCamus, published by History Channel in 2009. The series brings to life the most brutal and feared leaders of the ancient world. Outline A marauding barbarian with a reputation as one of history’s monsters, even today Attila’s name is a synonym for savagery. Attila, the King of the Huns… Read More

Ancients Behaving Badly (2009): S01E01 – Caligula

Introduction Biography Documentary hosted by Tom McCamus, published by History Channel in 2009. The series brings to life the most brutal and feared leaders of the ancient world. Outline The story and psychological analysis of Roman Emperor Caligula. This young Roman emperor had a fearsome reputation as a sadist, a murderer… and a raving lunatic.Ordinary… Read More