DW World History

DW World History

DW World History provides the most detailed productions on the ancient civilizations throughout the world. Each series takes viewers through the timeline of World History, one civilization at a time. Together we explore the rise and fall of of the great empires and reveal how men and women shaped the world we know today. Detailed Maps, Study Guides, Publication & Documentary Reviews and Podcasts are available on our website.

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December 1, 2019 16 min

Welcome to the DW World History Podcast Series. This study focuses on 3,000 years of Egyptian history beginning with King Narmer and ending with the last native Egyptian ruler, Nectanebo II, in 343 B.C. 

Go further into the story of Ancient Egypt by following this new production hosted by David Wainright. Here you will find the most advanced study on the most mysterious civilization in the world!

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How far back does man go? What were the conditions of Egypt during Prehistoric times? What did Isaac Newton say about Egypt's ancient timeline?  We 'Begin at the Beginning' in this episode on Ancient Egypt.

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December 25, 2019 26 min

How did Ancient Egypt begin? Who were the first pharaohs? Who was the first female monarch in history? We follow the first burials at Abydos and reveal the first historical document in the world!

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What was the first pyramid in Egypt? Who built the first pyramid and what was it's purpose? We follow the 3rd Dynasty Pharaohs and detail their pyramid constructions. We also focus on early 4th Dynasty art, which are some of the most beautiful masterpieces in Egyptian history.

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January 8, 2020 13 min

In the first of our biographies, we follow Pharaoh Sneferu, the first pharaoh of the 4th Dynasty. Considered by many to be Egypt's greatest pharaoh of all time, he created the first 'true' pyramid and established Egypt as an International Power. He had it all, including naked women in fishnet stockings...

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January 13, 2020 19 min

In this biography we highlight Pharaoh Khufu and the Great Pyramid of Giza! How was this pyramid built? Who was the architect? and how long did it remain the world's tallest construction? We also focus on Pharaoh Djedfre and his Lost Pyramid of Giza.

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In this biography we focus on the pharaohs Khafre and Menkaure and discuss their pyramids on the Giza Plateau. We also highlight Pharaoh Shepseskaf and Queen Khentkawes as they end the 4th Dynasty.

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After the Pyramids of Giza were built, the 5th Dynasty Sun Kings began building large Sun Temples and lesser quality pyramids in Abusir. We focus on the changes to the religion and discuss Pharaoh Unas, who created the Pyramid Texts!

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In this packed episode, we focus on the end of the Old Kingdom, The First Intermediate Period, and the 11th Dynasty. We'll also focus on dynasty changes throughout this period and note which animal was an Egyptian's favorite pet!

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In this episode, we explore the Golden Age of the Middle Kingdom! The 12th Dynasty produced two of the greatest texts of Egyptian literature and some of the most beautiful jewelry ever discovered from Ancient Egypt. We also focus on the beginning of the Karnak Temple and Military Architecture of the Middle Kingdom.

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In this episode, we follow the second 'dark age' of Ancient Egypt, known as the Second Intermediate Period. During this time, the Hyksos take control and establish the 15th Dynasty. How were these Semitic immigrants related to the Old Testament of the Bible?

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After the expulsion of the Hyksos, Pharaoh Ahmose I established the 18th Dynasty with the Rise of the New Kingdom. We focus on the beginning of the best dynasty to have ever ruled Egypt and discuss how one of these pharaohs could have been the real Pharaoh of the Exodus Story.

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More powerful than the famous Cleopatra, she was one of Egypt's greatest and least known rulers. We follow Queen Hatshepsut in the first major biography of the New Kingdom and focus on her relationships with her adviser Senenmut and her step-son, Tuthmosis III. We end with discussing the reasons she was so violently removed from the Egyptian historical record.

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Known as the 'Napoleon of Egypt', Tuthmosis III set his eyes upon the Levant and expanded Egyptian territory into Syria, all the way to the Euphrates River. We focus on the Egyptian Army and the Battle of Megiddo, the world's first recorded battle in reliable detail. We also discuss the Karnak Temple expansions and Tomb KV34.

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The pinnacle of Egyptian power and prestige... The Gold Age of Ancient Egypt!

We follow the three pharaohs who ruled during this prosperous time and explore their building projects and accomplishments.

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This biography highlights King Akhenaten. The most unique and radical Pharaoh to have ever ruled Egypt, he attempted to change the very foundation of Egyptian thought by establishing the world's first monotheistic religion. Who was this king and who was his only god? We also feature Queen Nefertiti, and her very famous sculpture.

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King Tut... Ancient Egypt's most famous Pharaoh! We follow this boy-king and discuss what really did kill him in one of the most dramatic episodes from this series. We also discuss the end of the 18th Dynasty with the reigns of Pharaohs Ay and Horemheb.

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In this episode we feature the first two kings of the 19th Dynasty and one of the most mysterious structures in the world... the Osireion.

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One of the Greatest Pharaohs to have ever ruled Egypt... Ramesses II built the most Temples, sired the most children, and fought one of the greatest battles in Egyptian history! We focus on this incredible king and discuss in the detail.. The Battle of Kadesh!

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We follow Pharaohs Merneptah, Seti II, and Queen Twosret as the 19th Dynasty comes to an end. We also focus on Flinder Petrie's greatest discovery... a find that would create waves of excitement throughout the religious field!

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