BBC: The ancient lost cities

May 8, 2012 8:11

"The Dark Lord Hattusas"

In 1595 BC unknown army suddenly without warning attacked Babylon and put up in a bloody massacre. Merciless war killing all in its path. These were the Hittites — one of the greatest and most brutal warriors of the ancient world …

"Cursed Valley pyramids"

They were the last of the great builders of the pyramids on the planet. One of the most mysterious civilizations. They were obsessed with the idea of building the pyramids. But this obsession turned into a nightmare …

"The vanished capital of the Pharaoh"

Of all the wonders of the ancient Egyptian capital of Ramses the Great is one of the most unique. For its construction Pharaoh spent a huge sum. But many years ago, and this city and all of its treasures have disappeared from the face of the earth. This city was seen as a legend before he was found 3000 years later …

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