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Might the stories of the Bible have their basis in ancient scientific fact? How big was the giant Goliath, and what was the tech of the sling that brought him down?
The amazing successes and stunning failures of ancient military engineers have directly affected the weapons and tactics we use today.
The Romans created a hydraulic mining system that literally blew millions of tons of material away and ancient sappers dug under mega walls and brought a whole castle down.
Throughout history man has gone to great lengths to develop the technology of torture.
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- Premiered: December 21, 2003
- Rating: TV-G
- Premise: A series on ancient inventions that seem startlingly modern. (more)