THE MAURYA – WARRIORS OF THE ELEPHANT
In ancient India one creature was both a god and a weapon. For one king, these beasts were the shock troops as organised as any army before or since. Riding a juggernaut, Maurya soldiers carved out one of the largest empires in history.
Ancient Warriors – The Series
There have been countless warring civilizations thought history, from the Aztecs to the Samurai, Vikings, Ninjas, Huns and more. First shown on The Discovery Channel, this series traces the rise of major fighting cultures by exploring the motivations of ancient soldiers and their leaders. Viewers learn of the visions these warriors sought to impose on the world, and how they lived, fought, trained, and finally died.
Running time: 24 mins
Originally broadcast on Discovery Channel