In the 7th century BC the ancient kingdom of Egypt was conquered. Cities were burned, temples were destroyed, and the people cruelly cast aside. Humiliated by his defeat, the Pharaoh vowed to reclaim his country. Out of the ashes rode an army, burning with vengeance.
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