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Lost Cities of the Ancients: The Dark Lords of Hattusha

  • Noentry
  • uploaded: Aug 20, 2014
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More than 3,000 years ago a mysterious and ruthless civilization rose from nothing, created a brutal and unstoppable army and built an empire that rivalled Egypt and Babylon. Yet, just as it was at the height of its powers, the great empire suddenly vanished from history.

This is the story of the formidable Hittites, a civilisation bent on world domination. Their long-lost capital, Hattusha, which disappeared 1,000s of years ago, was recently rediscovered, and archaeologists have unearthed one of the most astonishing and ingenious cities of the ancient world, featuring rings of impenetrable walls, secret tunnels, temples, palaces and a vast pyramid-like structure facing Egypt.

Buried in this lost city is one of the greatest libraries of the ancient world. All the secrets of the mysterious Hittite empire were written in two codes - one a unique form of hieroglyphs. Using these deciphered texts, this film recreates the ancient world of the Hittites, telling the story of what happened to them, and what caused an empire built to last forever to vanish so completely from history



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4 comments

  • Porten Vid#

    Porten Vid August 26, 2014 4:38:16 AM CEST

    A Lost Ancient Empire It could be change the oficial mankind history

  • Vulcanic#

    Vulcanic August 23, 2014 7:32:33 PM CEST

    great documentary, the 4th great empire, not many even talk about this

  • Noentry#

    Noentry August 22, 2014 10:22:11 PM CEST

    Destinysmoon you are most welcome :)

  • Destinysmoon#

    Destinysmoon August 21, 2014 9:38:11 PM CEST

    An awesome documentary. Thank you so much for sharing.



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