Lost Worlds

Monday 9:00 PM on The History Channel Premiered Jul 10, 2006 In Season


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Episode Guide

    • Stalin's Supercity
      Season 2 - Episode 12
      See what the Soviet Union looked like during Stalin's rule.
    • Building the Titanic
      Season 2 - Episode 7
      The construction of the Titanic needed an army of workers & the resources of a purpose-built town complete with an array of specially built docks & facilities to construct it.
    • Kama Sutra
      Season 2 - Episode 2
      1,000 years ago in the central India, the Hindu Kings built their capital city, Khajuraho, 85 temples were built, 20 of which remain. Famed above all for the delicate sensuality and eroticism of their sculptures, these frank representations of sexuality are considered an expression of India's world renowned Kama Sutra.
    • The First Christians
      Season 1 - Episode 12
      The beginning of Christianity with only a few hundred followers in the world.
    • Herod the Great
      Season 2 - Episode 6
      Herod, king of Judea, was famous for creating a series of great buildings, and laying the foundations for Jerusalem. Watch as Herod's impressive projects are charted, including his masterpiece, Herod's Temple.
    • Hitler's Supercity
      Hitler's Supercity
      Season 1 - Episode 7
      Not only did the Nazi's destroy, they built on an epic scale. Look back and what they created, and what they planned to build if they had won World War II.
    • Ramses' Egyptian Empire
      Season 1 - Episode 4
      Visit the ruins of an Egyptian Empire whose leader reigned for 67 years.
    • Braveheart's Scotland
      Season 1 - Episode 11
      Rediscover the 13th Century Scotland of William Wallace
    • Atlantis
      Season 1 - Episode 3
      Rediscover what could be the ancient city of Atlantis, destroyed by a volcanic eruption over 3000 years ago.
    • Palenque: Metropolis of the Maya
      Palenque: Metropolis of the Maya
      Season 1 - Episode 1
      Venture to Palenque a great Mayan city deep in the Mexican jungle abandoned for over a thousand years. Mysterious tombs, palaces, and temples covered by creepers have remained hidden from the world for centuries. But how was this gigantic metropolis built and what purpose did the temples and palaces serve?
    • Secret Cities of the A-Bomb
      Season 1 - Episode 6
      The recreation of the cities of the Manhatten Project.
    • Age of Airships
      Age of Airships
      Season 2 - Episode 15
      Airships flew years before the Wright Brothers flew the first airplane, yet it has been almost forgotten. The largest aircraft ever built was an airship. The first aerial bombardment of one nation by another was conducted using airships and they still are the only airborne aircraft carriers ever built. Follow the rise and fall of the airship and discover the shining future of air travel that never was.moreless
    • Jesus' Jerusalem
      Season 1 - Episode 8
      See Jerusalem as it was over 2000 years ago.
    • The Vikings
      The Vikings
      Season 2 - Episode 9
      The Vikings were fearsome warriors from Denmark and Norway who burst upon Western Europe, raiding and plundering at the end of the 8th century. They first targeted coastal monasteries, but later they constructed magnificent ships that could sail up rivers and sack inland towns.
    • Jekyll & Hyde
      Season 2 - Episode 14
      One of the most frightening horror stories ever written was Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde. Was this story, however, Robert Louis Stevenson's disturbing fantasy or was it based on a series of blood-curdling episodes that took place in the town of Edinburgh?
    • Pirates of the Caribbean
      Season 2 - Episode 17
      During the heyday of piracy, fearsome buccaneers sailed the Caribbean in search of booty. Fortresses are raided, swords are drawn and galleons clash in an incredible story of glittering treasure and swashbuckling adventures. From the icy docks of Bristol to the tropical paradise of the Caribbean, discover the incredible world of the buccaneers.moreless
    • Henry VIII's Mega Structures
      Season 2 - Episode 4
      Considered one of England's greatest Kings and builders, Henry VIII remains famous for his six wives. Henry ruled by fear, executing his opponents and several of his wives. He ordered the destruction of beautiful buildings, libraries and works of art. However, Henry also built many magnificent palaces like Hampton Court and transformed Westminster Abbey from a modest church into the epicenter of the Protestant religion. Henry VIII remains one of the most important monarchs to have ruled England.moreless
    • Secret U.S. Bunkers
      Season 2 - Episode 5
      As the Cold War reached its boiling point elaborate defense preparations were made in the event of nuclear war. Scret bunkers were constructed and a covert shadow government program was born.
    • The Real Dracula
      Season 1 - Episode 10
      In a country torn by bloody civil war, a young man seizes power. In his native tongue, he is called Dracula. This is not the vampire, Count Dracula, but a real historical figure: a Romanian prince. Dracula was a warlord who became known all across Europe for both his breathtaking courage and his terrifying cruelty. But he also left an enduring legacy. Not just in blood, but also in brick, mortar, and stone. He constructed palaces. He founded the city that was to become his country's capital. He also built one of Eastern Europe's most breathtaking mountaintop castles. Now, with state-of-the-art computer animation, we'll bring Dracula's lost world back to life: his birthplace in the fortified town of Sighisoara; the gothic splendor of Transylvania's Bran Castle; the sumptuous palace of Targoviste; and the real castle Dracula, Poenari.moreless
    • Al Capone's Secret City
      Season 2 - Episode 10
      Al Capone's, rise to power coincided with the notorious Roaring Twenties in Chicago. Capone & his fellow mobsters flooded the city with bootleg liquor, while buying off government officials.
    • Sin City of the West
      Season 2 - Episode 8
      The wild west was an era fueled by lawless gambling towns, frenzied gold rushes, & legendary racketeers. Gunfighters & misfits thrived in a society where people were simply looking for a good time and a way to get filthy rich.
    • Churchill's Secret Bunkers
      Season 1 - Episode 9
      The secret bunkers under London during World War II.
    • Ivan the Terrible's Fortress
      Season 2 - Episode 16
      Ivan the Terrible, Russia's first Tsar, led a brutal and unpredictable life. A renowned sadist, Ivan was the originator of Russia's secret police. He fortified walls to counter the advancing age of artillery, expanded the borders of his nation and built a new generation of Kremlins. Follow a team of historical detectives who use evidence from recent excavations, scientific studies and historical documents to piece together clues to what Ivan's Russia looked like.moreless
    • Athens - Ancient Supercity
      Season 1 - Episode 4
      See the glory of Athens at its height in the 5th Century BC.
    • Secret A-Bomb Factories
      Season 2 - Episode 3
      The end of World War II heralded te Cold War, war of paranoia and potential nuclear catastrophe. In the wreckages of missile sites, secret cities and crumbling nuclear facilities, search for clues to understand how this war was played out and the secret structures that were constructed to arm the nation against attack.moreless
    • Lost City of Aphrodite
      Season 2 - Episode 19
      Aphrodisias is a magnificent city of marble dedicated to the Greek goddess Aphrodite. It is widely recognized as one of the best-preserved sites in the Classical World. Although forgotten until the mid-20th century, the city's remarkable state of preservation led to comparisons with Pompeii.
    • Seven Wonders of the World
      Season 2 - Episode 1
      The Seven Wonders were a celebration of religion, mythology, art, power, and science. Built in a time before Christ and their scale and majesty continues to mesmerize.
    • City of Armageddon
      Season 2 - Episode 13
      Located on a rocky plateau overlooking the Dead Sea, the now-ruined fortress of Masada once had walls 1400m long and 4m thick, storehouses, barracks, an armory, a palace and massive cisterns filled with rainwater. Designed to withstand any invader, it became the scene of one of history's most bloody sieges... a siege that ended in mass suicide.moreless
    • Lost Superpower of the Bible
      Season 2 - Episode 11
      The Hittites are the forgotten superpower of the Bible. Hattusha, the capital was the heart of their empire. They were a highly advanced military powerhouse who struck fear into the hearts of all their enemies, yet the Hittites disappeared as quickly as they emerged--the greatest vanishing act in history.
    • Taj Mahal
      Season 2 - Episode 18
      Four hundred years ago Emperor Shah Jahan was the most powerful man in the world. The Taj Mahal, in Agra, India was built to honor his third wife, Mumtaz Mahal, who died in childbirth. The Taj Mahal is one of the new Seven Wonders of the World and considered to be the finest example of Mughal architecture. 20,000 workers toiled to create an astounding feat of engineering, but what we see today is only a fraction of what was originally erected.moreless
    • The Pagans
      Season 1 - Episode 13
      Exploring the world of Stonehenge.
    • Knights Templar
      Season 1 - Episode 2
      They defended the Holy Land for 200 years before a fall from grace. Now watch as the archaeologist unearth their city of Tortosa, now in the suburbs of modern day Tartus in Syria.