Africa's Great Civilizations

 
  

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Origins

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The Atlantic Age/Commerce and the Clash of Civilizations

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The Cross and The Crescent

Professor Henry Louis Gates, Jr. charts the ancient rise of Christianity & Islam, whose economic & cultural influence stretched from Egypt to Ethiopia. Learn of African religious figures like King Lalibela, an Ethiopian saint, and Menelik, bringer of the Ark of the Covenant.

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ABOUT AFRICA'S GREAT CIVILIZATIONS

Origins - Journey with Professor Henry Louis Gates, Jr. to Kenya, Egypt and beyond as he discovers the origins of man, the formation of early human societies and the creation of significant cultural and scientific achievements on the African continent. The Cross and the Crescent - Gates charts the rise of Christianity and Islam, whose economic and cultural influence stretched from Egypt to Ethiopia. Learn of African religious figures like King Lalibela, an Ethiopian saint, and Menelik, bringer of the Ark of the Covenant.

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Africa's Great Civilizations Showtimes

Origins Fri. Dec 8 at 6:30 PM WGBH WORLD
The Atlantic Age/Commerce and the Clash of Civilizations Fri. Dec 8 at 8:30 PM WGBH WORLD
Origins Sat. Dec 9 at 12:00 AM WGBH WORLD
The Cross and the Crescent Sat. Dec 9 at 1:00 AM WGBH WORLD
The Atlantic Age/Commerce and the Clash of Civilizations Sat. Dec 9 at 2:00 AM WGBH WORLD
Origins Sat. Dec 9 at 7:30 AM WGBH WORLD
The Cross and the Crescent Sat. Dec 9 at 9:00 AM WGBH WORLD
The Atlantic Age/Commerce and the Clash of Civilizations Sat. Dec 9 at 10:00 AM WGBH WORLD
Origins Sat. Dec 9 at 2:30 PM WGBH WORLD
The Atlantic Age/Commerce and the Clash of Civilizations Sat. Dec 9 at 4:30 PM WGBH WORLD
Cities Sat. Dec 9 at 6:00 PM WGBH WORLD
The Atlantic Age/Commerce and the Clash of Civilizations Sat. Dec 9 at 7:00 PM WGBH WORLD
Commerce and the Clash of Civilizations Sat. Dec 9 at 8:30 PM WGBH WORLD
Cities Sun. Dec 10 at 12:00 AM WGBH WORLD
The Atlantic Age/Commerce and the Clash of Civilizations Sun. Dec 10 at 1:00 AM WGBH WORLD
Commerce and the Clash of Civilizations Sun. Dec 10 at 2:30 AM WGBH WORLD
Cities Sun. Dec 10 at 8:00 AM WGBH WORLD
The Atlantic Age/Commerce and the Clash of Civilizations Sun. Dec 10 at 9:00 AM WGBH WORLD
Commerce and the Clash of Civilizations Sun. Dec 10 at 10:30 AM WGBH WORLD

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