• Civilizations -- The Lady of Brassempouy
    S1 E1: The Lady of Brassempouy
    Host Simon Schama argues this 25,000 year-old sculpture found in France ...
    Host Simon Schama argues this 25,000 year-old sculpture found in France represents the dawn of the idea of beauty.
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  • Civilizations -- The Cognitive Revolution
    S1 E1: The Cognitive Revolution
    The cognitive revolution stirred early humanity from its creative slumber, and ...
    The cognitive revolution stirred early humanity from its creative slumber, and the images it produced continue to humble even our greatest modern artists, including Pablo Picasso.
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  • Civilizations -- An Early Step on the Road to Civilization
    S1 E1: An Early Step on the Road to Civilization
    Cave paintings in Castillo Spain represent some of the first paintings made by ...
    Cave paintings in Castillo Spain represent some of the first paintings made by humans.
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  • Civilizations -- The Protector of Civilization
    S1 E1: The Protector of Civilization
    ISIS destroyed ancient artifacts in the city of Palmyra, Syria, and museum ...
    ISIS destroyed ancient artifacts in the city of Palmyra, Syria, and museum curator sacrificed his life trying to save them.
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