Genius of the Ancient World

Historian Bettany Hughes travels to India, Greece and China on the trail of three giants of ancient philosophy - Buddha, Socrates and Confucius. All three philosophers lived between the 6th and 5th century BC, during a period of unprecedented intellectual development: those 100 years changed the way we see ourselves forever. These trailblazers embodied a shift from a reliance on the supernatural to explain humankinds place in the cosmos, to one where rational thought offered new, exciting possibilities.

Year: 2015
Genre: Spiritual & Philosophical, Biography
Country: UK
Starring: Bettany Hughes
Duration: 175 Minutes
Rating: Ex
Location in store: Documentary (Spiritual and Philosophical)



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