Amazing History

Discover the secrets of ancient civilizations, how Roman gladiators lived, and what it took to become a Viking warrior in this fun and information-packed series for use in KS2 history lessons.

There are 14 videos in this series.

15 mins How and What to Cook in the Ancient World
The Amazing History team share their findings on what was eaten in the ancient world by the Romans, Greeks, Celts and Templar Knights.
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15 mins Simple Rules for Becoming a Viking Warrior
Amazing History looks at the way the Vikings lived, ate and drank.
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15 mins The Incredible Mayans
Historians explore the mystery behind the disappearance of the Mayan population centuries ago.
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15 mins Greece - The Founding of Democracy
The lifestyle, rituals, politics and legends of ancient Greece are uncovered in this video.
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15 mins Vikings: Born in an Armpit?
Find out what life was like for the Vikings and how their society functioned, in this engaging video for use in KS2 history lessons.
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15 mins The Gladiator's Manual of Ideal Behaviour
Discover how Roman gladiators lived, how they fought and what weapons they used, in this fun video to use in KS2 history lessons.
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15 mins A Tour Around Ancient Egypt
Discover ancient Egypt, its monuments, landmarks and history in this fun and engaging video aimed at KS2 pupils.
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15 mins A Tour Around Ancient Greece
Amazing History visits ancient Greece to explore its temples and see statues of the gods in this video for KS2 history lessons.
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15 mins A Tour Around Ancient Rome
Ideal for KS2 history lessons, this video explores ancient Rome to give an idea of how powerful the city was, and why it virtually disappeared in the fall of the Empire.
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15 mins A Tour Around the Ancient Land of the Mayans
Travel to ancient Mexican city of Palenque in the time of the Mayans, and discover more about the lives of the people there, in this engaging video for KS2 history lessons.
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15 mins How and Where to Go to School in the Ancient World
A look at school life in the Roman Empire, from the subjects taught to their school day, in a video for use with KS2 classes.
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15 mins How Children Had Fun in the Ancient World
A fun look at how schooling worked in the past, and the games children used to play, from the Vikings to Medieval Italy, in a video for use in KS2 classes.
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15 mins How to Build an Egyptian Pyramid
The history behind the creation of the pyramids is revealed in a fact-filled video for use in KS2 history lessons.
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15 mins How To Take Part in the Ancient Olympic Games
The origins of the Olympic Games are explained, from the sports involved to the significance of the event, in a fun video for KS2 history lessons.
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