Prepare for an adrenaline-infused tale about the rise of civilisation across the globe. This event series from HISTORY spans the first flourishing of civilisation in Mesopotamia all the way to the discovery of America. Ground-breaking production and CGI bring to life the greatest landmarks and milestones of human achievement by rebuilding lost worlds and creating large-scale re-enactments of critical battles. Interactive maps dynamically illustrate the key factors that contributed to the birth and evolution of human endeavours. Focusing on the simultaneity of human experience how ancient Egypt thrived while Stonehenge was being built, how China was at its zenith while Europe was plunged into the Dark Ages this landmark series captures all the action, struggle and heroism of our shared journey.