An investigation into Jesus' murder looks at key figures, including
Herod Antipas and Pontius Pilate; was Pilate a puppet of an anti-
Jesus populace or were his hands dirtier than traditional history
claims?; what actually killed Jesus?
7.00 p.m. |DCIVC| Columbus: Secrets From The Grave
Columbus kept the truth of his identity carefully hidden; claimed by
Italians as the son of Genoa, he has been said to be the son of a
privateer, a pope and a Jew; follow a descendant of Columbus on a
quest to discover her famous ancestor's true origins.
8.00 p.m. |HISTC| ENGINEERING AN EMPIRE | Carthage
After its founding at the end of the seventh century B.C., Carthage
soon grew into one of greatest civilizations of the Ancient World - a
remarkable city-state that dominated the Mediterranean for nearly 600
years. Over that span of time, Carthaginian engineers harnessed their
extensive resources and manpower to develop some of the ancient
world's most groundbreaking technology. Like the Egyptian masters
before them, they built colossal structures able to withstand the
ravages of time and man.
9.00 p.m. |HISTU|Catacombs of Death
Beneath the hustle and bustle of Paris streets are a world of
snaking quarries, hidden catacombs, and mushroom-harvesting tunnels.
Even Paris' 10.5 million residents have no idea they live on top of
nearly 20 centuries of history carved into the limestone foundation
below. From its Gallic beginnings to the Roman foundations of
Lutetia, today's Paris may be one of the world's most sophisticated
cities above the ground--but below ground it's a different story.
Join host Eric Geller as he reveals the secrets beneath Paris and the
Notre Dame church and what they reveal about a 2,000 year old
civilization that rests underneath it.
DCIVC = Discovery Civilization (Canada)
HISTC = History Television (Canada)
HISTU = History Channel (US)