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Ancient History

The Incas (#110)

Six hundred years ago, in less than a century, the Incas, located in present-day Peru, forged an empire equal to that of the Greeks and Romans. They built their empire largely by treaties based on providing food for all of its citizens. In the process, The Incas built architectural wonders for all eternity. Today, Machu Picchu stands as a glorious reminder of this once incredible empire. [28 minutes] Closed Captioning

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Series Description: This sweeping series provides a new perspective to the growth and development of several significant ancient cultures. Unique accomplishments, innovative governance and incredible developments in architecture, empire building and culture are highlighted.

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