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This is the glorious story of the Hittites - the most powerful people in the Near East of their time. Narrated by Academy Award winner Jeremy Irons, "The Hittites" brings the fascinating history of this mighty empire to life with expert interviews, stunning cinematography, dramatic reenactments, and visual effects. Highlights include a breathtaking recreation of the controversial battle of Kadesh that decimated the armies of Egypt's Pharaoh Ramesses II. Based on the actual words of the Hittites, deciphered from ancient clay tablets excavated in the 20th century, their story unfolds as beautifully as it written almost 3500 years earlier.
Loved this program on tv. Well done in showing the story of these people. Jeremy Iron's voice as the host is so clear and I marveled at his pronunciation of the complicated... Read morePublished 13 months ago by Phyllis Sherwin
When I first saw this documentary on the 'Smithsonian Channel', it caught my eye. Once more 'AMAZON PRIME' had this documentary in its listing. Read morePublished 14 months ago by Albuquerque
This captivating documentary about an unfortunately-obscure civilization really tells the story well. Read morePublished on June 27, 2013 by John A. Lindquist
Our OAT guide previewed this video with our tour group before visiting the Hittite Museum in Ankara, Turkey. Read morePublished on December 4, 2011 by Amazon Customer