Genius of the Ancient World

Genius Of The Ancient World


Historian Bettany Hughes investigates the revolutionary ideas of the Buddha. Thought to have lived and taught between the sixth and fourth centuries B.C., the sage and holy man inspired a diverse belief system that influences the lives of millions of people to this day. Bettany travels to India, where Buddha experienced the challenging ideas and extreme methods of wandering "truth seekers," after he had abandoned his family and homeland in the Himalayas to embark on his philosophical quest to find...
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  • program length: 60 minutes
  • episode #101

Sunday, August 12 at 6:00 pm on 12.1

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