Gods in the Sky

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    Episode 1

    Professor Chapman tells the story of Egypt's ancient astronomer priests, their over-sexed gods and how they helped us develop the 360° circle, the 12-month year and the 24-hour day

    This episode is subtitled48 mins
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    Episode 2

    Professor Allan Chapman explores the world of the ancient Greeks, as the first great seafaring people they needed astronomy for navigation as well as time-keeping

    This episode is subtitled48 mins
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    Episode 3

    Professor Allan Chapman travels to Rome and Cairo, and argues that, contrary to widely-held prejudice, it was the Christian church which was largely responsible for the rise of scientific astronomy

    This episode is subtitled50 mins
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