Ancient Apocalypse

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History and Culture Documentary narrated by Hermione Norris by BBC released in 2001 - English, Chinese Multilanguage narration

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Throughout the ages, civilisations have risen up and then disappeared. Traditionally, the disappearance of certain ancient civilizations has been left to the theologians and historians to explain. Now scientists have entered the fray. In this series geologists, archaeologists and climatologists explain their findings. Ancient Apocalypse seeks to explain how human achievements were destroyed by the forces of nature.

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  • Video Codec: XVID
  • Video Bitrate: 1713 kbps
  • Video Resolution: 384x512 (height x width)
  • Video Aspect Ratio: 3x4 (1:1,33)
  • Audio Codec: MPEG-1 Layer 3 (MP3) <0x0055>
  • Audio BitRate: 127 kbps
  • Audio Streams: 2 (Multilanguage)
  • Audio Languages: English/Mandarin
  • RunTime Per Part: 49 min 5,45 s (88275 Frames)
  • Number Of Parts: 4
  • Part Size: 697,85 MB
  • Subtitles: English/Chinese
  • Ripped by: unknown

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