This six part series explores the influence on ancient culture on our lives today. Host Michael Wood visits the ancient cities and great ports of India and China, the deserts of Egypt and Iraq, the Mexico of the Inca, Aztec and Mayan peoples, the Greek and Roman monuments of Europe and the jungles of Central America searching for the living legacies of these once great civilizations. The series traces how the institutions that arose with urban civilization...
"The classic tale of romance and tragedy tells the touching story of the big-nosed poet and philosopher Cyrano (Kline) who feeds the handsome but empty-headed Christian (Sunjata) the honeyed words to win the love of the beautiful Roxanne (Garner)."--Container.