SECRETS OF THE DEAD

Program Details
Air Time: 
04/03/2014 - 4:00am - 4:59am
Program Title: 
CARTHAGE'S LOST WARRIORS
Program Service: 
MX
Program URL: 
http://www.pbs.org/wnet/secrets/
PSIP Description: 
Examines whether Carthaginians fled the marauding Romans by escaping across the Atlantic Ocean.
Long Description: 
Carthage, the proud capital of the vast Carthaginian Empire, is ablaze. Marauding Romans are mercilessly slaughtering and pillaging. Any survivors face a terrifying fate as slaves on Roman galleys or in their quarries. Escaping the bloody carnage is impossible... or is it? Could some of the once-mighty Carthaginians have got away? And even more incredibly -- could they have turned west on an epic journey across the vast Atlantic Ocean to new shores? Did they set foot in South America, long before Columbus ever walked the face of the Earth?