Ancient Assassins Season 02, Episode 10 – “Medieval Mercenaries” Sir John Hawkwood, a pioneer of psychology and guerilla tactics, threw out the rulebook and won battles using his wits.
Ancient Assassins Season 02, Episode 09 – “Sacred Band of Thebes” 371 BC. Ancient Greek superpower the Spartan army, confronts the three hundred warriors of the Sacred Band of Thebes.
Ancient Assassins Season 02, Episode 09 – “The Popes Bodyguards” 1527. The King of Spain’s army plans to kill the Pope. He can only be saved by Captain Röist and his force of Swiss Guards.
Ancient Assassins Season 02, Episode 07 – “Kung Fu Nun” In 1644 China, Ng Mui escapes from Beijing as the Manchus conquer the Ming dynasty capital. Taking refuge in a Shaolin monastery, she learns their Kung Fu and develops a new form of the martial art, Wing Chun.
Ancient Assassins Season 02, Episode 07 – “Viking Apocolypse” Backed with overwhelming force, Pagan Vikings wrestle King Alfred for control of 9th century England.
Ancient Assassins Season 02, Episode 06 – “The Real Braveheart” William Wallace is the most famous Scot in history. In 1296 Scotland is invaded by English King Edward I and only one man is prepared to stand in his way. From outlaw to army general, discover the man behind the movie myths.
Ancient Assassins Season 02, Episode 05 – “Romes Navy Seals” They are the amphibious Roman unit tasked with the impossible. Called Batavians, they led the invasion of ancient Britain in AD43. Discover the story behind a desperate mission deep in enemy territory that may hand the emperor an unlikely victory.
Ancient Assassins Season 02, Episode 04 – “Beautiful Samurai” In Twelfth Century Japan one samurai humiliates all the others – a woman. As lethal as she was lovely, Tomoe Gozen defeated the finest swordsmen, battled tyranny and innovated on the battlefield.
Ancient Assassins Season 02, Episode 02 – “Alexander the Great’s Spidermen” When Alexander the Great confronts a rebel warlord in an impregnable mountain stronghold, he dispatches 300 hand-picked warriors to scale the sheer rock face, at night, without being detected.
Ancient Assassins Season 02, Episode 01 – “Vlad’s Impalers” The Season 2 premiere focuses on Vlad “The Impaler” Tepes, a 15th-century Romanian prince, and the legends of mass murder against his enemies and his own people. Tepes was the inspiration for Bram Stoker’s novel “Dracula.”