Ancient Assassins


Season: 1

1 - Sacred Band Of Thebes, The

The Sacred Band of Thebes: In 371 BC, Sparta looks to crush the neighbouring nation of Thebes, but is shocked by just 300 soldiers known as the Sacred Band of Thebes. (S1, ep 1)

2 - Alexander The Great's Spidermen

Alexander the Great's Spidermen: Faced with a rebel warlord in an impregnable mountain stronghold, Alexander the Great dispatches 300 warriors to scale the sheer rock face. (S1, ep 2)

3 - Kung Fu Nun

Kung Fu Nun: In 1644, Ng Mui escapes the Manchu invaders and takes refuge in a Shaolin monastery. Learning Kung Fu, she develops a new form of the martial art. (S1, ep 3)

4 - Beautiful Samurai

Beautiful Samurai: The tale of Tomoe Gozen, champion Samurai of the Minamoto clan, whose story became known as the legend of the "Beautiful Samurai". (S1, ep 4)

5 - Pope's Bodyguards, The

The Pope's Bodyguards: The story of the Swiss Guard, bodyguards to the Papacy who thwarted the assassination attempt of Pope Clement VII in 1527 and still exist to this day. (S1, ep 5)

6 - Medieval Mercenaries

Medieval Mercenaries: The story of Sir John Hawkwood. An English Knight who departed the Hundred Years War to form a band of mercenaries known as the White Company. (S1, ep 6)