Can't tell Pythagoras from Plato? Curious about Hinduism, Confucianism, and Islam? Through location footage, re-creations, expert commentary and analysis, two documentary series explore the roots of ancient philosophy, religious thought, and spiritual enlightenment. Learn the central doctrines of some of the world's major religions; see the connections between early philosophical thought, math, and science. An informative and insightful look into how ancient thoughts and beliefs continue to shape our modern world. 6 episodes, 5 hrs, 2 DVDs.