The UAE has a remarkable history of exploration, innovation and tolerance.

This fascinating 3-part series reveals how new archaeological discoveries are only now revealing the true extent of this land’s ancient wonders and its 125,000-year heritage. One of the earliest trading centers in the world, suppliers of copper to Mesopotamia and pearls to the Romans, with sophisticated cities in Zero AD, this remarkable civilization once held centre stage in world history.

Rise of the Super-Cities

SYNOPSIS

At the heart of the Arabian Peninsula is a young nation, only 4 years older than Microsoft, famous around the world for its gleaming modern cities and the burgeoning economic power of Abu Dhabi and Dubai. But behind the fast cars and the towering skyscrapers, there lies a compelling and untold story…

SERIES CREDITS

He who does not know his past cannot make the best of his present and future, for it is from the past that we learn.”

"He who does not know his past cannot make the best of his present and future, for it is from the past that we learn.” "

– His Highness Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, Founder of the UAE

  • Director:David Lee
  • Producer:Image Nation, Atlantic Productions

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For the first time ever, the ancient history of the United Arab Emirates is depicted in this informative and entertaining five-part documentary series.
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