The Viking Saga - The Era of The Long ShipsOctober 10, 1999
A major presentation of the life and deeds of the Vikings - seafaring Scandinavians that raided and traded from today's Iran, along the Russian rivers, all over Europe and over the oceans to Greenland and America, five hundred years before Columbus. Here scientists from around the Viking world explains how modern international archaeology works, and illustrates the amazing discoveries about who the Vikings were and what they actually achieved, founding cities like Dublin and countries like Russia.
Bellman ForeverDecember 30, 2005
"Bellman Forever" - about Sweden's foremost national poet and performer from the eighteenth century: Carl Michael Bellman. Despite the fact that he died 220 years ago, he is still making researchers fight about who he was and what he meant with his lyrics. In the programme, several of Sweden's most famous artists and researchers give their contribution to our understanding of this productive genius that died poor and forgotten.