The Persians: A History of Iran

Discover the complex and fascinating history of Persia, the world's first empire. This series reveals historical and cultural sites across Iran that few westerners have ever seen.

Episodes

Air Date: March 15, 2021 - 51:52
In the last episode, Samira Ahmed travels to the crumbling ruins of an ancient walled city and goes back to when Persia faced her gravest threat - Genghis Khan. But from the death and destruction there emerged a golden age of Persian poetry and art.