Story of China

Ancestors

Passport Episode 1 | 55m 18s Video has closed captioning.

Starting with a family reunion, when 300 relatives gather to worship their ancestors on 'Tomb Sweeping Day,' Michael explores ancient myths and archaeological sites to uncover the origins of the Chinese state; he examines the first Chinese writing, and tells the dramatic tale of the bloodthirsty First Emperor, before an amazing climax with a million pilgrims at a festival on the Yellow River.

Aired: 06/20/17

Expires: 06/20/27

Rating: TV-PG

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Which Emperor Are You?

Quiz

Which Emperor Are You?

Imagine you have gone back in time, and you are a Chinese emperor. How would you run your empire? Take the quiz and see which famous emperor you would have been.

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