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First Peoples

Europe

Episode 5 | 54m 42s

When Homo sapiens turned up in prehistoric Europe, they ran into the Neanderthals. The two types of human were similar enough – intellectually and culturally - to interbreed. But as more Homo sapiens moved into Europe and the population increased, there was an explosion of art and symbolic thought which overwhelmed the Neanderthals.

Aired: 07/07/15

Expired: 12/31/69

Rating: NR

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