Secrets of the Dead

About the Film


On the next Secrets of the Dead Hannibal was the greatest military figure in our history.

His trek through the Alps is legendary- The thought of Hannibal bringing thirty-seven elephants over the Alps is ridiculous!

He was a man of some genius to be able to pull it off.

But how did he do it?

We went after the chemistry, the mineralogy Scientists uncover the mystery of - That's the way that Hannibal would have come in.

Hannibal in the Alps, next time on Secrets of the Dead

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