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The tomb of the persian king Cyrus the Great.

Each episode of Engineering an Empire looks at a different empire, with 13 empires in total. Below is a list of the empires covered in the show, and a link to their individual pages.

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The Host

Learn more about the host Peter Weller.

The Empires

Learn more about each empire
and their achivements.

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