The Europe Saga

Episode 1: Where we come from – Who we are

The original Europeans, the Neanderthals, died out a long time ago. So where do we come from? Traces of our ancestors take us back to ancient Greece, or more precisely to Crete: This is where the continent’s first advanced civilisation emerged and also the founding myth that gave Europe its name. After this, all roads led to Rome: The Roman Empire spread European civilisation and became an important example for many nations of the continent…