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Human Sacrifice

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‘Human Sacrifice’ examines ancient sacrificial rituals from around the world. Each fascinating episode uses historic and archaeological evidence to explore the reasoning behind why our ancestors carried out these practices. Learn about the impact of culture and religion and witness the gruesome methods used to kill the victims. From the Aztecs who were thought to cut out the hearts of men and the Druids who burned people alive, to the Mayan ball games that ended with beheading rituals to please the gods. This series reveals why people believed these customs were acceptable.