This documentary goes in search of the lost city of Li-jien in China - a remote Chinese village on the edge of the Taklamakan Desert that experts believe was once occupied by Roman legionnaires over 2,000 years ago.
Cameras investigate the mystery behind its present-day residents and their link to the West. Though the villagers believe they are of Roman heritage, the claim is a controversial one. Through a mix of science and historical analysis, our modern experts try to piece together if indeed the Romans could have lived in China - over a thousand years before the coming of Marco Polo. [less