The Greatest Archaeologist Of Them All

Around 325 AD, an elderly woman endured a laborious journey to Jerusalem and made perhaps the greatest archaeological find of all time.

Malcolm Billings goes on the mysterious trail of Roman Empress St Helena.

He asks whether she was really the daughter of Old King Cole, or rather a Turkish lady of the night, and whether it was possible that she genuinely found the True Cross of Christ.

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Around 325 AD, an elderly woman endured a laborious journey to Jerusalem and made perhaps the greatest archaeological find of all time.

Malcolm Billings goes on the mysterious trail of Roman Empress St Helena.

He asks whether she was really the daughter of Old King Cole, or rather a Turkish lady of the night, and whether it was possible that she genuinely found the True Cross of Christ.