Rabat – France 2 has unveiled the trailer of Secrets d’Histoire’s [Secrets of History] investigative episode exploring the life of Moulay Ismail,the founder of modern Morocco.
The episode, entitled “Moulay Ismaïl, the sun king of the thousand and one nights”, will be broadcasted July 20.
“Discover the life of the great Moroccan sultan, Moulay Ismail, powerful military strategist and great founder,” wrote France 2 on its Facebook page.
— Stéphane Bern (@bernstephane) July 16, 2017
The channel’s audiences expressed their excitement and appreciation for the show’s diverse content. “Although I love French history, it is refreshing to see Secrets d’Histoire [tackling] characters and contexts of other countries. Thank you, Long live history and long life,” wrote a Facebook user on the video’s comment section.
In a communiqué previously released by France 2, the show’s presenter Stéphane Bern promised to take his audience in an “enchanting journey” to discover Morocco in the 18th century, “returning to the footsteps of the famous Sultan, Moulay Ismail.”
For the first time, Secrets of History will examine the “Sun King of Morocco,” recounting “the story of a sultan, whose brilliant reign is often compared to that of Louis XIV.”
“Journeying through the imperial cities and the emblematic cities of Morocco, including Fes, Meknes, Marrakesh, and Rabat, Secrets of History opens the doors of the palaces where the sultan lived and where his might flourished,” added the channel.