Secrets of lost empires. Colosseum. Stonehenge

Format: DVD 2006
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Summary
A band of volunteers do their best to move, raise, and cap a Stonehenge-like structure, armed only with Stone Age tools. Travel to the famous Roman Colosseum, whose bloodthirsty audience was once shielded by a gigantic canopy.
Uncover the secrets of ancient civilizations as NOVA journeys to an archaeological site where teams of experts use traditional techniques to test their hypotheses. Watch a band of experts move, raise, and cap a structure like the mysterious Stonehenge—armed with Stone Age tools.
Contents
Colosseum (54 min.)
Stonehenge (54 min.). DVD-ROM features: Teaching materials (PDF)
A link to the NOVA Web site, pbs.org/nova.

Additional Information
Subjects Colosseum (Rome, Italy)
Colosseum (Rome, Italy) -- Design and construction.
Amphitheaters -- Rome.
Architecture -- Italy -- Rome.
Structural engineering -- History.
Building, Stone -- History.
Monuments -- Design and construction.
Rome (Italy) -- Buildings, structures, etc.
Rome (Italy) -- Antiquities.
Stonehenge (England)
Documentary television programs.
Television programs for the hearing impaired.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Publisher [South Burlington, Vt.?] :WGBH Boston Video,2006
Edition Full screen.
Other Titles Nova (Television program)
Colosseum ;
Colosseum
Stonehenge
Contributors Page, Cynthia.
Cort, Julia.
Barnes, Michael.
Brightwell, Robin.
Apsell, Paula S.
Keach, Stacy.
Richards, Julian C.
Whitby, Mark.
Hopkins, Roger.
WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.). Science Unit.
British Broadcasting Corporation. Television Service.
WGBH Video (Firm)
Participants/Performers Narrator, Stacy Keach ; featured experts, Julian Richards, Mark Whitby, Roger Hopkins.
Audience TV parental guidelines rating: Not rated.
Language English
Closed-captioned.
Notes Documentary.
Title from container.
Originally broadcast as an episode of the television series: Nova.
Program content: c1997.
System Details DVD, NTSC, Region 1; 4x3 full screen presentation; Dolby Digital.
System requirements for DVD-ROM features: Adobe Acrobat Reader, DVD-ROM drive.
Description 1 videodisc (1 hr., 48 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
ISBN 159375552X
9781593755522
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