Decisive battles. 13 defining moments from the rise and fall of the Roman Empire to the struggle over the Persian Empire The ancient world

Format: DVD 2006
Availability: Available at 1 Library 1 of 1 copy
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CLP - Main Library Second Floor Film & Audio - Nonfiction Video (DVD) U29.D43 2006x
Location  CLP - Main Library
 
Collection  Second Floor Film & Audio - Nonfiction Video
 
Call Number  (DVD) U29.D43 2006x
 
 
Summary
Examine the thirteen conflicts that changed history's course. Utilizes video game animation to reveal the tactics used in major battles from Rome, Greece, and Egypt.
Contents
[disc] 1: The gothic invasion of Rome. Hail Caesar! Herman the German. Marathon. Ramses II (1 hr., 50 min.)
[disc] 2: Spartacus. Thermopylae. Atilla the Hun. The birth of the Roman Empire. Boudicca, warrior queen (1 hr., 50 min.)
[disc] 3: Cannae. Crassus, rich man, poor man. Gaugamela (1 hr., 6 min.). DVD features: Ancient mysteries: The secret life of King Ramses II (46 min.)
Foot soldier: The Greeks (46 min.)
Interactive menus
Scene selection.

Additional Information
Subjects Valens, -- Emperor of the East, -- approximately 328-378.
Caesar, Julius.
Arminius, -- Prince of the Cherusci.
Ramses -- II, -- King of Egypt.
Spartacus, -- -71 B.C.
Attila, -- -453.
Boadicea, -- Queen, -- -62.
Crassus, L. Licinius -- (Lucius Licinius), -- 140 B.C.-91 B.C.
Alexander, -- the Great, -- 356 B.C.-323 B.C.
Battles.
Military history, Ancient.
Strategy.
Visigoths -- Italy -- Rome.
Thermopylae, Battle of, Greece, 480 B.C.
Gaugamela, Battle of, Iraq, 331 B.C.
Rome (Italy)
Marathon (Greece)
Egypt -- History.
Thermopylae (Greece)
Rome.
Cannae (Extinct city)
Parthia.
Iran.
Historical television programs.
Documentary television programs.
Publisher [New York?] :History Channel :2006
Distributed in the U.S. by New Video,
Other Titles Ancient world
Contributors Florescu, John M.
Poots, Trevor.
Sherwin, Allan.
Kim, Margaret G.
Settle, Matthew.
David Paradine Television.
History Channel (Television network)
New Video Group.
Participants/Performers Host, Matthew Settle.
Language English
Notes Documentary.
Title from container.
Originally produced in 2004.
System Details DVD; Dolby Digital stereo.
Description 3 videodiscs (4 hr., 46 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
ISBN 0767091590 (set)
9780767091596 (set)
0767091604 ([disc] 1)
9780767091602 ([disc] 1)
0767091612 ([disc] 2)
9780767091619 ([disc] 2)
0767091620 ([disc] 3)
9780767091626 ([disc] 3)
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