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Art of Spain, Episode 1, The Moorish South
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directed by Robin Dashwood, 1972-; presented by Andrew Graham-Dixon, 1960-; produced by British Broadcasting Corporation, in Art of Spain, Episode 1 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2008), 53 mins
We know that Italy and Northern Europe are renowned for their art, but what about Spain? In this absorbing and original series, Spanish art gains centre stage as art historian Andrew Graham-Dixon goes on the road to reveal the fabulous art treasures of the country. Travelling from the south to the north he explore...
directed by Robin Dashwood, 1972-; presented by Andrew Graham-Dixon, 1960-; produced by British Broadcasting Corporation, in Art of Spain, Episode 1 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2008), 53 mins
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Civilizations, Episode 6, Paradise on Earth
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directed by Ashley Gething, 1970-; presented by Simon Schama, 1945-; produced by Ashley Gething, 1970-, Nutopia, in Civilizations, Episode 6 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2018), 53 mins
Explore one of humanity’s deepest artistic urges: the depiction of nature. But landscape painting is seldom a straightforward portrayal of observed nature; it's a projection of dreams, idylls, and refuges - the elusive paradise on earth.
directed by Ashley Gething, 1970-; presented by Simon Schama, 1945-; produced by Ashley Gething, 1970-, Nutopia, in Civilizations, Episode 6 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2018), 53 mins
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Civilizations, Episode 7, Color and Light
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directed by Hugo Macgregor, fl. 2005; presented by Simon Schama, 1945-; produced by Hugo Macgregor, fl. 2005, Nutopia, in Civilizations, Episode 7 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2018), 53 mins
Explore the story of light and color in art - both in the search for greater realism and spiritual ecstasy. Journey from Gothic cathedrals and Indian courtly painting to modern art.
directed by Hugo Macgregor, fl. 2005; presented by Simon Schama, 1945-; produced by Hugo Macgregor, fl. 2005, Nutopia, in Civilizations, Episode 7 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2018), 53 mins
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Engineering an Empire, Episode 10, Napoleon: Steel Monster
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directed by Penny Fearon, fl. 1999; presented by Peter Weller, 1947-; produced by Penny Fearon, fl. 1999, Kralyevich Productions and Mechanism Digital, in Engineering an Empire, Episode 10 (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 2006), 45 mins
The engineering and/or architectural feats that were characteristic of some of the greatest societies on this planet. Centuries after the fall of the Roman Empire, French kings struggled for control against the church and the aristocracy.
directed by Penny Fearon, fl. 1999; presented by Peter Weller, 1947-; produced by Penny Fearon, fl. 1999, Kralyevich Productions and Mechanism Digital, in Engineering an Empire, Episode 10 (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 2006), 45 mins
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Engineering an Empire, Episode 11, The Byzantines
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directed by Rebecca Ratliff, fl. 2006 and Mark Cannon, fl. 2002; presented by Peter Weller, 1947-; produced by Rebecca Ratliff, fl. 2006, Kralyevich Productions and Mechanism Digital, in Engineering an Empire, Episode 11 (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 2006), 44 mins
The engineering and/or architectural feats that were characteristic of some of the greatest societies on this planet. As much of the world descended into the Dark Ages after the fall of Rome, one civilization shone brilliantly: the Byzantine Empire. With ruthless might and supreme ingenuity, the Byzantines ruled o...
directed by Rebecca Ratliff, fl. 2006 and Mark Cannon, fl. 2002; presented by Peter Weller, 1947-; produced by Rebecca Ratliff, fl. 2006, Kralyevich Productions and Mechanism Digital, in Engineering an Empire, Episode 11 (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 2006), 44 mins
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Engineering an Empire, Episode 14, Da Vinci's World
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directed by Dana Ross, fl. 2001 and Gabrielle Mahler, fl. 1998; presented by Peter Weller, 1947-; produced by Dana Ross, fl. 2001 and Gabrielle Mahler, fl. 1998, Kralyevich Productions, in Engineering an Empire, Episode 14 (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 2006), 44 mins

The engineering and/or architectural feats that were characteristic of some of the greatest societies on this planet.

After the fall of Rome, Italy fell into a dark sleep, and wasn't reawakened until the 11th century.

directed by Dana Ross, fl. 2001 and Gabrielle Mahler, fl. 1998; presented by Peter Weller, 1947-; produced by Dana Ross, fl. 2001 and Gabrielle Mahler, fl. 1998, Kralyevich Productions, in Engineering an Empire, Episode 14 (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 2006), 44 mins
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Italy's Invisible Cities, Episode 2, Venice
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directed by Harvey Lilley, fl. 1997; presented by Michael Scott, 1981- and Alexander Armstrong, 1970-; produced by Harvey Lilley, fl. 1997, British Broadcasting Corporation, in Italy's Invisible Cities, Episode 2 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2017), 53 mins
Following the striking revelations of Rome’s Invisible City, historian Dr Michael Scott embarks on a new adventure to explore the hidden treasures of three more of Italy’s astonishing cities – Naples, Venice and Florence – bringing a fascinating new insight into 2,000 years of history. Drawing on cutting-e...
directed by Harvey Lilley, fl. 1997; presented by Michael Scott, 1981- and Alexander Armstrong, 1970-; produced by Harvey Lilley, fl. 1997, British Broadcasting Corporation, in Italy's Invisible Cities, Episode 2 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2017), 53 mins
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Modern Marvels, Season 7, Episode 6, Bridges
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directed by Bruce Nash, 1947-; produced by Henry Schipper, fl. 1990-2016 and Bruce Nash, 1947-, American Dad and Al Roker Productions, in Modern Marvels, Season 7, Episode 6 (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 2000), 47 mins
This episode is about Bridges around the world and its history. Bridges play a key role in the human quest to connect and unify.
directed by Bruce Nash, 1947-; produced by Henry Schipper, fl. 1990-2016 and Bruce Nash, 1947-, American Dad and Al Roker Productions, in Modern Marvels, Season 7, Episode 6 (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 2000), 47 mins
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Strange Landscape, Episode 1, The Jewelled City
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directed by Derek Towers, fl. 1979-1997; presented by Christopher Frayling, 1946-; produced by Derek Towers, fl. 1979-1997, Süddeutscher Rundfunk Stuttgart, British Broadcasting Corporation and VisionTV, in Strange Landscape, Episode 1 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 1995), 56 mins
The Middle Ages. An age of faith, great cathedrals, illuminated apocalypses, learned theologians, devastating plagues and wars. A time of intellectual struggle and exploration when Europe became a flourishing continent and the political and social institutions of the Western World were born. Ranging across science...
directed by Derek Towers, fl. 1979-1997; presented by Christopher Frayling, 1946-; produced by Derek Towers, fl. 1979-1997, Süddeutscher Rundfunk Stuttgart, British Broadcasting Corporation and VisionTV, in Strange Landscape, Episode 1 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 1995), 56 mins
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