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NOVA, Season 42, Episode 4, Colosseum: Roman Death Trap
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directed by Gary Glassman, fl. 1987 and Pascal Cuissot, fl. 1991; produced by Melanie Wallace, fl. 2011, Gary Glassman, fl. 1987 and Kristine Allington, fl. 2011-2016, WGBH Educational Foundation, in NOVA, Season 42, Episode 4 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2015), 53 mins
The Colosseum is a monument to Roman imperial power and cruelty. Its graceful lines and harmonious proportions concealed a highly efficient design and advanced construction methods that made hundreds of arches out of 100,000 tons of stone. In its elliptical arena, tens of thousands of gladiators, slaves, prisoners...
directed by Gary Glassman, fl. 1987 and Pascal Cuissot, fl. 1991; produced by Melanie Wallace, fl. 2011, Gary Glassman, fl. 1987 and Kristine Allington, fl. 2011-2016, WGBH Educational Foundation, in NOVA, Season 42, Episode 4 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2015), 53 mins
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Treasures of Ancient Greece, The Long Shadow
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directed by Suniti Somaiya, fl. 2011; presented by Alastair Sooke, fl. 2009; produced by Suniti Somaiya, fl. 2011, British Broadcasting Corporation, in Treasures of Ancient Greece (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2015), 52 mins
Is Ancient Greek art just a collection of elegant works of marble, framed by a love of democracy and enlightened reasoning? Far from it. Art critic and journalist Alastair Sooke demonstrates it is in fact far more diverse and surprising – a multi-cultural mix of styles, techniques and materials that left no subj...
directed by Suniti Somaiya, fl. 2011; presented by Alastair Sooke, fl. 2009; produced by Suniti Somaiya, fl. 2011, British Broadcasting Corporation, in Treasures of Ancient Greece (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2015), 52 mins
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Treasures of Ancient Greece, Episode 1, The Age of Heroes
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directed by David Vincent, fl. 2004; presented by Alastair Sooke, fl. 2009; produced by David Vincent, fl. 2004, British Broadcasting Corporation, in Treasures of Ancient Greece, Episode 1 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2015), 51 mins
Is Ancient Greek art just a collection of elegant works of marble, framed by a love of democracy and enlightened reasoning? Far from it. Art critic and journalist Alastair Sooke demonstrates it is in fact far more diverse and surprising – a multi-cultural mix of styles, techniques and materials that left no subj...
directed by David Vincent, fl. 2004; presented by Alastair Sooke, fl. 2009; produced by David Vincent, fl. 2004, British Broadcasting Corporation, in Treasures of Ancient Greece, Episode 1 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2015), 51 mins
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Treasures of Ancient Greece, Episode 2, The Classical Revolution
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directed by David Vincent, fl. 2004; presented by Alastair Sooke, fl. 2009; produced by David Vincent, fl. 2004, British Broadcasting Corporation, in Treasures of Ancient Greece, Episode 2 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2015), 50 mins
Is Ancient Greek art just a collection of elegant works of marble, framed by a love of democracy and enlightened reasoning? Far from it. Art critic and journalist Alastair Sooke demonstrates it is in fact far more diverse and surprising – a multi-cultural mix of styles, techniques and materials that left no subj...
directed by David Vincent, fl. 2004; presented by Alastair Sooke, fl. 2009; produced by David Vincent, fl. 2004, British Broadcasting Corporation, in Treasures of Ancient Greece, Episode 2 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2015), 50 mins
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Apples, Pears and Paint: How to Make a Still Life Painting
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directed by Liam McArdle, fl. 2005; produced by Liam McArdle, fl. 2005, British Broadcasting Corporation (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2014), 52 mins
This richly detailed film journeys through the epic history of still life painting, featuring a range of delights from the earliest existing mural paintings discovered at Pompeii to the cubist masterpieces of Picasso. Awash with rich imagery of fruit and flowers as well as humble domestic objects, this lively take...
directed by Liam McArdle, fl. 2005; produced by Liam McArdle, fl. 2005, British Broadcasting Corporation (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2014), 52 mins
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Physical Geology, A Transformation of Beauty
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produced by Dallas County Community College District, in Physical Geology (Dallas County, TX: Dallas County Community College District, 2012), 3 mins
Metamorphism transforms common limestone into marble, a specialized and highly desired product for art works and construction. The wide variety of colors and textures found in various geological settings makes possible unique sculptures and buildings. Even the most similar marbles are usually distinguished by slig...
produced by Dallas County Community College District, in Physical Geology (Dallas County, TX: Dallas County Community College District, 2012), 3 mins
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NOVA, Season 35, Episode 3, Secrets of The Parthenon
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directed by Gary Glassman, fl. 1987 and Michael Beckham, 1938-2017; produced by Melanie Wallace, fl. 2011, Lisa Mirowitz, fl. 2002, Christine Le Goff, Gary Glassman, fl. 1987 and David Condon, fl. 1974, in NOVA, Season 35, Episode 3 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2008), 53 mins
Join a team of architects and engineers as they investigate the many mysteries of this icon of Western civilization. How did the ancient Greeks design and build their masterpiece so quickly? How did they achieve such precision and perfection without modern tools and architectural aids that we take for granted toda...
directed by Gary Glassman, fl. 1987 and Michael Beckham, 1938-2017; produced by Melanie Wallace, fl. 2011, Lisa Mirowitz, fl. 2002, Christine Le Goff, Gary Glassman, fl. 1987 and David Condon, fl. 1974, in NOVA, Season 35, Episode 3 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2008), 53 mins
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The Vatican Museums
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directed by Luca de Mata; composed by Stelvio Cipriani, 1937-; produced by Edizioni Musei Vaticani (Vatican City: Janson Media, 2006), 2 hours 34 mins
THE VATICAN MUSEUMS was the culmination of three years of research and filming, the collaboration of thirty-two scholars and historians from around the world, a crew of forty directors of photography, operators, and lighting technicians, state-of-the-art digital cinematography, lighting, animation, and computerize...
directed by Luca de Mata; composed by Stelvio Cipriani, 1937-; produced by Edizioni Musei Vaticani (Vatican City: Janson Media, 2006), 2 hours 34 mins
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Engineering an Empire, Episode 1, Rome: Engineering An Empire
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directed by Christopher Cassel, 1977-; produced by Christopher Cassel, 1977-, Kralyevich Productions, in Engineering an Empire, Episode 1 (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 2005), 1 hour 23 mins
For more than 500 years, Rome was the most powerful and advanced civilization the world had ever known, ruled by visionaries and tyrants whose accomplishments ranged from awe-inspiring to deplorable. One characteristic linked them all--ambition--and the thirst for power that all Roman emperors shared fueled an unp...
directed by Christopher Cassel, 1977-; produced by Christopher Cassel, 1977-, Kralyevich Productions, in Engineering an Empire, Episode 1 (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 2005), 1 hour 23 mins
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Modern Marvels, Season 12, Episode 423, The Arch
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produced by Bruce Nash, 1947-, in Modern Marvels, Season 12, Episode 423 (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 2005), 58 mins
The arch, from the ancient Egyptians and Greeks to modern times, is examined.
produced by Bruce Nash, 1947-, in Modern Marvels, Season 12, Episode 423 (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 2005), 58 mins
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