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Civilisations (Arts), Episode 3 of 9, Paradise On Earth
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directed by Ashley Gething, 1970-; presented by Simon Schama, 1945-; produced by Ashley Gething, 1970-, Nutopia, Open University and British Broadcasting Corporation, in Civilisations (Arts), Episode 3 of 9 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2018), 57 mins
Simon Schama examines one of our deepest artistic urges: the depiction of nature. Simon discovers that landscape painting is seldom a straightforward description of observed nature; rather it's a projection of dreams and idylls, as well as of escapes and refuges from human turmoil; the elusive paradise on earth. S...
directed by Ashley Gething, 1970-; presented by Simon Schama, 1945-; produced by Ashley Gething, 1970-, Nutopia, Open University and British Broadcasting Corporation, in Civilisations (Arts), Episode 3 of 9 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2018), 57 mins
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Inside the Middle East, Season 2, Episode 9, Andalusia's Islamic Legacy
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produced by Cable News Network (CNN), in Inside the Middle East, Season 2, Episode 9 (Atlanta, GA: Cable News Network (CNN), 2017), 23 mins
Atop a plateau overlooking the city of Granada stands Alhambra, a mighty fortress and perhaps the most striking testament to southern Spain's Islamic past. The fortress is the focal point of this month's Inside the Middle East and the starting point of a journey through Andalusia in search of the cultural imprint...
produced by Cable News Network (CNN), in Inside the Middle East, Season 2, Episode 9 (Atlanta, GA: Cable News Network (CNN), 2017), 23 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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Churches: How to Read Them, Episode 1, Dark Beginnings
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directed by Jonathan Mayo, fl. 2010; presented by Richard Taylor, 1967-; produced by Jonathan Mayo, fl. 2010, British Broadcasting Corporation, in Churches: How to Read Them, Episode 1 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2010), 33 mins
Richard Taylor visits Britain's early medieval churches to find out why the Anglo-Saxons and Normans continued to fill their sacred buildings with pagan images.
directed by Jonathan Mayo, fl. 2010; presented by Richard Taylor, 1967-; produced by Jonathan Mayo, fl. 2010, British Broadcasting Corporation, in Churches: How to Read Them, Episode 1 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2010), 33 mins
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Churches: How to Read Them, Episode 2, Medieval Life
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directed by Karen Selway, fl. 2007; presented by Richard Taylor, 1967-; produced by Karen Selway, fl. 2007, British Broadcasting Corporation, in Churches: How to Read Them, Episode 2 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2010), 32 mins
Richard Taylor uncovers evidence that shows how and why our parish churches came to play such a crucial role in the everyday life of the Middle Ages.
directed by Karen Selway, fl. 2007; presented by Richard Taylor, 1967-; produced by Karen Selway, fl. 2007, British Broadcasting Corporation, in Churches: How to Read Them, Episode 2 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2010), 32 mins
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Churches: How to Read Them, Episode 3, Medieval Death
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directed by Karen Selway, fl. 2007; presented by Richard Taylor, 1967-; produced by Karen Selway, fl. 2007, British Broadcasting Corporation, in Churches: How to Read Them, Episode 3 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2010), 32 mins
Richard Taylor shows how churches were designed to give medieval people a way to escape death, with their Judgement scenes, cadaver tombs and crucifixion depictions. He explains why scenes of suffering on the cross became so prominent and why the instruments used in the persecution of Jesus were depicted in the de...
directed by Karen Selway, fl. 2007; presented by Richard Taylor, 1967-; produced by Karen Selway, fl. 2007, British Broadcasting Corporation, in Churches: How to Read Them, Episode 3 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2010), 32 mins
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Churches: How to Read Them, Episode 4, Reformation: Chaos and Creation
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directed by Jonathan Mayo, fl. 2010; presented by Richard Taylor, 1967-; produced by Jonathan Mayo, fl. 2010, British Broadcasting Corporation, in Churches: How to Read Them, Episode 4 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2010), 32 mins
Richard Taylor tries to understand the intense medieval devotion to the Virgin Mary and how this fueled the anger of the Reformation that followed. Richard 'reads' a ruined church and explains how it was not Henry VIII but his boy-king successor, Edward VI, who was responsible for the greatest changes in the Refor...
directed by Jonathan Mayo, fl. 2010; presented by Richard Taylor, 1967-; produced by Jonathan Mayo, fl. 2010, British Broadcasting Corporation, in Churches: How to Read Them, Episode 4 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2010), 32 mins
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Churches: How to Read Them, Episode 6, The Victorians and After
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directed by Karen Selway, fl. 2007; presented by Richard Taylor, 1967-; produced by Karen Selway, fl. 2007, British Broadcasting Corporation, in Churches: How to Read Them, Episode 6 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2010), 33 mins
Richard Taylor discovers how, at the height of the Industrial Revolution, medieval imagery and ritual make a surprise return to Victorian places of worship and plunge the Anglican Church into conflict. Richard retraces the controversy surrounding this Oxford Movement of Anglo-Catholics and explores their finest ch...
directed by Karen Selway, fl. 2007; presented by Richard Taylor, 1967-; produced by Karen Selway, fl. 2007, British Broadcasting Corporation, in Churches: How to Read Them, Episode 6 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2010), 33 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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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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