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Byzantium : the lost empire

Author: John RomerRon Johnston, (Director)Elizabeth RomerABTV.Learning Channel (Firm)All authors
Publisher: Bethesda, Md. : Distributed by Discovery Channel Video, ©1997.
Series: Learning collection.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Byzantium was the powerful legacy of ancient Greece and Rome, the first Christian empire and the last flowering of classical civilizations before it fell to the plundering armies of the Ottoman Turks. Shot on location in nine countries, these four episodes transport the viewer to a world that history has nearly forgotten.
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Genre/Form: Documentary films
Videos (VHS)
History
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: John Romer; Ron Johnston, (Director); Elizabeth Romer; ABTV.; Learning Channel (Firm); Discovery Communications, Inc.; IBIS Films.; Channel Four (Great Britain); Discovery Channel Video (Firm)
ISBN: 1568121733 9781568121734 1563315963 9781563315961
OCLC Number: 37720531
Credits: Photography, Peter Greenhalgh, Michael Miles; film editor, Alan Trott; music, Howard Davidson; series producer, John Romer; executive producer and co-writer, Elizabeth Romer.
Performer(s): John Romer, host/narrator.
Description: 2 videocassettes (ca. 210 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS.
Contents: v. 1. Building the dream ; Heaven on Earth --
v. 2. Envy of the world ; Forever and ever.
Series Title: Learning collection.
Other Titles: Building the dream.
Heaven on Earth.
Envy of the world.
Forever and ever.
Lost empire
Responsibility: ABTV production for the Learning Channel in association with IBIS Films and Channel Four Television ; written and presented by John Romer ; director, Ron Johnston.

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Byzantium was the powerful legacy of ancient Greece and Rome, the first Christian empire and the last flowering of classical civilizations before it fell to the plundering armies of the Ottoman Turks. Shot on location in nine countries, these four episodes transport the viewer to a world that history has nearly forgotten.

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