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

Author: Allan SherwinMatthew SettleDavid Paradine Television.History Channel (Television network)A & E Home Video (Firm)All authors
Publisher: New York, NY : A & E Home Video : Distributed by New Video, ©2006.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Examines moments that altered the course of history and shaped the modern world. Gives a comprehensive account of the famed leaders and brilliant military tactics that changed history. Visit locations around the world to examine what is known of these legendary encounters. Witness recreations of the crucial battles of Rome and beyond - from Cannae to Marathon to Thermopylae - and follow some of the greatest warriors  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Documentary videos
Historical videos
Documentary
Historical
Documentary films
History
Named Person: Valens, Emperor of the East; Julius Caesar; Arminius, Prince of the Cherusci.; Ramses, King of Egypt.; Spartacus; Attila; Boadicea, Queen; L Licinius Crassus; Alexander, the Great; Alexander, the Great; Arminius, Prince of the Cherusci.; Attila; Boadicea, Queen; Julius Caesar; L Licinius Crassus; Ramses, King of Egypt.; Spartacus; Valens, Emperor of the East
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Allan Sherwin; Matthew Settle; David Paradine Television.; History Channel (Television network); A & E Home Video (Firm); New Video Group.
ISBN: 0767091590 9780767091596 0767091604 9780767091602 0767091612 9780767091619 0767091620 9780767091626
OCLC Number: 74908535
Language Note: Closed-captioned.
Notes: Documentary.
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Originally produced in 2004.
Special features: "Ancient mysteries: the secret life of King Ramses II" documentary; "Foot soldier: the Greeks" documentary.
Performer(s): Host, Matthew Settle.
Description: 3 videodiscs (approximately 280 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD; Dolby Digital stereo.
Contents: Disc 1: The gothic invasion of Rome ; Hail Caesar! ; Herman the German ; Marathon ; Ramses II --
Disc 2: Spartacus ; Thermopylae ; Atilla the Hun ; The birth of the Roman Empire ; Boudicca: warrior queen --
Disc 3: Cannae ; Crassus: Rich man, poor man ; Gaugamela.
Other Titles: Secret life of King Ramses II.
Greeks.
Ancient world
Ancient mysteries (Television program)
Foot soldier (Television program)
Responsibility: the History Channel ; produced by David Paradine Television, Inc. for the History Channel Network Productions ; producer, Allan Sherwin.

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Examines moments that altered the course of history and shaped the modern world. Gives a comprehensive account of the famed leaders and brilliant military tactics that changed history. Visit locations around the world to examine what is known of these legendary encounters. Witness recreations of the crucial battles of Rome and beyond - from Cannae to Marathon to Thermopylae - and follow some of the greatest warriors of all time, including Hannibal, Spartacus, and Attila the Hun.

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