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The guide to essential Italy

Author: Kenneth R Bartlett; Teaching Company,
Publisher: Chantilly, VA : The Great Courses : The Teaching Company, [2015] ©2015
Series: Great courses (DVD), 3032.; Great courses (DVD)., Better living.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system   Book : English
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"This epic travel adventure from The Great Courses and Smithsonian's travel arm, Smithsonian Journeys, delivers a feast of cultural and historical riches."--From container.
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Genre/Form: Educational films
Filmed lectures
Guidebooks
History
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material, Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kenneth R Bartlett; Teaching Company,
ISBN: 1629971928 9781629971926
OCLC Number: 919735051
Language Note: Soundtrack in English; course guidebook in English.
Notes: Accompanied by the course guidebook of the same title: The guide to essential Italy: course guidebook / Kenneth R. Bartlett, Ph. D. Published by the Great Courses; copyright The Teaching Company, 2015.
"Professor Kenneth R. Bartlett, University of Toronto"--Course guidebook cover and DVD container.
Performer(s): Taught by Professor Kenneth R. Bartlett, University of Toronto.
Description: 6 videodiscs (approximately 1080 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in + 1 course guidebook (293 pages : photographs ; 19 cm).
Details: DVD video, Dolby digital, NTSC.
Contents: disc 1. Rome: the eternal city --
The Capitoline and the Colosseum --
Imperial palaces of the Palatine Hill --
Pompeii: a city frozen in time --
The Roman Forum --
Along the Via Sacra to the Capitoline --
disc 2. The Via del Corso and Princely Palaces --
The Trevi Fountain and Baroque Rome --
Above and beyond the Spanish Steps --
At the bend of the Tiber --
The Pantheon to Campo dei Fiori --
Piazza Farnese to the Ara Pacis --
disc 3. Piazza del Popolo to San Clemente --
The Vatican and St. Peter's Basilica --
Orvieto, Siena, and San Gimignano --
Florence: politics in art and architecture --
From the Piazza del Duomo to San Marco --
San Croce and the Pazzi Chapel --
disc 4. En route to the Ponte Vecchio --
The Pitti Palace --
The Oltrarno --
Walking to Santa Maria Novella --
From Santa Maria Novella to San Lorenzo --
The Medici legacy --
disc 5. The Ognissanti, palaces, parks, and villas --
Romantic views: San Miniato and Fiesole --
Arezzo, Perugia, and Assisi --
Venice: the center of power --
The drawing room of Europe: Piazza San Marco --
disc 6. The Ducal Palace --
Venetian civilization --
Along the Giudecca and Grand Canals --
The Upper Canal and San Marco on foot --
The Rialto and Sestiere San Polo --
Sestiere Castello and the Outer Islands.
Series Title: Great courses (DVD), 3032.; Great courses (DVD)., Better living.
Other Titles: Guide to essential Italy: course guidebook.
Essential Italy
Responsibility: the Teaching Company ; Professor Kenneth R. Bartlett.

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"This epic travel adventure from The Great Courses and Smithsonian's travel arm, Smithsonian Journeys, delivers a feast of cultural and historical riches."--From container.

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