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Author: David MacaulayLarry KleinMark OlshakerRichard EinhornRay Andrew HubbardAll authors
Publisher: [Alexandria, Va.] : PBS Home Video, ©2006.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The glories of Ancient Rome are explored in this Emmy Award-winning animated and live-action video. Roman City recounts life in Verbonia, a fictional city in Gaul. A well-planned town with all modern conveniences, Verbonia is threatened by conflict between conquerors and conquered. Macaulay also visits Pompeii, Herculaneum, Ostia, Nimes, Orange, and Rome, to view actual Roman architecture and engineering greatness.
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Genre/Form: DVD (Digital video discs)
Documentary television programs
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: David Macaulay; Larry Klein; Mark Olshaker; Richard Einhorn; Ray Andrew Hubbard; Unicorn Projects, Inc.; PBS Home Video.; Kurtz and Friends (Firm)
ISBN: 0793691176 9780793691173
OCLC Number: 64704700
Notes: Originally produced in 1994.
Based on David Macaulay's book City : a Story of Roman Planning and Construction (Boston : Houghton Mifflin, 1974).
Credits: Music: Richard Einhorn ; executive producer: Ray Hubbard ; animation by Kurtz and Friends ; live action by Unicorn Projects, Inc.
Performer(s): Hosted by David Macaulay.
Description: 1 videodisc (60 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD.
Contents: Introduction: Layout of a city --
Conquest and occupation of the native peoples of Gaul --
Water delivery: aqueducts and bathhouses --
Corruption and rebellion in the provinces --
Wealthy and working class cities --
Removing local rebellion and corruption --
Spectator events --
Threat against Caesar --
Total vision of life --
Credits.
Responsibility: a Unicorn Project presents ; based on the book City by David Macaulay ; produced and directed by Larry Klein ; written and co-produced by Mark Olshaker.

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The glories of Ancient Rome are explored in this Emmy Award-winning animated and live-action video. Roman City recounts life in Verbonia, a fictional city in Gaul. A well-planned town with all modern conveniences, Verbonia is threatened by conflict between conquerors and conquered. Macaulay also visits Pompeii, Herculaneum, Ostia, Nimes, Orange, and Rome, to view actual Roman architecture and engineering greatness.

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