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Secrets of the Parthenon

Author: Gary GlassmanJay O SandersRob TinworthWGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.)Studio International (Firm)All authors
Publisher: [Boston, Mass] : WGBH Educational Foundation : Distributed by PBS Distribution ; Orangeville, Ont. : McIntyre Media [distributor], ©2008.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : English : WidescreenView all editions and formats
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For 25 centuries the Parthenon has been shot at, set on fire, rocked by earthquakes, looted for its sculptures, and disfigured by misguided restorations. Now, a team of architects and engineers is investigating the many mysteries of this icon of Western civilization.
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Genre/Form: Documentary television programs
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Gary Glassman; Jay O Sanders; Rob Tinworth; WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.); Studio International (Firm); ARTE France (Firm)
ISBN: 1593757964 9781593757960
OCLC Number: 768472252
Language Note: Closed-captioned.
Notes: "This disc contains special features that can be accessed from your computer's DVD-ROM drive. Insert the disc and open the file "start.html" with your web browser to view: teaching materials (PDF) and a link to the Nova website"--DVD menu screen.
Credits: Producer/writer, Gary Glassman ; editor, Rob Tinworth.
Performer(s): Narrated by Jay O. Sanders.
Description: 1 videodisc (approximately 54 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD, region 1, 16:9 anamorphic.
Contents: Introduction --
An ancient secret --
Golden age of Greece --
Restoration techniques --
The larger question.
Other Titles: Nova (Television program)
Responsibility: Studio International ; Arte France.
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For 25 centuries the Parthenon has been shot at, set on fire, rocked by earthquakes, looted for its sculptures, and disfigured by misguided restorations. Now, a team of architects and engineers is investigating the many mysteries of this icon of Western civilization.

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