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Strange landscape : the illumination of the Middle Ages

Author: Christopher Frayling; Derek Towers; Peter Salt; BBC Education & Training.
Publisher: London : BBC Education & Training, [1995]
Series: Strange landscape.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The Middle Ages was a time of extremes, Europe was becoming a flourishing continent, yet the apocalypse, it was believed, was almost upon them. It was a time when many lived in barbarism, yet it yielded great men of thought, poets, religious thinkers, philosophers and politicians.
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Christopher Frayling; Derek Towers; Peter Salt; BBC Education & Training.
OCLC Number: 153584990
Notes: "A BBC Süddeutscher Rundfunk Stuttgart co-production in association with Vision TV, Canada, 1995."
Description: <4> videocassettes (VHS) (approximately 50 min. each) : sound, color ; 1/2 in.
Contents: Ep. 1. The jewelled city / produced and directed by Derek Towers --
ep. 2. The saint and the scholar /produced and directed by Peter Salt --
ep. 3. The fires of faith / produced and directed by Derek Towers --
ep. 4. The hammer of the world.
Series Title: Strange landscape.
Other Titles: Hammer of the world
Illumination of the Middle Ages
Fires of faith
Jewelled city
Saint and the scholar
Responsibility: with Christopher Frayling.

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The Middle Ages was a time of extremes, Europe was becoming a flourishing continent, yet the apocalypse, it was believed, was almost upon them. It was a time when many lived in barbarism, yet it yielded great men of thought, poets, religious thinkers, philosophers and politicians.

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