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Title Decisive battles. The ancient world : 13 defining moments from the rise and fall of the Roman Empire to the struggle over the Persian Empire [(DVD) videorecording] / The History Channel ; produced by David Paradine Television, Inc. for the History Channel Network Productions ; producer, Allan Sherwin.

Publication Info. New York, NY : A&E Home Video, [2006]
Distributed by New Video.
Location Call No. Status
 Nichols Adult DVD Nonfiction  355.02 DEC    DUE 05-06-24
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Description 3 videodiscs (approximately 280 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Note Documentary.
Title from container.
Special features: "Ancient mysteries: the secret life of King Ramses II" documentary; "Foot soldier: the Greeks" documentary.
System Details DVD; Dolby Digital stereo.
Performer Host, Matthew Settle.
Summary 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.
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.
Subject Valens, Emperor of the East, approximately 328-378.
Caesar, Julius.
Arminius, Prince of the Cherusci.
Ramses II, King of Egypt.
Spartacus, -71 B.C.
Attila, -453.
Boadicea, Queen, -62.
Crassus, L. Licinius (Lucius Licinius), 140 B.C.-91 B.C.
Alexander, the Great, 356 B.C.-323 B.C.
Visigoths -- Italy -- Rome -- Videodiscs.
Rome (Italy) -- Videodiscs.
Marathon (Greece) -- Videodiscs.
Egypt -- History -- Videodiscs.
Thermopylae (Greece) -- Videodiscs.
Rome -- Videodiscs.
Cannae (Extinct city) -- Videodiscs.
Parthia -- Videodiscs.
Iran -- Videodiscs.
Genre Documentary videos.
Historical videos.
Added Author Sherwin, Allan.
Settle, Matthew.
David Paradine Television.
History Channel (Television network)
A & E Home Video (Firm)
New Video Group.
Added Title Ancient world
Decisive battles
Decisive battles (Television program)
ISBN 0767091590 (set)
9780767091596 (set)
0767091604 ([v. 1])
9780767091602 ([v. 1])
0767091612 ([v. 2])
9780767091619 ([v. 2])
0767091620 ([v. 3])
9780767091626 ([v. 3])
Standard No. 733961762716 (set)
Music No. AAE-76271 A&E Home Video
AAE-76272 - AAE-76274 A&E Home Video
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