REVIEW “Recommended" -3 Stars - Video Librarian
PRODUCT INFORMATION Globe Trekker's Zay Harding hosts this new look at the planet's ancient civiliza- tions…civilizations that left behind remarkable ruins. Because they were ancient, originally archaeologists often viewed them as primitive and embroiled in war...Now we see them in a new light...In terms of accomplishments and unique variations on complex social organizations. This eleven part series is shot in stunning Hi Definition, the civilizations of Greece, the Incas, the Romans, the Anasazi and the Ancient Britons, are presented in this new light.
America’s Prehistoric Civilizations: The Mound Builders
The history of the 3000 year Native American tradition that culminated with the construction of cities rivaling any on the planet when Columbus landed in the New World.
Ancient Britain: Stonehenge to Celtic Iron Age Hill Forts
Follow the 7000 year evolution of Ancient Britain's people.
Ancient Pueblo People: The Anasazi
They stand today much as their builders left them 500 years ago. How the Anasazi became so successful is one of the great mysteries of ancient history.
Greek thinkers laid the foundation for architecture, painting, sculpture, history, philosophy, medi- cine, literature, zoology, botany, mathematics, astronomy, theater, and finally, the western scien- tific methodology.
The Greek City-State and Democracy
During the Golden Age of the Greek City States (2500 years ago), the ancient Greeks gave to the world the ideas of democracy, liberty, freedom of speech and the pursuit of truth for truth's sake.
Six hundred years ago, the Inca people, located in present day Peru, forged an empire equal to that of the Greeks and Romans.
They were the world's first environmental farmers, creating a thriving agricultural society on poor land through advanced farming techniques and a profound sensitivity to their environment.
This series (shot in High Definition) brings a new perspective to growth and development in Ancient Rome, it's unique accomplishments (nurtured via a merit driven leadership system), the birth and decline of the Republic and the incredible developments in archi- tecture, empire building and culture. Maps, teacher's guides, a slide show highlighting the Roman Ruins and Museums. Join Zay Harding on this tour through Ancient Rome.
The Rise of the Roman Republic
Military Triumphs and the Death of the Roman Republic
The Rise and Fall of the Roman Empire
The Splendor of Imperial Rome
As Seen on Public Television
7 programs on 7 DVDs
Each DVD $49.99
Runtime: approx. 29
minutes each program
4 programs on 4 DVDs
Runtime: 120 minutes