Empires Dvd Megaset

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This set features multiple episodes from various History Channel shows that, taken as a whole, offer a detailed portrait of ancient cultures that, in their time, dominated the globe.
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This set features multiple episodes from various History Channel shows that, taken as a whole, offer a detailed portrait of ancient cultures that, in their time, dominated the globe.
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Special Features

Behind-the-scenes featurettes; Featurettes: inside look, from the director's chair, and everything you wanted to know about egypt; Bonus documentary modern marvels: barbarian battle tech; Genghis khan: terror and conquest episode of a&e award-winning series biography
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 10/5/2010
  • UPC: 733961231137
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  • Source: A&E Home Video
  • Sound: Dolby Digital Stereo
  • Language: English
  • Time: 32:15:00
  • Format: DVD
  • Sales rank: 40,506

Scene Index

Disc #1 -- Empire
   1. Introduction (00:10:36)
   2. Mycenaean Civilization (00:09:28)
   3. The Tyrant Polycrates (00:06:32)
   4. Pericles and the Golden Age (00:05:53)
   5. The Parthenon (00:10:09)
   6. Conclusion (00:01:08)
   1. Introduction (00:10:48)
   2. Alexander the Great (00:07:42)
   3. A New Greek World (00:09:09)
   4. Ptolemy I (00:00:00)
   5. Hero of Alexandria (00:07:58)
   6. Conclusion (00:07:31)
   1. Introduction (00:11:55)
   2. Nezahualcoyotl (00:09:45)
   3. Pushing the Boundaries (00:06:43)
   4. Moctezuma II (00:06:43)
   5. Meeting of Two Worlds (00:08:04)
   6. Conclusion (00:00:44)
Disc #2 -- Empire
   1. Introduction (00:11:03)
   2. The Harbor of Carthage (00:06:03)
   3. Hamilcar Barca (00:07:49)
   4. Hannibal Barca (00:11:12)
   5. The Walls of Carthage (00:07:05)
   6. Conclusion (00:00:39)
   1. Introduction (00:11:03)
   2. The Great Wall (00:06:03)
   3. An Epic Tomb (00:07:49)
   4. Liu Bang (00:11:12)
   5. The Ming Dynasty (00:07:05)
   6. Conclusion (00:00:39)
   1. Introduction (00:10:17)
   2. Ivan IV (The Terrible) (00:08:48)
   3. Peter I (The Great) (00:07:43)
   4. A Great Palace (00:07:01)
   5. Nicholas II (00:09:22)
   6. Conclusion (00:00:43)
Disc #3 -- Empire
   1. Introduction (00:11:56)
   2. Masters of Naval Technology (00:08:40)
   3. The Rocket and the Rails (00:06:30)
   4. Parliament (00:07:10)
   5. Urban Revolution (00:09:18)
   6. Conclusion (00:00:51)
   1. Introduction (00:13:30)
   2. Darius the Great (00:05:54)
   3. The Royal Road (00:06:29)
   4. The Persian Wars (00:11:01)
   5. Enemies at the Gate (00:00:00)
   6. Conclusion (00:06:52)
   1. Introduction (00:11:17)
   2. Pacal (00:09:46)
   3. Kan Bahlam (00:07:10)
   4. Plunge Into Darkness (00:06:32)
   5. A More Potent Enemy (00:08:21)
   6. Conclusion (00:00:47)
Disc #4 -- Empire
   1. Introduction (00:11:05)
   2. Louis XIV (00:08:40)
   3. Architectural Marvels (00:07:15)
   4. Napoleon Bonaparte (00:08:39)
   5. Gustave Eiffel (00:07:47)
   6. Conclusion (00:01:09)
   1. Introduction (00:11:05)
   2. The Walls of Theodosius II (00:08:40)
   3. Justinian I (00:07:15)
   4. The Hagia Sophia (00:08:39)
   5. Basil II (00:07:47)
   6. Conclusion (00:01:09)
   1. Introduction (00:10:28)
   2. Filippo Brunelleschi (00:10:32)
   3. The Blueprint Emerges (00:06:56)
   4. Architecture of War (00:08:44)
   5. Re-Engineering Rome (00:06:06)
   6. Conclusion (00:01:07)
Disc #5 -- Empire
   1. Introduction (00:10:10)
   2. Adapting Ideas (00:09:35)
   3. The Aquaducts (00:09:04)
   4. A Chilling Reign (00:10:30)
   5. A Coliseum Rises (00:12:26)
   6. Remaking the Capital (00:11:35)
   7. Building Walls (00:07:01)
   8. The Pantheon (00:08:17)
   9. A Last Great Feat (00:11:36)
   10. Credits (00:00:30)
Disc #6 -- Empire
   1. Opening (00:03:28)
   2. Menes: 3000-2938 BC (00:10:13)
   3. Djoser: 2667-2648 BC (00:10:18)
   4. The Age of Imhotep (00:05:39)
   5. Snefru: 2613-2589 BC (00:13:55)
   6. Sesostris III: 1870-1831 BC (00:07:12)
   7. Hatshepsut: 1473-1458 BC (00:10:00)
   8. Amenhotep IV: 1352-1336 BC (00:10:11)
   9. Seti I: 1294-1279 BC (00:08:04)
   10. Ramesses II: 1279-1212 BC (00:09:20)
   11. An Empire's Epitaph (00:02:02)
   12. Credits (00:00:30)
Disc #7 -- Empire
   1. Introduction (00:00:52)
   2. New Lands, New Enemies (00:12:01)
   3. Bloody Revenge (00:08:24)
   4. Rome's Hero General (00:06:54)
   5. Unconventional Army (00:08:23)
   6. Threat From the North (00:08:10)
   1. Introduction (00:01:05)
   2. The Gladiators (00:12:10)
   3. Escape From Slavery (00:07:17)
   4. Rome Strikes Back (00:07:44)
   5. Slaves and Pirates (00:08:15)
   6. Crushing the Rebellion (00:08:13)
   1. Introduction (00:00:54)
   2. A Natural Politician (00:12:04)
   3. Leading the Legions (00:07:45)
   4. More Conquests (00:07:12)
   5. Enemies Gather Strength (00:08:07)
   6. Bloody Betrayal (00:08:44)
   1. Introduction (00:00:54)
   2. The Empire Expands (00:12:04)
   3. Seeds of an Uprising (00:07:45)
   4. Into the Trap (00:07:12)
   5. A Severe Blow (00:08:07)
   6. Mission of Vengeance (00:08:44)
Disc #8 -- Empire
   1. Introduction (00:00:54)
   2. Politics and Magic (00:11:22)
   3. Turning the Tide (00:09:32)
   4. Fighting the Resistance (00:09:02)
   5. A Strong Rebellion (00:06:43)
   6. A Superior Victory (00:07:12)
   1. Introduction (00:00:54)
   2. A Serious Threat (00:11:22)
   3. Cowardice and Terror (00:09:32)
   4. A Better Emperor (00:09:02)
   5. Uneasy Truce (00:06:43)
   6. Spoils of War (00:07:12)
   1. Introduction (00:00:54)
   2. Two Princes (00:11:22)
   3. A Plague On Rome (00:09:32)
   4. Raids From the North (00:09:02)
   5. Terror In the Desert (00:06:43)
   6. The Price of Rebellion (00:07:12)
Disc #9 -- Empire
   1. Introduction (00:00:55)
   2. Desperate For Answers (00:11:11)
   3. A New Revolt (00:08:58)
   4. Compelled to Sacrifice (00:09:03)
   5. Barbarian Threat (00:07:41)
   6. A Brutal Face-Off (00:06:57)
   1. Introduction (00:01:01)
   2. Fury In the North (00:09:50)
   3. Panic In Rome (00:07:06)
   4. Facing Rebellion (00:06:34)
   5. Fate of a Queen (00:07:19)
   6. Winning Back the West (00:12:55)
   1. Introduction (00:00:58)
   2. A Threat of Faith (00:08:44)
   3. Emperor In the West (00:09:16)
   4. Consolidating Power (00:08:21)
   5. An Alliance In Flames (00:08:20)
   6. A Statement of Faith (00:09:08)
Disc #10 -- Empire
   1. Introduction (00:00:53)
   2. Slaughter In the East (00:11:32)
   3. Wrath of the Goths (00:09:48)
   4. Anit-Barbarian Fervor (00:08:49)
   5. A General's Downfall (00:07:09)
   6. The Price of Betrayal (00:06:36)
   1. Introduction (00:00:35)
   2. Three Generals (00:14:49)
   3. The Spoils of Success (00:07:02)
   4. A Personal Betrayal (00:10:26)
   5. Envoy to an Enemy (00:05:57)
   6. Trail of Blood (00:04:19)
   1. Introduction (00:00:53)
   2. Fading Western Empire (00:12:16)
   3. An Army Divided (00:09:22)
   4. An Emperor Betrayed (00:06:30)
   5. A Rival Takes Revenge (00:06:48)
   6. A Brutal End (00:08:55)
Disc #11 -- Empire
   1. Introduction (00:01:20)
   2. Unconventional Youth (00:08:27)
   3. Bonding With the Beast (00:11:45)
   4. Source of Madness (00:09:23)
   5. Gone Too Far (00:06:32)
   6. A Bloody End (00:06:28)
   1. Introduction (00:01:08)
   2. Barbarians (00:10:21)
   3. Reign of Terror (00:09:25)
   4. Blood and Tactics (00:10:02)
   5. Pushing Limits (00:07:27)
   6. Death of a Terrorist (00:05:30)
   1. Introduction (00:01:13)
   2. Promiscuous and Powerful (00:10:20)
   3. By All Appearances (00:12:40)
   4. Cruel Conqueror (00:07:22)
   5. Not Quite the Man (00:06:25)
   6. Like a King (00:05:55)
   1. Introduction (00:01:10)
   2. Family Intrigue (00:10:37)
   3. Taking On Empires (00:05:39)
   4. Like a God (00:09:23)
   5. Tensions On the Rise (00:08:40)
   6. End of a Conqueror (00:08:25)
Disc #12 -- Empire
   1. Introduction (00:01:18)
   2. Brutal Youth (00:11:20)
   3. His Own Mother (00:10:23)
   4. As Rome Burns (00:06:17)
   5. Cruel Crash (00:08:46)
   6. The Curtain Falls (00:05:50)
   1. Introduction (00:01:03)
   2. Oath of Destruction (00:08:47)
   3. March On Rome (00:13:11)
   4. Brutal Discipline (00:08:14)
   5. Super Weapons (00:06:48)
   6. Building the Myth (00:05:51)
   1. Introduction (00:01:03)
   2. Oath of Destruction (00:09:16)
   3. March On Rome (00:09:38)
   4. Brutal Discipline (00:08:00)
   5. Super Weapons (00:07:56)
   6. Building the Myth (00:08:02)
   1. Introduction (00:01:10)
   2. A Bloody Family (00:07:08)
   3. In Bed With Rome (00:11:10)
   4. Poisonous Drama (00:08:33)
   5. Legendary Lovers (00:09:25)
   6. Luck Runs Out (00:06:28)
Disc #13 -- Empire
   1. Seafaring Raiders (00:12:11)
   2. Motivated Explorers (00:11:33)
   3. A King In the Making (00:07:01)
   4. Ruling By Force (00:05:55)
   5. Doomed Invaders (00:06:30)
   6. Credits (00:00:20)
   1. The Exodus (00:13:34)
   2. Marauders and Bandits (00:06:20)
   3. Tides of Battle (00:09:52)
   4. Imperial Indecision (00:06:34)
   5. Roman Mortality (00:06:49)
   6. Credits (00:00:20)
Disc #14 -- Empire
   1. History's Greatest Empire (00:09:14)
   2. Embodiment of Terror (00:09:59)
   3. Merciless Warfare (00:09:47)
   4. The Muslim Mongol (00:08:30)
   5. Birth of the Modern World (00:05:39)
   6. Credits (00:00:20)
   1. Origins Unknown (00:09:14)
   2. A Leader Arises (00:09:59)
   3. The Scourge of God (00:09:47)
   4. Landscape of Fear (00:08:30)
   5. Death and Disease (00:05:39)
   6. Credits (00:00:20)
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Disc #1 -- Empire
   Greece
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   Greece: Age of Alexander
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   The Aztecs
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Disc #2 -- Empire
   Carthage
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   China
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   Russia
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Disc #3 -- Empire
   Britain: Blood and Steel
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   The Persians
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   The Maya: Death Empire
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Disc #4 -- Empire
   Napoleon: Steel Monster
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   The Byzantines
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   Da Vinci's World
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   Bonus: Behind the Scenes Featurette
Disc #5 -- Empire
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   History In the Making Rome: Engineering An Empire
Disc #6 -- Empire
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   Scene Selection
   Bonus: Featurettes
      An Inside Look at Egypt With Peter Weller
      From the Director's Chair
      Everything You Wanted to Know About Egypt
Disc #7 -- Empire
   The First Barbarian War
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   Spartacus
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   Julius Ceasar
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   The Forest of Death
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Disc #8 -- Empire
   The Invasion of Britain
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   The Dacian Wars
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   Rebellion and Betrayal
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Disc #9 -- Empire
   Wrath of the Gods
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   The Soldiers' Emperor
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   Constantine the Great
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Disc #10 -- Empire
   The Barbarian General
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   The Puppet Master
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   The Last Emperor
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   Bonus Program: Barbarian Battle Tech
Disc #11 -- Empire
   Caligula
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   Attila the Hun
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   Julius Caesar
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   Alexander the Great
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Disc #12 -- Empire
   Nero
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   Hannibal
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   Genghis Khan
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   Cleopatra
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Disc #13 -- Empire
   The Vikings
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   The Goths
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   Behind the Scenes: Behind the Shield
Disc #14 -- Empire
   The Mongols
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   The Huns
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   Biography: Genghis Khan
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