Empires: Dynasties

Empires: Dynasties

Director: Cassian Harrison, Justin Hardy, Richard Bradley, Ciara Byrne

Cast: Cassian Harrison, Justin Hardy, Richard Bradley, Ciara Byrne

     
 

Product Details

Release Date:
10/25/2005
UPC:
0841887050791
Rating:
NR
Source:
Pbs (Direct)
Region Code:
1
Time:
16:30:00
Sales rank:
52,259

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Scene Index

Disc #1 -- The Greeks: Crucible of Civilization
1. Introduction - Early Athens [16:18]
2. Pisistratus' Rule - The Growth of Athens [9:26]
3. Government in Chaos [12:18]
4. Revolution and Democracy [7:34]
5. The Battle of Marathon [7:24]
6. Preparation for War [5:48]
7. The Battle of Salamis [20:43]
8. Pericles Takes Athens to Glory [2:13]
9. The Building of Parthenon [13:37]
10. Socrates the Philosopher [3:54]
11. Plague Strikes Athens [7:37]
12. Defeat in Sicily [9:02]
13. Defeat in the Peloponnesian War [5:22]
14. Socrates' Trial and Execution [4:30]
15. An Empire of the Mind [8:07]
Disc #2 -- The Roman Empire in the First Century
1. Introduction [2:49]
2. Order From Chaos [12:20]
3. Frivolous Inspirations [12:57]
4. An Innocent Face [8:41]
5. Give Me Back My Legions [9:25]
6. Dancing in the Dark [6:49]
7. Introduction [1:56]
8. Years of Trial [9:52]
9. A Tainted Age [13:06]
10. Blessed are the Meek [9:07]
11. God-Haters [9:36]
12. Wearing the Toga [9:56]
13. Credits [1:14]
1. Introduction [1:49]
2. Winds of Change [:01]
3. The Road to Damascus [9:12]
4. An Armed and Threatening Force [8:07]
5. A Desert Called Peace [8:54]
6. Better Than the Wicked [5:38]
7. A Fateful Gamle [11:19]
8. Introduction [8:50]
9. Years of Eruption [1:49]
10. Timeless Works [6:25]
11. I Think I'm Becoming a God [11:32]
12. The Thickening Fog [12:08]
13. The Full Light of Fame [8:56]
14. Credits [12:44]
Disc #3 -- Egypt's Golden Empire
2. Introduction [2:13]
3. The Warrior Pharaohs [6:39]
4. War and the Birth of an Empire [6:26]
5. Hatshepsut - Daughter of a God [4:26]
6. Thutmosis III - The Conqueror of Megiddo [15:46]
7. Introduction [18:27]
8. Pharaohs of the Sun [1:54]
9. Amennhotep III - Protector of Peace and Prosperity [1:05]
10. Akhenaten and Nefertiti [19:59]
11. Tutankhamen - A Dynasty, a country, an Empire [21:39]
1. Introduction [2:04]
2. The Last Great Pharaoh [1:52]
3. Ramesses - Ruler of Rulers [21:53]
4. Valley of the Kings [10:32]
5. Ramesses II Revisited [7:17]
6. A Crumbling Empire [10:24]
7. Credits [:59]
Disc #4 -- Japan: Memoirs of a Secret Empire
1. Introduction [2:32]
2. The Way of the Samurai [11:34]
3. He Cuts His Belly [9:22]
4. Perished in the Flames [6:56]
5. Tomb of the Traitors [9:20]
6. The Making of a Shogun [6:51]
7. Hideyoshi's Ghost [7:48]
8. Credits [:59]
1. Introduction [2:08]
2. The Will of the Shogun [8:23]
3. Lords and Vassals [10:28]
4. He Spared No One [8:29]
5. Disturbing Difficulties [9:02]
6. On Penalty of Death [5:15]
7. The Final Revolt [10:39]
8. Credits [:59]
1. Introduction [2:11]
2. The Return of the Barbarians [9:43]
3. The Doctor and the Shogun [6:21]
4. The City of Samurai [8:15]
5. The Floating World [10:32]
6. Corpse of the Criminal [4:31]
7. The Alien Barbarians [12:51]
8. Credits [:59]
Disc #5 -- The Medici: Godfathers of the Rennaissance
1. Introduction [2:08]
2. Rise of a Florentine Dynasty [4:05]
3. Unfinished Cathedral [3:36]
4. Brunelleschi's Vision [1:39]
5. Cosimo Succeeds Giovanni [4:49]
6. Cosimo's Exile & Return [5:52]
7. Cosimo the Patron [5:18]
8. Building the Dome [10:00]
9. Medici Triumph [8:22]
10. Credits [4:57]
1. Introduction [1:19]
2. Threats & Uncertainty [:06]
3. Lorenzo Takes Over [6:47]
4. Art Flourishes [1:24]
5. Murder in the Cathedral [6:06]
6. Lorenzo the Magnificent [5:01]
7. Leonardo & Michelangelo [7:11]
8. Lorenzo Loses His Grip [4:17]
9. Bonfire of the Vanities [:45]
10. Credits [3:29]
1. Introduction [1:30]
2. Michelangelo's David [:19]
3. Cousins in Exile [2:12]
4. Machiavelli's Downfall [1:22]
5. Giovanni Becomes Pop Leo X [1:20]
6. Michelangelo & the Sistine Chapel [4:34]
7. Papacy in Ruins [3:43]
8. Disastrous Pope Clements VII [4:02]
9. The Last Judgement [5:37]
10. Credits [9:04]
1. Introduction [2:45]
2. Cosimo Steps Up [3:20]
3. Security & Bureaucracy [9:35]
4. Lives of the Artists [5:37]
5. Roman Inquisitions [4:57]
6. Galileo's Genius [3:31]
7. Medici Fail Galileo [:20]
8. Medici Legacy [9:03]
9. Credits [:43]

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