Greeks: Crucible of Civilization

Overview

The film The Greeks: Crucible of Civilization utilizes a variety of special effects in order to re-create some of the most influential moments in world history. The Liam Neeson narrated film arrives on DVD with a standard full-frame transfer that preserves the original aspect ratio of 1.33:1. A commentary track has been record by the director. Supplemental materials include deleted scenes, and those with a DVD-ROM drive can look at some of the 3-D models used to make the film. ...
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Overview

The film The Greeks: Crucible of Civilization utilizes a variety of special effects in order to re-create some of the most influential moments in world history. The Liam Neeson narrated film arrives on DVD with a standard full-frame transfer that preserves the original aspect ratio of 1.33:1. A commentary track has been record by the director. Supplemental materials include deleted scenes, and those with a DVD-ROM drive can look at some of the 3-D models used to make the film.
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Special Features

Closed Caption; Director's commentary; Additional scenes not included in the PBS broadcast; DVD-ROM features including web link, Virtual Socrates screensaver, and 3-D views of the Acropolis
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 4/5/2005
  • UPC: 841887050401
  • Rating:

  • Source: Pbs (Direct)
  • Presentation: Wide Screen
  • Time: 2:20:00
  • Format: DVD
  • Sales rank: 27,130

Scene Index

Side #1 --
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]
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Menu

Side #1 --
   Play the Greeks
   Scene Selection
      Chapter 1
      Chapter 2
      Chapter 3
   Director's Commentary
      Commentary: On
      Commentary: Off
   Extra Scenes
      Hoplites - Greek Soldiers
      Women
      Delphi
      Greek Theatre
   Settings
      English Subtitles: On
      English Subtitles: Off
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