In Search of Ancient Ireland

Overview

A land of ancient and timeless beauty, Ireland has captivated the imagination of world travelers for centuries. Now those who may not have the means to travel overseas and explore Ireland firsthand can still learn its remarkable history in this release from PBS Home Video. From the breathtaking Neolithic monuments of 2000 B.C. era Stone Age farmers to the Norman invasion in 1167 A.D. that would forever alter the course of the northern Atlantic island, this 180-minute look into the past is as entertaining as it is...
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Overview

A land of ancient and timeless beauty, Ireland has captivated the imagination of world travelers for centuries. Now those who may not have the means to travel overseas and explore Ireland firsthand can still learn its remarkable history in this release from PBS Home Video. From the breathtaking Neolithic monuments of 2000 B.C. era Stone Age farmers to the Norman invasion in 1167 A.D. that would forever alter the course of the northern Atlantic island, this 180-minute look into the past is as entertaining as it is educational.
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Special Features

Closed Caption; Full length bonus film: "Over Ireland (60 min) produced by Lark International and RTE Commercial Enterprises Ltd. in association with KCTS Seattle
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 3/15/2005
  • UPC: 841887050210
  • Rating:

  • Source: Pbs (Direct)
  • Region Code: 1
  • Presentation: Wide Screen
  • Language: English
  • Time: 2:50:00
  • Format: DVD
  • Sales rank: 12,315

Scene Index

Side #1 --
1. Introduction [2:53]
2. The First Farmers [7:34]
3. The Bronze Age [5:34]
4. The Collapse [7:38]
5. New Era of Gold [1:58]
6. Royal Sites [6:34]
7. Celtic Ireland [3:42]
8. Iron Age [8:29]
9. The Aran Islands [1:39]
10. Roman Invaders [6:57]
11. Introduction [:30]
12. Saint Patrick and Christianity [12:30]
13. Saint Brigid - Celtic Goddess [13:03]
14. Saint Columba [5:25]
15. The Book of Kells [1:35]
16. Monastic Treasures and Culture [3:20]
17. Seeking White Martyrdom [6:42]
18. Saint Columbanus [3:04]
19. Irish Pilgrims [7:17]
20. Introduction [:30]
21. Vikings [8:04]
22. High Kings [:19]
23. Invasion of Dublin [5:40]
24. New King of England [9:09]
25. King Brian Boru [3:51]
26. The Earl of Orkney [9:29]
27. The Battle of Clontalf [1:51]
28. Assassination of Brian Boru [3:54]
29. Viking's Influence [1:50]
30. The Warlords [4:06]
31. Credits [5:14]
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Menu

Side #1 --
   Play Movie
   Scene Selections
      Part I - Heroes
      Part II - Saints
      Part III - Warlords
   Special Feature
      Play Over Ireland
   PBS Online
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