Medici: Godfathers of the Renaissance

Medici: Godfathers of the Renaissance

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Director: Justin Hardy

Cast: Justin Hardy, Massimo Marinoni

     
 
The Medici family was among the most powerful and influential in all of Europe. Rising to prominence in Florence, Italy, in the 15th century, the Medici used their intelligence, talent, and ruthlessness to amass an incredible fortune, and used their wealth and power to not only win political control of the continent, but to finance the work of the great artists,

Overview

The Medici family was among the most powerful and influential in all of Europe. Rising to prominence in Florence, Italy, in the 15th century, the Medici used their intelligence, talent, and ruthlessness to amass an incredible fortune, and used their wealth and power to not only win political control of the continent, but to finance the work of the great artists, craftsmen, and thinkers of the Renaissance. In time, the power that made them great would prove to be their undoing, but the work they helped to support pointed the way to a new and enlightened world. Empires: The Medici -- Godfathers of the Renaissance is a documentary which charts the rise and fall of the Medici, as well as their legacy.

Product Details

Release Date:
04/05/2005
UPC:
0841887050418
Rating:
NR
Source:
Pbs (Direct)
Region Code:
1
Presentation:
[Wide Screen]
Time:
3:40:00
Sales rank:
16,958

Special Features

Closed Caption; "Making of The Medici"; Who's Who: Key characters of the Renaissance

Cast & Crew

Scene Index

Side #1 --
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 Pope 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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