Nova: Secrets of Lost Empires II - Medieval Siege

Nova: Secrets of Lost Empires II - Medieval Siege

Director: Michael Barnes

Cast: Michael Barnes, Stacy Keach

     
 

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Discover the intrigue and fascinating experience of medieval battlefields 200 years before the cannon was invented. Nova Video Library: Secrets of Lost Empires II- Medieval Siege reminds us that the Middle Ages were a fascinating time period for war. Learn how medieval carpenters built the trebuchet -- a mechanized catapult capable of slinging boulders great

Overview

Discover the intrigue and fascinating experience of medieval battlefields 200 years before the cannon was invented. Nova Video Library: Secrets of Lost Empires II- Medieval Siege reminds us that the Middle Ages were a fascinating time period for war. Learn how medieval carpenters built the trebuchet -- a mechanized catapult capable of slinging boulders great distances toward enemy lines. Explore humongous stone fortresses, protected medieval castles, travel to Loch Ness, and uncover the history of the chaos of medieval battles. An exhilarating and educational program, this Nova program is not to be missed.

Product Details

Release Date:
09/07/2004
UPC:
0783421290594
Original Release:
2000
Rating:
NR
Source:
Wgbh / Pbs
Time:
1:00:00

Special Features

Closed Caption; Printable materials for educators; Access to the NOVA web site; Scene selection; Closed captions

Cast & Crew

Scene Index

Side #1 --
1. The Trebuchet [15:02]
2. The Quest to Build [13:30]
3. The Counterweight [9:15]
4. Fling! [7:35]
5. On Target [8:47]

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