Spartans

Spartans

     
 

This three-part documentary on the city-state of Sparta and the strange and fervently disciplined civilization it produced has been given an appropriately simple presentation on DVD. The Spartans has been given a letterboxed transfer to disc in the widescreen aspect ratio of 1.78:1, which has been enhanced for anamorphic playback on 16 x 9 monitors. The audio…  See more details below

Overview

This three-part documentary on the city-state of Sparta and the strange and fervently disciplined civilization it produced has been given an appropriately simple presentation on DVD. The Spartans has been given a letterboxed transfer to disc in the widescreen aspect ratio of 1.78:1, which has been enhanced for anamorphic playback on 16 x 9 monitors. The audio is mastered in Dolby Digital Stereo; the narration is in English with no multiple language options. A link to the PBS website is the disc's only bonus item.

Product Details

Release Date:
04/27/2004
UPC:
0841887050838
Rating:
NR
Source:
Pbs (Direct)
Region Code:
1
Time:
3:00:00

Scene Index

Side #1 --
1. Introduction [5:09]
2. The Spartans Find a Homeland [8:53]
3. Helots & Hoplites [10:29]
4. Society Based on Sheer Brutality [8:50]
5. Exacting Military Training [7:26]
6. Leonidas' Last Stand [13:33]
1. Introduction [3:09]
2. Athens: A Cradle of Democracy [8:07]
3. In Love With the Sea [5:58]
4. Spartan Women: Thigh-Flashers [6:13]
5. Intimate Relationships [5:40]
6. A State Run by Women [8:58]
7. Earthquakes & Slave Revolts [3:49]
8. War on Spartan Culture [4:35]
9. The Fight for Pylos [7:40]
1. Introduction [5:10]
2. Alcibiades [8:59]
3. The Syracuse Campaign [4:40]
4. Lysander Delivers the Final Blow [9:16]
5. Ajutilaes and the Explicit Oracle [9:15]
6. Kinadon's Conspiracy [4:54]
7. Thebes: The Final Enemy [8:02]
8. Sparta's Legacy [4:18]
9. Credits [:43]

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