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David Macaulay's World of Ancient Engineering: Cathedral
     

David Macaulay's World of Ancient Engineering: Cathedral

Cast: David Macaulay, Derek Jacobi

 

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Narrator and author David Macaulay takes you to France and its amazing Cathedrals. Traveling back to 1214, you are able to explore the Gothic Cathedral of Notre Dame de Beaulieu. See how it was designed and contructed through a close-up look at the vaulted arches, the vaulted ceilings that strived to reach the heavens, and the mystical stained glass windows. Dramatic

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Narrator and author David Macaulay takes you to France and its amazing Cathedrals. Traveling back to 1214, you are able to explore the Gothic Cathedral of Notre Dame de Beaulieu. See how it was designed and contructed through a close-up look at the vaulted arches, the vaulted ceilings that strived to reach the heavens, and the mystical stained glass windows. Dramatic stories are told of the people of this time through their prosperity and despair. This award-winning program gives us a view of the cultural and religious forces that shaped the great cathedrals' contruction.

Product Details

Release Date:
04/11/2006
UPC:
0841887006156
Original Release:
2000
Rating:
NR
Source:
Pbs (Direct)
Region Code:
1
Sound:
[Dolby Digital Stereo]
Time:
1:00:00
Sales rank:
43,171

Special Features

Closed Caption

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Scene Index

Disc #1 -- Cathedral
2. Introduction: Palaces of God [:19]
3. Rebuilding a Lost Cathedral [7:33]
4. Flying Buttresses [8:02]
5. Discontent With the Bishop [6:07]
6. Hubs of Thriving Economies [7:53]
7. Calamity During Construction [3:07]
8. Truth Behind the Romance [11:21]
9. The Gothic Cathedral Is Awesome [5:53]
10. Credits [4:39]

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