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Title Byzantium [videorecording] : the lost empire / ABTV production for the Learning Channel in association with IBIS Films and Channel Four Television ; written and presented by John Romer ; director, Ron Johnston.

Publication Info. Bethesda, Md. : Distributed by Discovery Channel Video, [1997]


Location Pub Note Copy No. Status
 Highland CC Audio Visual - HCCY-13  VHS 1393    AVAILABLE
Description 2 videocassettes (approximately 210 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in.
two-dimensional moving image tdi rdacontent
video v rdamedia
videocassette vf rdacarrier
System Details VHS.
Credits Photography, Peter Greenhalgh, Michael Miles; film editor, Alan Trott; music, Howard Davidson; series producer, John Romer; executive producer and co-writer, Elizabeth Romer.
Summary Byzantium was the powerful legacy of ancient Greece and Rome, the first Christian empire and the last flowering of classical civilizations before it fell to the plundering armies of the Ottoman Turks. Shot on location in nine countries, these four episodes transport the viewer to a world that history has nearly forgotten.
Contents v. 1. Building the dream ; Heaven on Earth -- v. 2. Envy of the world ; Forever and ever.
Subject Art, Byzantine -- Turkey -- Istanbul.
Byzantine Empire -- History.
Istanbul (Turkey) -- History.
Added Author Romer, John.
Johnston, Ron (Director)
Romer, Elizabeth.
Learning Channel (Firm)
Discovery Communications, Inc.
IBIS Films.
Channel Four (Great Britain)
Discovery Channel Video (Firm)
Added Title Lost empire
Building the dream.
Heaven on Earth.
Envy of the world.
Forever and ever.
ISBN 1568121733 : $29.95
Music No. 25241--25242 Discovery Channel Video

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