NOVA: Medieval Siege

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PBS 2258389 #ad - NOVA: Medieval Siege #ad - A team of engineers, architects and archaeologists set out to replicate these symbols of civilizations past using just the resources available at the time they were originally built. Have you ever marveled at the mystery of Stonehenge and the Pyramids? Experts have had the very same musings. Spellbinding stories and photos reveal a group of modern-day craftsmen struggling with the same problems that their ancestors faced thousands of years ago.

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Going Medieval

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Lionsgate #ad - Along the way, mike separates myth from reality and finds out what it was like to live, work, and fight through this extraordinary time. Historian and weapons expert Mike Loades takes us on a high-energy, action filled, fact-rich rampage through the medieval world.

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Castle

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PBS 5821914 #ad - Detailed animation dramatizes the building of the castle and portrays the lifestyle of the early inhabitants. Castle combines colorful animation with live-action documentary sequences to tell the story of a 13th-century Welsh castle. Author david macaulay, who wrote and illustrated the best-selling book of the same title, leads viewers on a castle tour, explaining its cultural and sociological significance and its architectural design.

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Weapon Masters

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Discovery - Gaiam 17542273 #ad - But did the ancient craftsman get it right? could we make a better weapon today with modern materials, science and techniques? Or did ancient craftsmen's seemingly simple solutions make the most sense, withstanding the test of time? Our Weapons Master Mike Loades, has literally spent a lifetime studying and wielding these weapons.

Weapon Masters #ad - Or will the traditional weapon reign supreme? Shrink-wrapped. Our master craftsman, Chad, is an American Renaissance man. Our modern weapon is pitted against the traditionally built example, we use high speed cameras and time-slice photography to capture the moment of truth - will our new sword cleave a bullet clean in two, can our crossbow shoot farther.

. Factory sealed DVD. Technology and history collide head-on in this action packed series, where we witness first hand the power of pivotal world-changing weapons.

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Life in Medieval Times

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Kultur Video #ad - Features: a reconstructed working medieval village, Authentic recreations to illustrate all aspects of life all that time and more. Life in medieval times' provides young people with the perfect introduction to everyday life in the medieval period of British history. Color. Running Time: 50 minutes. Shrink-wrapped.

Life in Medieval Times #ad - Sound: dolby 2. 0 History Documentary. Isbn: 0-7697-8074-1. Factory sealed DVD.

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Medieval Fight Book

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National Geographic #ad - Running Time: 50 minutes. History Documentary. Factory sealed DVD. Violent, and packed full of knowledge, secretive, Medieval Fight Book uncovers the real story of Europe in the Middle Ages. Using historical recreations, amazing CGI and leading historians, Medieval Fight Book reveals that medieval society was far more sophisticated and peculiar than we realized.

Medieval Fight Book #ad - Shrink-wrapped. Isbn: 0-7697-8074-1. Color. Hidden in a dusty library, futuristic designs and inventions, this obscure and strange manuscript contains unique imagery of bloody but highly sophisticated combat, ingenious engineering and judicial duels. Hans talhoffer's 1459 fightbook is one of the medieval worlds' most mysterious manuscripts, challenging the legends and myths that surrounded this often misunderstood period of our history.

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The History Channel Presents The Crusades - Crescent & The Cross

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A&E Home Video 2253487 #ad - Fought over two centuries, the conflict decided the fate of the Holy Land of the Middle East. History Documentary. Color. Running Time: 50 minutes. Factory sealed DVD. Sound: dolby 2. 0 The crusades: crescent & the cross presents the epic battle between two Middle Age superpowers: the Christian Crusaders and the Muslims.

. Only a tiny strip of land, it contained the ultimate prize, just a few hundred miles long, the city of Jerusalem. The documentary is driven by the key personalities of the First, the popes, kings, in the name of God, Second and Third Crusades, sultans and knights who, ruthlessly fought for land and power.

The History Channel Presents The Crusades - Crescent & The Cross #ad - Experience the murder, and bloodshed of this legendary chapter of history through the eyes of key historical figures such as Richard the Lionheart and Saladin, treachery, King Louis VII and Nur al-Din. With breath-taking cgi-enhanced visuals, heart-pounding reenactments, and stunning footage from rarely-seen locations THE CRUSADES: CRESCENT & THE CROSS brings the first three Crusades alive for a new generation in conflict.

Dvd features: timeline; behind-the-scenes featurette history in the Making: The Crusades ; Bonus Documentary The Knights Templar ; 16:9 Widescreen Format; Interactive Menus; Scene Selection Shrink-wrapped. Shrink-wrapped. Isbn: 0-7697-8074-1.

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Terry Jones' Medieval Lives

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BBC Home Entertainment #ad - Sound: dolby 2. 0 With the help of animated medial paintings, these wonderful tales bring the Middle Ages vividly to life in all its corruption, courage, violence and greed, enterprise and learning. Shrink-wrapped. Color. Isbn: 0-7697-8074-1. History Documentary. Running Time: 50 minutes. Factory sealed DVD. Each episode explores the role and function of a different medieval archetype.

Terry Jones' Medieval Lives #ad - Shrink-wrapped. What he discovered is a treasure trove of extraordinary stories and characters that challenge the tired traditional stereotypes we all grew up with. Anyone who enjoys chaucer and rabelais will be familiar with the early humor of the time, but few people know about the dark side of chivalry or that women and serfs were not downtrodden creatures at all.

Factory sealed DVD. Terry jones: medieval lives dbl dvdthe emmy-nominated medieval lives by legendary Monty Python star and medieval scholar, Terry Jones, finally arrives on DVD! Terry Jones has been leafing through the history books to find out what the medieval world was really like.

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Britain's Bloodiest Dynasty: The Plantagenets

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Athena 33732221 #ad - Shrink-wrapped. Isbn: 0-7697-8074-1. Shrink-wrapped. History Documentary. Running Time: 50 minutes. Factory sealed DVD. Through dramatic reenactments, historical documents, and masterful storytelling, Britain's Bloodiest Dynasty: The Plantagenets tells a tale more shocking and brutal than anything found in fiction.

These kings murdered, betrayed, and tyrannized their way to spectacular success, for better or for worse, forging England as a nation and dragging it, into the modern world. Bonus features include a 12-page viewer's guide with a map of the plantagenet realm; a timeline; and articles on the time before and after the Plantagenets, Richard the Lion-heart, and how Magna Carta marked the beginning of representative democracy; and profiles of Plantagenet queensTo learn more, visit athenalearning.

Britain's Bloodiest Dynasty: The Plantagenets #ad - Com Shrink-wrapped. Presented by award-winning journalist and acclaimed historian Dan Jones, treacherous allies and adulterous wives, The Plantagenets is history like you've never seen it before: one with overbearing fathers and weak sons, warring cousins and best friends turned mortal enemies. Out of the chaos, and violence of the middle Ages, darkness, one family seized control of England, holding on to power and ruthlessly crushing all competition for more than 300 years.

This four-part series shows how a great dynasty was driven by the rawest of emotions-greed, envy, love, hate-and the relentless pursuit of power. Factory sealed DVD. Sound: dolby 2. 0

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NOVA: Secrets of Lost Empires - Inca

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PBS 2258563 #ad - NOVA: Secrets of Lost Empires - Inca #ad - Factory sealed DVD. Shrink-wrapped. Sound: dolby 2. 0 Explore the magnificent mountainside citadels-- and marvel as villagers create a 150-foot suspension bridge using nothing but grass. Uncover the secrets of ancient civilizations as NOVA journeys to an archaeological site where teams of experts use traditional techniques to test their hypotheses.

Color. Shrink-wrapped. History Documentary. Isbn: 0-7697-8074-1. Factory sealed DVD. Shrink-wrapped. Factory sealed DVD. Running Time: 50 minutes.

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Medieval Lives: Birth, Marriage, Death

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Athena 29085198 #ad - Shrink-wrapped. Running Time: 50 minutes. Isbn: 0-7697-8074-1. Shrink-wrapped. History Documentary. Sound: dolby 2. 0 In medieval lives: birth, Marriage, Death, historian and author Dr. She goes on to reveal that, by the end of the Middle Ages, changes in the Church as a result of the Protestant Reformation would mean that these rituals would never be the same again.

Medieval Lives: Birth, Marriage, Death #ad - Shrink-wrapped. Why were physicians of no help to women enduring the pains of labor and the dangers of childbirth? why were newly married couples put to bed by the priest on their wedding night? What did it mean to die well and why was death such a communal affair, Castor examines the ways in which the Church dominated the rites and rituals of life, both before and after it happened?In seeking answers to these and other questions about the medieval world, and how every aspect of people's daily existence was colored by their awareness of the afterlife.

Factory sealed DVD. Factory sealed DVD. Factory sealed DVD. Shrink-wrapped. Helen castor she-wolves: england's early Queens examines how the people of the Middle Ages handled three of life's great rites of passage-birth, marriage, and death. Color.

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