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Rome Travel Videos, DVD, Touring, Sightseeing, Vacation, Destination

  1. $69.95 set of 6 DVD All Regions Worldwide

    Item Code : QUES2149

    Rome: Power & Glory.
    Box Set - Travel Video. DVD. Questar. 360 Minutes. History, Achievement And A Legacy Of Treasures Immerse yourself in a superbly recreated world of ancient Rome-one of the most magnificent empires in history. This epic six-disc set, rich with supplemental features, presents the complete history of Rome: From it's primitive beginnings, through the height of its glory, to its tumultuous decline. Narrated by Peter Coyote, and filmed in 10 countries, Rome: Power &Glory combines location footage of ancient monuments, detailed re-enactments, period art and writings, and insights from scholars and public figures to bring this ancient world to life. Volume 1: The Rise The stage is set for a grand epic of war and conquest as Rome grows from a primitive village into a fledgling democracy spreading its influence throughout the Mediterranean. From the twin brothers whose violent battles led to the city's founding, to the Romans' rebellion against their Etruscan rulers, timeless stories and myths come to life. Extras: Timeline Volume 2: Legions of Conquest What began as an amateur citizen's army became the formidable legions that conquered the Western world and beyond. These are the thrilling stories behind the campaigns that brought them greatness, including Scipio's defeat of Hannibal's army and Julio Caesar's march on Rome. Extras: Timeline Virtual Reconstructions Volume 3: Seduction of Power From Julius Caesar to Caligula, the story of Rome is populated by towering figures who were brilliant, powerful...and sometimes, deranged! This revealing program traces the audacity, madness and treachery that ultimately permeated the leadership of Rome. Extras: Timeline The Twelve Caesars Volume 4: Grasp of Empire At its height, Rome rules over 50 million people and appropriated the best of the civilizations she conquered. But Rome's progress came at a price, and the seeds of the mighty Empire's downfall were sown as Romans enslaved their conquered peoples, and the gap between rich and poor widened. Extras: Timeline "Colosseum, House of Terror" "Pompeii" Volume 5: The Cult of Order Rome was one of history's most tolerant societies, but a growing air of decadence and a series of bizarre emperors led to unrest, chaos and confusion. The roman people took solace in what was until then aBrutal persecution resulted in martyrdoms that only fueled Christianity's growth. Extras: Timeline "Flamma: Gladiator Superstar" "Training Killers" "Fighting Men of the Arena." Volume 6: The Fall Rome's gripping saga concludes as eccentric rulers, crippling taxes, rampant poverty and weakening borders diminish the Empire's integrity, opening the door to enemy attack and civil unrest. Though Rome's glory faded, the civilization's spirit lives on in the achievements that inspired countless generations. Extras: Timeline "Fearful Facts"
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  2. $24.95 DVD All Regions Worldwide

    Item Code : WDST2150

    Rome - Travel Video.
    DVD. World Destinations. 27 Minutes. Rome has been the focal point of western civilization for over a thousand years.
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  3. $24.95 DVD All Regions Worldwide

    Item Code : QUES2151

    5000 Years of Magnificent Wonders: Ancient Rome - Travel Video.
    DVD. 104 Minutes. Fantastic Marvels Of Architecture And Engineering How did the Romans create wonders of architecture and engineering way beyond anything ever seen before? This fascinating program reveals the stories and secrets behind the masterpieces that transformed Rome into the last superpower of the ancient world. State-of-the-art digital effects recreate each wonder as it appeared centuries ago, including: Circus Maximus- twice the number of spectators as today's biggest stadiums! Trajan's Forum - the world's first indoor shopping mall The Baths of Caracalla - the most lavish public building ever conceived The Pantheon - the largest domed temple of its time in the world The Coliseum - what chilling stories are locked within its dark corridors? Extra Features Coliseum, House of Terror Flamma, Gladiator Superstar Fearful Facts Inside Ancient Rome 5000 Years Of Magnificent Wonders Discover the secrets of more than 60 of Man's most spectacular achievements from around the world. Who built them, and why? What inspired them? Why do these magnificent creations continue to instill a sense of awe-inspiring wonder? Spectacular photography, state-of-the-art computer animation, dramatic reenactments, and insightful commentary capture the astonishing beauty and power of 5000 Years Of Magnificent Wonders to experience time and again.
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  4. $19.95 VHS NTSC

    Item Code : GLOB2153

    Rome City Guide - Travel Video.
    Globe Trekker Video. VHS. Situated halfway down Italy's western coast, Rome is a vast city with an historic heart. Once only a few villages, Rome became the greatest city of the ancient world. There are now entire countries that owe their calendar, law and language to Rome. Traveler Estelle Bingham starts her exploration of the city at the Forum, the hub of ancient Rome. From there she visits Michelangelo's beautiful Piazza Campidoglio, then moves on to stroll through charming Trastevere. She completes her tour at the Pantheon, one of Rome's great ancient buildings and the resting-place of Raphael. 55 minutes approx. Along the Way-- $_$_START_LIST ? Learn how to make Roman pizza. ? Kick start the day with some real Italian coffee. ? View the greatest private art collection in Europe at the Villa Borghese. ? Take a tour of Vatican City, the smallest state in the world, and attend a service with the Pope. ? Visit the impressive Colosseum and imagine ancient gladiatorial combats. $_$_END_LIST
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  5. $19.95 VHS NTSC

    Item Code : RICK2154

    Rick Steves' Travel the World: Italy, Rome, & Naples - Travel Video.
    VHS. In Rome, Rick shows how to defend against overpriced hotels and restaurants. Naples is a living, boisterous medieval city ? the birthplace of pizza! We journey out to the dramatic Amalfi coast, Roman ruins at Pompeii, Greek ruins at Peastum. Visit the remarkable treasures of the Eternal City: the Pantheon, the Roman Forum, Hadrian's Villa, and the ancient port of Ostia Antica. Travel to the charming resort town of Sorrento, ideally situated above the Mediterranean and surrounded by lemon trees and olive groves. 52 minutes.
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  6. $19.95 VHS NTSC

    Item Code : RICK2155

    Rick Steves' Europe: Rome, Caesar's Rome, and Sicily.
    VHS. Rome: Baroque, After Dark--After a pilgrimage to Michelangelo's Pieta, we climb to the top of St. Peter's Basilica. We seek out tucked-away Renaissance paintings and a cleverly-painted false dome. At the Borghese Gallery, it's exquisite sculptures by the master of marble, Bernini. Then we join the locals on an after-dark stroll, lacing together Rome's Baroque and bubbly nightspots. Caesar's Rome--Rome welcomes the new millennium spiffed up as never before. We tour Rome's ancient sights from the Forum and Coliseum to the glorious Pantheon. Then, after exploring the catacombs and a cat hospice, we track down the best ice cream in Rome. The Best of Sicily--After going fishing for anchovies off Cefalu, we land in rough-and-tumble Palermo. Marveling at the eerie skeletons in a Cappuccin crypt, airy mosaics of Monreale, enchanting ruins of Segesta, and the fiery rim of Mount Etna, we enjoy the best of Sicily. Length 90 minutes.
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  7. $19.95 DVD All Regions Worldwide

    Item Code : QUES2156

    Hidden Treasures: Europe to the Max - Mysteries of Greece and Rome - Travel Video.
    DVD. 117 Minutes. Take a grand tour of the Old World with public radio's original Savvy Traveler, Rudy Maxa, host of the award-winning American Public Television series, Smart Travels, and contributing editor to National Geographic Traveler magazine. This DVD includes visits to: Athens and Delphi - Following a tour of Athens' historic sites, take a pilgrimage to the famed Oracle of Delphi, and visit a beautiful medieval monastery. On the Peloponnesian Peninsula, scope out Nafplion's charming port, and visit the epic ruins of King Agamemnon in the ancient capital of Mycenae. Greek Islands - Go island hopping on the Aegean! On the sun-drenched island of Santorini, discover a city frozen in time by a volcano's eruption 3,600 years ago. Catch some R&R on trendy Mykonos, and then head to sacred Delos, an uninhabited island covered with ancient ruins. Out of Rome - Explore the environs of Rome by way of the Appian Way. First, experience the majesty of Emperor Hadrian's villa and lakes of the Alban Hills. Next, head south to the ancient seaport of Ostia. Along the way, sample olive oil, stop at a medieval hilltop town, and enjoy a retreat fit for an emperor at a five-star villa. Classical Europe - Ancient Greek and Roman remnants are more than cold stone. They hold centuries of stories. Revisit favorite classical sites around the Mediterranean, including Athens, Delphi, Delos, Paestum, Syracuse, Pompeii, Rome, and Provence. Extra Features: Rudy's Travel Tips - E-tickets, in-flight email, looking for festivals. Fascinating Side Trips - Music videos: Athens and Delphi, Greek Islands' traditional Italian street music, and more.
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  8. $24.95 DVD All Regions Worldwide

    Item Code : NAXS20779

    Rome A Musical Tour of the City's Past and Present- Travel Video.
    DVD. Naxos Scenic Musical Journeys. 60 Minutes. The Places Scenes are shown of the glory that was Rome in monuments of the great Empire that ruled Europe and the Near East in its heyday. There are also glimpses of St. Peter's and of the modern city. The Music The music included here is all associated in one way or another with Rome and its traditions. It ranges from the overture to Mozart's Roman opera La clemenza di Tito to Wagner's Tannhauser, whose hero seeks pardon for his sins in the Eternal City, from Puccini's opera Tosca, set in Rome dominated by a corrupt chief of police, to Berlioz's evocation of the city in the age of Benvenuto Cellini, his Roman Carnival Overture.
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