Romance and reality; Man the measure of all things

United Kingdom, 1969

TV show
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Episode numbers 3 and 4 of Series “Civilisation”.
Part 3: “Romance and reality” - Sir Kenneth journeys from a castle in the Loire, through the hill towns of Tuscany and Umbria to the cathedral baptistery at Pisa as he explores the aspirations and achievements of the later Middle Ages in France and Italy. Part 4. “Man the Measure of all Things” - Sir Kenneth visits Florence where European thought was first given a new impetus by the rediscovery of the classical past. He then continues his journey to the palaces of Urbino and Mantua, centres of Renaissance civilisation.

Credits

co-director

Ann Turner

Michael Gill

co-producer

Peter Montagnon

Michael Gill

production company

BBC

Language

English

Duration

01:40:00:00

Colour

Colour

ACMI Identifier

36393

Subject categories

Advertising, Film, Journalism, Mass Media & TV → Television

Crafts & Visual Arts → Art - History

Crafts & Visual Arts → Art, Medieval

Crafts & Visual Arts → Art, Renaissance

Crafts & Visual Arts → Arts - History

Crafts & Visual Arts → Renaissance

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Great Britain

History → History

History → Middle Ages

History → Renaissance

Television

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

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