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.
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