Episode numbers 5 and 6 of Series “Civilisation”.
Part 5. Michelangelo, Raphael and Leonardo da Vinci are featured in this program which centres on Papal Rome in the early 16th century. Sir Kenneth Clarke’s theme takes him through the gardens and courtyards of the Vatican to the rooms decorated for the Pope by Raphael and to the Sistine Chapel. Part 6. The theme of protest and communication leads Sir Kenneth to the Reformation, the Germany of Albrecht Durer and Martin Luther, to Erasmus, the France of Montaigne and to the Elizabethan England of Shakespeare.