The World: A Television History. Ep. 05. Greece and Rome

United Kingdom, 1983

Film
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Episode number 5 of Series “The World: A Television History”.
Greece and Rome (1,200 BC - AD 200). Civilisation came late to Europe but the ancient worlds of Greece and Rome established traditions that we still follow today. Greece brought us democracy, government by the people for the people, as well as the first great philosophers, scientists, and mathematicians. Rome, slower to develop than Greece, inherited Greece’s Hellenistic ideals. It had a great military power, and with Julius Caesar as its Emperor, controlled vast areas of Europe and Asia. Rome gave us the Latin language, and developed a legal system which provided the basis of Western law. Based on The Times atlas of world history.

Credits

producer

Nicholas Barton

production company

Channel Four

Bricomin Films

Goldcrest TV

Network Television

Duration

00:26:00:00

Production places
United Kingdom
Production dates
1983

Appears in

The World: A Television History

Group of items

The World: A Television History

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Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

36968

Language

English

Audience classification

G

Subject categories

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Rome (Italy)

History → Greece - History

History → History, Ancient

Places → Rome (Italy)

Short films

Short films → Short films - Great Britain

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

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