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Ancient discoveries [videorecording] / produced by Wild Dream Films in association with S4C International, A & E Networks, SBS Australia for the History Channel
DVDs DVDs | | c2007 | Widescreen version.
Available at Adult DVD-Nonfiction (Call number: 303.483 A pt.1-2)
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Adult DVD-Nonfiction 303.483 A pt.1-2 CHECK SHELF

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Imprint
Port Washington, NY : Koch Vision : Distributed by Koch Entertainment, c2007.
Edition
Widescreen version.
Descript
2 videodiscs (300 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
System Det
DVD; Dolby digital.
Performer
Narrator, Sean Barrett.
Credits
Script writer, Justin Pollard ; executive producer for SC4, Cenwyn Edwards ; executive producer for A & E, Dolores Gavin ; producers/directors, Ali McGrath and Stuart Clarke.
Note
Originally produced for television broadcast in 2002 as a six-part mini-series.
Summary
Examines various technologies of the ancient world.
Note
"Featuring CGI recreations and working replicas of ancient machines."
Contents
Disc 1. Computing : the antikythera mechanism, Ctesibius's water clock. Medicine : brain surgery and Galen, doctor to the gladiators. Robotics : Heron of Alexandria's miracle machines and steam engine -- Disc 2. Warfare : Greek fire, Roman battering rams, Helepolis siege towers. Ships : Roman naval engineering and Caligula's Lake Nemi pleasure barges. Power : the Baghdad battery, Roman water wheels, Archimedes death ray.
Local Note
MW, 6-08
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Ancient discoveries (Television program)
ISBN
1417229942
9781417229949
ISBN/ISSN
741952647096
00741952647096
Music #
KOC-DV-6470 Koch Entertainment
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