Shaping of the Western World Collection

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Shaping of the Western World Collection

2008

Outstanding programs that re-create key episodes of human drama and spectacle in the history of the Western World. The 23 programs in this series, all of feature-film caliber and starring well-known actors, were filmed in...

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In This Series

The Bible - A Literary Heritage
The Bible - A Literary Heritage
Bismarck - Germany From Blood and Iron
Bismarck - Germany From Blood and Iron
The Changing World of Charles Dickens
The Changing World of Charles Dickens
Charlemagne - Holy Barbarian
Charlemagne - Holy Barbarian
The Crusades - Saints and Sinners
The Crusades - Saints and Sinners
Elizabeth - The Queen Who Shaped an Age
Elizabeth - The Queen Who Shaped an Age
The French Revolution - The Bastille
The French Revolution - The Bastille
The French Revolution - The Terror
The French Revolution - The Terror
Freud - The Hidden Nature of Man
Freud - The Hidden Nature of Man
Galileo - The Challenge of Reason
Galileo - The Challenge of Reason
Greeks - In Search of Meaning
Greeks - In Search of Meaning
Marxism - The Theory That Split a World
Marxism - The Theory That Split a World
A Matter of Conscience - Henry VIII and Thomas More
A Matter of Conscience - Henry VIII and Thomas More
Medieval England - The Peasants' Revolt
Medieval England - The Peasants' Revolt
The Middle Ages - A Wanderer's Guide to Life and Letters
The Middle Ages - A Wanderer's Guide to Life and Letters
Napoleon - The End of a Dictator
Napoleon - The End of a Dictator
Napoleon - The Making of a Dictator
Napoleon - The Making of a Dictator
Newton - The Mind That Found the Future
Newton - The Mind That Found the Future
Pompeii - Once There Was a City
Pompeii - Once There Was a City
The Puritan Revolution - Cromwell and the Rise of Parliamentary Democracy
The Puritan Revolution - Cromwell and the Rise of Parliamentary Democracy
The Romans - Life, Laughter and Law
The Romans - Life, Laughter and Law
Romanticism - The Revolt of the Spirit
Romanticism - The Revolt of the Spirit
Shakespeare - A Mirror to Man
Shakespeare - A Mirror to Man