Empires

  • 2001
  • TV Show
  • TV-G

The history of world empires are explored.

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The Roman Empire in the First Century
Two thousand years ago, at the dawn of the first century, the ancient world was ruled by Rome. Through the experiences, memories and writings of the p (more…)
The Roman Empire in the First Century
Two thousand years ago, at the dawn of the first century, the ancient world was ruled by Rome. Through the experiences, memories and writings of the p (more…)
Japan: Memoirs of a Secret Empire
Commanding shoguns and samurai warriors, exotic geisha and exquisite artisans -- all were part of the Japanese "renaissance" -- a period between the 1 (more…)
Egypt's Golden Empire
EGYPT'S GOLDEN EMPIRE comes to life through letters and records evoking the passion and riches of a time when Egypt was the center of the known world, (more…)
The Medici: Godfathers of the Renaissance
From a small Italian community in 15th-century Florence, the Medici family would rise to rule Europe in many ways. Using charm, patronage, skill, dupl (more…)
The Greeks: Crucible of Civilization
Dramatic storytelling and state-of-the-art computer animation re-create Classical Greece of the 4th and 5th centuries, B.C, founder of modern science, (more…)
Martin Luther
Learn how one man reluctantly took on the most powerful institution of his day and won. Martin Luther is credited with expounding a new vision of man' (more…)
The Roman Empire in the First Century
Two thousand years ago, at the dawn of the first century, the ancient world was ruled by Rome. Through the experiences, memories and writings of the p (more…)
Japan: Memoirs of a Secret Empire
Commanding shoguns and samurai warriors, exotic geisha and exquisite artisans -- all were part of the Japanese "renaissance" -- a period between the 1 (more…)
Kingdom of David: The Saga of the Israelites
Kingdom of David: The Saga of the Israelites tells the epic story of the Jews and the creation of the world's first and most profoundly influential mo (more…)
Kingdom of David: The Saga of the Israelites
Kingdom of David: The Saga of the Israelites tells the epic story of the Jews and the creation of the world's first and most profoundly influential mo (more…)
Martin Luther
Learn how one man reluctantly took on the most powerful institution of his day and won. Martin Luther is credited with expounding a new vision of man' (more…)
The Roman Empire in the First Century
Two thousand years ago, at the dawn of the first century, the ancient world was ruled by Rome. Through the experiences, memories and writings of the p (more…)
The Medici: Godfathers of the Renaissance
From a small Italian community in 15th-century Florence, the Medici family would rise to rule Europe in many ways. Using charm, patronage, skill, dupl (more…)
Egypt's Golden Empire
EGYPT'S GOLDEN EMPIRE comes to life through letters and records evoking the passion and riches of a time when Egypt was the center of the known world, (more…)
The Greeks: Crucible of Civilization
Dramatic storytelling and state-of-the-art computer animation re-create Classical Greece of the 4th and 5th centuries, B.C, founder of modern science, (more…)
Martin Luther: Reluctant Revolutionary
55:29 — The Catholic Church uses all of its might to try and silence Luther, including accusations of heresy and excommunication.
Kingdom of David: The End of Days
56:04 — Conflict erupts between Jews and Romans when Pompeii enters Judah in 63 B.C.
Kingdom of David: Book and the Sword
56:04 — Ezra reads the Bible to illiterate Judeans in 458 B.C.; the Maccabees defend their religious freedom.
Kingdom of David: The Gifts of the Jews
55:34 — Rabbis struggle to reinvigorate Judaism after the Romans destroy temples; the rise of Christianity.
Peter & Paul and the Christian Rev. Pt. 1
56:01 — Early Christianity faced powerful obstacles. The might of the Roman Empire and the power-politics of ancient Jerusalem lay a heavy burden on those who (more…)
Peter & Paul and the Christian Rev. Pt. 2
55:30 — Spread outside Judea by missionaries like Peter and Paul, the Jesus movement caught on quickly among Jews and non-Jews around the Roman Empire.
Kingdom of David: Rivers of Babylon
56:04 — In 586 B.C., exiled Israelites write down stories of Judah.
Martin Luther: Driven to Defiance
54:55 — Martin Luther is born into a world dominated by the Catholic Church. For the keenly spiritual Luther, the Church's promise of salvation is irresistib (more…)
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  • Premiered: July 11, 2001
  • Rating: TV-G
  • Premise: The history of world empires are explored.

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