Season 13, Episode 39 Building in the Name of God

First Aired: September 18, 2006

The history of five religious structures is recalled, examining their construction challenges and technical innovations. Included: the Hagia Sofia in Istanbul; Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris; St. Peter's Cathedral in Rome; the Sagrada Familia in Barcelona; and the Crystal Cathedral in Los Angeles.

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  • Premiered: December 10, 1993
  • Rating: TV-PG
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  • Premise: Architectural and engineering landmarks of the 19th and 20th centuries. The programs previously aired on A&E's `Time Machine' series. Among the subjects: the Brooklyn Bridge, the Maginot Line, the Erie Canal, the Aswan Dam and the Trans-Siberian Railroad. (more)

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