Most widely held works by Bram Roos
The rise of Christianity the first 1000 years ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1998 and 2011 in English and held by 471 libraries worldwide
Traces the history of Christianity from the Crucifixion to the coming of the Crusades.
Christianity the first two thousand years ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 437 libraries worldwide
Tracks the evolution of the Christian faith from the Crucifixion to the Crusades and from the Reformation to the sweeping changes of Vatican II. Draws on ancient texts, the Scriptures, commentary from renowned scholars, and visits to historic sites to chronicle the events and personalities that shaped the history of Christianity.
The hidden city of Petra ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1995 and 2005 in English and held by 420 libraries worldwide
Petra, a stone city of temples and tombs carved deep into stark cliffs in Jordan, was the center of life two thousand years ago for a people called the Nabateans. Archaeologists excavate evidence of a highly sophisticated society and discover answers to questions about Nabatean beliefs, customs, and destinies.
Pompeii, buried alive extraordinary secrets of ancient Pompeii unveiled ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1995 and 2002 in English and held by 340 libraries worldwide
Join the archaeological director of Pompeii to journey far beyond the excavations into the very lives cut short by the ancient tragedy.
Apocalypse the puzzle of Revelation ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1994 and 2005 in English and held by 324 libraries worldwide
"The book of Revelation is perhaps the Bible's most puzzling and powerful. Its fiery passages are filled with cryptic numbers, strange beasts and a final showdown between good and evil that ends in the cataclysmic confrontation called Armageddon"--Container.
The odyssey of Troy extraordinary secrets of ancient Troy unveiled ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 288 libraries worldwide
A team of archaeologists travel to the site of Troy in Turkey searching for answers to the eternal mystery of the Trojan War and the identity of the poet Homer whose Iliad told Troy's history.
Christianity the second millennium ( Visual )
4 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 274 libraries worldwide
This narration of the history of Christianity includes important persons and events involved in the shaping of a faith, utilizing historical documents, reenactments, and commentary from scholars.
Abraham one man, one God ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1994 and 2002 in English and held by 260 libraries worldwide
Presents the story of Abraham, whose covenant with God led to the birth of Israel. Examines evidence, including fifteen hundred cuneiform tablets discovered at the ancient city of Ebla, that Abraham really lived.
Marco Polo journey to the East ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 249 libraries worldwide
The definitive word on the legendary explorer, Marco Polo, and his early treks to the Orient.
David & Goliath a Biblical battle ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1996 and 2005 in English and held by 242 libraries worldwide
Recounts the story of David, the shepherd boy who slew the Philistine giant Goliath to become the hero of his people.
Prophets soul catchers ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1995 and 2002 in English and held by 232 libraries worldwide
Looks at the Old Testament prophets Elijah, Ezekiel, Daniel, Jeremiah, Amos, Hosea, and Isaiah. Asks whether these figures really did exist and studies the cause and meaning of their proclaimed divine messages.
Camelot extraordinary breakthroughs in the search for the legendary Camelot ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 209 libraries worldwide
From its inception, Camelot was shrouded in mystery and magic. Did such a place once exist? Join prominent archaeologists and historians as they venture througn England and Wales in search of the legendary site of the Round Table.
Joseph master of dreams ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1995 and 2011 in English and held by 196 libraries worldwide
Presents the biblical story of Joseph, sold into slavery by his jealous brothers but eventually rewarded with great political power when he uses his divine gift--the ability to interpret dreams--to help the Pharaoh save Egypt from famine. Examines evidence to determine if the events in the story really happened.
Solomon & Sheba an epic love story ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1996 and 2005 in English and held by 194 libraries worldwide
This program tells the story of Solomon, the son of David, King of Israel and the queen of Sheba, drawing on interviews with experts and historians, rare paintings and artifacts, and film footage from the region.
The Execution of Jesus ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 182 libraries worldwide
"No death in all of history has had a greater impact on mankind than the Biblical account of the death of Jesus Christ. And while his life is cloaked in mystery the details of his death remain even more veiled"--Container.
Moses and the ten commandments ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1996 and 2001 in English and held by 177 libraries worldwide
This program tells the story of Moses and the Exodus of the Israelites out of Egypt, using interviews with experts and historians, film footage from the region and rare paintings and artifacts.
Atlantis the lost civilization ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1995 and 2006 in English and held by 176 libraries worldwide
An investigation into the existence of the legendary city of Atlantis.
Archenemy the Philistines ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1995 and 2011 in English and held by 176 libraries worldwide
"According to the Bible, the Philistines were the Israelites' most cunning and ruthless enemies ... New archaeological discoveries have uncovered a wealth of astonishing information about the Philistines' way of life--and yielded treasures that shed new light on some of the Bible's most legendary events"--Container.
Samson and Delilah love and betrayal ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1995 and 2005 in English and held by 175 libraries worldwide
This program tells the story of Samson, a Hebrew judge of tremendous strength, and Delilah, the Philistine woman he loved who betrayed him. The program uses interviews with experts and historians, rare paintings and artifacts, and film footage from the region.
Camelot ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 167 libraries worldwide
"From its inception, Camelot was shrouded in mystery and magic. Did such a place once exist? Was King Arthur real, or merely a legend? ... venture through England and Wales in search of the legendary site of the Round Table.
Abraham--(Biblical patriarch) Amos--(Biblical prophet) Antiquities Archaeology Armageddon Arthur,--King Arthurian romances Bible Bible. Bible. Biography Christianity Church history Criticism, interpretation, etc. David,--King of Israel Documentary films Documentary television programs Documentary television programs Elijah--(Biblical prophet) Eruption of Vesuvius (Italy : 79) Europe--Pompeii (Extinct city) Explorers Ezekiel--(Biblical prophet) Films for the hearing impaired Goliath--(Biblical giant) Historical films History Homer Hosea--(Biblical prophet) Isaiah--(Biblical prophet) Israel Italy Italy--Vesuvius Jeremiah--(Biblical prophet) Jesus Christ Jews Jordan Kings and rulers Middle East--Megiddo (Extinct city) Middle East--Palestine Middle East--Petra (Extinct city) Middle East--Troy (Extinct city) Nabataeans Nonfiction television programs Polo, Marco,--1254-1323? Prophets Religious films Russia Trojan War Video recordings--for the hearing impaired