Most widely held works by Filmroos Inc
Russia land of the tsars ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 758 libraries worldwide
From the first settlement of Russe Vikings to the brutal murder of Tsar Nicholas II and his family. This epic program encompasses nearly a thousand years of despair and rebellion, innovation and conflict. Explores the tumultuous lives of figures like Ivan the Terrible, Peter the Great, and Catherine the Great. Events include the December Revolution and Napoleon's ill-fated invasion and how they changed history.
Christianity the first two thousand years ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in English and held by 638 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.
Confucius words of wisdom ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1997 and 2011 in English and held by 622 libraries worldwide
In an age of intrigue and vice, his was a voice of morality and virtue. 2,500 years after his death, he is revered as one of the greatest teachers in history and his name is synonymous with ageless wisdom.
The rise of Christianity the first 1000 years ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1998 and 2011 in English and held by 552 libraries worldwide
Traces the history of Christianity from the Crucifixion to the coming of the Crusades.
Jesus his life ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1995 and 2006 in English and held by 434 libraries worldwide
He was a simple carpenter, yet His words transformed the course of Western Civilization. This is the inspiring account of the greatest story ever told, the life of Jesus of Galilee. From His birth in Bethlehem to His final days and crucifixion. Explore the mysteries and myths of His miraculous life and legacy. Walk the Holy Lands and hear His words. Discover new archaeological findings that are yielding fresh insights into the life and times of one of the most celebrated and revered figures in history.
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.
A history of God ( Visual )
4 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 397 libraries worldwide
Uses balanced text analysis, archaeological insights, and more to chronicle humanity's elusive quest to know the God at the heart of the world's three great monotheistic religions--Christianity, Islam, and Judaism.
The Black death ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1997 and 2005 in English and held by 397 libraries worldwide
Tells about the bubonic plague that killed half the population of Europe in 3 years during the 14th century. Discusses the origin of the black plague, people's reactions to this devastation, various attempts at cures, and a comparison of the outbreak of the plague with the present potential epidemic of the ebola virus.
Who wrote the Bible probing the eternal mysteries behind the origins of the Holy Scriptures ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 386 libraries worldwide
New scientific research reveals insight into the origin of the Holy Scriptures. Leading biblical experts journey back to the land and the times of the Bible's very creation to probe its most profound mysteries.
Troy unearthing the legend ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 368 libraries worldwide
This multifaceted journey into the history and mythology of ancient Troy arrives just in time for the feature film release of Troy. Program 1, Rise and fall of the Spartans: Explores the factors that drove the Peloponnesian city-state to martial excellence. Presents a comprehensive guide to the Spartan legacy. Program 2, The Odyssey of Troy: Explores the legendary city's remarkable ruins and examines Homer's The Iliad to unearth the secrets of Troy. Program 3, The Ancient gold of Troy: Examines golden artifacts from Troy. When archaeologist Heinrich Schliemann uncovered the ruins of Troy in the 1870s, among the many artifacts unearthed were stunningly crafted works of gold. Program 4, The Trojan city: Examines the connection between The Iliad and Troy. For centuries The Iliad was considered to be more fiction than fact. In 1873, controversial archaeologist Heinrich Schliemann, using clues from Homer's epic poem, discovered the remains of the city he believed to be Troy. Examines evidence found during the 1990s which confirmed Schnliemann's findings and gave new credence to Homer's account.
The execution of Jesus ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1995 and 2004 in English and held by 357 libraries worldwide
The death of Jesus has had the greatest impact on mankind. While his life is cloaked in mystery, the details of his death are even more veiled. Join scholars and archaeologists on a historic inquiry into the Biblical account of the last days of Jesus.
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.
China's first emperor ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 335 libraries worldwide
Credited with both unifying China and tormenting its citizenry, Qin Shi Huangdi, the "first emperor of China," is one of the most controversial leaders in the nation's history. His reign brought advances such as standardized currencies, weights, and measures, unified written and spoken language and transportation systems. In battle, too, he was centuries ahead of his time--creating assembly lines to mass-produce precision-crafted swords, arrows and other weapons. This documentary examines this ruler's complex legacy, from the brilliant military strategies that created an empire to his plans for the original Great Wall. Bonus disc, China's Wall of Doom, features the discovery of the emperor's 7,000 life-size army of terra-cotta statues and the Great Wall of China.
Pompeii buried alive ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1995 and 2004 in English and held by 328 libraries worldwide
Ancient Mysteries joins the archaeological director of Pompeii to journey far beyond the excavations into the very lives cut short by the ancient tragedy.
Vincent Van Gogh a stroke of genius ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1998 and 2006 in English and held by 327 libraries worldwide
Briefly examines the life of the renowned Dutch painter and traces the development of his art.
The Aztec empire ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 324 libraries worldwide
Trace the astonishing story of the Aztecs who rose from a beleaguered band of barely over 1,000 to dominate nearly all of Mexico in just over 400 years.
Moses and the ten commandments ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1996 and 2006 in English and held by 321 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.
Apocalypse the puzzle of Revelation ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1995 and 2005 in English and held by 321 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.
Mary of Nazareth a mother's life ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1997 and 2005 in English and held by 316 libraries worldwide
Based on evidence found in apocryphal legends and in the Gospels, tells the story of the woman hailed as the Blessed Virgin and Mother of God, utilizing stills of her image in Western art, on-site photography, narration, and interviews with scholars.
Christianity the second millennium ( Visual )
7 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 296 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.
Antiquities Arthur,--King Arthurian romances Authorship Aztecs Bible Bible. Bible. Bible. Biographical television programs Biography China Christianity Church history Comparative studies Confucius Criticism, interpretation, etc. Crucifixion of Jesus Christ Documentary films Documentary films Documentary television programs Documentary television programs Eruption of Vesuvius (Italy : 79) Europe Europe--Pompeii (Extinct city) Excavations (Archaeology) Films for the hearing impaired Historical television programs History Israel Italy--Vesuvius Ivan--IV,--Czar of Russia,--1530-1584 Jesus Christ Jordan Kings and rulers Last Supper Mexico Middle East--Palestine Middle East--Petra (Extinct city) Middle East--Troy (Extinct city) Nabataeans Nonfiction television programs Peter--I,--Emperor of Russia,--1672-1725 Philosophers Qin shi huang,--Emperor of China,--259-210 B.C Rasputin, Grigori Efimovich,--ca. 1870-1916 Religious films Resurrection of Jesus Christ Russia Video recordings--for the hearing impaired
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