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Johnson, Vaughn

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Most widely held works by Vaughn Johnson
Russia land of the tsars( Visual )

4 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 827 WorldCat member 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
Jesus : his life by A. & E. Television Network( Visual )

4 editions published between 1995 and 2005 in English and held by 446 WorldCat member 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 by A & E Home Video( Visual )

5 editions published between 1995 and 2005 in English and held by 369 WorldCat member 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
Camelot by Frederick Loewe( Visual )

2 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in English and held by 324 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From the sword of Excalibur to the Lady Guinevere, Camelot has been the subject of myths and legends, movies, and best-sellers. Investigates the secrets of Camelot, the literature of the legend, and the historical sites associated with King Arthur
Apocalypse : the puzzle of Revelation( Visual )

2 editions published between 1995 and 2005 in English and held by 275 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Scholars discuss questions pertaining to the meanings and authorship of the Book of Revelation, which many Christians believe forecasts the the end of the world. Examines the possible motives of St. John the Evangelist, who is generally attributed responsibility for the text
The Black death by Jonathan Riley-Smith( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 217 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Killing one third of Europe's population in just three years and ravaging the flourishing cities of Italy, France, Germany, England, and Spain, the Black Death swept across the continent at an inconceivable rate. Through chilling reenactments, interviews with experts and historians, and excerpts from original accounts, discover the origins, progress, and cultural repercussions of the Plague's reign of terror. Many thought it was punishment by God, others believed it was spread by contaminated air. How did some survive? Are we vulnerable to an outbreak of this proportion today?
Abraham : one man, one God( Visual )

5 editions published between 1994 and 2005 in English and held by 217 WorldCat member 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
Peter the Great : the tyrant reformer( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 207 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Towering over his countrymen, literally and figuratively, he virtually single-handedly modernized his immense nation. From 1696 to 1725, he ruled Russia with an iron hand, and his life and legacy have captivated generation after generation ever since
Joan of Arc : virgin warrior( Visual )

2 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in English and held by 178 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

She was a young peasant girl when she heard voices compelling her to save France from the British during the 100 Years War. Despite winning stunning victories, she was burned at the stake by the men whose place and nation she had saved. Joan of Arc is one of the most compelling figures in history. At age 17, she donned armor and rode to war, claiming she was sent by God and promising to restore her king to his rightful throne. In just two years, she made good on her promises, but her reward was death
Mysteries of the Bible : the greatest stories( Visual )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 167 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Filmed on location throughout the Holy Land, this collection explores the latest archaeological discoveries and scientific research to probe for answers to some of the greatest riddles of the Scriptures.--Container
A history of God( Visual )

2 editions published between 2001 and 2005 in English and held by 159 WorldCat member 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
Prophets : soul catchers( Visual )

6 editions published between 1994 and 2005 in English and held by 147 WorldCat member 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
Satan, Prince of Darkness( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 140 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"From the Biblical tale of his fall to the incredible stories of those who believe they have crossed his path ... [go on] a chilling journey through the long and legendary history of Satan. Scholars, historical experts, and theologians examine classic paintings, academic texts, and modern movies for an unprecedented look at the many ways Satan has been portrayed throughout the centuries"--Container
The conquerors by Rembrandt Harmenszoon van Rijn( Visual )

2 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 109 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recounts the story of David, the shepherd boy who slew the Philistine giant Goliath to become the hero of his people
Archenemy : the Philistines( Visual )

5 editions published between 1994 and 2011 in English and held by 107 WorldCat member 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
Joseph : master of dreams( Visual )

2 editions published between 1995 and 2011 in English and held by 104 WorldCat member 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
The Execution of Jesus( Visual )

2 editions published between 1994 and 1995 in English and held by 99 WorldCat member 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
The Jeff Corwin experience( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 97 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A program on the unique forms of wildlife found in Southeast African country of Namibia. Animals presented in the program include: the cheetah; the viper known as the desert sidewinder; the savannah monitor; the white rhino; the cape fur seal; and the black mamba
Biblical angels( Visual )

3 editions published between 1996 and 2000 in English and held by 96 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

What do scriptures tell us about angels? Are they messengers from Heaven? What do they look like? Do they continue to guide and help us today? This program searches for clues in the stories of the Bible's heavenly spirits, from the archangels Michael and Gabriel to the ethereal forms that announced Christ's birth and resurrection
Queen Esther : far away and long ago( Visual )

2 editions published between 1995 and 2011 in English and held by 95 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the story of Esther, a woman from ancient Persia who has had a strong impact on Judaism and who originated the festival of Purim. Journeys to the ruins of the ancient Persian palace of Persepolis in the Iranian desert to look for evidence that Esther really existed
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Russia land of the tsars
The Black deathAbraham : one man, one GodThe conquerorsThe Jeff Corwin experience
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