Rome and Pompeii

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Rome and Pompeii

  • 1994 ----- color ----- 71 min ----- vhs
  • (Great Cities of the Ancient World) The magnificence of Rome and Pompeii as they were about 2,000 years ago is brought to life through computerized reconstruction and film footage: the Colosseum with 50,000 Romans applauding the bloody gladiator spectacles, the Roman Forum in all its splendor, the Circus Maximus. Showing venues throughout Rome and Pompeii as they appear today, thoroughly researched computer graphics are then superimposed and we can see how the two cities appeared at their height of glory.
  • Topics: (Archaeology, Architecture, Art: History, Cities and Towns, Europe, History: European)