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MITC VC 1030 G
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TITLE: The western tradition-- Program 13: The decline of Rome; Program 14: The fall of Rome [videorecording] / produced by WGBH/Boston in assoiction with The Metropolitan Museum of Art; executive producer, Fred Barzyk.
SERIES: The western tradition ; 13 & 14
PUBLISHED: Santa Barbara : The Annenberg/CPB Project, 1989.
DESCRIPTION: 1 videocassette (30 min. each prog.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
NOTES: Two programs in one tape.
NOTES: Original tape.
NOTES: Program 13: The Decline of Rome; Program 14: The Fall of Rome.
NOTES: Produced by WGBH in association with the Metropolitan Museum of Art.
NOTES: Lecturer, Eugen Weber.
NOTES: The Decline of Rome (30:00) Barbarians, Malaria, Christianity, and Overextension all played a part in Rome's decline. Weber explores urban life in Rome's cities, focusing on public entertainment and the lavish lifestyle of Rome's rulers. Featured images include circuses and gladiatorial contests, and paintings and architecture of Pompeii. The Fall of Rome (30:00) Despite the reign of successful emperors such as Hadrian and Marcus Aurelius, Rome fell victim to despotism and barbarian invasions. New institutions, like the manorial system, developed as the Roman Empire drew to a close.
NOTES: English.
SUBJECT: Civilization, Greco-Roman.
SUBJECT: Civilization, Western.
SUBJECT: Rome--Civilization.
ADDED ENTRY: Weber, Eugen Joseph, 1925-
ADDED ENTRY: Baryk, Fred.
ADDED ENTRY: WGBH (Television statin: Boston, Mass.)
ADDED ENTRY: Metropolitan Museum of Art (N.Y.)
ADDED ENTRY: Annenberg/CPB Project.
ADDED ENTRY: Decline of Rome (videorecording)
ADDED ENTRY: Fall of Rome (videorecording)

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