Past & Present: Italy
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Immerse yourself in a video tour through the culture and history of Italy! Begin your tour at the heart of Rome, Caput Mundi, as professor of anthropology and archaeology Dr. Dwayne L. Merry shows you the modern pleasures and ancient treasures of this incredible country. Uncover the mysteries of the Etruscans and the temples of the ancient Greeks, as well as the ruins of Pompeii and Herculaneum, preserved for hundreds of years in the shadow of Mount Vesuvius. Marvel at the Renaissance art treasures of Florence and fantastic architecture of Pisa. Take a trip through the romantic canals and glass factories of Venice, then meet the fishermen of Chioggia. Finally, return to Rome to sample the vibrant modern life of the Eternal City. Read along with the text as you watch the videos, then take a fun quiz to find out what you've learned!
Visit: Rome • Messina • Agrigento • Syracuse • Marsala • Paestum • Pompeii • Herculaneum • Vatican City • Florence • Pisa • Carrara • Lake Como • Sorrento • Capri • Ravello • Venice • Murano • Chioggia • Anzio • Naples • Brindisi • And More!
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Don't waste your money. - This is basically somebody's home movie from the late 1950s or early 1960s, narrated by the man who did the second-rate camera-work and with an atrocious soundtrack put behind his voice. The only good thing about it is that it isn't in black and white!