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Title Colosseum / director, Jay Taylor ; producer, Lara Acaster, Anthony Geffen.

Publication Info. Arlington, VA : PBS Distribution, [2016]


Location Call No. Status
 Bristol, Main Library - Non Fiction  DVD937 COLOSSEUM    Check Shelf
 New Britain, Main Library - Audio-Visual Materials  DVD 720 C71    Check Shelf
Description 1 videodisc (60 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
digital optical stereo rda
video file DVD video region 1 rda
Documentary television programs. lcgft
System Details DVD, widescreen (16x9) presentation; NTSC, Region 1; Stereo.
Language English dialogue; English subtitles.
Summary How did the Romans produce some of the most impressive gladiatorial games ever seen in Europe? How did the Colosseum's mysterious roof really work? And how does the mighty Colosseum compare to the popular sports venues of the 21st century? Structural engineer Steve Burrows and his team of laser-scanning experts head to Rome on a quest to answer these questions and uncover some of the oldest mysteries of the ancient stadium.
Subject Colosseum (Rome, Italy) -- Design and construction.
Amphitheaters -- Italy -- Rome -- History.
Structural engineering.
Genre/Form Documentary television programs.
Added Author Taylor, Jay, television director.
Acaster, Lara, television producer.
Geffen, Anthony, television producer.
PBS Distribution (Firm), film distributor.
Added Title Time scanners (Television program) Colosseum.
ISBN 9781627891295
Standard No. 841887022583
Music No. TISC6104 PBS
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