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Warfare [electronic resource]

Parthenon Entertainment (Firm)
Format
Video; Computer Resource; Online Video; Online
Summary
Much of our modern weaponry has its roots in the ancient world. This film explores the world of ancient warfare and the weapons used. The Greek fire was a forerunner to today's flamethrower, the Roman ballista may have been the first missile, and siege towers evolved into modern day tanks. For all our technological advances, the weapons used to wage war really haven't changed all that much?
Release Date
2002
Run Time
50 min.
Language
English
Rating
9 & up
Notes
  • Encoded with permission for digital streaming by Films Media Group on September 11, 2013.
  • Films on Demand is distributed by Films Media Group for Films for the Humanities & Sciences, Cambridge Educational, Meridian Education, and Shopware.
Related Title
Ancient discoveries (Television program)
Series
Ancient Discoveries
Ancient Discoveries
Contents
  • Ancient Warfare (2:33)
  • Masada, Israel (2:39)
  • Masada Palace Fortress (3:02)
  • Grecian Weaponry (5:26)
  • Resistance to Roman Rule (4:35)
  • Roman Ballista (3:12)
  • Missiles Inflict Maximum Damage (5:30)
  • Ramming Fortress Walls (3:55)
  • A City Taker (2:58)
  • A New Approach to Masada (3:22)
  • Romans Fear Archimedes (5:21)
  • Masada, AD 73 (5:45)
  • Credits: Warfare: Ancient Discoveries (1:02)
Published
New York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2013], c2002.
Publisher no.
  • 55088s Films Media Group
  • 55092 Films Media Group
Access Restriction
Access requires authentication through Films on Demand.
Description
1 streaming video file (50 min.) : sd., col.
Mode of access: Internet.
System requirements: FOD playback platform.
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