Item Details

Early Christianity [electronic resource]

produced by WGBH, Boston
Format
Video; Computer Resource; Online Video; Online
Summary
In the first centuries A.D., barbarian attacks and other factors made the Roman Empire increasingly unstable. People rejected Greco-Roman rationalism and turned toward Mithraism, Judaism, and an emerging Christianity. Concurrently, an increasingly insecure society produced art objects to ward off witches and demons.
Performers
Host, Eugen Weber.
Release Date
1989
Run Time
30 min.
Language
Closed-captioned
Rating
high school/college
9-12+
Notes
Originally broadcast on the television program: The Western tradition.
Related Title
Western tradition (Television program)
Series
The Western Tradition
Series Statement
The Western tradition ; 11
ISBN
1559460067 (series)
Published
S. Burlington, Vt. : Annenberg/CPB, c1989.
Description
Mode of access: Windows Media Player, World Wide Web.
Technical Details
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