Rent The Ancient World According to Terry Jones (1998)

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Synopsis:
Monty Python star Terry Jones presents this award-winning documentary series, featuring ancient inventions, the surprising history of sex and love and the hidden histories of Egypt and Rome.

Ancient Inventions (1998)
This three-part series presents a fresh and highly original view of some of the ancient world's most remarkable inventions. History enthusiast Terry Jones takes us on an unconventional, myth-busting journey revealing the unexpected, whilst discovering that the ancient world was every bit as inventive as our own.
The Surprising History of Sex and Love (2002)
Exploring the radical change in social and religious attitudes towards sex, this award-winning documentary takes a look throughout history and traces the shift in social attitudes and practices. Terry traces an unexpected route of how sex got from strict social repression to the full-frontal glossies of today.
The Hidden History of Egypt (2002)
Bringing to life the everyday details of the ancients Egyptians - bizarre, hilarious or shocking -this wonderfully entertaining and factually revealing film is packed full of surprises. With Jones debunking the myths, a previously hidden world of the ancient Egyptians is wonderfully brought to life.
The Hidden History of Rome (2002)
Who better to scrutinise and investigate the quirkier achievements of the impressive and expansive Roman Empire than co-creator of the brilliantly accomplished question; "What have the Romans ever done for us"? Terry Jones is in search of an answer. Unearthing the secrets of the Roman world in his own idiosyncratic and bizarre way, he reveals how ordinary people really lived in ancient Rome.
Actors:
, , Bill Dever, Diana Edelman, , Susan Deacy, Shobita Punja, Carol Groneman, Joycelyn Elders, David Gaimster, Khedija Sassi, Ben Jewell, , , , , ,
Directors:
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Producers:
Phil Grabsky, David Souden, Amanda Wilkie
Narrated By:
Terry Jones
Writers:
Phil Grabsky, Alan Ereira, Terry Jones, David Souden, Daniel Percival
Studio:
Select Music And Video Dist Ltd
Genres:
British TV, TV Documentaries
BBFC:
Release Date:
19/07/2010
Run Time:
300 minutes
Languages:
English
Subtitles:
None
DVD Regions:
Region 0 (All)
Formats:
Pal
Aspect Ratio:
Widescreen 1.78:1 / 16:9
Colour:
Colour
Disc 1:
This disc includes the following episodes:
- Ancient Inventions
- War and Conflict
- Sex and Love
- City Life
Disc 2:
This disc includes the following episodes:
- The Surprising History of Sex and Love
- The Hidden History of Egypt
- The Hidden History of Rome

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