Sacred Places

Sacred Places

DVD - 2006
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Throughout the course of history, human beings have built incredible monuments and mysterious buildings to mark the passing of time, to track the movements of the heavens, and to honor and glorify their gods and kings. In this program, "Ancient mysteries" takes a globe-spanning journey to some of the most extraordinary and moving of these famed sites. From the massive temples at Machu Picchu to the megalithic statues on Easter Island, this is an up-close look at some of humankind's most impressive achievements. Learn how and why these monuments were created, and discover the latest findings and theories with leading archaeologists and scholars.
Publisher: [New York, N.Y.] : A&E Television Networks : Distributed by New Video, [2006], c1997
ISBN: 9780767089579
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (ca. 50 min.) : sd., col. and b&w ; 4 3/4 in


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brightling Mar 29, 2010

I think I have to give this A&E short documentary bonus points for being narrated by Leonard Nimoy. Like most studies of sacred and mythical topics it really doesn't present any new conclusions, but there is some neat footage from the various locals.


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