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The Silk Road: The Complete Story DVD

The Silk Road: The Complete Story DVD

$29.99
Item #: XD6942
Acclaimed journalist and world traveler Alfred de Montesquiou follows in the footsteps of Marco Polo as he explores the ancient melting pot of civilizations along the famed trading route from Venice to Turkey to Xi'an to China. Includes fascination encounters with historians, locals, and guides who reveal stories of past and present. 6 hours, 2 DVDs.
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Acclaimed journalist and world traveler Alfred de Montesquiou follows in the footsteps of Marco Polo as he explores the ancient melting pot of civilizations along the famed trading route from Venice to Turkey to Xi'an to China. Includes fascination encounters with historians, locals, and guides who reveal stories of past and present. 6 hours, 2 DVDs.

Episodes

DVD One:
Episode 1: Italy - Venice
Home to Marco Polo

Episode 2: Turkey - Bosphorus
Watery East/West Crossroads

Episode 3: Turkey - Anatolia
The caravans of Asia Minor

Episode 4: Iran - Tabriz
Capital of Merchants

Episode 5: Iran
Assassins, Emperors & Magi

Episode 6: Iran - Kashan
The Zoroastrian Fire Temple of Yazd

Episode 7: Uzbekistan - Bukhara
Millennia-old trade hub

Episode 8: Uzbekistan - Samarkand
Grand Capital of Tamerlane

DVD Two:
Episode 9: Uzbekistan - Tashkent
Rich city-state of Central Asia

Episode 10: Kyrgyzstan
Mountainous link to the Silk Road

Episode 11: China - Kashgar
Oasis City in Western China

Episode 12: China - Gobi
Great Northern Desert of Asia

Episode 13: China - Dunhuang
Oasis city of two Silk Road routes

Episode 14: China - Lanzhou
City that put the silk in the Northern Silk Road route

Episode 15: China - Xi'an
Terminus/beginning of the Silk Road East

Details

Packaging: Boxed
Run Time: 6 hours
Format: Widescreen
Number of discs: 2
Language: English
Foreign Language Subtitles: No
Color or B&W: Color
CC: Yes
SDH: No
Region Code: 1
Aspect Ratio: 16:9
Audio Format: 5.1 Surround
Rating: TV-PG


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