Time Scanners: Colosseum DVD - AV Item

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How did the Romans produce some of the most impressive gladiatorial games ever seen in Europe? How did the Colosseum's mysterious roof really work? And how does the mighty Colosseum compare to the popular sports venues of the 21st century? Structural engineer Steve Burrows and his team of laser-scanning experts head to Rome on a quest to answer these questions and uncover some of the oldest mysteries of the ancient stadium.

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  • Length: 60 minutes on 1 Disc
  • Stereo: Yes
  • Color: Yes
  • Subtitles: Yes
  • Number of Programs: 1
  • Rating: TV-PG
  • Production Year: 2014
  • Country of Origin: United States

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Why the AV version? Because it provides additional usage options for PBS videos. AV versions come with limited performance rights so they can be shown in classrooms, at PTA meetings, during after school programs, and transmitted on a closed-circuit system within a building or on a single campus. They also can be enjoyed in admission-free public screenings, which also makes them ideal for use by library patrons and businesses involved in community clubs and organizations.
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Product Description

Features:

  • Length: 60 minutes on 1 Disc
  • Stereo: Yes
  • Color: Yes
  • Subtitles: Yes
  • Number of Programs: 1
  • Rating: TV-PG
  • Production Year: 2014
  • Country of Origin: United States

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  • Time Scanners: Colosseum

    The Colosseum in Rome has been pored over for hundreds of years by scientists and historians who have tried to piece together what this gigantic arena once looked like and how it worked. How did the Romans produce some of the most impressive gladiatorial games ever seen in Europe? How did the Colosseum's mysterious roof really work? And how does the mighty Colosseum compare to the popular sports venues of the 21st century?

    Structural engineer Steve Burrows leads his team of laser-scanning experts to Rome on a quest to answer these questions and uncover some of the oldest mysteries of the Colosseum. Armed with incredible scanning technology and the latest simulation software, data will provide the clues to help Steve and his team reveal a brand new perspective on how the Romans staged their games.

    This DVD features subtitles in English