Ancient Battles DVD Gift Set
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Art of War DVD
All warfare is based on deception. Therefore, when capable of attacking, feign incapacity; when active in moving troops, feign inactivity. When near the enemy, make it seem that you are far away; when far away, make it seem that you are near. - Sun Tzu
Sun Tzu was the Nostradamus of warfare and his book Art of War, written 2,400 years ago, is still the ultimate how-to guide for winning at war. This feature-length special from HISTORY™ weaves together the epic story of Sun Tzu himself, and relives a war in which his tactics posthumously saved a city from defeat – a victory at war that paved the way toward the unification of China. ART OF WAR is an emotional, epic and ultimately visual understanding of Sun Tzu’s lessons, telling the story of other great battles in history, from Rome to the Civil War, WWII, and present day, that help to illustrate that on the battlefields of war, people who understand strategy are the most dangerous weapons of all.
Battles BC: The Complete Season 1 DVD Set
Prepare for a riveting portrayal of some of the most exciting battles of ancient history--as well as the tales of betrayal, lust, conquest and brutality that often accompanied them. BATTLES BC: THE COMPLETE SEASON ONE, the exciting series from HISTORY, uses computer graphics and live-action stunts to bring to life the battle strategies, tactics, and weapons of past military leaders, from Hannibal and the Romans to Moses, the Athenians, and David.
Using a graphic style similar to 300, the graphic novel that became a Hollywood blockbuster, BATTLES BC: THE COMPLETE SEASON ONE shows how leaders from the ancient world fared in some of the greatest conflicts in history, exposing the truths and myths behind the legendary feats of the epic heroes and villains who didn’t just wage war, but invented it.
BATTLES BC: THE COMPLETE SEASON ONE features 8 historic battles on 2 DVDs:
- DISC ONE (4 episodes, approx 188 min): Hannibal: The Annihilator / David: Giant Slayer / Joshua: Epic Slaughter / Caesar: Super Siege
- DISC TWO (4 episodes, approx 188 min): Moses: Death
Last Stand of the 300 DVD
This is the true and astounding saga of the Spartans at Thermopylae. It is among the greatest tales of war ever recounted. All the glory and grit of these warriors' last stand is captured in this exceptional documentary.
- The Battle of Thermopylae is now the subject of a major Hollywood epic.
- From the director of Aftershock: Beyond the Civil War.
- This riveting feature-length documentary examines one of the most famous 'Last Stands' in history.