Lost Worlds: City of Armageddon DVD
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- Additional Details
- Format: Color, DVD-Video, NTSC
- Rating: Not Rated
- Number of Discs: 1
- Run Time: 50 Minutes
- Region: Region 1
- Aspect Ratio: 1.33:1
- Language: English
- Studio: History Channel
- DVD Release Date: September 15, 2007
Journey to the stunning ancient fortress of Masada and experience life within its impregnable walls, right up to the moment when all hope was lost!
- Ravishing computer reconstructions show ruins in their original glory.
- Experience for yourself the glory and desperation felt within the walls of Masada.
- Unique access to some of the most important archeological sites in the Middle East.
LOST WORLDS journeys through time to relive some of the most crucial events in world history within the walls where they occurred. In each revealing episode, discover secrets of the past with a team of historical detectives using evidence from recent excavations, state-of-the-art scientific studies, and historical documents. History comes alive before your eyes.
Located on a rocky plateau overlooking the Dead Sea, the now-ruined fortress of Masada once had walls 1400m long and 4m thick, storehouses, barracks, an armory, a palace and massive cisterns filled with rainwater. Designed to withstand any invader, it became the scene of one of history's bloodiest sieges... a siege that ended in mass suicide.
LOST WORLDS transports you to the famed fortress to walk its streets, to look out over the assembled enemy, and to suffer with its citizens. Recent findings have made it easier to understand the downfall of the unconquerable stronghold, and brilliant animations bring Masada to life at the height of its glory and depths of its downfall.