Battles BC: The Complete Season 1 DVD SetPrepare 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 didnít 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.
It is almost impossible to understand how 300 Spartans managed to hold off the million-man Persian army for even a moment, much less seven days. To a man they paid with their lives but their stunning Last Stand assured that their sacrifice would resonate throughout history.
Relying on brilliant tactics, lifelong training, and unshakable allegiance, the doomed Spartans achieved the impossible. The Battle of Thermopylae is literally a textbook case, required reading even to this day at military colleges and officer training around the world. Now, THE HISTORY CHANNEL® offers a definitive perspective on the epic conflict with this instructive and thrilling feature-length presentation.
Transporting dramatizations and incisive graphics put you in the heat of the battle and show the lay of the land. The complications and strategies of the conflict are revealed through careful analysis, and critical moments are reconstructed to show exactly what happened. Discover what the Spartans were fighting for, what made them capable of such heroics and what drove them to such sacrifice.
There has never been another battle like the LAST STAND OF THE 300. Never before this DVD has such an intricate and unlikely campaign been so thoroughly clarified.