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Toledo / Radiotelevisión Española.

Other author/creatorFilms for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm)
Other author/creatorFilms Media Group.
Other author/creatorRadiotelevisión Española.
Format Electronic and Video (Streaming)
Publication InfoNew York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2006], ©1989.
Description1 streaming video file (54 min.) : sound, color, digital file.
Supplemental Content Part of the Films on Demand collection
Contents Prelude: Toledo Blends with the Mountain Landscape (2:01) -- Theories of Toledo's Origins (3:13) -- Roman Conquest of Toledo (2:12) -- Rise and Fall of Toledo (2:01) -- Toledo: Combination of History and Legend (2:37) -- Toledo: Melting Pot for Jews, Christians, and Arabs (3:31) -- Toledo in the 11th Century (2:59) -- Christian Intolerance in Spain and Destruction of Learning (1:45) -- Toledo Renovates Itself in the 16th Century (3:23) -- Toledo: Tradition and Modernity (2:50) -- 16th-Century Toledo: Religious Capital of Spain (3:54) -- Toledo's Cathedral: Exterior and Interior (2:26) -- Cathedral: Provider of Artistic Drive (1:20) -- Renaissance Humanism (1:07) -- Era of Wealthy Landowners (1:56) -- Decline of Toledo (2:37) -- El Greco Influenced by Toledo (1:48) -- Toledo in the 19th Century (1:46) -- Toledo Today (3:07) -- Toledo's Expansion and Preservation (3:06) -- Toledo Today and Historical Importance (1:38)
Abstract It is said that to know the history of Toledo is to know the history of Spain. Using beautiful aerial and ground-level photography, this timeless program traces the chronology of that unique city, beginning with its mythical origins. Toledo's successive places in the Celtic, Roman, Visigothic, Moorish, Castilian, and modern Spanish civilizations are all explored. In addition, the city's status as a cradle of European learning and a religious melting pot is examined, as well as its role in the Inquisition. Numerous architectural landmarks such as the Alcazar are featured.
General noteEncoded with permission for digital streaming by Films Media Group on Sept. 30, 2006.
General noteFilms on Demand is distributed by Films Media Group for Films for the Humanities & Sciences, Cambridge Educational, Meridian Education, and Shopware.
Access restrictionAccess requires authentication through Films on Demand.
Interest grade level 13 & up.
Technical detailsMode of access: Internet.
Technical detailsSystem requirements: FOD playback platform.
LanguageIn Spanish with English Subtitles.
Source of descriptionTitle from distributor's description.
Issued in other formOriginally produced: Radiotelevisión Española, 1989 9781421376554
Genre/formEducational films.
Genre/formInternet videos.
Publisher number10630 Films Media Group

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