Lost Treasures of the Ancient World, a six-tape collection, examines ancient Mediterranean cultures and their influences on the modern world. Sophisticated computer graphics and animation depict how historical landmarks looked at their zenith, while new footage provides a contemporary comparison. In Ancient Jerusalem, leading authorities provide a penetrating study of the Holy City. The video explores the Jerusalem Temple, which once contained the Ark of the Covenant. See the town's famous gates and walls and learn where many of Jerusalem's secrets may be buried. Videos in the collection include Ancient Egypt, Ancient Greece, Carthage, The Romans in North Africa, and The Seven Wonders of the Ancient World.
~ Sally Barber, Rovi