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    • Basilica of St. Mark and the Roman Horses - Duration: 2 minutes, 40 seconds.

      • 1 month ago
      • 113 views
      Discover the story behind stolen ancient artifacts that became symbols of Venice.

      Images thanks to Tteske, Steve Collis and Gabriele Diwald
      Music thanks to Frank Hiemenz

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    • Why did the Venician Empire Fall? (Venice Part 4) - Duration: 118 seconds.

      • 2 months ago
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      For years Venice ruled the world's commercial routes. How did they loose their dominance and their empire? The answer lies in the Ottoman Turks and the Cape of Good Hope.

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    • Life in Venice the Empire (Venice Part 3) - Duration: 2 minutes, 58 seconds.

      • 3 months ago
      • 103 views
      The Venitian Empire had its share of challenges as they ruled the world through commerce. In this episode we look at the Black Death, which decimated the city, as well as draining wars with their n...
    • What Went Wrong with the Fourth Crusade? (Venice Part 2) - Duration: 8 minutes, 2 seconds.

      • 3 months ago
      • 136 views
      An impostor emperor, sieges, battles, secret plans, an entire army held captive for debts, and a city excommunicated - all this and more in the exciting story of the Fourth Crusade.

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    • How Venice Ruled the World (Venice Part 1) - Duration: 5 minutes, 26 seconds.

      • 5 months ago
      • 268 views
      Did you know that Venice, the European city of canals, once controlled a vast empire?

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    • Escapes from the Park at Colditz - Duration: 5 minutes, 27 seconds.

      • 6 months ago
      • 189 views
      We highly recommend that you schedule a visit to Colditz Castle if you are in the area. You can see incredible artifacts and visit many parts of the castle that are closed to the public.

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    • How the Waldenses Joined the Reformation (Waldenses Part 2) - Duration: 3 minutes, 56 seconds.

      • 7 months ago
      • 234 views
      Discover the story of how the Waldenses joined with the new movement in Christianity, the Protestant Reformation, in the 1500s.

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    • The Doctrine of the Waldenses (Waldenses Part 1) - Duration: 3 minutes, 11 seconds.

      • 8 months ago
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      The Waldenses were a group of European Christians that stood against the Catholic church before the Reformation. What was their doctrine? How was it similar to the Reformers?

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    • How Old Are the Waldenses? - Duration: 2 minutes, 29 seconds.

      • 9 months ago
      • 398 views
      The Waldenses were a group of Christians centered in the Alps that were opposed to the Catholic church before the Reformation. But how long before? Did their history actually go all the way back to...
    • The Twin Escape from Colditz - Duration: 2 minutes, 50 seconds.

      • 9 months ago
      • 155 views
      How an Allied POW tried to escape from Colditz disguised as a German worker!

      We highly recommend that you schedule a visit to Colditz Castle if you are in the area. You can see incredible artifact...
    • The Life of Peter Waldo - Duration: 8 minutes, 4 seconds.

      • 9 months ago
      • 703 views
      Many think that during the Middle Ages, there were no alternatives to the Catholic Church, but that is not true. Hear the story of Peter Waldo, and see the similarities between him and the Protesta...
    • Escaping Disguised as a German Officer - Duration: 4 minutes, 21 seconds.

      • 9 months ago
      • 214 views
      Hear the exciting escape story of Mike Sinclair - the only British prisoner to be killed at Colditz. Learn how the POWs copied the German officers in secret, and then attempted to escape disguised ...
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