VAN WAEREBEKE (DENIS)
ARTE FRANCE, LES FILMS D'ICI
German, English, French
TV, DVD, NON-THEATRICAL, INTERNET, VOD
This series tells world history through a few major dates, revisited through the prism of memory. Driven by the accessible and passionate delivery of historian Patrick Boucheron, history comes to life under our eyes with bold and entertaining graphics.
A date is a snapshot, a flashback which requires crossing disciplines such as history, art, archeology and literature for a vibrant and sensitive reading of the past. It arouses our childhood curiosity, recalling when we dreamed of a time machine.
The series is conceived to potentially become a key reference in teaching history.
List of dates:
-399, The Trial of Socrates
1270, Death of Louis IX in Carthage, Birth of Saint Louis in Carthage
1610, The Assassination of Henry IV
October 1860, The Sacking of Peking
1776, The American Independence
- 753: The foundation of Rome
1453, The Fall of Constantinople
315-317 and 1440, The Donation of Constantine
751, The Battle of Talas and the Advent of the Tang Dynasty
1848, The Spring of Nations