|a6 videodiscs (ca. 360 min.) :|bsd., col. ;|c4 3/4 in.
|aEpisode 1, Come together -- Episode 2, The age of iron -- Episode 3, The Greek Thing -- Episode 4, Return of the king -- Episode 5, Republic of virtue -- Episode 6, City of man, city of god.
|aSeries producer, Tim Kirby ; producer, Melanie Archer ; produced and directed by Tim Dunn, Tim Kirby.
|aNarrated by Guy Evans.
|aA fascinating voyage of discovery from the birth of the first cities through the development of trade, warfare, writing, religion and kingship, to the mighty empires that struggled for supremacy in the first clash of civilization. With extensive filming in Iraq, Syria, Turkey, North Africa, Egypt, Pakistan and Europe and interviews with eminent historians, experts and archaelogists, archaeologist and historian Richard Miles explores the origins of one of the most profound innovations in our human story - civilization.