The Feudal System: Castles at War DVD
The Feudal System: Castles at War The fall of the Western Roman empire created a power vacuum, in which feudalism began and flourished. Explore the political system that prevailed in Europe for much of the Middle Ages. Includes one feature and three shorter segments.
- The Rise of Feudalism and #151; Looks at how Western Europe became a violent and dangerous place after the fall of the Roman empire and how out of this chaos Feudalism emerged.
- Secrets of Britain's Castles and #151; Uncovers the history and legends behind Britain's most-famous fortresses, including exhilarating escapes and barbaric battles.
- Medieval and Renaissance Europe and #151; Shows how the Christian church and European kings came to power, and examines the effects of the Crusades and Black Death.
- Early Modern Europe and #151; Journeys to Italy to explore how developments in science, religion, philosophy, and the arts gave rise to a cultural reawakening across Europe and #151; and beyond.