The Middle East: Land of Contrast DVD

Discovery Education

$59.95 $69.95
SKU: DC775809
Format: DVD
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Copyright: 2004

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This ancient region gave rise to powerful civilizations and three of the world's great religions. Segments chronicle the interweaving of history, faith, and modern life in several nations.
  • Crossroads of Commerce: Explores three cities that developed as focal points of Middle Eastern commerce and civilization: Istanbul, Aleppo, and Jerusalem.
  • The Royal Tour of Jordan: Reveals secret archaeological and historical sites.
  • Jerusalem's History: Emphasizes the important historical and spiritual connections of Muslims, Jews, and Christians to this ancient city.
  • The Call to Mecca: Follows millions of Muslims on their annual pilgrimage in Saudi Arabia.