Televising Antiquity: From You are There to Rome

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Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationRome, Season One
Subtitle of host publicationHistory Makes Television
EditorsMonica S. Cyrino
Place of PublicationOxford
PublisherBlackwell Publishing Ltd.
Number of pages18
ISBN (Print)9781405167765
StatePublished - 2008


  • 1960s' regular TV shows
  • American public television
  • Challenges and rivals to commercial network television in United States
  • Classical antiquity series - Franco Zeffirelli's Jesus of Nazareth (1977) - Samuel Barber's Antony and Cleopatra
  • Disney, Warner, and other film studios - setting up separate television production studios
  • Fox's Cleopatra (1963)
  • HBO's original programming - from 1990s to early 2000s
  • HBO-BBC series Rome - miniseries or ("limited series")
  • Hercules and the Amazon Women and Hercules - The Legendary Journeys
  • Televising antiquity - from You Are There to Rome

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Arts and Humanities

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