The Church and the Jews: The Destruction of the Temple
This is the eighth and final segment in an ongoing series of lectures entitled "The Church and The Jews", Dr. Neiman analyzes the inherent conflicts that existed between the early Christians and the Jews, and the Christian attempt to confront...
Convent of St Gall (UNESCO/NHK)
The Convent of St Gall, a perfect example of a great Carolingian monastery in St. Gallen, Switzerland, was, from the 8th century to its secularization in 1805 AD, one of the most important in Europe. Its library is one of the richest and...
Mont-Saint-Michel and its Bay (UNESCO/NHK)
Perched on a rocky islet in the midst of vast sandbanks exposed to powerful tides between Normandy and Brittany in France stands the 'Wonder of the West', a Gothic-style Benedictine abbey dedicated to the archangel St. Michael, and the village...
Speyer Cathedral (UNESCO/NHK)
Speyer Cathedral, a basilica with four towers and two domes, was founded by Conrad II in 1030 and remodelled at the end of the 11th century. It is one of the most important Romanesque monuments from the time of the Holy Roman Empire. The...
Being a Medieval Christian or Heretic
A comprehensive lecture on the power of the medieval Church and the heresies the Church condemned. Practices of the Church, the medieval reality of hell and purgatory, and how the Church used fear to control the population are all addressed...
Pilgrimage with Simon Reeve
A documentary on the history of pilgrimage.
The Origin and History of the B.C.E / C.E Dating System (As well as B.C/A.D)
In recent years, a persistent criticism has been leveled against the use of the BCE/CE system (Before the Common or Current Era/Common or Current Era) , rather than BC/AD (Before Christ/Anno Domini or 'Year of Our Lord'), in dating historical...
The Mausoleum of Galla Placidia, Ravenna
More free lessons at: http://www.khanacademy.org/video?v=yvnr0wnmoGY The Mausoleum of Galla Placidia, 425 C.E., Ravenna, Italy Speakers: Dr. Beth Harris and Dr. Steven Zucker
Basilica of Santa Maria Maggiore, Rome, 5th century A.D.
More free lessons at: http://www.khanacademy.org/video?v=S2P4I_hFnFI Basilica of Santa Maria Maggiore, Rome, 5th century A.D. A Smarthistory video with partner Context Travel. Speakers: Dr. Steven Zucker and Richard Bowen.
Sarcophagus of Junius Bassus, marble, 359 C.E.
More free lessons at: http://www.khanacademy.org/video?v=UjX4ExCixWY Sarcophagus of Junius Bassus, marble, 359 C.E. (Treasury of Saint Peter's Basilica) Please note that due to photography restrictions, the images used in the video above...