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Storm From The East-Complete Series (1993)[VHSrip(DivX)]
Episode 1: Birth of an Empire (BBC2 10th August 1993)
In the middle of the 13th century an army emerged under the leadership of Ghengis Khan. The Mongol nation is beginning to rediscover the history of its greatest hero, a military genius who founded one of the largest empires in history.
Episode 2: World Conqurers (BBC2 17th August 1993)
The story picks up with the succession by Genghis Khan's son Ogedi as leader of the Mongols. His first major contribution was to build a city, a dramatic departure from Mongol nomadic tradition.
Episode 3: Tartar Crusades (BBC2 24th August 1993)
By the middle of the 13th century, Europe was reeling from the Mongol invasion. The programme traces the journey of John of Plano Carpini who was sent to beg the Great Khan not to attack Europe. He arrived at the Mongol court in time to witness the making of a new Great Khan. This was the prelude to the Mongols' next military expedition which was to the Middle East.
Episode 4: The Last Khan of Khans (BBC2 31st August 1993)
Khubilai was the grandson of Genghis. He was educated, cultured and practiced in all the religions of the age from Confucianism to Christianity. He decided trade, not terror, would bind the empire together and be the best means of communication between east and west. His greatest accomplishment was the city of Da-Du, a new capital for a new united China.
File Name: Storm From The East-Complete Series (1993)[VHSrip(DivX)]
File Size: 1.78 GB
Video Codec: DivX
Aspect Ratio: 640 x 480
frame Rate: 25fps
Bitrate: 1102 kbps
NB: THE VIDEO QUALITY IS NOT GREAT, WATCHABLE ON VLC PLAYER BUT NOT ON A LARGER SCREEN.AUDIO IS PERFECT.but as this is nearly impossible to get on DVD i thought it would make a good addition to the site.
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