The Great Thaw

Civilisation Episode 2 of 13

Kenneth Clark traces the reawakening of European civilisation in the 12th Century from its first manifestations in the Cluny Abbey, to the Basilica of St Denis and finally to its high point, the building of Chartres Cathedral.

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50 minutes

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Sun 20 Feb 2011 18:25

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Role Contributor
WriterKenneth Clark
NarratorKenneth Clark
DirectorPeter Montagnan
ProducerMichael Gill
ProducerPeter Montagnon

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