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Renaissance Episode 4 of 6

Andrew Graham-Dixon examines the millennial anxiety of 1499, when Europe was gripped by apocalyptic fear as hellfire preachers predicted the end of the world. Events saw the fracture of the Universal Church, culminating in the Sack of Rome, which dealt a brutal death-blow to the Roman Renaissance.

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1 hour

Last on

Fri 5 Jul 2002 00:20


Role Contributor
PresenterAndrew Graham-Dixon
Executive ProducerJamie Muir
Executive ProducerNicholas Rossiter
ProducerTim Robinson
DirectorTim Robinson