Apocalypse

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Episode 4 of 6

Duration: 1 hour

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.

Credits

Presenter
Andrew Graham-Dixon
Executive Producer
Jamie Muir
Executive Producer
Nicholas Rossiter
Producer
Tim Robinson
Director
Tim Robinson

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