Image for Episode 2: Spirit of the Age

Episode 2: Spirit of the Age

Duration: 02:58

Jerry Brotton investigates the religious passions that inspired beautiful medieval maps of the world, and the advantages that religious institutions held allowing them to create maps.

Available since: Mon 28 Feb 2011

Credits

Series Producer
Annabel Hobley
Presenter
Jerry Brotton
Director
Helen Nixon
Producer
Helen Nixon
Executive Producer
Chris Granlund
Presenter
Jerry Brotton
Director
Helen Nixon
Producer
Helen Nixon
Producer
Annabel Hobley
Executive Producer
Chris Granlund
Presenter
Jerry Brotton
Director
Helen Nixon
Producer
Helen Nixon
Producer
Annabel Hobley
Executive Producer
Chris Granlund

This clip is from

Maps: Power, Plunder and Possession Spirit of the Age

2/3 Jerry Brotton shows how maps can reveal the fears, obsessions and prejudices of their age.

First broadcast: 25 Apr 2010

Image for Spirit of the Age Not currently available on BBC iPlayer

BBC © 2014 The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites. Read more.

This page is best viewed in an up-to-date web browser with style sheets (CSS) enabled. While you will be able to view the content of this page in your current browser, you will not be able to get the full visual experience. Please consider upgrading your browser software or enabling style sheets (CSS) if you are able to do so.