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The Queen of Lesbos – Poetess Sappho l THE HISTORY OF SEX

The Queen of Lesbos – Poetess Sappho l THE HISTORY OF SEX

Iridescent-throned Aphrodite, deathless Child of Zeus, wile-weaver, I now implore you: Don’t–I beg you, Lady–with pains and torments Crush down my spirit! The Greek poetess Sappho was a passionate soul, and nobody worshipped women as much as she. And that’s why her life and work have been discussed for centuries —with particular attention paid to …

Opera History Documentary

Opera History Documentary

The word „opera“ comes from the Italian phrase opera in musica which means work in music. It stands for a theatrical work which is made of a dramatic text, also known as a libretto, which has been set to music and involves a stage that requires beautiful sceneries, flamboyant costumes and solo as well as …

The Tank Man (full film) | FRONTLINE

The Tank Man (full film) | FRONTLINE

>>NARRATOR: Tiananmen Square, Beijing, the largest public spacein the world, created on an inhuman scale. The monumental public buildingsthat line the edges and the vast, treeless spacesin between speak of the insignificanceof the individual before the might of the State. The atmosphere here is edgy. Even with permitsand government minders, our filming is constantlyinterrupted. Soldiers, …

Biggest Corporate Scandals in History Documentary

Biggest Corporate Scandals in History Documentary

There is perhaps no truer and more frequently proven adage than “power corrupts and absolute power corrupts absolutely”. While this casual maxim is tossed around in a variety of situations, it has its roots in reality, and they are continually proven to this day. We put a premium on power in modern society, throughout the …

Secret History of Jerusalem Documentary

Secret History of Jerusalem Documentary

The holy city of Jerusalem first appears in the descriptions of the Bible during the time of the Abraham. It was here in Jerusalem that Abraham was received by a mysterious priest of God who was named as the highest, Melchizedek, and who was also the King of Salem. The priest was identified to be …