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With the help of cutting-edge 3D scanners, Dr Michael Scott explores the hidden treasures of three of his favourite Italian Cities. From the beauty and danger of Naples whose history stretches across two and a half thousand years, to the glories of Medieval Venice and its maritime empire, to Florence - the birthplace of the Renaissance, he uncovers the real stories of the cities that made Italy and helped shape western civilisation.

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Description

With the help of cutting-edge 3D scanners, Dr Michael Scott explores the hidden treasures of three of his favourite Italian Cities. From the beauty and danger of Naples whose history stretches across two and a half thousand years, to the glories of Medieval Venice and its maritime empire, to Florence - the birthplace of the Renaissance, he uncovers the real stories of the cities that made Italy and helped shape western civilisation.

    • Episode 1

    Naples

    Alexander Armstrong and Dr Michael Scott uncover 2500 years of hidden history in Naples, from its earliest Greek and Roman origins. They explore how the volcano of Mount Vesuvius both nurtured the region and exacted a terrible price on the local population. Plus, they delve into a labyrinth of fascinating underground spaces that helped build and sustain the city.

    • HD
    • 59 Minutes

    Alexander Armstrong and Dr Michael Scott uncover 2500 years of hidden history in Naples, from its earliest Greek and Roman origins. They explore how the volcano of Mount Vesuvius both nurtured the region and exacted a terrible price on the local population. Plus, they delve into a labyrinth of fascinating underground spaces that helped build and sustain the city.

    • HD
    • 59 Minutes
    • Episode 2

    Venice

    Alexander Armstrong and Dr Michael Scott explore the watery wonderland of Venice. They uncover how a city built in a swamp became one of the most powerful in Medieval Europe. They dive into its canals to experience how the city remains standing. They also uncover how its beauty once masked a ruthless secret state and a world of excess and vice.

    • HD
    • 59 Minutes

    Alexander Armstrong and Dr Michael Scott explore the watery wonderland of Venice. They uncover how a city built in a swamp became one of the most powerful in Medieval Europe. They dive into its canals to experience how the city remains standing. They also uncover how its beauty once masked a ruthless secret state and a world of excess and vice.

    • HD
    • 59 Minutes
    • Episode 3

    Florence

    Alexander Armstrong and Dr Michael Scott explore the romantic city of Florence. They reveal how its wonderful facades and artworks mask a hidden story of intrigue and secrecy. And one powerful dynasty was behind it all - the Medicis, godfathers of the Renaissance. Finally, the scanning team build a virtual reality 3D model to reveal how the city's secret corridors of power were the foundation of the city's Renaissance glory.

    • HD
    • 58 Minutes

    Alexander Armstrong and Dr Michael Scott explore the romantic city of Florence. They reveal how its wonderful facades and artworks mask a hidden story of intrigue and secrecy. And one powerful dynasty was behind it all - the Medicis, godfathers of the Renaissance. Finally, the scanning team build a virtual reality 3D model to reveal how the city's secret corridors of power were the foundation of the city's Renaissance glory.

    • HD
    • 58 Minutes
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