The Resource Inside the Topkapi Palace Museum, Istanbul

Inside the Topkapi Palace Museum, Istanbul

Label
Inside the Topkapi Palace Museum, Istanbul
Title
Inside the Topkapi Palace Museum, Istanbul
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Once the palace of the Sultans of the Ottoman Empire, Topkapi Palace Museum in Istanbul is a vast treasury of Islamic culture, science and weaponry, visited by over 2 million people every year. In this episode, at the foot of Istanbul{u2019}s ancient walls we discover how a Muslim invader bested Christian defenders by using their superstitions against them. In the city{u2019}s famed spice market we seek a poison to assassinate a Sultan, then in the Sultan{u2019}s private residence we investigate how a Harem slave rose to rule an empire. On the sea at the museum{u2019}s doorstep we discover how a Turkish admiral got his hands on the lost map of Christopher Columbus, then unearth a forgotten civilization that fought the mighty Pharaohs of Egypt to a draw. And finally, we test Islamic scientific theories to create a working model of the world{u2019}s first robot
Member of
Cataloging source
NZEN
Characteristic
representational
Credits note
Director and co-writer: Robert Lang ; co-director and writer: Rebecca Snow
Date time place
Originally produced by BBCActive in 2011
PerformerNote
Narrated by Colm Feore
Series statement
Museum secrets
Label
Inside the Topkapi Palace Museum, Istanbul
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
kan1076903
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource 1 streaming video files (43 min.)
File format
unknown
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
  • computer
  • video
Media MARC source
  • rdamedia
  • rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
other
Other physical details
digital, stereo., sound, color
Publisher number
1076903
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b30713018
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
sound
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
System control number
kanopy76904
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Video recording format
other

Library Locations

    • Deakin University Library - Geelong Waurn Ponds CampusBorrow it
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