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Art of Spain: The Moorish South

   2008    Art
Travelling from the unique Muslim contribution in the medieval south, Andrew Graham-Dixon immerses himself in true Spanish culture and meets the people who live and work with this artistic legacy. He looks at Muslim political and cultural influence as he travels from Cordoba to Granada, seeing classic buildings such as the Great Mosque in Cordoba, the Alcazar in Seville and the Alhambra in Granada. He also shows how the Moors introduced new foods – including citrus fruits, coffee and spices
Series: Art of Spain

Art of Spain: The Dark Heart

   2008    Art
Graham-Dixon journeys to the country’s scorched centre to explore Spanish art of the 16th and 17th centuries. From the mystical world of El Greco to the tender genius of Velazquez, this was a moment so extraordinary it became known as the Golden Age. But beneath the glittering surface was a dark and savage heart. Travelling from the architectural jewel of Toledo to majestic Madrid, Andrew Graham-Dixon traces the rise and fall of the Spanish Empire, the brutal conquest of the New World, and the religious madness of the Inquisition, to discover how a history so violent could produce some of the most beautiful art ever seen.
Series: Art of Spain

Seven Ages of Rock
Seven Ages of Rock

   2007    Art
Myths and Heroes
Myths and Heroes

   2005    History
How the Universe Works Season 6
How the Universe Works Season 6

   2018    Science
Catalyst
Catalyst

   2017    Science
The Big Think
The Big Think

   2017    Technology
Eagles The Farewell 1 Tour
Eagles The Farewell 1 Tour

   2005    Art
Art of Spain
Art of Spain

   2008    Art
How Earth Made Us
How Earth Made Us

   2010    Science