Culture


Subject:
World heritage

A Metropolis Protected by Sand: Archaeological site of Leptis Magna
WARNING! Chrome users: if you get "Server not found", consult FAQ.5 for solutions
Share this:
 

Language(s): English

Summary/Historical Context

Related material that you
may also like:
Historic sites
Archaeology
Mediterranean
Septimius Severus
Middle East

Leptis Magna was enlarged and embellished by Septimius Severus, who was born there and later became emperor. It was one of the most beautiful cities of the Roman Empire, with its imposing public monuments, harbour, market-place, storehouses, shops and residential districts.

Place/country: Libya,
Series: NHK World Heritage 100
Type: Documentary
Duration: 00:02:47
Credits: NHK (publisher) UNESCO-WHC (co-producer) UNESCO TV (co-producer)
Published in:1982

   LICENSING: for inquiries about licensing or requests for CD/DVD copies of this material, please contact the publisher or the author directly. You may also wish to consult our FAQs 6 to 9

Top of the page

 

Find multimedia content
ONLY IN (optional):
Films
Audio recordings
OR:
Search by country name
Features