Big screen release based on an earlier television series done in Japan. This is an adaptation of the famous tale Xi you ji (Monkey). Son Gokū, a monkey endowed with magic powers, accompanies Sanzō Hōshi (Xuanzang) on his journey to India.
Call Number: Hatfield Library AV Video (DVD) PN1995.9.A6 S58 2009
An animated reinterpretation of the Indian epic Ramayana blends the stories of Sita, a goddess separated from her husband Rama, and Nina, an animator whose husband moves to India, then dumps her by email.
A tour examining the world's most historic and inaccessible locations of the area known as the Silk Road. [v. 1] Khotan, oasis of silk and jade -- [v. 2] A heat wave called Turfan -- [v. 3] Through the Tian Shan mountains by rail -- [v. 4] Journey into music, south through the Tian Shan mountains -- [v. 5] Where horses fly like the wind -- [v. 6] Two roads to the Pamirs.
A tour of the legendary Silk Road, the ancient trade route which made possible the flow of rare goods, art and religious beliefs between ancient Rome and the mysterious East. v. 1. Across the Pamir ; The king's road ; Legendary Ladack -- v. 2. Xuang Zang's travels in India ; The scorching sun and the southern road of Iran ; In search of wisdom -- v. 3. Beyond Baghdad ; The road vanished into a lake ; Across the Steppes -- v. 4. The sky horses of Davar ; The Soghdian merchants ; The glory of Sammerkand -- v. 5. Across the Karakum Desert ; The other silk road ; the caravans move west -- v. 6. The horsemen of Turkey ; The silk city at the edge of Asia ; All roads lead to Rome.
Call Number: Hatfield Library AV Video (DVD) BL1803 .R45 2004
In this program, Hans Kung seeks to understand the religions of China - officially a religion-free zone during China's period of strict Communist rule - as well as the holistically oriented practices of traditional Chinese medicine and tai chi.
Call Number: Hatfield Library AV Video (DVD) PN1995.91.I8 P54 2012
The Arabian nights follows the adventures of a slave girl as she rises to power over a great city. Around her revolve the stories of magic and lust, mystery and fantasy that derive from three cultures (Persia, Egypt and India) and range from the ninth century to the Renaissance.
Call Number: Hatfield Library AV Video (DVD) PN1995.91.M56 M66 2008
Delves into the dramatic and harrowing early years of the ruler who was born as Temudgin in 1162. Follows Temudgin from his perilous childhood to the battle that sealed his destiny. Shows the future conqueror and revealing him not as the evil brute, but as an inspiring, fearless and visionary leader.
Call Number: Hatfield Library AV Video (DVD) PN1995.91.K2 T85 2009
Following his Russian naval service, young dreamer Asa returns to his sister's nomadic brood on the desolate Hunger Steppe to begin a hardscrabble career as a shepherd. But before he can tend a flock of his own, Asa must win the hand of the only eligible bachelorette for miles, his alluringly mysterious neighbor Tulpan.
A rich introduction to the book from a website called Invitation to World Literature, which is a multimedia series introducing drama, epic poetry, and novels from many times and cultures supported by the Annenberg Foundation.
Silk Road Seattle is an ongoing public education project using the "Silk Road" theme to explore cultural interaction across Eurasia from the beginning of the Common Era (A. D.) to the Seventeenth Century.