This six-disc set contains the Golden Globe-winning miniseries, The Life of Leonardo Da Vinci, originally broadcast on CBS, as well as episodes of the Emmy Award-winning Renaissance series profiling the towering figures who defined the Renaissance!
Disc 1: The Life of Leonardo Da Vinci, Part 1 - This lavish, Golden Globe-winning production etches a vivid portrait of Leonardo Da Vinci as a man with an insatiable thirst for knowledge and a striving for perfection. We witness the creation of one of his masterpieces, "The Last Supper."
Disc 2: The Life of Leonardo Da Vinci, Part 2 - In the moving conclusion, Da Vinci creates some of his greatest masterpieces, including the "Mona Lisa," engages in a rivalry with Michelangelo, and suffers bitter defeats. Extras: The rise of the Renaissance in Italy; Leonardo's masterpieces; Da Vinci's inventions; The Maestro vs. Michelangelo; A timeline of the works of two great masters.
Disc 3: The Scientist - Over the course of 300 turbulent years, extraordinary minds such as Copernicus, Kepler, Galileo, Descartes, and Newton awakened Europe from its unquestioning acceptance of old wisdom and changed the way the world was perceived.
Disc 4: The Dissenter - This fascinating program profiles Jan Hus and Martin Luther, who sparked a revolution that would forever change social, political, and spiritual thought.
Disc 5: The Artist - The trials and triumphs of such artists as Da Vinci, Brunelleschi, Michelangelo, Donatello, Raphael, Caravaggio and others, who struggled for creative independence.
Disc 6: The Prince and the Warrior - Two compelling programs explore how ideas about government, politics and power were reborn during the Renaissance.