Jerusalem: City Of Faith And Fury

Season 1
The story of one of the most controversial cities in history is brought to life, told through six epic conflicts and rivalries that shaped the "City of God," from Biblical times to the Roman Empire to the Cold War.
Starring
Ewan McGregor
Genres
UnscriptedDocumentary
Subtitles
English [CC]
Audio languages
English

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  1. 1. The Kingdom
    August 18, 2022
    42min
    TV-14
    Subtitles
    English [CC]
    Audio languages
    English
    The Israelites wage war against the Philistines, ending in the battle of David and Goliath. David captures Jerusalem, making it the new capital. Upon his death, David's son ascends to the throne but proves to be a very different ruler than his father.
  2. 2. A Clash of Empires
    August 18, 2022
    42min
    TV-14
    Subtitles
    English [CC]
    Audio languages
    English
    When King Herod claims Jerusalem, he angers Cleopatra in Egypt. The two trade political maneuvers as Mark Antony, the co-ruler of Rome, tries to control them. Despite this conflict, Herod the Great manages to modernize the ancient city.
  3. 3. Holy War
    August 18, 2022
    42min
    TV-14
    Subtitles
    English [CC]
    Audio languages
    English
    Jerusalem has become a holy city for three of the major faiths of the world, and the tension reaches a climax during the epic battle between Saladin and Richard the Lionheart during the Third Crusade. The fate of the city hangs in the balance.
  4. 4. Modern City, Ancient Conflict
    August 18, 2022
    42min
    TV-14
    Subtitles
    English [CC]
    Audio languages
    English
    Jerusalem is under Ottoman rule when World War I begins. Palestinian Arabs lead a revolt, aided by Great Britain, and the war ends with the British in control, declaring the Crusades finally over and setting in train the city's next great conflict.
  5. 5. Independence and Catastrophe
    August 18, 2022
    42min
    TV-14
    Subtitles
    English [CC]
    Audio languages
    English
    While World War II rages, Palestinian Arabs feel trapped, and Jewish refugees arrive in increasing numbers. When the state of Israel is declared, war breaks out immediately. At its end, Israel's independence is secured, but the Holy City lies divided.
  6. 6. Capital for All and None
    August 18, 2022
    42min
    TV-14
    Subtitles
    English [CC]
    Audio languages
    English
    In 1967, Israel and its Arab neighbors are at war. But while Israel emerges victorious, its control of Palestinian Arab communities, on territory earmarked for a Palestinian state, creates the dilemma still plaguing the Holy Land to this day.

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2022
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