Vienna: Empire, Dynasty And Dream


December 15, 2016

3.0 15 x
The story of how Vienna, triumphant after the Ottoman threat receded at the end of the 17th century, was transformed from a fortress into a great cultural capital.
Episodes 2017

December 22, 2016

3.0 20 x
In the final episode, Simon Sebag Montefiore follows the Habsburgs to their dramatic demise. From his struggles with Napoleon III and Bismarck and the suicide of his son Rudolf, to the assassination of his beautiful wife Sisi, Emperor Franz Josef's empire and his family proved impossible to control.
Episodes 2016

December 8, 2016

Expired 3.0 26 x
Vienna was the capital of the Habsburg dynasty and home to the Holy Roman Emperors. From here, they dominated middle Europe for nearly 1,000 years. In this series, historian Simon Sebag Montefiore describes how the Habsburgs transformed Vienna into a multi-national city of music, culture and ideas. Napoleon, Hitler, Mozart...