Histoblocks

Welcome to Histoblocks, the specialised online stock footage database for historical filmclips, films, animations, photos and illustrations.

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  • Media type

  • Historical period

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    1. Prehistory
      Time of Hunters and Farmers
      till 3000 BC
    2. Antiquity
      Time of Greeks and Romans
      3000BC – 500CE
    3. Early Middle Ages
      Time of Monks and Knights
      500 – 1000
    4. Late Middle Ages
      Time of Cities and States
      1000 – 1500
    5. Early Modern Age
      Time of Explorers and Reformers
      1500 – 1600
    6. Early Modern Age
      Time of Regents and Monarchs
      1600 – 1700
    7. Early Modern Age
      Time of Wigs and Revolutions
      1700 – 1800
    8. Modern Age
      Time of Citizens and Steam Engines
      1800 – 1900
    9. 20th Century
      Time of World Wars
      1900 – 1950
    10. 20th Century
      Time of Television and Computers
      1950 – 2000
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IV-F0004

Historical period: IV

Image quality: HD Length:

Rights:Phalera filmworks

Tags:CivilianLeisure

Categories:,

Description:

this films shows several aspects of a medieval tournament, or jousting. Knights in full armour on horseback.

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II-F0001

Historical period: II

Image quality: HD Length:

Rights:Phalera filmworks

Tags:ClothingMilitaryWeapons

Categories:,

Description:

Placidus is a Roman soldier, stationed in the legion’s camp of Noviomagus along the Rhine. In this film he shows you the clothing, armour and equipment of the Roman legionary soldier in the first century AD.

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IV-F0003

Historical period: IV

Image quality: HD Length:

Rights:Phalera filmworks

Tags:CivilianFoodLeisureMilitary

Categories:,

Description:

this film shows several aspects of a medieval knight’s life; from being a host at his castle’s feast to hunting skills, tournament skills and military skills.

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IX-F0002

Historical period: IX

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Rights:Phalera filmworks

Tags:CivilianMilitaryWeapons

Categories:,

Description:

reconstruction of the battle for Dordrecht, Netherlands, during the German invasion of May 10th 1941

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IX-F0001

Historical period: IX

Image quality: HD Length:

Rights:Phalera filmworks

Tags:CivilianMilitaryWeapons

Categories:,

Description:

reconstruction of the battle for Dordrecht, Netherlands, during the German invasion of May 10th 1940

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VII-F0001

Historical period: VII

Image quality: HD Length:

Rights:Histopolis

Tags:ClothingMilitaryWeapons

Categories:,

Description:

Johan Derk Ninaber was a Dutch soldier who served in napoleon’s army and was killed during the Russian campaign in 1812. This film reconstructs parts of his life, based on his letters and diary.

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II-F0002

Historical period: II

Image quality: HD Length:

Rights:Phalera filmworks

Tags:ClothingMilitaryWeapons

Categories:,

Description:

Placidus is a Roman soldier, stationed in the legion’s camp of Noviomagus along the Rhine. In this film he shows you the clothing, armour and equipment of the Roman legionary soldier in the first century AD.

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IV-F0002

Historical period: IV

Image quality: HD Length:

Rights:Phalera filmworks

Tags:CivilianFoodLeisure

Categories:,

Description:

a medieval nobleman organises a feast at his castle. Several aspects of medieval feasts are shown: eating habits, music, dance, clothing

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IV-F0001

Historical period: IV

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Rights:Phalera filmworks

Tags:CivilianFoodLeisure

Categories:,

Description:

This film shows the preparation of a pheasant for a medieval feast

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