Terra X: Germany’s cities

Episode 1: Power and wealth

In the Middle Ages, Germany experienced an urban revolution: over 2000 towns, most of them small, evolved in a period of just 250 years. We explain the myths surrounding their foundation and explain their rise.


WRITER: Sabine Klauser, Klaus Kafitz     DIRECTOR: Stefan Schneider, Martin Carazo Mendez, Achim Scheunert   CAMERA: Martin Christ, Torbjörn Karvang, Marc Riemer, Meike Schötteldreier, Panagiotis Costoglou  EDITOR: Josef van Ooyen     MUSIC: Paul Rabiger       COMMISSIONING EDITOR: Bernhard von Dadelsen (ZDF)