Part 2 portrays one of the most unusual rulers of the middle ages. Even contemporaries referred to him as the “wonder of the world”. A man who travelled the Occident and the Orient. As German king and Roman emperor, Frederick of Hohenstaufen came into conflict with the pope. Avoiding bloodshed, he succeeded in winning back Jerusalem for the Christians.
WRITER: Christian Feyerabend, Daniel Sich DIRECTOR (SCE.): Christian Twente, Michael Löseke DIRECTOR (DOC.): Judith Voelker, Robert Wiezorek CAMERA (SCE.): Torbjörn Karvang, Thomas Bianga, Marc Riemer CAMERA (DOC.): Ralf Grabowski, Tobias Akly EDITOR: Timothy McLeish, Nick Cimbollek MUSIC: Paul Rabiger COMMISSIONING EDITOR: Stefan Brauburger (ZDF), Georg Graffe (ZDF)