Episode #2: Rudolph II, (Part One)

Emperor Rudolph II, of the Hapsburg Dynasty, ruled his empire from Prague in the 16th Century. His reign ushered in an era of scientific discovery and artistic freedom. Episode #2 of this two part program focuses on Rudolph II's youth and rise to power, his unique collection of the occult and the his efforts to make Prague and Bohemia the seat of power and influence.