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The Resource Ancient Greek civilization, the Teaching Company

Ancient Greek civilization, the Teaching Company

Label
Ancient Greek civilization
Title
Ancient Greek civilization
Statement of responsibility
the Teaching Company
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Why do the ancient Greeks occupy such a prominent place in conceptions of Western culture and identity? The Greeks are a source of much that we esteem: democracy, philosophy, tragedy, epic and lyric poetry, history-writing, ideals of athletic competition, aesthetic sensibilities, and more. Spanning roughly 1,000 years, the lectures cover the Late Bronze Age (1500 B.C.E.) to the time of Alexander the Great in the late 4th century (400 B.C.E.). Greek civilization experienced a period of magnificent achievement, and then plunged into darkness, from which blossomed a second flowering of that civilization, giving us the foundation of our own
Member of
Cataloging source
CDS
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Producer, Tamara Stonebarger ; director & editor, Sal Rodriguez ; academic content advisor, Tim Goodman
PerformerNote
Twenty-four lectures of thirty minutes each by Jeremy McInerney, Davidson Kennedy Associate Professor of Classical Studies, University of Pennsylvania
Runtime
720
Series statement
Great courses, Ancient & Medieval history
Technique
live action
Label
Ancient Greek civilization, the Teaching Company
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Course guidebook [DVD 5373-suppl.]: includes professor biography, statement of course scope, lecture outlines and notes, maps, timeline, biographical notes, and bibliography
Accompanying material
1 course guidebook (iv, 106 pages ; 19 cm).
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Lecture 5
  • The age of heroes ;
  • Lecture 6
  • From Sicily to Syria: The growth of trade and colonization
  • Disc 2 [DVD 5373-s pt.1]:
  • Lecture 7
  • Delphi and Olympia ;
  • Lecture 8
  • The Spartans ;
  • Lecture 9
  • Part 1: Disc 1[DVD 5373-s pt.1]: Lecture 1
  • Revolution ;
  • Lecture 10
  • Tyranny ;
  • Lecture 11
  • The origins of democracy ;
  • Lecture 12
  • Beyond Greece: the Persian empire
  • Greece and the Western world ;
  • Lecture 2
  • Minoan Grete ;
  • Lecture 3
  • Schliemann and Mycenae ;
  • Lecture 4
  • The long twilight ;
  • Lecture 17
  • Theater and the competition of art ;
  • Lecture 18
  • Sex and gender
  • Disc 4 [DVD 5373-s pt.2]:
  • Lecture 19
  • The Peloponnesian war: Part I ;
  • Lecture 20
  • The Peloponnesian war: Part II ;
  • Lecture 21
  • Part 2: Disc 3 [DVD 5373-s pt.2]: Lecture 13
  • Socrates on trial ;
  • Lecture 22
  • Slavery and freedom ;
  • Lecture 23
  • Athens in decline? ;
  • Lecture 24
  • Philip, Alexander, and Greece in transition
  • The Persian wars ;
  • Lecture 14
  • The Athenian empire ;
  • Lecture 15
  • The art of democracy ;
  • Lecture 16
  • Sacrifice and Greek religion ;
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
Extent
4 videodiscs (ca. 720 min.)
Isbn
9781565855724
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Medium for sound
videodisc
Note
  • Previous call number: DVD 5373-s pt.2
  • Previous call number: DVD 5373-s pt.1
Other control number
9781565855724
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
  • PD323-01
  • PD323-02
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn316221749
  • UtOrBLW
  • (OCoLC)ocn556267642
System details
DVD
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Ancient Greek civilization, the Teaching Company
Publication
Note
Course guidebook [DVD 5373-suppl.]: includes professor biography, statement of course scope, lecture outlines and notes, maps, timeline, biographical notes, and bibliography
Accompanying material
1 course guidebook (iv, 106 pages ; 19 cm).
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Lecture 5
  • The age of heroes ;
  • Lecture 6
  • From Sicily to Syria: The growth of trade and colonization
  • Disc 2 [DVD 5373-s pt.1]:
  • Lecture 7
  • Delphi and Olympia ;
  • Lecture 8
  • The Spartans ;
  • Lecture 9
  • Part 1: Disc 1[DVD 5373-s pt.1]: Lecture 1
  • Revolution ;
  • Lecture 10
  • Tyranny ;
  • Lecture 11
  • The origins of democracy ;
  • Lecture 12
  • Beyond Greece: the Persian empire
  • Greece and the Western world ;
  • Lecture 2
  • Minoan Grete ;
  • Lecture 3
  • Schliemann and Mycenae ;
  • Lecture 4
  • The long twilight ;
  • Lecture 17
  • Theater and the competition of art ;
  • Lecture 18
  • Sex and gender
  • Disc 4 [DVD 5373-s pt.2]:
  • Lecture 19
  • The Peloponnesian war: Part I ;
  • Lecture 20
  • The Peloponnesian war: Part II ;
  • Lecture 21
  • Part 2: Disc 3 [DVD 5373-s pt.2]: Lecture 13
  • Socrates on trial ;
  • Lecture 22
  • Slavery and freedom ;
  • Lecture 23
  • Athens in decline? ;
  • Lecture 24
  • Philip, Alexander, and Greece in transition
  • The Persian wars ;
  • Lecture 14
  • The Athenian empire ;
  • Lecture 15
  • The art of democracy ;
  • Lecture 16
  • Sacrifice and Greek religion ;
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
Extent
4 videodiscs (ca. 720 min.)
Isbn
9781565855724
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Medium for sound
videodisc
Note
  • Previous call number: DVD 5373-s pt.2
  • Previous call number: DVD 5373-s pt.1
Other control number
9781565855724
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
  • PD323-01
  • PD323-02
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn316221749
  • UtOrBLW
  • (OCoLC)ocn556267642
System details
DVD
Video recording format
DVD

Library Locations

    • Harold B. Lee Library Brigham Young University, Provo, UT, 84602, US
      40.249156 -111.649242
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