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Chantilly, Va. : Teaching Co., c2007.
6 videodiscs (ca. 1080 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in. + 3 course guidebooks (22 cm.)
Great courses (DVD). History
The Great courses
Great courses (DVD)
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Lecturer: Garrett G. Fagan, Pennsylvania State University.
In three containers.
This course is a series of biographic portraits from Augustus, Julius Caesar's grandnephew, to Constantine.
Part 1. Disc 1. The shape of Roman imperial history. The Roman Republic. Caesar and the suicide of the Republic. The first emperor-- Augustus. The powers of Augustus. Succesion woes -- Pt. 1. Disc 2. Livia Drusilla, empress of Rome. The early years of Tiberius. The would-be-emperor-- Sejanus. The mad emperor? Caligula. Killing Caligula, finding Claudius. The odd couple : Claudius and Messalina -- Part 2. Disc 3. Power and poison : Agrippina and Claudius. Artist and assassin : Nero. The trouble with Christians. Dynasty's end : the fall of Nero. The long year, A.D. 69. The first Flavian : Vespasian -- Pt. 2. Disc 4. The last Flavians : Titus and Domitian. Pax Augusta : Nerva and Trajan. Trajan in Rome and in the East. The eccentri emperor : Hadrian. Antonius Pius, Marcus Aurelius, Lucius Verus. Marcus in the North and Commodus -- Part 3. Disc 5. Civil war and Septimius Severus. Caracalla and the Severan dynasty. Emperor and city. Emperor and empire. Emperor and elite. Emperor and people -- Pt. 3. Disc 6. Emperor and soldier. Chaos. Aurelian, Diocletian, and the tetrarchy. Constantine : rise to power. The Christian emperor : Constantine. Reflections on the emperors of Rome.
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