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Alexander the Great and the Hellenistic Age [videorecording] / Jeremy McInerney ; The Teaching Company
DVDs DVDs | Teaching Co. | c2000
Available at Accompanying Booklet (Call number: 938.07 A pt.1-4 (TEACHING COMPANY)) plus 1 more
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Imprint
Chantilly, VA : Teaching Co., c2000.
Descript
4 videodiscs (ca. 720 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 course guidebook (22 cm.)
Series
Great courses (DVD). Ancient & medieval history
The great courses
Great courses (DVD)
System Det
DVD.
Performer
Lecturer, Jeremy McInerney.
Note
24 thirty-minute lectures on 4 discs.
Summary
Explores the life, times and impact on the ancient world of Alexander the Great. Also discussed are the culture and civilization of the Hellenistic Age.
Contents
Disc 1. lecture 1. Greeks and Macedonians ; lecture 2. Alexander the Divine? ; lecture 3. The blazing star ; lecture 4. Alexander : myth and reality ; lecture 5. The formation of the kingdoms ; lecture 6. Egypt under the early Ptolemies -- Disc 2. lecture 7. Alexandria and the library ; lecture 8. The Seleucid realm ; lecture 9. Pergamum ; lecture 10. Bactria, the edge of the Hellenistic world ; lecture 11. Sculpture ; lecture 12. Poetry.
Disc 3. Lecture 13. The Greek novel ; Lecture 14. Stoics, Epicureans, and Skeptics ; Lecture 15. Kingship and legitimacy ; Lecture 16. Benefaction ; Lecture 17. The Maccabean Revolt, Part I ; Lecture 18. The Maccabean Revolt, part II -- Disc 4. Lecture 19. Rulers and saviors ; Lecture 20. Economic growth and social unrest ; Lecture 21. The mood of the Hellenistic Age ; Lecture 22. Hellenism and the Western Mediterranean ; Lecture 23. The freedom of the Greeks ; Lecture 24. Pax Romana.
Local Note
Drct, 8-08
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ISBN
1565857380
9781565857384
Music #
327 Teaching Company
325--326 Teaching Company
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