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Alexander the Great and the Hellenistic Age. Part 1 [videorecording] / Jeremy McInerney ; The Teaching Company.

Publication:
Chantilly, VA : Teaching Co., c2000.
Series:
Great courses (DVD). Ancient & medieval history.
The great courses
Format/Description:
Video
2 videodiscs (ca. 360 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 course guidesbook (22 cm.)
Subjects:
Alexander, the Great, 356 B.C.-323 B.C.
Hellenism.
Greece -- Civilization -- To 146 B.C.
System Details:
DVD, region 1.
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:
pt. 1. 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.
pt. 2. 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.
Participant:
Lecturer, Jeremy McInerney.
Notes:
Two-part set, with 24 thirty-minute lectures on 4 discs.
Licensed for private home exhibition only.
Contributor:
McInerney, Jeremy, 1958- , Host, Author
Teaching Company. , Distributor, Producer
ISBN:
1565857380 :
9781565857384
OCLC:
54978349
Publisher Number:
327 Teaching Company
325 Teaching Company
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