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The Resource The joy of ancient history, Great Courses professors, (sound recording)

The joy of ancient history, Great Courses professors, (sound recording)

Label
The joy of ancient history
Title
The joy of ancient history
Statement of responsibility
Great Courses professors
Contributor
Issuing body
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The Joy of Ancient History, an eclectic and insightful collection of 36 lectures curated from our most popular ancient history courses. Guided by some of our most highly rated and award-winning professors (including archaeologists, classicists, military historians, and religion scholars), you'll hopscotch around the world and across time to experience the fascinating variety of what ancient history has to offer
Member of
Accompanying matter
instructional materials
Cataloging source
NOG
Form of composition
not applicable
Format of music
not applicable
LC call number
RZC 3952
Literary text for sound recordings
lectures speeches
PerformerNote
Various professors
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Teaching Company
Series statement
Great courses Compact disc
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • History, Ancient
  • Civilization, Ancient
  • World history
  • Civilization, Ancient
  • History, Ancient
  • World history
Label
The joy of ancient history, Great Courses professors, (sound recording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • "Special Collection."
  • Course no. 9002
  • Compact discs
  • 36 lectures on 18 discs
  • The Joy of Ancient History, an eclectic and insightful collection of 36 lectures curated from our most popular ancient history courses. Guided by some of our most highly rated and award-winning professors (including archaeologists, classicists, military historians, and religion scholars), you'll hopscotch around the world and across time to experience the fascinating variety of what ancient history has to offer
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Carrier category
audio disc
Carrier category code
sd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Greco-Roman views on death-- and beyond
  • Gaius Julius Caesar
  • Early Germanic Europe
  • Gladiatorial games
  • Dining in Imperial and Republican Rome
  • (Mad) Emperor Caligula
  • Being a rich Roman
  • Mystery cults
  • Herodotus's account of Egypt
  • Great Pyramid of Giza
  • Lessons of the Peloponnesian War
  • Being an Egyptian worker
  • Cleopatra-- the last pharaoh
  • What do the Mayan glyphs say?
  • Amazon-- civilization lost in the jungle
  • Chalice of blood in ancient Peru
  • Attila the Hun-- scourge of God
  • Mesopotamian creation stories
  • Empire of Hammurabi
  • Epic of Gilgamesh
  • Chariot revolution
  • Parthenon and Acropolis
  • Assyrian war machine
  • Art and architecture of power
  • Cyrus, Xenophon, and the Ten Thousand
  • Opening the first Dead Sea scroll
  • Jesus in his context
  • Legend of Troy
  • Qin and the first emperor of China
  • Alexander Invades India
  • Heroes at Thermopylae
  • On Athenian tragedy
  • Parable of the cave
  • Famous Greeks-- Solon
  • Aristotle's view of the natural world
  • Battles of Megiddo and Kadesh
Control code
sky261547489
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Extent
18 sound discs
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781629970776
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
mass produced
Kind of material
plastic with metal
Lccn
2015620715
Media category
audio
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
s
Other physical details
digital
Publisher number
9002
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
The joy of ancient history, Great Courses professors, (sound recording)
Publication
Note
  • "Special Collection."
  • Course no. 9002
  • Compact discs
  • 36 lectures on 18 discs
  • The Joy of Ancient History, an eclectic and insightful collection of 36 lectures curated from our most popular ancient history courses. Guided by some of our most highly rated and award-winning professors (including archaeologists, classicists, military historians, and religion scholars), you'll hopscotch around the world and across time to experience the fascinating variety of what ancient history has to offer
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Carrier category
audio disc
Carrier category code
sd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Greco-Roman views on death-- and beyond
  • Gaius Julius Caesar
  • Early Germanic Europe
  • Gladiatorial games
  • Dining in Imperial and Republican Rome
  • (Mad) Emperor Caligula
  • Being a rich Roman
  • Mystery cults
  • Herodotus's account of Egypt
  • Great Pyramid of Giza
  • Lessons of the Peloponnesian War
  • Being an Egyptian worker
  • Cleopatra-- the last pharaoh
  • What do the Mayan glyphs say?
  • Amazon-- civilization lost in the jungle
  • Chalice of blood in ancient Peru
  • Attila the Hun-- scourge of God
  • Mesopotamian creation stories
  • Empire of Hammurabi
  • Epic of Gilgamesh
  • Chariot revolution
  • Parthenon and Acropolis
  • Assyrian war machine
  • Art and architecture of power
  • Cyrus, Xenophon, and the Ten Thousand
  • Opening the first Dead Sea scroll
  • Jesus in his context
  • Legend of Troy
  • Qin and the first emperor of China
  • Alexander Invades India
  • Heroes at Thermopylae
  • On Athenian tragedy
  • Parable of the cave
  • Famous Greeks-- Solon
  • Aristotle's view of the natural world
  • Battles of Megiddo and Kadesh
Control code
sky261547489
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Extent
18 sound discs
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781629970776
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
mass produced
Kind of material
plastic with metal
Lccn
2015620715
Media category
audio
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
s
Other physical details
digital
Publisher number
9002
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
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