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

The joy of ancient history
The joy of ancient history
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Great Courses professors
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Various professors
Series statement
  • The great courses. Collections
  • The great courses. Ancient history
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The joy of ancient history, Great Courses professors, (sound recording)
The joy of ancient history, Great Courses professors, (sound recording)
  • In three containers
  • Each volume contains twelve 30 minute lectures
  • Each volume contains 6 discs
  • "Special Collection"--Container
  • Course number 9002
  • "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
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references in guidebook
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Carrier category
  • audio disc
  • volume
Carrier MARC source
  • rdacarrier
  • rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
Content category
  • spoken word2rdacontent
  • text
Content type MARC source
  • 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
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4 3/4 in.
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
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18 audio discs (18 hrs.)
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Kind of disc cylinder or tape
mass produced
Kind of material
plastic with metal
Media category
  • audio
  • unmediated
Media MARC source
  • rdamedia
  • rdamedia
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Publisher number
  • PC9002A
  • IC9002A
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
1.4m. per second (discs)
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  • (Sirsi) a1353651
  • (OCoLC)883631032
  • (CaAE) a1353651
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