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The Resource Classical mythology, Elizabeth Vandiver, (videorecording)

Classical mythology, Elizabeth Vandiver, (videorecording)

Label
Classical mythology
Title
Classical mythology
Statement of responsibility
Elizabeth Vandiver
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Introduces the student to the primary characters and most important stories of classical Greek and Roman mythology. Surveys some of the leading theoretical approaches to understanding myth in general and classical myth in particular
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Cataloging source
BYP
Characteristic
videorecording
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1956-
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Vandiver, Elizabeth
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  • Teaching Company
  • Great Courses
Runtime
720
Series statement
Great courses. LIterature & Language. Western literature
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  • Mythology, Greek
  • Mythology, Roman
Technique
live action
Label
Classical mythology, Elizabeth Vandiver, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Four discs in one container
  • Part 1 includes "Sample DVD" of the great courses
Accompanying material
1 course guidebook (160 p. ; 22 cm.) ; 1 transcript book (24 lectures, 436 p. ; 22 cm.)
Contents
  • Part 1: Disc1: Lecture 1. Introduction--Lecture 2. What is myth?--Lecture 3. Why is myth?--Lecture 4. First was chaos--Lecture 5. The reign of the Olympians--Lecture 6. Immortals and mortals
  • Part 1: Disc 2: Lecture 7. Demeter, Persephone, and the conquest of death--Lecture 8. The Eleusinian mysteries and the afterlife--Lecture 9. Apollo and Artemis--Lecture 10. Hermes and Dionysos--Lecture 11. Laughter-loving Aphrodite--Lecture 12. Culture, prehistory, and the "Great Goddess"
  • Part 2: Disc 3: Lecture 13. Humans, heroes, and half-Gods--Lecture 14. Theseus and the "Test and Quest " myth--Lecture 15. From myth to history and back again--Lecture 16. The greatest hero of all--Lecture 17. The Trojan War--Lecture 18. The terrible house of Atreus
  • Part 2: Disc 4: Lecture 19. Blood vengeance, justice and the Furies--Lecture 20. The tragedies of King Oedipus--Lecture 21. Monstrous females and the female monsters--Lecture 22. Roman founders, Roman fables--Lecture 23. "Gods are Useful"-- Lecture 24. From Ovid to the stars
Control code
ocn558742121
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Extent
4 videodiscs (ca. 720 min.)
Isbn
9781565855687
Publisher number
  • 9781565855687
  • ID243A-01 The teaching company
System control number
(OCoLC)558742121
System details
DVD
Label
Classical mythology, Elizabeth Vandiver, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Four discs in one container
  • Part 1 includes "Sample DVD" of the great courses
Accompanying material
1 course guidebook (160 p. ; 22 cm.) ; 1 transcript book (24 lectures, 436 p. ; 22 cm.)
Contents
  • Part 1: Disc1: Lecture 1. Introduction--Lecture 2. What is myth?--Lecture 3. Why is myth?--Lecture 4. First was chaos--Lecture 5. The reign of the Olympians--Lecture 6. Immortals and mortals
  • Part 1: Disc 2: Lecture 7. Demeter, Persephone, and the conquest of death--Lecture 8. The Eleusinian mysteries and the afterlife--Lecture 9. Apollo and Artemis--Lecture 10. Hermes and Dionysos--Lecture 11. Laughter-loving Aphrodite--Lecture 12. Culture, prehistory, and the "Great Goddess"
  • Part 2: Disc 3: Lecture 13. Humans, heroes, and half-Gods--Lecture 14. Theseus and the "Test and Quest " myth--Lecture 15. From myth to history and back again--Lecture 16. The greatest hero of all--Lecture 17. The Trojan War--Lecture 18. The terrible house of Atreus
  • Part 2: Disc 4: Lecture 19. Blood vengeance, justice and the Furies--Lecture 20. The tragedies of King Oedipus--Lecture 21. Monstrous females and the female monsters--Lecture 22. Roman founders, Roman fables--Lecture 23. "Gods are Useful"-- Lecture 24. From Ovid to the stars
Control code
ocn558742121
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Extent
4 videodiscs (ca. 720 min.)
Isbn
9781565855687
Publisher number
  • 9781565855687
  • ID243A-01 The teaching company
System control number
(OCoLC)558742121
System details
DVD

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