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Alexander the Great and the Hellenistic Age

Author: Jeremy McInerney; Teaching Company.
Publisher: Springfield, VA : Teaching Co., ©2000.
Series: Great courses (DVD)
Edition/Format:   Audiobook on CD : CD audio : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Twenty-four lectures delivered by Professor Jeremy McInerney, University of Pennsylvania 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.
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Named Person: Alexander, the Great; Alexander, the Great
Material Type: Audio book, etc.
Document Type: Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Jeremy McInerney; Teaching Company.
ISBN: 1565853229 9781565853225
OCLC Number: 47882181
Notes: Compact disc.
In two containers.
Performer(s): Lectures by Jeremy McInerney, Associate Professor in the department of classical studies at the University of Pennsylvania.
Description: 12 audio discs (approximately 720 min.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in. + 2 course guidebooks (22 cm).
Contents: part I. 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 --
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 --
part II. 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. 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.
Series Title: Great courses (DVD)
Responsibility: Jeremy McInerney.

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Twenty-four lectures delivered by Professor Jeremy McInerney, University of Pennsylvania 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.

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