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The beginnings : the Greeks and the Romans.

Author: John Dooley; Bob Friend; Polonius Films.; Films for the Humanities (Firm)
Publisher: Princeton, NJ : Films for the Humanities & Sciences, ©2003.
Series: Europeans.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This program traces Greek civilization from the Minoans to the city-states dominated by Athens. The Trojan War, Marathon, Thermopylae, and Salamis are discussed as major historical turning points. The rise of the Roman Empire and its 500-year dominance of Europe and the Mediterranean are attributed to its engineering and architectural expertise and military prowess. Emperor Diocletian, Constantine, and the invasion  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Documentary films
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Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: John Dooley; Bob Friend; Polonius Films.; Films for the Humanities (Firm)
OCLC Number: 55684130
Notes: DVD release of the1995-97 documentary series by Polonius Films and the Outline History of Europe.
Credits: Director/script, John Dooley.
Performer(s): Narrator, Bob Friend.
Description: 1 videodisc (25 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD.
Series Title: Europeans.
Other Titles: Europeans (Television program)

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This program traces Greek civilization from the Minoans to the city-states dominated by Athens. The Trojan War, Marathon, Thermopylae, and Salamis are discussed as major historical turning points. The rise of the Roman Empire and its 500-year dominance of Europe and the Mediterranean are attributed to its engineering and architectural expertise and military prowess. Emperor Diocletian, Constantine, and the invasion of the Visigoths are discussed in relationship to the 5th century downfall of the Empire.

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