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Gaugamela

Author: Films for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm); Films Media Group.
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2011], ©2004.
Series: Decisive Battles.
Edition/Format:   Video : Clipart/images/graphics   Visual material   Computer File : English
Database:WorldCat
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In 334 BC, Alexander, king of the tiny Greek kingdom of Macedon, crossed the Bosphorus at Byzantium and headed east to the mighty Persian empire ruled by Darius III. Both Alexander and Darius had one ambition, to rule the known world. In the war that followed the winner would take all. The decisive battle was fought three years later in 331 BC on the dusty plain of Gaugamela. With new video game technology you are  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Videorecording
Educational films
Internet videos
Additional Physical Format: Originally produced:
A & E Television Networks, LLC, 2004
Named Person: Alexander, the Great; Alexander, the Great
Material Type: Clipart/images/graphics, Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Films for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm); Films Media Group.
OCLC Number: 878699256
Language Note: Closed-captioned.
Notes: Encoded with permission for digital streaming by Films Media Group on January 19, 2011.
Films on Demand is distributed by Films Media Group for Films for the Humanities & Sciences, Cambridge Educational, Meridian Education, and Shopware.
Title from distributor's description.
Target Audience: 10 & up.
Description: 1 online resource (1 video file (23 min.)) : sound, color.
Contents: Alexander's Ambition (2:06) --
Alexander's First Victory Against Persia (2:11) --
King Darius on the Run (2:22) --
Darius at Gaugamela: Set Piece Battle (3:30) --
Alexander's Battle Strategies (3:51) --
Alexander's Victory at Gaugamela (3:53) --
Alexander: Hero Conqueror (2:13) --
Credits: Gaugamela (0:30).
Series Title: Decisive Battles.
Other Titles: Decisive battles (Television program)
Responsibility: A & E Television Networks, LLC.

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In 334 BC, Alexander, king of the tiny Greek kingdom of Macedon, crossed the Bosphorus at Byzantium and headed east to the mighty Persian empire ruled by Darius III. Both Alexander and Darius had one ambition, to rule the known world. In the war that followed the winner would take all. The decisive battle was fought three years later in 331 BC on the dusty plain of Gaugamela. With new video game technology you are about to see this great battle as never before-the vast numbers of soldiers, the troop formations, how they fought and how the battle was won. Get the view the generals wished they'd had on Decisive Battles.

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