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The Greek beginning

Author: Christopher Burstall; Kenneth James Dover; British Broadcasting Corporation. Television Service.; R.M. Productions.; Films for the Humanities (Firm)
Publisher: Princeton, N.J. : Films for the Humanities, ©1988.
Series: The Greeks, pt. 1; Classical civilization.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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An introduction to Greece and the Greeks, covering the period from the Mycenaean Age in 1300 B.C. to the death of Alexander the Great in 323 B.C. It sets out the principal historical landmarks and presents some of the work of the most important Greek writers, philosophers, historians and politicians of the period. Burstall's conversations with Greek scholar Kenneth Dover are interspersed with photographs of ancient  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Television programs
Documentary television programs
History
Nonfiction television programs
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Christopher Burstall; Kenneth James Dover; British Broadcasting Corporation. Television Service.; R.M. Productions.; Films for the Humanities (Firm)
OCLC Number: 19598826
Credits: Cameramen, Henry Farrar, Sidney Davies, Mike Southon ; film editor, Dave King.
Performer(s): Christopher Burstall.
Description: 1 videocassette (VHS) (52 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in.
Series Title: The Greeks, pt. 1; Classical civilization.
Responsibility: a BBC TV production in association with RM Productions ; directed by Christopher Burstall.

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An introduction to Greece and the Greeks, covering the period from the Mycenaean Age in 1300 B.C. to the death of Alexander the Great in 323 B.C. It sets out the principal historical landmarks and presents some of the work of the most important Greek writers, philosophers, historians and politicians of the period. Burstall's conversations with Greek scholar Kenneth Dover are interspersed with photographs of ancient Greek sculpture, artifacts and ruins of ancient buildings.

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