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The Greek gods

Author: David AckroydLaura M VerklanHistory Channel (Television network)Greystone Communications.New Video Group.All authors
Publisher: [New York] : History Channel Video : Marketed and distributed in the U.S. by New Video Group, ©1998.
Series: In search of history.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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From their mythical home high atop Mount Olympus, the great Greek gods were an integral part of every aspect of life. Explore the fascinating story of these enduring figures in this comprehensive program. Hear from renowned classicists why the Greeks endowed their deities with such human failings, and explore the significance of the most famous myths. See the astonishing artworks that have preserved their images for  Read more...
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Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: David Ackroyd; Laura M Verklan; History Channel (Television network); Greystone Communications.; New Video Group.; Educational Video Network, Inc.
ISBN: 0767009185 9780767009188
OCLC Number: 40629701
Notes: Originally broadcast as an episode of: In search of history.
Distributor's label on videocassette packaging: Educational Video Network, Inc., Inc., Huntsville, Texas.
Credits: Produced by Laura M. Verklan.
Performer(s): Narrator: David Ackroyd.
Description: 1 videocassette (approximately 50 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in.
Series Title: In search of history.
Other Titles: In search of history (Television program)
Responsibility: a production by Greystone Communications, Inc. for the History Channel ; produced by Laura M. Verklan.

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From their mythical home high atop Mount Olympus, the great Greek gods were an integral part of every aspect of life. Explore the fascinating story of these enduring figures in this comprehensive program. Hear from renowned classicists why the Greeks endowed their deities with such human failings, and explore the significance of the most famous myths. See the astonishing artworks that have preserved their images for all time, and how these epic figures have been integrated nto modern life. And visit the phenomenal temples that were built in their names, and where the most important rituals of Ancient Greece were carried out.

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