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The Iliad of Homer

Author: Elizabeth Vandiver; Teaching Company.
Publisher: Springfield, VA : Teaching Co., 2001.
Series: Great Courses on Tape.; SuperStar teachers.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In the set of twelve lectures Dr. Vandiver introduces the students to the great epic of ancient Greeks the Iliad. She addresses various critical and interpretative issues, and give background information on the cultural assumptions contained in Iliad.
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Named Person: Homer.
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Elizabeth Vandiver; Teaching Company.
OCLC Number: 46369164
Credits: Producer, Noreen Bizzarri ; editor, Sal Rodriguez.
Performer(s): Elizabeth Vandiver, lecturer.
Description: 3 videocassettes (approximately 360 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in. + 1 course guide (59 pages ; 22 cm).
Details: VHS format.
Contents: Tape 1. lect. 1. Introduction to Hemeric epic --
lect. 2. The Homeric question --
lect. 3. Glory, honor and the wrath of Achillies --
lect. 4. Within the walls of Troy --
tape 2. lect. 5. The embassy to Achilles --
lect. 6. The paradox of glory --
lect. 7. The role of the gods --
lect. 8. The longest day --
tape 3. lect. 9. The death of Patroklos --lect. 10. Achilles returns to battle --
lect. 11. Achilles and Hector --
lect. 12. Enemies' tears, Achilles and Priam.
Series Title: Great Courses on Tape.; SuperStar teachers.
Responsibility: Elizabeth Vandiver.

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In the set of twelve lectures Dr. Vandiver introduces the students to the great epic of ancient Greeks the Iliad. She addresses various critical and interpretative issues, and give background information on the cultural assumptions contained in Iliad.

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