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In search of history. / Oracle at Delphi

Author: Arts and Entertainment Network.; History Channel (Television network)
Publisher: [New York, NY?] : A & E Television Networks : Distributed by New Video, 2002.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
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For generations, modern scholars have dismissed the tales of the Oracle of Delphi as superstition and myth, but intriguing evidence suggests there was more to the story than pure fabrication. This video follows a team of four scientists--an archeologist, geologist, chemist, and a toxicologist--as they search for a rational explanation for the oracle's visionary powers.
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Genre/Form: Documentary television programs
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Arts and Entertainment Network.; History Channel (Television network)
OCLC Number: 62864028
Notes: Originally broadcast on television in 1997.
Credits: Executive producers, Craig Haffner, Donna E. Lusitana ; produced by Henry Schipper ; editors, Michael W. Andrews, Phil Bedel.
Performer(s): Narrator, David Ackroyd.
Target Audience: Not rated.
Description: 1 videodisc (ca. 50 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD.
Other Titles: Oracle at Delphi
In search of history (Television program)
Responsibility: A & E Television Network.

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For generations, modern scholars have dismissed the tales of the Oracle of Delphi as superstition and myth, but intriguing evidence suggests there was more to the story than pure fabrication. This video follows a team of four scientists--an archeologist, geologist, chemist, and a toxicologist--as they search for a rational explanation for the oracle's visionary powers.

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