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The Minds of men

Author: Christopher Burstall; Kenneth James Dover; British Broadcasting Corporation. Television Service.; Reiner Moritz Productions.; Films for the Humanities (Firm)
Publisher: Princeton, N.J. : Films for the Humanities, 1988.
Series: Classical civilization.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A detailed look at the life and teachings of Socrates and his pupil Plato, and at the world of the two founding fathers of history --Herodotus and Thucydides. Their work exemplifies the vital curiosity of the Greeks about the wellspring of human behavior, the nature of man, and his place in the world around him. Christopher Burstall's conversations with Greek scholar Kenneth Dover are interspersed with art works,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Historical television programs
Documentary television programs
Nonfiction television programs
Television programs
Named Person: Socrates.; Plato.
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Christopher Burstall; Kenneth James Dover; British Broadcasting Corporation. Television Service.; Reiner Moritz Productions.; Films for the Humanities (Firm)
OCLC Number: 18545378
Credits: Cameramen, Henry Farrar, Sidney Davies, Mike Southon ; film editor, Dave King.
Performer(s): Christopher Burstall.
Description: 1 videocassette (VHS) (52 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
Series Title: Classical civilization.
Responsibility: a BBC TV production in association with RM Productions ; producer and director, Christopher Burstall.

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A detailed look at the life and teachings of Socrates and his pupil Plato, and at the world of the two founding fathers of history --Herodotus and Thucydides. Their work exemplifies the vital curiosity of the Greeks about the wellspring of human behavior, the nature of man, and his place in the world around him. Christopher Burstall's conversations with Greek scholar Kenneth Dover are interspersed with art works, scenes from modern Greece, shots of ancient ruins and dramatized scenes and monologues.

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