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Odyssey of the West I : a classic education through the great books: Hebrews and Greeks

Author: Timothy Baker Shutt; Recorded Books, Inc.; et al
Publisher: Prince Frederick, Md. : Recorded Books, ℗2007.
Series: Modern scholar.
Edition/Format:   Audiobook on CD : CD audio : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A series of connected lectures delivered by eminent scholars. Each professor addresses an area of personal expertise and relates it to the larger story of the links between the works and the figures discussed. The lectures examine a series of major works that have shaped the ongoing development of western thought, touching upon history, philosophy, literature, art, religion, politics, science, and technology.
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Genre/Form: Audiobooks
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Material Type: Audio book, etc.
Document Type: Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Timothy Baker Shutt; Recorded Books, Inc.; et al
ISBN: 9781428127449 1428127445 9781428127456 1428127453
OCLC Number: 122929134
Notes: "14 lectures, 7 compact discs"--Container.
Performer(s): Professor Timothy B. Shutt, Kenyon College, series editor.
Description: 7 audio discs : digital ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 course guide (80 pages : color illustrations ; 22 cm).
Contents: Lecture 1. From Sumer to Athens --
Lecture 2. The epic of Gilgamesh --
Lecture 3. The Hebrew Bible: historical background and Genesis --
Lecture 4. The Hebrew Bible: Exodus and the covenant --
Lecture 5. The Hebrew Bible: Psalms, prophets, the Song of Songs, and Job --
Lecture 6. Greece: from the Bronze Age to the Archaic Age --
Lecture 7. The Iliad --
Lecture 8. Homer: The Odyssey --
Lecture 9. Hesiod and lyric poetry --
Lecture 10. Greek tragedy: Aeschylus --
Lecture 11. Greek tragedy: Sophocles --
Lecture 12. Greek tragedy: Euripides --
Lecture 13. Herodotus of Halicarnassus --
Lecture 14. Greek art.
Series Title: Modern scholar.
Other Titles: Classic education through the great books : Hebrews and Greeks
Hebrews and Greeks
Responsibility: by Professor Timothy B. Shutt, et al.
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A series of connected lectures delivered by eminent scholars. Each professor addresses an area of personal expertise and relates it to the larger story of the links between the works and the figures discussed. The lectures examine a series of major works that have shaped the ongoing development of western thought, touching upon history, philosophy, literature, art, religion, politics, science, and technology.

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