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The Odyssey

Author: Karen Thomas; Discovery Communications, Icn.; Discovery Networks.; Cronkite Ward Company.
Publisher: Bethesda, MD : Discovery Communications : Distributed by Discovery Channel Education, ©2003.
Series: Discovery Channel school literature.; Great books (Discovery Channel (Firm))
Edition/Format:   DVD video : Secondary (senior high) school : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This DVD offers an introduction to one of the Western world's first action-adventure stories. Take a look at the Greek myths and The Odyssey's lessons of morality."--Container.
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Named Person: Homer.
Material Type: Secondary (senior high) school, Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Karen Thomas; Discovery Communications, Icn.; Discovery Networks.; Cronkite Ward Company.
ISBN: 1587384590 9781587384592
OCLC Number: 54770904
Notes: DVD release of a television program originally broadcast in 1996.
Special features include: thematic units, video index, slide show and teaching resources.
Performer(s): Narrator, Donald Sutherland.
Description: 1 videodisc (60 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 teacher's guide (12 p. ; 18 cm.)
Contents: Thematic units 1. Introduction: The Odyssey (7 min.) --
2. Odysseus' journey (14 min.) --
3. Coming home (8 min.) --
4. Homer: our first poet (10 min.) --
5. A lasting hero (7 min.).
Series Title: Discovery Channel school literature.; Great books (Discovery Channel (Firm))
Responsibility: a presentation of Discovery Networks in association with Cronkite Ward ; produced and written by Karen Thomas.

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"This DVD offers an introduction to one of the Western world's first action-adventure stories. Take a look at the Greek myths and The Odyssey's lessons of morality."--Container.

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The Odyssey

(EMRO user published 2004-06-04 ) Very Good Permalink
This offering from the Discovery Channel School’s Great Books series would be a good accompaniment for a class reading The Odyssey. The DVD contains a 60-minute video that discusses the work’s themes, its history and creation, and its significance in the literary tradition. Much of the...
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