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The Western tradition. / Programs 7-8

Author: Fred Barzyk; Eugen Joseph Weber; WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.); Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, N.Y.); Annenberg/CPB Project.
Publisher: Santa Barbara, CA : Annenberg/CPB Project, 1989.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Program 7. Covers Greek culture, the common element which held the city states conquered by Alexander the Great together in an empire. Program 8. A time of large impersonal states that allowed the growth of personal and artistic independence. The Hellenistic Age spread Greek culture throughout the eastern Mediterranean world.
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Named Person: Alexander, the Great; Alexander, the Great
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Fred Barzyk; Eugen Joseph Weber; WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.); Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, N.Y.); Annenberg/CPB Project.
OCLC Number: 20624292
Notes: Titles on container vary.
Lectures heard on PBS covering the origins of Western civilization. Traces the development in politics, economics, industry, agriculture, art, and philosophy in daily life from Egypt through current day.
Performer(s): Lecturer, Eugen Weber.
Description: 1 videocassette (56 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS.
Contents: Program 7: Alexander the Great (28:00) --
Program 8: The Hellenistic Age (27:37).
Other Titles: Alexander the Great
Hellenistic Age
Responsibility: produced by WGBH/Boston in association with the Metropolitan Museum of Art ; executive producer, Fred Barzyk.

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Program 7. Covers Greek culture, the common element which held the city states conquered by Alexander the Great together in an empire. Program 8. A time of large impersonal states that allowed the growth of personal and artistic independence. The Hellenistic Age spread Greek culture throughout the eastern Mediterranean world.

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