skip to content
The Greeks : crucible of civilization. Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

The Greeks : crucible of civilization.

Author: Anthony GeffenCassian HarrisonLiam NeesonPBS DVD (Firm)Warner Home Video (Firm)All authors
Publisher: Burbank, CA : PBS DVD Gold : Warner Home Video, ©1999.
Series: Empires (PBS Home Video)
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
"The story of this astonishing civilization is told through the lives of heroes of ancient Greece. The latest advances in computer and television technology rebuild the Acropolis, recreate the Battle of Marathon and restore the grandeur of the Academy, where Socrates, Plato and Aristotle forged the foundation of Western thought.
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Anthony Geffen; Cassian Harrison; Liam Neeson; PBS DVD (Firm); Warner Home Video (Firm); Atlantic Productions.; Devillier-Donegan Enterprises.
OCLC Number: 52984070
Notes: Chapter index included on insert.
Captioning, subtitles.
"B8186D."
Credits: Narrator, Liam Neeson.
Performer(s): Producer, Atlantic Productions in association with PBS and Devillier Donegan Enterprises ; Series producer, Anthony Geffen ; Series director and writer, Cassian Harrison.
Description: 1 videodisc (approximately 165 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD, standard version.
Contents: Introduction: early Athens --
Pissitratus' rule: the growth of Athens --
Government in chaos --
Revolution and democracy --
The Battle of Marathon --
Preparation for war --
The Battle of Salamis --
Pericles takes Athens to glory --
The building of the Parthenon --
Socrates the Philosopher --
Plague strikes Athens --
Defeat in Sicily --
Defeat in the Peloponnesian War --
Socrates' trial and execution --
An empire of the mind --
Special features.
Series Title: Empires (PBS Home Video)

Abstract:

"The story of this astonishing civilization is told through the lives of heroes of ancient Greece. The latest advances in computer and television technology rebuild the Acropolis, recreate the Battle of Marathon and restore the grandeur of the Academy, where Socrates, Plato and Aristotle forged the foundation of Western thought.

Reviews

User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/52984070> # The Greeks : crucible of civilization.
    a schema:CreativeWork, bgn:DVD, schema:Movie ;
   library:oclcnum "52984070" ;
   library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/cau> ;
   library:placeOfPublication <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/5534330241#Place/burbank_ca> ; # Burbank, CA
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/5534330241#Place/greece> ; # Greece
   schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/938/> ;
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1352369> ; # Civilization--Influence
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/5534330241#Topic/philosophy_ancient_influence> ; # Philosophy, Ancient--Influence
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1060865> ; # Philosophy, Ancient--Influence
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1208380> ; # Greece.
   schema:contributor <http://viaf.org/viaf/150106248> ; # Atlantic Productions.
   schema:contributor <http://viaf.org/viaf/125616052> ; # Warner Home Video (Firm)
   schema:contributor <http://viaf.org/viaf/274822959> ; # Cassian Harrison
   schema:contributor <http://viaf.org/viaf/132852963> ; # PBS DVD (Firm)
   schema:contributor <http://viaf.org/viaf/85584210> ; # Liam Neeson
   schema:contributor <http://viaf.org/viaf/139594265> ; # Devillier-Donegan Enterprises.
   schema:contributor <http://viaf.org/viaf/75854105> ; # Anthony Geffen
   schema:copyrightYear "1999" ;
   schema:datePublished "1999" ;
   schema:description ""The story of this astonishing civilization is told through the lives of heroes of ancient Greece. The latest advances in computer and television technology rebuild the Acropolis, recreate the Battle of Marathon and restore the grandeur of the Academy, where Socrates, Plato and Aristotle forged the foundation of Western thought."@en ;
   schema:description "Introduction: early Athens -- Pissitratus' rule: the growth of Athens -- Government in chaos -- Revolution and democracy -- The Battle of Marathon -- Preparation for war -- The Battle of Salamis -- Pericles takes Athens to glory -- The building of the Parthenon -- Socrates the Philosopher -- Plague strikes Athens -- Defeat in Sicily -- Defeat in the Peloponnesian War -- Socrates' trial and execution -- An empire of the mind -- Special features."@en ;
   schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/5534330241> ;
   schema:inLanguage "en" ;
   schema:isPartOf <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/5534330241#Series/empires> ; # Empires
   schema:isPartOf <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/5534330241#Series/empires_pbs_home_video> ; # Empires (PBS Home Video)
   schema:name "The Greeks : crucible of civilization."@en ;
   schema:productID "52984070" ;
   schema:publication <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/52984070#PublicationEvent/burbank_ca_pbs_dvd_gold_warner_home_video_1999> ;
   schema:publisher <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/5534330241#Agent/pbs_dvd_gold> ; # PBS DVD Gold
   schema:publisher <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/5534330241#Agent/warner_home_video> ; # Warner Home Video
   wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/52984070> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/5534330241#Agent/warner_home_video> # Warner Home Video
    a bgn:Agent ;
   schema:name "Warner Home Video" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/5534330241#Series/empires_pbs_home_video> # Empires (PBS Home Video)
    a bgn:PublicationSeries ;
   schema:hasPart <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/52984070> ; # The Greeks : crucible of civilization.
   schema:name "Empires (PBS Home Video)" ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1060865> # Philosophy, Ancient--Influence
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Philosophy, Ancient--Influence"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1208380> # Greece.
    a schema:Place ;
   schema:name "Greece." ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1352369> # Civilization--Influence
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Civilization--Influence"@en ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/125616052> # Warner Home Video (Firm)
    a schema:Organization ;
   schema:name "Warner Home Video (Firm)" ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/132852963> # PBS DVD (Firm)
    a schema:Organization ;
   schema:name "PBS DVD (Firm)" ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/139594265> # Devillier-Donegan Enterprises.
    a schema:Organization ;
   schema:name "Devillier-Donegan Enterprises." ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/150106248> # Atlantic Productions.
    a schema:Organization ;
   schema:name "Atlantic Productions." ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/274822959> # Cassian Harrison
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:familyName "Harrison" ;
   schema:givenName "Cassian" ;
   schema:name "Cassian Harrison" ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/75854105> # Anthony Geffen
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:familyName "Geffen" ;
   schema:givenName "Anthony" ;
   schema:name "Anthony Geffen" ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/85584210> # Liam Neeson
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:familyName "Neeson" ;
   schema:givenName "Liam" ;
   schema:name "Liam Neeson" ;
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.