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The great tours: Greece and Turkey from Athens to Istanbul / John R. Hale.

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Great courses (DVD)

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  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (24 video files (approximately 720 min.)) : sound, color.
  • Publisher: [United States] : The Great Courses : 2011.

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Formatted Contents Note:
Episode 13 Exploring Crete - Realm of Ancient Minoans Episode 7 Around Nafplio - Greek History at a Glance Episode 17 Central Turkey - Ankara, Konya, Cappadocia Episode 18 Up the Meander River - Priene to Pamukkale Episode 2 Athens - Around the Acropolis and Parthenon Episode 22 Istanbul - Capital of the Byzantine Emperors Episode 3 In the Footsteps of Socrates - Historic Athens Episode 6 Mycenae - Where Kings Planned the Trojan War Episode 1 Touring the Cradle of Western Civilization Episode 14 Lure of the Labyrinth - Palace at Knossos Episode 15 Dodecanese - Kos, Patmos, and Rhodes Episode 19 A Wonder of the World - Ephesus Episode 21 Troy - Beyond Homer and the Trojan Horse Episode 24 Ottoman Istanbul - Mosques, Palaces, Bazaars Episode 5 Seeking the Good Life - Corinth to Epidauros Episode 10 Byzantine Outposts - Monemvasia and Mistra Episode 11 Cruising the Islands - Mykonos and Delos Episode 12 Aegean Ring of Fire - Milos and Santorini Episode 16 Welcome to Turkey - The Turquoise Coast Episode 8 Ancient Olympia - Gods, Games, and Temples Episode 20 Royal Cities of Asia - Pergamon and Sardis Episode 23 Pearl of Constantinople - Hagia Sophia Episode 4 Around Attica - Temples and Mysteries Episode 9 Quest for Wisdom at Apollo's Oracle- Delphi.
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Participant or Performer Note:
John R. Hale, speaker.
Summary, etc.:
Mycenae. Delphi. Ephesus. Sardis. To know the cities and sites of Greece and Turkey is to know the beginnings of humanity. Experience these countries through the eyes of an archaeologist as viewers walk through temples, shrines, fortresses, theaters, churches, and so much more. This course is a rich resource for travelers, and a multilevel cultural journey that can be enjoyed just as well from home.
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Rated TVPG.
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Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Subject: Greece > Description and travel.
Turkey > Description and travel.
Greece > Antiquities.
Turkey > Antiquities.

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