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Living History: Experiencing Great Events of the Ancient and Medieval Worlds Series. Season 1.

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  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (24 video files (approximately 720 min.)) : sound, color
  • Publisher: [United States] : The Great Courses : 2015.

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Formatted Contents Note:
Episode 2 Marathon: The Persians Have Landed! Episode 9 India's Ashoka the Great Repents Episode 10 Hannibal: Rome Holds Its Breath Episode 20 Charles Martel Defeats the Muslims Episode 24 Urban II Unleashes the First Crusade Episode 5 Socrates on Trial: For the Defense Episode 7 Alexander the Great: Punjab Revolt Episode 8 Pyrrhus: Deadly Dreams of Empire Episode 19 Muhammad's Awakening and Escape Episode 12 Antony and Cleopatra's Death Pact Episode 13 Jesus under Surveillance and Arrest Episode 15 Roman Colosseum: Blood in the Arena Episode 17 Nika Riots at the Racetrack: Theodora Episode 3 Oresteia: Judgment at the Dionysia Episode 6 Conspiracy! Murder of Philip II Episode 18 Concubine Empress: Wu Zetian Episode 22 Vladimir Smashes the Idols of the Rus Episode 1 Ramesses II: Heartbeat of History Episode 11 Final Days of Julius Caesar Episode 23 Charlemagne Saves Leo III, Rogue Pope Episode 16 Visigoth King Alaric Descends on Rome Episode 4 Attack on Attica: Pericles's Gamble Episode 14 Jerusalem Tinderbox: Temple in Flames Episode 21 Culture Shock! Travels of Ibn Fadlan.
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Digital content provided by hoopla.
Participant or Performer Note:
Features: Robert Garland Ph.D.
Summary, etc.:
Explore great moments of history through the eyes of everyday citizens. Living History spotlights 24 turning points where the tide of history changes irrevocably. Moving deeper into these momentous events, you step into the scene and hear the heartbeat of history by engaging with a variety of first-hand accounts and authentic primary and secondary sources to experience what it was like to live during these times.
Target Audience Note:
Rated TVPG.
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Mode of access: World Wide Web.

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