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The history of ancient Egypt. Season 1 / Bob Brier.

Brier, Bob. (Author).
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Great courses (DVD)

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  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (48 video files (approximately 1440 min.)) : sound, color.
  • Publisher: [United States]: The Great Courses , 1999.
  • Distributor: Made available through hoopla

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Formatted Contents Note:
Episode 45 Animal Mummies Episode 22 Discovery of Tutankhamen's Tomb Episode 3 Ancient Egyptian Thought Episode 25 End of Dynasty XVIII Episode 5 Rosetta Stone, and Much More Episode 35 Ancient Egyptian Magic Episode 6 First Nation in History Episode 18 Obelisks Episode 9 Great Pyramid of Giza Episode 48 Grand Finale Episode 11 First Intermediate Period Episode 38 Dynasty XXV Episode 2 Prehistoric Egypt Episode 10 End of the Old Kingdom Episode 39 Dynasty XXVI Episode 34 Dynasty XX Episode 37 Dynasty XXII Episode 15 Joseph in Egypt Episode 17 Queen Hatshepsut Episode 36 Dynasty XXI Episode 20 Fabulous XVIIIth Dynasty Rolls On Episode 19 Tuthmosis III Episode 42 Alexander the Great Episode 40 Dynasty XXVII Episode 31 Ramses the Great Episode 32 Exodus Episode 1 Introduction Episode 29 Dynasty XIX Begins Episode 30 Ramses the Great Episode 46 Cleopatra's Family Episode 23 Murder of Tutankhamen Episode 47 Cleopatra Episode 4 Napoleon and the Beginnings of Egyptology Episode 12 Middle Kingdom Episode 27 What Mummies Tell Us Episode 43 First Ptolemies Episode 16 Beginning of the New Kingdom Episode 28 Making a Modern Mummy Episode 14 Second Intermediate Period Episode 8 Sneferu, the Pyramid Builder Episode 33 Decline of Dynasty XIX Episode 24 Medicine Episode 44 Middle Ptolemies Episode 21 Akhenaten the Heretic Pharaoh Episode 13 Middle Kingdom Episode 7 Rise of the Old Kingdom Episode 41 Dynasties XXVIII to XXXI Episode 26 Mummification.
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Digital content provided by hoopla.
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Lecturer: Bob Brier, City College of New York.
Summary, etc.:
Ancient Egyptian civilization is so grand that our minds sometimes have difficulty adjusting to it. If you're awed by the Great Pyramid, amazed by the magnificent golden mask and other treasures of Tutankhamen, curious about how this longest-lived of all ancient cultures has influenced us, or just intrigued by the mysterious hows and whys of all things Egyptian, then this course is for you.
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Rated TVPG.
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Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Subject: Egypt > History > To 640 A.D.
Egypt > Civilization > To 332 B.C.

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