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Odyssey of the West I [sound recording] : a classic education through the great books: Hebrews and Greeks / by Professor Timothy B. Shutt, et al.

Shutt, Timothy Baker. (Author). Recorded Books, Inc. (Production personnel).

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Ohio Twp PL - Bell Road Library AUD CD 909 SHU (7 CDS+BK) (Text) 39206020769483 Audiobooks Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781428127449 (set)
  • ISBN: 1428127445 (set)
  • ISBN: 9781428127456 (course guide)
  • ISBN: 1428127453 (course guide)
  • Physical Description: 7 sound discs : digital ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 course guide (80 p. : col. ill. ; 22 cm.)
  • Publisher: Prince Frederick, Md. : Recorded Books, p2007.

Content descriptions

General Note: "14 lectures, 7 compact discs"--Container.
Formatted Contents Note: Lecture 1. From Sumer to Athens -- Lecture 2. The epic of Gilgamesh -- Lecture 3. The Hebrew Bible: historical background and Genesis -- Lecture 4. The Hebrew Bible: Exodus and the covenant -- Lecture 5. The Hebrew Bible: Psalms, prophets, the Song of Songs, and Job -- Lecture 6. Greece: from the Bronze Age to the Archaic Age -- Lecture 7. The Iliad -- Lecture 8. Homer: The Odyssey -- Lecture 9. Hesiod and lyric poetry -- Lecture 10. Greek tragedy: Aeschylus -- Lecture 11. Greek tragedy: Sophocles -- Lecture 12. Greek tragedy: Euripides -- Lecture 13. Herodotus of Halicarnassus -- Lecture 14. Greek art.
Participant or Performer Note: Professor Timothy B. Shutt, Kenyon College, series editor.
Summary, etc.: A series of connected lectures delivered by eminent scholars. Each professor addresses an area of personal expertise and relates it to the larger story of the links between the works and the figures discussed. The lectures examine a series of major works that have shaped the ongoing development of western thought, touching upon history, philosophy, literature, art, religion, politics, science, and technology.
Subject: Compact discs.
Civilization, Western > History > Sound recordings.
Civilization, Western > Greek influences > Sound recordings.
Civilization, Western > Jewish influences > Sound recordings.
Jews > Civilization > Sound recordings.
Greece > Civilization > Sound recordings.

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