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West Lafayette PL - West Lafayette DVD 883.01 VAN Discs 1-2 (Text) DVD 31951004296742 Main Floor - DVDs NonFiction Available -
West Lafayette PL - West Lafayette DVD 883.01 VAN Guidebook (Text) Book 31951004296759 Main Floor - DVDs NonFiction Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 1565857399
  • ISBN: 9781565857391
  • Physical Description: 2 videodiscs (6 hrs.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 course guide (iv, 70 pages ; 19 cm).
  • Edition: Library ed.
  • Publisher: Chantilly, Va. : Teaching Co., 1999.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Course guidebook includes biographical information, outlines, timelines, glossaries and bibliographical references.
Formatted Contents Note:
Part 1. Lecture 1. Introduction to Hemeric epic -- Lecture 2. The Homeric question -- Lecture 3. Glory, honor and the wrath of Achillies -- Lecture 4. Within the walls of Troy -- Lecture 5. The embassy to Achilles -- Lecture 6. The paradox of glory -- Lecture 7. The role of the gods -- Lecture 8. The longest day -- Lecture 9. The death of Patroklos -- Lecture 10. Achilles returns to battle -- Lecture 11. Achilles and Hector -- Lecture 12. Enemies' tears, Achilles and Priam.
Participant or Performer Note:
Lectures presented by Professor Elizabeth Vandiver, University of Maryland.
Summary, etc.:
Dr. Vandiver introduces the great epic of ancient Greeks, the Iliad. She addresses critical and interpretative issues, and gives background information on cultural assumptions.
System Details Note:
DVD.
Subject: Homer. Iliad > Audio-visual materials.
Homer > Criticism and interpretation > Audio-visual aids.
Epic poetry, Greek > History and criticism > Audio-visual aids.
Achilles (Mythological character) > In literature > Audio-visual aids.
Heroes in literature > Audio-visual aids.
Mythology, Greek > Audio-visual aids.
Instructional films > Audio-visual aids.

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