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MITC VC 1030 D
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TITLE: The western tradition--Program 7: Alexander the great; Program 8: The helenistic age [videorecording] / produced by WGBH/Boston in association with The Metropolitan Museum of Art; executive producer, Fred Barzyk.
SERIES: The western tradition ; 7 & 8
PUBLISHED: Santa Barbara : The Annenberg/CPB Project, 1989.
DESCRIPTION: 1 videocassette ((30 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
NOTES: Two programs in one tape.
NOTES: Original tape.
NOTES: Program 7: Alexander the Great; Program 8: The Helenistic Age.
NOTES: Produced by WGBH in association with the Metropolitan Museum of Art.
NOTES: Lecturer, Eugen Weber.
NOTES: Alexander the Great (30:00) Alexander the Great's conquests quadrupled the size of the world known to the Greeks. The factors contributing to his rise to power and how the great leader chose to hav ehimself portrayed in commemorative sculptures are discussed. paintings in the House of the Faun in Pompeii teach us about the conqueror's life and times. The Helenistic Age (30:00) Hellenistic kingdoms extended Greek culture throughout the Mediterranean, giving more emphasis to the individual. The ideas of the popular mystery cults of Isis, Serapis, and Mithras, and the philosophical teachings of Cynicism, Stoicism, and Epicureanism are unveiled.
NOTES: English.
SUBJECT: Alexander, the great, 356-323 B.C.
SUBJECT: Hellenism.
SUBJECT: Civilization, Western.
ADDED ENTRY: Barzyk, Fred.
ADDED ENTRY: Weber, Eugen Joseph, 1925-
ADDED ENTRY: The Annenberg/CPB Project.
ADDED ENTRY: Alexander the great (videorecording)
ADDED ENTRY: Hellenistic Age (videorecording)

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