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The Resource Alexander the Great and the Macedonian Empire, Kenneth W. Harl

Alexander the Great and the Macedonian Empire, Kenneth W. Harl

Label
Alexander the Great and the Macedonian Empire
Title
Alexander the Great and the Macedonian Empire
Statement of responsibility
Kenneth W. Harl
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This course examines the career of Alexander, with emphasis on his military genious and his impact on the Hellenic world, Near East, and India. It also explores the historical conditions that produced this greatest of conquerors as well as his impact and legacy that endures to the present day
Member of
Cataloging source
YEQ
Characteristic
videorecording
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Harl, Kenneth W
Dewey number
938.07
Intended audience
Not rated
LC call number
DF234.2
LC item number
.H37 DVD SET
PerformerNote
Lecturer: Prof. Kenneth W. Harl, Tulane University
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Teaching Company
Runtime
999
Series statement
The great courses. Ancient & Medieval history
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Alexander
  • Alexander
  • Macedonian Expansion (Greece : 359-323 B.C.)
  • Macedonia
  • Greece
  • Europe
  • Greece
Technique
live action
Label
Alexander the Great and the Macedonian Empire, Kenneth W. Harl
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • "Course No. 3390"--Disc label
  • 36 lectures (30 min. each) on six discs, 2 discs per container
  • The accompanying course guidebook includes a glossary, biographical notes, and a bibliography
Accompanying material
1 course guidebook (vi, 208 pages : portrait ; 20 cm).
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • pt. 1. disc 1. Lectures 1-6. Alexander the Great-conqueror or tyrant? -- Greece in the age of Hegemonies -- Achaemenid Persia -- The world of early Macedon -- Philip II and the Macedonian way of war -- The third sacred war -- pt. 1. disc 2. Lectures 7-12. The Macedonian conquest of Greece -- The league of Corinth -- Alexander, heir apparent -- Securing the inheritance, 336-335 B.C. -- The invasion of Asia -- The battle of the Granicus
  • pt. 2. disc 3. Lectures 13-18. The turning point-Issus and Tyre -- Alexander, pharaoh of Egypt -- Heroes, oracles, and the gods -- The campaign of Gaugamela -- The conquest of Iran -- Alexander on the rim of the world -- pt. 2. disc 4. Lectures 19-24. Governing and taxing the empire -- Alexander and the Macedonian opposition -- Lecture 21. The invasion of India -- The battle of the Hydaspes -- Mutiny and withdrawal -- The Gedrosian Desert and voyage of Nearchus
  • pt. 3. disc 5. Lectures 25-30. Deification and succession -- Alexander and the Macedonians-Opis -- Alexander and the Greeks-The Lamian War -- The Diadochoi, 323-316 B.C. -- The partition of the empire, 316-301 B.C. -- The Hellenistic concert of powers -- pt. 3. disc 6. Lectures 31-36. Macedonian courts in the Near East -- The Hellenization of the Near East -- The monetization of the Near East -- Hellenization and the gods -- The limits of Hellenization -- Alexander the Great and the shadow of Rome
Control code
1758426
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
  • 4 3/4 in.
  • other
Extent
6 videodiscs (approximately 1080 min.)
Isbn
9781490688817
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
3390
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o671240440
  • (OCoLC)671240440
System details
DVD
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Alexander the Great and the Macedonian Empire, Kenneth W. Harl
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • "Course No. 3390"--Disc label
  • 36 lectures (30 min. each) on six discs, 2 discs per container
  • The accompanying course guidebook includes a glossary, biographical notes, and a bibliography
Accompanying material
1 course guidebook (vi, 208 pages : portrait ; 20 cm).
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • pt. 1. disc 1. Lectures 1-6. Alexander the Great-conqueror or tyrant? -- Greece in the age of Hegemonies -- Achaemenid Persia -- The world of early Macedon -- Philip II and the Macedonian way of war -- The third sacred war -- pt. 1. disc 2. Lectures 7-12. The Macedonian conquest of Greece -- The league of Corinth -- Alexander, heir apparent -- Securing the inheritance, 336-335 B.C. -- The invasion of Asia -- The battle of the Granicus
  • pt. 2. disc 3. Lectures 13-18. The turning point-Issus and Tyre -- Alexander, pharaoh of Egypt -- Heroes, oracles, and the gods -- The campaign of Gaugamela -- The conquest of Iran -- Alexander on the rim of the world -- pt. 2. disc 4. Lectures 19-24. Governing and taxing the empire -- Alexander and the Macedonian opposition -- Lecture 21. The invasion of India -- The battle of the Hydaspes -- Mutiny and withdrawal -- The Gedrosian Desert and voyage of Nearchus
  • pt. 3. disc 5. Lectures 25-30. Deification and succession -- Alexander and the Macedonians-Opis -- Alexander and the Greeks-The Lamian War -- The Diadochoi, 323-316 B.C. -- The partition of the empire, 316-301 B.C. -- The Hellenistic concert of powers -- pt. 3. disc 6. Lectures 31-36. Macedonian courts in the Near East -- The Hellenization of the Near East -- The monetization of the Near East -- Hellenization and the gods -- The limits of Hellenization -- Alexander the Great and the shadow of Rome
Control code
1758426
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
  • 4 3/4 in.
  • other
Extent
6 videodiscs (approximately 1080 min.)
Isbn
9781490688817
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
3390
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o671240440
  • (OCoLC)671240440
System details
DVD
Video recording format
DVD

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