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The Resource The foundations of Western civilization, The Teaching Company, (videorecording)

The foundations of Western civilization, The Teaching Company, (videorecording)

Label
The foundations of Western civilization
Title
The foundations of Western civilization
Statement of responsibility
The Teaching Company
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
From the late stages of the Agricultural Revolution to the doorstep of the Scientific Revolution, this course covers western history from roughly 3000 B.C. to A.D. 1600, when the "foundations" of the modern West come into view. Beginning in the ancient Near East, moving to Greece and Rome, the course explores the shape and impact of large ancient empires, including those of Persia and Alexander the Great. It then considers Western Europe as it expands physically and culturally, and initiates the globalization of Western civilization with the Portuguese and Spanish voyages of exploration and discovery
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Cataloging source
MNF
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Producer/editor, Jaimee M. Aigret ; directors, Jon Leven, Tom Dooley ; content supervisor, Maggie Lyons
PerformerNote
Forty-eight lectures of thirty minutes each by Thomas F.X. Noble, Director, Medieval Institute and professor of history, Notre Dame University
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Noble, Thomas F. X
  • Blandford, James
  • Dunton, Tom
  • Teaching Company
Runtime
0
Series statement
Great courses
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Alexander
  • Plato
  • Aristotle
  • Jesus Christ
  • Muḥammad
  • Charlemagne
  • Luther, Martin
  • Calvin, Jean
  • Catholic Church
  • Civilization, Western
  • Civilization, Classical
  • Civilization, Medieval
  • Church history
  • Islam
  • Renaissance
  • Civilization, Western
  • Europe
  • Middle East
  • Sumer
  • Egypt
  • Sparta (Extinct city)
  • Athens (Greece)
Technique
live action
Label
The foundations of Western civilization, The Teaching Company, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • In four containers plus guidebook
  • Course guidebook includes professor biography, statement of course scope, lecture outlines and notes, maps, timeline, glossary, biographical notes, and bibliography
Accompanying material
1 course guidebook (iv, 303 p. ; 19 cm.)
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Contents
  • Lecture 5:
  • Succession of empires
  • Lecture 6:
  • Wide-ruling Agamemnon
  • Disc 2. Lecture 7:
  • Dark age and archaic Greece
  • Lecture 8:
  • Greek polis: Sparta
  • Lecture 9:
  • Greek polis: Athens
  • Part 1: Disc 1. Lecture 1:
  • Lecture 10:
  • Civic culture: Architecture and drama
  • Lecture 11:
  • Birth of history
  • Lecture 12:
  • From Greek religion to Socratic philosophy
  • Part 2: Disc 3. Lecture 13:
  • Plato and Aristotle
  • Lecture 14:
  • Failure of the polis and the rise of Alexander
  • "Western, " "Civilization, " and "Foundations"
  • Lecture 15:
  • Hellenistic world
  • Lecture 16:
  • Rise of Rome
  • Lecture 17:
  • Roman republic: Government and politics
  • Lecture 18:
  • Roman imperialism
  • Disc 4. Lecture 19:
  • Culture of the Roman republic
  • Lecture 2:
  • Lecture 20:
  • Rome: From republic to empire
  • Lecture 21:
  • Pax Romana
  • Lecture 22:
  • Rome's golden and silver ages
  • Lecture 23:
  • Jesus and the New Testament
  • Lecture 24:
  • Emergence of a Christian church
  • History begins at Sumer
  • Part 3: Disc 5. Lecture 25:
  • Late antiquity: Crisis and response
  • Lecture 26:
  • Barbarians and emperors
  • Lecture 27:
  • Emergence of the Catholic Church
  • Lecture 28:
  • Christian culture in late antiquity
  • Lecture 29:
  • Muhammad and Islam
  • Lecture 3:
  • Lecture 30:
  • Birth of Byzantium
  • Disc 6. Lecture 31:
  • Barbarian kingdoms in the West
  • Lecture 32:
  • World of Charlemagne
  • Lecture 33:
  • Carolingian Renaissance
  • Lecture 34:
  • Expansion of Europe
  • Egypt: The gift of the Nile
  • Lecture 35:
  • Chivalrous society
  • Lecture 36:
  • Medieval political traditions, I
  • Part 4: Disc 7. Lecture 37:
  • Medieval political traditions, II
  • Lecture 38:
  • Scholastic culture
  • Lecture 39:
  • Vernacular culture
  • Lecture 4:
  • Lecture 40:
  • Crisis of Renaissance Europe
  • Lecture 41:
  • Renaissance problem
  • Lecture 42:
  • Renaissance portraits
  • Disc 8. Lecture 43:
  • Northern Renaissance
  • Lecture 44:
  • Protestant Reformation: Martin Luther
  • Hebrews: Small states and big ideas
  • Lecture 45:
  • Protestant Reformation: John Calvin
  • Lecture 46:
  • Catholic reforms and "Confessionalization"
  • Lecture 47:
  • Exploration and empire
  • Lecture 48:
  • What challenges remain?
Control code
sky238766579
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
Extent
8 videodiscs (1440 min.)
Isbn
9781565855755
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
  • PD370-01
  • PD370-02
  • PD370-03
  • PD370-04
  • 370
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The foundations of Western civilization, The Teaching Company, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • In four containers plus guidebook
  • Course guidebook includes professor biography, statement of course scope, lecture outlines and notes, maps, timeline, glossary, biographical notes, and bibliography
Accompanying material
1 course guidebook (iv, 303 p. ; 19 cm.)
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Contents
  • Lecture 5:
  • Succession of empires
  • Lecture 6:
  • Wide-ruling Agamemnon
  • Disc 2. Lecture 7:
  • Dark age and archaic Greece
  • Lecture 8:
  • Greek polis: Sparta
  • Lecture 9:
  • Greek polis: Athens
  • Part 1: Disc 1. Lecture 1:
  • Lecture 10:
  • Civic culture: Architecture and drama
  • Lecture 11:
  • Birth of history
  • Lecture 12:
  • From Greek religion to Socratic philosophy
  • Part 2: Disc 3. Lecture 13:
  • Plato and Aristotle
  • Lecture 14:
  • Failure of the polis and the rise of Alexander
  • "Western, " "Civilization, " and "Foundations"
  • Lecture 15:
  • Hellenistic world
  • Lecture 16:
  • Rise of Rome
  • Lecture 17:
  • Roman republic: Government and politics
  • Lecture 18:
  • Roman imperialism
  • Disc 4. Lecture 19:
  • Culture of the Roman republic
  • Lecture 2:
  • Lecture 20:
  • Rome: From republic to empire
  • Lecture 21:
  • Pax Romana
  • Lecture 22:
  • Rome's golden and silver ages
  • Lecture 23:
  • Jesus and the New Testament
  • Lecture 24:
  • Emergence of a Christian church
  • History begins at Sumer
  • Part 3: Disc 5. Lecture 25:
  • Late antiquity: Crisis and response
  • Lecture 26:
  • Barbarians and emperors
  • Lecture 27:
  • Emergence of the Catholic Church
  • Lecture 28:
  • Christian culture in late antiquity
  • Lecture 29:
  • Muhammad and Islam
  • Lecture 3:
  • Lecture 30:
  • Birth of Byzantium
  • Disc 6. Lecture 31:
  • Barbarian kingdoms in the West
  • Lecture 32:
  • World of Charlemagne
  • Lecture 33:
  • Carolingian Renaissance
  • Lecture 34:
  • Expansion of Europe
  • Egypt: The gift of the Nile
  • Lecture 35:
  • Chivalrous society
  • Lecture 36:
  • Medieval political traditions, I
  • Part 4: Disc 7. Lecture 37:
  • Medieval political traditions, II
  • Lecture 38:
  • Scholastic culture
  • Lecture 39:
  • Vernacular culture
  • Lecture 4:
  • Lecture 40:
  • Crisis of Renaissance Europe
  • Lecture 41:
  • Renaissance problem
  • Lecture 42:
  • Renaissance portraits
  • Disc 8. Lecture 43:
  • Northern Renaissance
  • Lecture 44:
  • Protestant Reformation: Martin Luther
  • Hebrews: Small states and big ideas
  • Lecture 45:
  • Protestant Reformation: John Calvin
  • Lecture 46:
  • Catholic reforms and "Confessionalization"
  • Lecture 47:
  • Exploration and empire
  • Lecture 48:
  • What challenges remain?
Control code
sky238766579
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
Extent
8 videodiscs (1440 min.)
Isbn
9781565855755
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
  • PD370-01
  • PD370-02
  • PD370-03
  • PD370-04
  • 370
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD
Video recording format
DVD

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