2002, English, Sound, Interview, lecture, talk edition: Herodotus [sound recording] : the father of history / Elizabeth Vandiver. Vandiver, Elizabeth, 1956-

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Physical Description
  • 12 sound cassettes : analog, Dolby processed + 2 course guides (22 cm.)
Published
  • Chantilly, VA : Teaching Co., [2002]
Language
  • English

Edition details

Title
  • Herodotus : the father of history /​ Elizabeth Vandiver.
Creator
  • Vandiver, Elizabeth, 1956-
Other Creators
  • Teaching Company
Published
  • Chantilly, VA : Teaching Co., [2002]
Medium
  • [sound recording]
Physical Description
  • 12 sound cassettes : analog, Dolby processed + 2 course guides (22 cm.)
Series
Subjects
Summary
  • Presents 24 lectures giving an introduction to the work of Herodotus, the first Greek historian, including a consideration of his work in its cultural context, both as history and as literature.
Contents
  • pt. 1. lecture 1. Herodotus and history ; lecture 2. "Inquiry" &​ the birth of history ; lecture 3. Myth, legend &​ oral tradition ; lecture 4. Homeric epic &​ the East-West conflict ; lecture 5. The Ionian enlightenment ; lecture 6. Athens in the Archaic age ; lecture 7. Politics &​ culture in fifth-century Athens ; lecture 8. Scope, design, &​ organization of the Histories ; lecture 9. The beginnings of the conflict ; lecture 10. Croesus, Solon, &​ human happiness ; lecture 11. Cyrus &​ the foundation of the Persian Empire ; lecture 12. Herodotus' account of Egypt
  • pt. 2. lecture 13. The ascension of Darius ; lecture 14. Darius &​ the Scythians ; lecture 15. Sparta &​ the Spartan way of life ; lecture 16. The Ionian revolt &​ the battle of Marathon ; lecture 17. Xerxes &​ the threat to Greece ; lecture 18. The battles of Thermopylae &​ Artemisium ; lecture 19. The victory of Greece ; lecture 20. Persons, personalities, &​ peoples ; lecture 21. The gods, fate &​ the supernatural ; lecture 22. History or literature or both? ; lecture 23. Herodotus, the Peloponnesian war, &​ Thucydides ; lecture 24. Aftermath &​ influence.
Performer
  • Elizabeth Vandiver, lecturer.
Notes
  • Teaching Co.: 2351--2352.
  • In 2 containers (23 cm.).
Language
  • English
Music Publisher No.
  • 2351
  • 2352
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