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The Resource The foundations of Western civilization, Thomas F.X. Noble, (videorecording)

The foundations of Western civilization, Thomas F.X. Noble, (videorecording)

Label
The foundations of Western civilization
Title
The foundations of Western civilization
Statement of responsibility
Thomas F.X. Noble
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
This course of 48 lectures explores the essential contours of the human experience in what has come to be called "Western civilization." From its humble beginnings in the ancient Near East to the dawn of the modern world, these presentations cover developments from about 3000 B.C. to A.D. 1600
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Cataloging source
MNF
Characteristic
videorecording
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Noble, Thomas F. X
  • Teaching Company
Runtime
http://bibfra.me/vocab/marc/unknown
Series statement
Great courses DVD
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Civilization, Western
  • Europe
  • Middle East
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
The foundations of Western civilization, Thomas F.X. Noble, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • 48 lectures on 8 discs, 2 discs in each container, each lecture ca. 30 minutes
  • Some sets contain all 8 discs and 1 complete course guide
  • Public performance video
Accompanying material
4 course guides.
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. Lecture 1. "Western," "Civilization," and "Foundations" ; Lecture 2. History begins at Sumer ; Lecture 3. Egypt, the gift of the Nile ; Lecture 4. The Hebrews, small states and big ideas ; Lecture 5. A succession of empires ; Lecture 6. Wide-ruling Agamemnon ; Lecture 7. Dark Age and Archaic Greece ; Lecture 8. The Greek polis, Sparta ; Lecture 9. The Greek polis, Athens ; Lecture 10. Civic culture, architecture and drama ; Lecture 11. The birth of history ; Lecture 12. From Greek religion to Socratic philosophy -- pt. 2. Lecture 13. Plato and Aristotle ; Lecture 14. The failure of the polis and the rise of Alexander ; Lecture 15. The Hellenistic world ; Lecture 16. The rise of Rome ; Lecture 17. The Roman Republic, government and politics ; Lecture 18. Roman imperialism ; Lecture 19. The culture of the Roman Republic ; Lecture 20. Rome, from Republic to Empire ; Lecture 21. The Pax Romana ; Lecture 22. Rome's Golden and Silver Ages ; Lecture 23. Jesus and the New Testament ; Lecture 24. The emergence of a Christian Church
  • pt. 3. Lecture 25. Late Antiquity, crisis and response ; Lecture 26. Barbarians and emperors ; Lecture 27. The emergence of the Catholic Church ; Lecture 28. Christian culture in late antiquity ; Lecture 29. Muhammad and Islam ; Lecture 30. The birth of Byzantium ; Lecture 31. Barbarian kingdoms in the West ; Lecture 32. The world of Charlemagne ; Lecture 33. The Carolingian Renaissance ; Lecture 34. The expansion of Europe ; Lecture 35. The chivalrous society ; Lecture 36. Medieval political traditions, I -- pt. 4. Lecture 37. Medieval political traditions, II ; Lecture 38. Scholastic culture ; Lecture 39. Vernacular culture ; Lecture 40. The crisis of Renaissance Europe ; Lecture 41. The Renaissance problem ; Lecture 42. Renaissance portraits ; Lecture 43. The Northern Renaissance ; Lecture 44. The Protestant Reformation, Martin Luther ; Lecture 45. The Protestant Reformation, John Calvin ; Lecture 46. Catholic reforms and "Confessionalization" ; Lecture 47. Exploration and empire ; Lecture 48. What challenges remain?
Control code
ocm51889258
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
Edition
DVD edition ; Full screen.
Extent
8 videodiscs (approximately 30 min. each lecture)
Isbn
9781565855755
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Note
  • 909.09821 F825 [complete set] ; XX-D ; 8DVD/1AW/1PM ; SA ; D08 ; S-7709 bag ; HMH ; VS1302TC1.
  • 909.09821 F825 V. # ; L3 ; XX-D ; 2 DVDs/1 PM/1 AW per volume (4 volumes) ; CDSL ; Repair09/06, wjm.
Other physical details
sound, color
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
Stock number
371--374
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 51889258
  • (Sirsi) o51889258
System details
DVD format
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The foundations of Western civilization, Thomas F.X. Noble, (videorecording)
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • 48 lectures on 8 discs, 2 discs in each container, each lecture ca. 30 minutes
  • Some sets contain all 8 discs and 1 complete course guide
  • Public performance video
Accompanying material
4 course guides.
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. Lecture 1. "Western," "Civilization," and "Foundations" ; Lecture 2. History begins at Sumer ; Lecture 3. Egypt, the gift of the Nile ; Lecture 4. The Hebrews, small states and big ideas ; Lecture 5. A succession of empires ; Lecture 6. Wide-ruling Agamemnon ; Lecture 7. Dark Age and Archaic Greece ; Lecture 8. The Greek polis, Sparta ; Lecture 9. The Greek polis, Athens ; Lecture 10. Civic culture, architecture and drama ; Lecture 11. The birth of history ; Lecture 12. From Greek religion to Socratic philosophy -- pt. 2. Lecture 13. Plato and Aristotle ; Lecture 14. The failure of the polis and the rise of Alexander ; Lecture 15. The Hellenistic world ; Lecture 16. The rise of Rome ; Lecture 17. The Roman Republic, government and politics ; Lecture 18. Roman imperialism ; Lecture 19. The culture of the Roman Republic ; Lecture 20. Rome, from Republic to Empire ; Lecture 21. The Pax Romana ; Lecture 22. Rome's Golden and Silver Ages ; Lecture 23. Jesus and the New Testament ; Lecture 24. The emergence of a Christian Church
  • pt. 3. Lecture 25. Late Antiquity, crisis and response ; Lecture 26. Barbarians and emperors ; Lecture 27. The emergence of the Catholic Church ; Lecture 28. Christian culture in late antiquity ; Lecture 29. Muhammad and Islam ; Lecture 30. The birth of Byzantium ; Lecture 31. Barbarian kingdoms in the West ; Lecture 32. The world of Charlemagne ; Lecture 33. The Carolingian Renaissance ; Lecture 34. The expansion of Europe ; Lecture 35. The chivalrous society ; Lecture 36. Medieval political traditions, I -- pt. 4. Lecture 37. Medieval political traditions, II ; Lecture 38. Scholastic culture ; Lecture 39. Vernacular culture ; Lecture 40. The crisis of Renaissance Europe ; Lecture 41. The Renaissance problem ; Lecture 42. Renaissance portraits ; Lecture 43. The Northern Renaissance ; Lecture 44. The Protestant Reformation, Martin Luther ; Lecture 45. The Protestant Reformation, John Calvin ; Lecture 46. Catholic reforms and "Confessionalization" ; Lecture 47. Exploration and empire ; Lecture 48. What challenges remain?
Control code
ocm51889258
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
Edition
DVD edition ; Full screen.
Extent
8 videodiscs (approximately 30 min. each lecture)
Isbn
9781565855755
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Note
  • 909.09821 F825 [complete set] ; XX-D ; 8DVD/1AW/1PM ; SA ; D08 ; S-7709 bag ; HMH ; VS1302TC1.
  • 909.09821 F825 V. # ; L3 ; XX-D ; 2 DVDs/1 PM/1 AW per volume (4 volumes) ; CDSL ; Repair09/06, wjm.
Other physical details
sound, color
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
Stock number
371--374
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 51889258
  • (Sirsi) o51889258
System details
DVD format
Video recording format
DVD

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