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The Classical age

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Alternate title:Classical civilization
Summary:Surveys the accomplishments of the Greek classical age, between 500 B.C. and the death of Alexander. Discusses Greek art and literature of the period as well as Greek thought, linking the classical age to basic elements of Western Civilization. Burstall's conversations with Greek scholar Kenneth Dover are interspersed with scenes from Greek drama, photographs of ancient ruins, artefacts, and sculptures and scenes from recent Greek history and modern Greek culture.
Contributor:Burstall, Christopher
Dover, Kenneth James
Provider:British Broadcasting Corporation. Television Service
R.M. Productions
Films for the Humanities (Firm)
Place of origin – Continent:Europe
Place of origin – Country:United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
Place of origin – Region:England
Temporal subject: 2001-2010
Geographical subject – Continent:Greece
Topical subjects:Greece History To 146 B.C
Greece Civilization
Repository:Nonprint Media Services
Browse terms:Fine Arts
Literature, Print Culture
Performing Arts, Music
Films@UM Browse terms:Ancient Cultures
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