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The Greek beginning

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Alternate title:Classical civilization
Summary:An introduction to Greece and the Greeks, covering the period from the Mycenaean Age in 1300 B.C. to the death of Alexander the Great in 323 B.C. It sets out the principal historical landmarks and presents some of the work of the most important Greek writers, philosophers, historians and politicians of the period. Burstall's conversations with Greek scholar Kenneth Dover are interspersed with photographs of ancient Greek sculpture, artifacts and ruins of ancient buildings.
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
Government, Law, Politics
Films@UM Browse terms:Ancient Cultures
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