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    • The Modern Scholar: Seven Wonders of the Ancient World

    • By: Professor Jennifer Tobin
    • Narrated by: Professor Jennifer Tobin
    • Length: 7 hrs and 41 mins
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      4 out of 5 stars 53
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      4 out of 5 stars 39
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      4 out of 5 stars 38

    Esteemed professor Jennifer Tobin leads a compelling series of lectures on the Seven Wonders of the ancient world. Examining the historical and social context of each wonder, Tobin answers such questions as "Why was it built?" and "What can it tell us about the people who built it?" From the Great Pyramid at Giza to the Colossus of Rhodes and the Pharos of Alexandria, the course provides a 360-degree view of these enduring marvels of human achievement.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Enjoyable listen

    • By Lisa on 10-03-12

    Regular price: $49.95

    • The Modern Scholar: The Grandeur That Was Rome

    • Roman Art and Archaeology
    • By: Professor Jennifer Tobin
    • Narrated by: Professor Jennifer Tobin
    • Length: 7 hrs and 48 mins
    • Original Recording
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      4 out of 5 stars 32
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 21
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 21

    Common perceptions of Ancient Rome are plentiful, whether they take the form of crazy emperors hosting lavish feasts, scenes of chariot races and gladiatorial combat, or processions of conquering armies. But that is only half the story.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • An excellent blend of history and art

    • By Paul on 11-14-12

    Regular price: $49.95