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    • Classical Mythology: The Greeks

    • The Modern Scholar
    • By: Professor Peter Meineck
    • Narrated by: Peter Meineck
    • Length: 8 hrs and 9 mins
    • Original Recording
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    Through the study of these time-honored myths, the Greek heroes and gods - including Heracles, Zeus, Achilles, Athena, Aphrodite, and others - leap from the page in all their glorious splendor. The following lectures are not only an entertaining guide to Greek mythology, but a fascinating look into the culture and time that produced these eternal tales.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Loved it!

    • By Billy Barker on 04-17-10

    Regular price: $49.94

    • The Modern Scholar

    • Classical Mythology: The Romans
    • By: Professor Peter Meineck
    • Narrated by: Professor Peter Meineck
    • Length: 7 hrs and 55 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Rome grew from a tiny community of small hill villages near the River Tiber in central Italy to one of the most powerful empires the world has seen. The Romans themselves believed that their great city was founded in the middle of the eighth century BCE. By the middle of the second century CE, Rome had a population of 1.5 million; Alexandria, in Egypt, 500,000; and Londinium, in Briton, 30,000.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Very Worthwhile!

    • By Pierre Gauthier on 01-03-13

    Regular price: $49.95