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    • The Modern Scholar: From Troy to Constantinople

    • The Cities and Societies of Ancient Turkey
    • By: Jennifer Tobin
    • Narrated by: Jennifer Tobin
    • Length: 7 hrs and 17 mins
    • Original Recording
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    From time immemorial, the region of modern-day Turkey has served as a crossroads between east and west. In this illuminating course, Professor Jennifer Tobin leads a compelling discussion of "Anatolia" from early archaeological sites and the Trojan War up through the Greeks, Persians, Alexander the Great, and the Romans. A land of immense cultural significance, Ancient Turkey has housed an amazing array of peoples - the study of whom shines light on the modern world.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Fascinating Lecture Series

    • By Sara on 03-20-14

    Regular price: $49.95

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    • The Glory That Was Greece: Greek Art & Architecture
    • By: Jennifer Tobin
    • Narrated by: Jennifer Tobin
    • Length: 8 hrs and 11 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4 out of 5 stars 35
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 19

    No ancient society has exerted greater influence on the development of Western culture than the ancient Greeks. Over 2000 years ago these people gave birth to the institution of democracy, to scientific investigation and philosophical dialogue, to poetry, both epic and personal, to historical narrative, and to comic and tragic theater.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • You feel as though you're there

    • By Paul on 10-29-12

    Regular price: $49.95

    • The Modern Scholar: Seven Wonders of the Ancient World

    • By: Professor Jennifer Tobin
    • Narrated by: Professor Jennifer Tobin
    • Length: 7 hrs and 41 mins
    • Original Recording
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      4 out of 5 stars 52
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    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 31
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    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