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    • Ancient Greek Civilization

    • By: Jeremy McInerney, The Great Courses
    • Narrated by: Jeremy McInerney PhD University of California at Berkeley
    • Length: 12 hrs and 11 mins
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    Clearly, the Greeks are a source of much that we esteem in our own culture: democracy, philosophy, tragedy, epic and lyric poetry, history-writing, our aesthetic sensibilities, ideals of athletic competition, and more. But what is it about Hellenic culture that has made generations of influential scholars and writers view it as the essential starting point for understanding the art and reflection that define the West?

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    • Interpretive History, Not a Comprehensive Overview

    • By Mike on 03-07-14

    Regular price: $34.95