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    • The Mysterious Etruscans

    • By: Steven L. Tuck, The Great Courses
    • Narrated by: Steven L. Tuck
    • Length: 12 hrs and 42 mins
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    How much do you know about the Etruscans? Many people, even those who are fascinated by ancient history, are less familiar with this intriguing culture than with the history of Greece and Rome - but the story of the Etruscans is equally captivating and far more important than you may have known. This ancient civilization prospered in the region of modern-day Tuscany, maintaining extensive trade networks, building impressive fortified cities, making exquisite art, and creating a culture that, while deeply connected to the Greeks and Romans, had striking contrasts.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Does What it Can with Limited Material

    • By Christopher on 02-22-16

    Regular price: $34.95

    • Cities of the Ancient World

    • By: Steven L. Tuck, The Great Courses
    • Narrated by: Steven L. Tuck
    • Length: 11 hrs and 48 mins
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    Cities of the Ancient World is your opportunity to survey the breadth of the ancient world through the context of its urban development. Taught by esteemed Professor Steven L. Tuck, of Miami University, these 24 eye-opening lectures not only provide an invaluable look at the design and architecture of ancient cities, they also offer a flesh-and-blood glimpse into the daily lives of ordinary people and the worlds they created.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Do People Make a City or a City Make the People?

    • By Emily on 08-19-15

    Regular price: $34.95