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Author Vandiver, Elizabeth, 1956-

Title The Iliad of Homer [videorecording] / Elizabeth Vandiver.

Imprint Chantilly, Va. : Teaching Co., c1999.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library DVD    883 Homer VAN    Available
 GDL Central Library DVD    883 Homer VAN    Available
Description 2 videodiscs : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 course guide (i, 59 p. ; 22 cm)
Series Great courses
Great courses (DVD)
Note "Part 1 of 1"--Cover.
Contents Part 1. Lecture 1. Introduction to Hemeric epic -- Lecture 2. The Homeric question -- Lecture 3. Glory, honor and the wrath of Achillies -- Lecture 4. Within the walls of Troy -- Lecture 5. The embassy to Achilles -- Lecture 6. The paradox of glory -- Lecture 7. The role of the gods -- Lecture 8. The longest day -- Lecture 9. The death of Patroklos -- Lecture 10. Achilles returns to battle -- Lecture 11. Achilles and Hector -- Lecture 12. Enemies' tears, Achilles and Priam.
Performer Elizabeth Vandiver, lecturer.
Summary Dr. Vandiver introduces the great epic of ancient Greeks, the Iliad. She addresses critical and interpretative issues, and gives background information on cultural assumptions.
Audience MPAA rating: Not rated.
System Details DVD.
Subject Homer. Iliad.
Homer -- Criticism and interpretation.
Epic poetry, Greek -- History and criticism.
Achilles (Greek mythology) in literature.
Mythology, Greek.
Genre/Form Educational films
Added Author Teaching Company.
ISBN 1565857399
Standard No. 9791565857390
Music No. 301 Teaching Company

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