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The Resource Classical mythology, Elizabeth Vandiver

Classical mythology, Elizabeth Vandiver

Label
Classical mythology
Title
Classical mythology
Statement of responsibility
Elizabeth Vandiver
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In this set of 24 lectures, Professor Elizabeth Vandiver, University of Maryland, introduces the student to the primary characters and most important stories of classical Greek and Roman mythology. She also surveys some of the leading theoretical approaches to understanding myth in general and classical myth in particular
Member of
Cataloging source
MNF
Characteristic
videorecording
Dewey number
292.08
Intended audience
Not rated by MPAA
Language note
Audio in English
LC call number
BL782
LC item number
.V36 2000d
PerformerNote
Instructor: Elizabeth Vandiver, University of Maryland
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1956-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Vandiver, Elizabeth
  • Teaching Company
Runtime
720
Series statement
Great courses
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  • Mythology, Classical
  • Mythology, Greek
  • Mythology, Roman
Technique
live action
Label
Classical mythology, Elizabeth Vandiver
Instantiates
Publication
Note
24 lectures on 4 discs, 2 discs per container
Accompanying material
course guidebook (160 pages ; 19 cm)
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Contents
lecture 1: Introduction ; lecture 2: What is myth? ; lecture 3: Why is myth? ; lecture 4: "First was Chaos" ; lecture 5: The reign of the Olympians ; lecture 6: Immortals and mortals ; lecture 7: Demeter, Persephone, and the conquest of death ; lecture 8: The Eleusinian Mysteries and the afterlife ; lecture 9: Apollo and Artemis ; lecture 10: Hermes and Dionysos ; lecture 11: Laughter-loving Aphrodite ; lecture 12: Culture, pre-history, and the "Great Goddess" -- lecture 13: Humans, heroes, and half-gods ; lecture 14: Theseus and the "test-and-quest" myth ; lecture 15: From myth to history and back again ; lecture 16: The greatest hero of all ; lecture 17: The Trojan War ; lecture 18: The terrible House of Atreus ; lecture 19: Blood vengeance, justice, and the Furies ; lecture 20: The tragedies of King Oedipus ; lecture 21: Monstrous females and female monsters ; lecture 22: Roman founders, Roman fables ; lecture 23: "Gods are useful" ; lecture 24: From Ovid to the stars
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
Extent
4 videodiscs (8 hr.)
Isbn
9781565855687
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
  • 243
  • ID243A-01
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm51889114
  • (OCoLC)51889114
System details
DVD, region 1
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Classical mythology, Elizabeth Vandiver
Publication
Note
24 lectures on 4 discs, 2 discs per container
Accompanying material
course guidebook (160 pages ; 19 cm)
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Contents
lecture 1: Introduction ; lecture 2: What is myth? ; lecture 3: Why is myth? ; lecture 4: "First was Chaos" ; lecture 5: The reign of the Olympians ; lecture 6: Immortals and mortals ; lecture 7: Demeter, Persephone, and the conquest of death ; lecture 8: The Eleusinian Mysteries and the afterlife ; lecture 9: Apollo and Artemis ; lecture 10: Hermes and Dionysos ; lecture 11: Laughter-loving Aphrodite ; lecture 12: Culture, pre-history, and the "Great Goddess" -- lecture 13: Humans, heroes, and half-gods ; lecture 14: Theseus and the "test-and-quest" myth ; lecture 15: From myth to history and back again ; lecture 16: The greatest hero of all ; lecture 17: The Trojan War ; lecture 18: The terrible House of Atreus ; lecture 19: Blood vengeance, justice, and the Furies ; lecture 20: The tragedies of King Oedipus ; lecture 21: Monstrous females and female monsters ; lecture 22: Roman founders, Roman fables ; lecture 23: "Gods are useful" ; lecture 24: From Ovid to the stars
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
Extent
4 videodiscs (8 hr.)
Isbn
9781565855687
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
  • 243
  • ID243A-01
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm51889114
  • (OCoLC)51889114
System details
DVD, region 1
Video recording format
DVD

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