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The Resource The Greeks : crucible of civilization, produced by Atlantic Productions in association with PBS and Devillier Donegan Enterprises ; series producer, Anthony Geffen ; series written & directed by Cassian Harrison, (videorecording DVD)

The Greeks : crucible of civilization, produced by Atlantic Productions in association with PBS and Devillier Donegan Enterprises ; series producer, Anthony Geffen ; series written & directed by Cassian Harrison, (videorecording DVD)

Label
The Greeks : crucible of civilization
Title
The Greeks
Title remainder
crucible of civilization
Statement of responsibility
produced by Atlantic Productions in association with PBS and Devillier Donegan Enterprises ; series producer, Anthony Geffen ; series written & directed by Cassian Harrison
Title variation
Crucible of civilization
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Views the rise and fall of ancient Greece through the eyes of prominent figures of the times, including Cleisthenes, Themistocles, Pericles, and Socrates
Member of
Cataloging source
IUL
Characteristic
videorecording
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/collectionName
Empires (Television program)
Credits note
Director of photography, Lee Pulbrook; editors, Mel Quigley, Maggie Choyce, Scott McEwing; music, Simon Fisher Turner, Michael Gibbs ; series consultant, Paul Cartledge
Dewey number
938
Language note
Includes optional English subtitles; closed-captioned
PerformerNote
Narrator, Liam Neeson
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Neeson, Liam
Runtime
165
Series statement
Empires
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Greece
  • Greece
  • Greece
  • Greece
  • Civilization, Western
  • Greece
  • Greece
Technique
live action
Label
The Greeks : crucible of civilization, produced by Atlantic Productions in association with PBS and Devillier Donegan Enterprises ; series producer, Anthony Geffen ; series written & directed by Cassian Harrison, (videorecording DVD)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally c1999 and broadcast on PBS as a television program: Empires
  • "PBS DVD gold."
  • "An Empires special."
  • Special features: Director's commentary; additional scenes not included in the PBS broadcast; DVD-ROM features include web link, "Virtual Socrates" screensaver and 3-D views of the Acropolis
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Contents
Introduction: early Athens -- Pisistratus' rule: the growth of Athens -- Government in chaos -- Revolution and democracy -- The Battle of Marathon -- Preparation for war -- The Battle of Salamis -- Pericles takes Athens to glory -- The building of the Parthenon -- Socrates the Philosopher -- Plague strikes Athens -- Defeat in Sicily -- Defeat in the Peloponnesian War -- Socrates' trial and execution -- An empire of the mind -- Special features
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen.
Extent
1 videodisc (165 min.)
Isbn
9781415711095
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
841887050401
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
GCCE601
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • ocn539086982
  • (OCoLC)539086982
System details
DVD; stereo; NTSC, region 1
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The Greeks : crucible of civilization, produced by Atlantic Productions in association with PBS and Devillier Donegan Enterprises ; series producer, Anthony Geffen ; series written & directed by Cassian Harrison, (videorecording DVD)
Publication
Note
  • Originally c1999 and broadcast on PBS as a television program: Empires
  • "PBS DVD gold."
  • "An Empires special."
  • Special features: Director's commentary; additional scenes not included in the PBS broadcast; DVD-ROM features include web link, "Virtual Socrates" screensaver and 3-D views of the Acropolis
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Contents
Introduction: early Athens -- Pisistratus' rule: the growth of Athens -- Government in chaos -- Revolution and democracy -- The Battle of Marathon -- Preparation for war -- The Battle of Salamis -- Pericles takes Athens to glory -- The building of the Parthenon -- Socrates the Philosopher -- Plague strikes Athens -- Defeat in Sicily -- Defeat in the Peloponnesian War -- Socrates' trial and execution -- An empire of the mind -- Special features
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen.
Extent
1 videodisc (165 min.)
Isbn
9781415711095
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
841887050401
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
GCCE601
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • ocn539086982
  • (OCoLC)539086982
System details
DVD; stereo; NTSC, region 1
Video recording format
DVD

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