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The Resource Books that matter : The history of the decline and fall of the Roman Empire, Leo Damrosch, (videorecording)

Books that matter : The history of the decline and fall of the Roman Empire, Leo Damrosch, (videorecording)

Label
Books that matter : The history of the decline and fall of the Roman Empire
Title
Books that matter
Title remainder
The history of the decline and fall of the Roman Empire
Statement of responsibility
Leo Damrosch
Title variation
History of the decline and fall of the Roman Empire
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Unravel Gibbon's seminal Decline and Fall with an award-winning Harvard professor
Member of
Cataloging source
RECBX
Characteristic
videorecording
Dewey number
937.06
LC call number
DG311.G54
LC item number
D36 2017b
PerformerNote
Lecturer: Professor Leo Damrosch
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Damrosch, Leopold
  • Teaching Company
Runtime
720
Series statement
The great courses. Philosophy. Intellectual history
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Gibbon, Edward
  • Rome
  • Byzantine Empire
Technique
live action
Label
Books that matter : The history of the decline and fall of the Roman Empire, Leo Damrosch, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Title from container
  • The length of each lecture is: ca. 30 min. The entire program consists of 24 lectures
Accompanying material
1 course guidebook (vii, 220 p. : ill. ; 19 cm)
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Contents
  • The rise of Christianity
  • Constantine and Athanaius
  • Julian and the return to paganism
  • Barbarian advances and Theodosius
  • East and west divided
  • Huns and vandals
  • Theodoric and Justinian
  • The breakup of the empire
  • The Byzantine Empire and Charlemagne
  • The rise of Islam
  • The greatness of Gibbon's Decline and fall
  • The Byzantine Empire in the 10th century
  • The Crusades
  • Genghis Khan and Tamerlane
  • The fall of Constantinople
  • The end of Gibbon's work
  • Decline and fall in modern perspective
  • The making of Gibbon the historian
  • The Empire at its beginning
  • The theory and practice of history
  • The golden age of the Antoines
  • The hidden poison begins to work
  • Diocletian and the triumph of Constantine
  • Enlightenment skepticism
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
Extent
4 videodiscs (ca. 12 hr.)
Isbn
9781501965449
Medium for sound
videodisc
Note
Set includes: 4 DVDs, 1 book.
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
  • GV0711
  • 3450
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • ocn980849847
  • (OCoLC)980849847
System details
DVD
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Books that matter : The history of the decline and fall of the Roman Empire, Leo Damrosch, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Title from container
  • The length of each lecture is: ca. 30 min. The entire program consists of 24 lectures
Accompanying material
1 course guidebook (vii, 220 p. : ill. ; 19 cm)
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Contents
  • The rise of Christianity
  • Constantine and Athanaius
  • Julian and the return to paganism
  • Barbarian advances and Theodosius
  • East and west divided
  • Huns and vandals
  • Theodoric and Justinian
  • The breakup of the empire
  • The Byzantine Empire and Charlemagne
  • The rise of Islam
  • The greatness of Gibbon's Decline and fall
  • The Byzantine Empire in the 10th century
  • The Crusades
  • Genghis Khan and Tamerlane
  • The fall of Constantinople
  • The end of Gibbon's work
  • Decline and fall in modern perspective
  • The making of Gibbon the historian
  • The Empire at its beginning
  • The theory and practice of history
  • The golden age of the Antoines
  • The hidden poison begins to work
  • Diocletian and the triumph of Constantine
  • Enlightenment skepticism
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
Extent
4 videodiscs (ca. 12 hr.)
Isbn
9781501965449
Medium for sound
videodisc
Note
Set includes: 4 DVDs, 1 book.
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
  • GV0711
  • 3450
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • ocn980849847
  • (OCoLC)980849847
System details
DVD
Video recording format
DVD

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