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The Resource Life lessons from the great myths, J. Rufus Fears, (sound recording)

Life lessons from the great myths, J. Rufus Fears, (sound recording)

Label
Life lessons from the great myths
Title
Life lessons from the great myths
Statement of responsibility
J. Rufus Fears
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
A series of lectures delivered by Professor J. Rufus Fears of the University of Oklahoma in which he explores the world's greatest myths. Beginning with the Trojan War and the Illiad and moving through the Bronze age in the Mediterranean with Theseus and Oedipus, Mesopotamia and Gilgamesh, the three great religions from the Middle East, the Roman Empire in the Aeneid, Romulus and Remus and Augustus, Alexander the Great, the British Isles, Beowulf and King Arthur, Julius Caesar and Napoleon, ultimately crossing the Atlantic to consider the myths of America created from the oldest legends of humankind
Member of
Accompanying matter
instructional materials
Cataloging source
FM0
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1945-2012
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Fears, J. Rufus
Form of composition
not applicable
Format of music
not applicable
Literary text for sound recordings
  • lectures speeches
  • instruction
Music parts
not applicable
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Teaching Company
Series statement
The great courses. Philosophy & intellectual history
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  • Mythology in literature
  • Mythology, Classical, in literature
  • Mythology, Greek, in literature
  • Mythology, Roman, in literature
  • Literature and society
Target audience
general
Transposition and arrangement
not applicable
Label
Life lessons from the great myths, J. Rufus Fears, (sound recording)
Instantiates
Publication
Accompanying material
1 course guidebook (vi, 196 p. : ill. ; 19 cm.)
Bibliography note
Accompanying course guidebook includes bibliographical references (p. 190-196.)
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Contents
Disc 1. Heroes, history and myth -- The myth of Troy -- disc 2. Homer and mythology -- In search of historical Troy -- disc 3. Life lessons from the Trojan War -- Jason and the golden fleece -- disc 4. Theseus and the minotaur -- Myth and Athenian drama -- disc 5. Fate and free will in mythology -- Atlantis, fact or fiction? -- disc 6. The epic of Gilgamesh -- Gilgamesh and history -- disc 7. The book of Genesis -- Exodus, the foundation of the Jewish people -- disc 8. The historical power of biblical stories -- Aeneas, Rome's national hero -- disc 9. Romulus, the founder of Rome -- Lays of ancient Rome disc 10. Alexander the Great in history -- Alexander the Great in romance -- disc 11. Beowulf, historical roots and heroic values -- King Arthur, fact or fiction? -- disc 12. In search of the holy grail -- Vikings in America? -- disc 13. Vergil the magician -- The Battle of Kosovo -- disc 14. Julius Caesar in history -- Napoleon and the mantle of Caesar -- disc 15. Arminius and German mythology -- Teuton versus Roman -- disc 16. Davy Crockett and the myth of the frontier -- The Alamo -- disc 17. Jesse James and the myth of the outlaw -- General Custer, hero or villian? -- disc 18. Reagan, Hollywood, and American ideals -- Mythology as a path to wisdom
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Extent
18 sound discs (18 hrs.)
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781598037753
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
mass produced
Note
Set includes: 18 compact discs, 1 book.
Other physical details
digital
Publisher number
  • 3870
  • IC3870A-01
  • IC3870A-02
  • IC3870A-03
  • PB3870A
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
  • ocn775360193
  • (OCoLC)775360193
System details
Compact discs
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
Life lessons from the great myths, J. Rufus Fears, (sound recording)
Publication
Accompanying material
1 course guidebook (vi, 196 p. : ill. ; 19 cm.)
Bibliography note
Accompanying course guidebook includes bibliographical references (p. 190-196.)
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Contents
Disc 1. Heroes, history and myth -- The myth of Troy -- disc 2. Homer and mythology -- In search of historical Troy -- disc 3. Life lessons from the Trojan War -- Jason and the golden fleece -- disc 4. Theseus and the minotaur -- Myth and Athenian drama -- disc 5. Fate and free will in mythology -- Atlantis, fact or fiction? -- disc 6. The epic of Gilgamesh -- Gilgamesh and history -- disc 7. The book of Genesis -- Exodus, the foundation of the Jewish people -- disc 8. The historical power of biblical stories -- Aeneas, Rome's national hero -- disc 9. Romulus, the founder of Rome -- Lays of ancient Rome disc 10. Alexander the Great in history -- Alexander the Great in romance -- disc 11. Beowulf, historical roots and heroic values -- King Arthur, fact or fiction? -- disc 12. In search of the holy grail -- Vikings in America? -- disc 13. Vergil the magician -- The Battle of Kosovo -- disc 14. Julius Caesar in history -- Napoleon and the mantle of Caesar -- disc 15. Arminius and German mythology -- Teuton versus Roman -- disc 16. Davy Crockett and the myth of the frontier -- The Alamo -- disc 17. Jesse James and the myth of the outlaw -- General Custer, hero or villian? -- disc 18. Reagan, Hollywood, and American ideals -- Mythology as a path to wisdom
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Extent
18 sound discs (18 hrs.)
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781598037753
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
mass produced
Note
Set includes: 18 compact discs, 1 book.
Other physical details
digital
Publisher number
  • 3870
  • IC3870A-01
  • IC3870A-02
  • IC3870A-03
  • PB3870A
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
  • ocn775360193
  • (OCoLC)775360193
System details
Compact discs
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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