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The Resource Life lessons from the great myths, J. Rufus Fears

Life lessons from the great myths, J. Rufus Fears

Label
Life lessons from the great myths
Title
Life lessons from the great myths
Statement of responsibility
J. Rufus Fears
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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, ultimatelycrossing the Atlantic to consider the myths of America created from the oldest legends of humankind
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JCD
Characteristic
videorecording
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1945-2012
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Fears, J. Rufus
Dewey number
NX650.M9
LC call number
NX650.M9
LC item number
F43 2011
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DVD
PerformerNote
J. Rufus Fears, lecturer
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Teaching Company
Series statement
The great courses
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  • Mythology in literature
  • Mythology, Classical, in literature
  • Mythology, Greek, in literature
  • Mythology, Roman, in literature
  • Literature and society
Technique
live action
Label
Life lessons from the great myths, J. Rufus Fears
Instantiates
Publication
Accompanying material
1 course guidebook (vi, 196 pages : illustrations ; 19 cm)
Bibliography note
Accompanying course guidebook Includes bibliographical references (pages 190-196.)
Carrier category
  • videodisc
  • volume
Carrier category code
  • vd
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
  • rdacarrier
  • rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
  • two-dimensional moving image
  • text
Content type code
  • tdi
  • txt
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
  • lecture 5.
  • Life lessons from the Trojan War.
  • Disc 2.
  • lecture 6.
  • Jason and the golden fleece
  • lecture 7.
  • Theseus and the minotaur
  • lecture 8.
  • Myth and Athenian drama
  • lecture 9.
  • Disc 1: lecture 1.
  • Fate and free will in mythology
  • lecture 10.
  • Atlantis, fact or fiction?
  • lecture 11.
  • The epic of Gilgamesh
  • lecture 12.
  • Gilgamesh and history
  • Heroes, history and myth
  • lecture 2.
  • The myth of Troy
  • lecture 3.
  • Homer and mythology
  • lecture 4.
  • In search of historical Troy
  • Aeneas, Rome's national hero
  • lecture 17.
  • Romulus, the founder of Rome
  • lecture 18.
  • Lays of ancient Rome
  • Disc 4.
  • lecture 19.
  • Alexander the Great in history
  • lecture 20.
  • Alexander the Great in romance
  • Disc 3.
  • lecture 21.
  • Beowulf, historical roots and heroic values
  • lecture 22.
  • King Arthur, fact or fiction?
  • lecture 23.
  • In search of the holy grail
  • lecture 24.
  • Vikings in America?
  • lecture 13.
  • The book of Genesis
  • lecture 14.
  • Exodus, the foundation of the Jewish people
  • lecture 15.
  • The historical power of biblical stories
  • lecture 16.
  • Napoleon and the mantle of Caesar
  • lecture 29.
  • Arminius and German mythology
  • lecture 30.
  • Teuton versus Roman.
  • Disc 6.
  • lecture 31.
  • Davy Crockett and the myth of the frontier
  • lecture 32.
  • The Alamo
  • Disc 5.
  • lecture 33.
  • Jesse James and the myth of the outlaw
  • lecture 34.
  • General Custer, hero or villian?
  • lecture 35.
  • Reagan, Hollywood, and American ideals
  • lecture 36.
  • Mythology as a path to wisdom
  • lecture 25.
  • Vergil the magician
  • lecture 26.
  • The Battle of Kosovo
  • lecture 27.
  • Julius Caesar in history
  • lecture 28.
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
Extent
6 videodiscs (18 hr.)
Isbn
9781598037760
Media category
  • video
  • unmediated
Media MARC source
  • rdamedia
  • rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
  • n
Medium for sound
videodisc
Note
Set includes: 6 DVDs, 1 book.
Other physical details
digital
Publisher number
3870
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • ocn758901114
  • (OCoLC)758901114
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Life lessons from the great myths, J. Rufus Fears
Publication
Accompanying material
1 course guidebook (vi, 196 pages : illustrations ; 19 cm)
Bibliography note
Accompanying course guidebook Includes bibliographical references (pages 190-196.)
Carrier category
  • videodisc
  • volume
Carrier category code
  • vd
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
  • rdacarrier
  • rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
  • two-dimensional moving image
  • text
Content type code
  • tdi
  • txt
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
  • lecture 5.
  • Life lessons from the Trojan War.
  • Disc 2.
  • lecture 6.
  • Jason and the golden fleece
  • lecture 7.
  • Theseus and the minotaur
  • lecture 8.
  • Myth and Athenian drama
  • lecture 9.
  • Disc 1: lecture 1.
  • Fate and free will in mythology
  • lecture 10.
  • Atlantis, fact or fiction?
  • lecture 11.
  • The epic of Gilgamesh
  • lecture 12.
  • Gilgamesh and history
  • Heroes, history and myth
  • lecture 2.
  • The myth of Troy
  • lecture 3.
  • Homer and mythology
  • lecture 4.
  • In search of historical Troy
  • Aeneas, Rome's national hero
  • lecture 17.
  • Romulus, the founder of Rome
  • lecture 18.
  • Lays of ancient Rome
  • Disc 4.
  • lecture 19.
  • Alexander the Great in history
  • lecture 20.
  • Alexander the Great in romance
  • Disc 3.
  • lecture 21.
  • Beowulf, historical roots and heroic values
  • lecture 22.
  • King Arthur, fact or fiction?
  • lecture 23.
  • In search of the holy grail
  • lecture 24.
  • Vikings in America?
  • lecture 13.
  • The book of Genesis
  • lecture 14.
  • Exodus, the foundation of the Jewish people
  • lecture 15.
  • The historical power of biblical stories
  • lecture 16.
  • Napoleon and the mantle of Caesar
  • lecture 29.
  • Arminius and German mythology
  • lecture 30.
  • Teuton versus Roman.
  • Disc 6.
  • lecture 31.
  • Davy Crockett and the myth of the frontier
  • lecture 32.
  • The Alamo
  • Disc 5.
  • lecture 33.
  • Jesse James and the myth of the outlaw
  • lecture 34.
  • General Custer, hero or villian?
  • lecture 35.
  • Reagan, Hollywood, and American ideals
  • lecture 36.
  • Mythology as a path to wisdom
  • lecture 25.
  • Vergil the magician
  • lecture 26.
  • The Battle of Kosovo
  • lecture 27.
  • Julius Caesar in history
  • lecture 28.
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
Extent
6 videodiscs (18 hr.)
Isbn
9781598037760
Media category
  • video
  • unmediated
Media MARC source
  • rdamedia
  • rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
  • n
Medium for sound
videodisc
Note
Set includes: 6 DVDs, 1 book.
Other physical details
digital
Publisher number
3870
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • ocn758901114
  • (OCoLC)758901114
Video recording format
DVD

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