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The Resource The history of ancient Egypt, Bob Brier. ; The Teaching Company, (videorecording)

The history of ancient Egypt, Bob Brier. ; The Teaching Company, (videorecording)

Label
The history of ancient Egypt
Title
The history of ancient Egypt
Statement of responsibility
Bob Brier. ; The Teaching Company
Title variation
  • Ancient Egypt
  • Great courses
  • Great courses, ancient & medieval history
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A survey of the 3,000 years of Egyptian history from prehistoric times to the death of Cleopatra
Member of
Cataloging source
NHA
Characteristic
videorecording
PerformerNote
Lecturer: Bob Brier, City College of New York
Runtime
http://bibfra.me/vocab/marc/unknown
Series statement
Great courses
Technique
live action
Label
The history of ancient Egypt, Bob Brier. ; The Teaching Company, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • In 4 containers (25 x 17 cm.)
  • 48 lectures on 8 discs, 2 discs and 1 booklet in each container
  • Accompanying guidebooks contain lecture outlines, timeliness, glossaries, and bibliographical references
Accompanying material
4 course guidebooks (22 cm.)
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Contents
Part 1: Disc 1. Introduction -- Prehistoric Egypt -- Ancient Egyptian thought -- Napoleon and the beginnings of Egyptology -- The Rosetta Stone, and much more -- The first nation in history -- Disc 2. The rise of the Old Kingdom -- Sneferu, the pyramid builder -- The Great Pyramid of Giza -- The end of the Old Kingdom -- The First Intermediate Period -- The Middle Kingdom, Dynasty XI -- Part 2: Disc 3. The Middle Kingdom, Dynasty XII -- The Second Intermediate Period -- Joseph in Egypt -- The beginning of the New Kingdom: the fabulous XVIIIth Dynasty -- Queen Hatshepsut -- Obelisks -- Disc 4. Tuthmosis III, King at last -- The fabulous XVIIIth Dynasty rolls on -- Akhenaten, the heretic pharaoh -- The discovery of Tutankhamen's tomb -- The murder of Tutankhamen, a theory -- Medicine, the necessary art -- Part 3: Disc 5. The end of Dynasty XVIII -- Mummification, how we know what we know -- What mummies tell us -- Making a modern mummy -- Dynasty XIX begins -- Ramses the Great, the early years -- Disc 6. Ramses the Great, the later years -- The exodus, did it happen? -- The decline of Dynasty XIX -- Dynasty XX, the decline continues -- Ancient Egyptian magic -- Dynasty XXI, Egypt divided -- Part 4: Disc 7. Dynasty XXII, Egypt united -- Dynasty XXV, the Nubians have their day -- Dynasty XXVI, the Saite period -- Dynasty XXVII, the Persians -- Dynasties XXVIII to XXXI, the beginning of the end -- Alexander the Great -- Disc 8. The first Ptolemies -- The middle Ptolemies, the decline -- Animal mummies -- Cleopatra's family -- Cleopatra, the last Ptolemy -- The grand finale
Control code
65342514
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
Edition
Full screen ed.
Extent
8 videodiscs (24 hr.)
Isbn
9781565855748
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
9791565855747
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
  • 350
  • PD350-01
  • PD350-02
  • PD350-03
  • PD350-04
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD, full screen ed
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The history of ancient Egypt, Bob Brier. ; The Teaching Company, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • In 4 containers (25 x 17 cm.)
  • 48 lectures on 8 discs, 2 discs and 1 booklet in each container
  • Accompanying guidebooks contain lecture outlines, timeliness, glossaries, and bibliographical references
Accompanying material
4 course guidebooks (22 cm.)
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Contents
Part 1: Disc 1. Introduction -- Prehistoric Egypt -- Ancient Egyptian thought -- Napoleon and the beginnings of Egyptology -- The Rosetta Stone, and much more -- The first nation in history -- Disc 2. The rise of the Old Kingdom -- Sneferu, the pyramid builder -- The Great Pyramid of Giza -- The end of the Old Kingdom -- The First Intermediate Period -- The Middle Kingdom, Dynasty XI -- Part 2: Disc 3. The Middle Kingdom, Dynasty XII -- The Second Intermediate Period -- Joseph in Egypt -- The beginning of the New Kingdom: the fabulous XVIIIth Dynasty -- Queen Hatshepsut -- Obelisks -- Disc 4. Tuthmosis III, King at last -- The fabulous XVIIIth Dynasty rolls on -- Akhenaten, the heretic pharaoh -- The discovery of Tutankhamen's tomb -- The murder of Tutankhamen, a theory -- Medicine, the necessary art -- Part 3: Disc 5. The end of Dynasty XVIII -- Mummification, how we know what we know -- What mummies tell us -- Making a modern mummy -- Dynasty XIX begins -- Ramses the Great, the early years -- Disc 6. Ramses the Great, the later years -- The exodus, did it happen? -- The decline of Dynasty XIX -- Dynasty XX, the decline continues -- Ancient Egyptian magic -- Dynasty XXI, Egypt divided -- Part 4: Disc 7. Dynasty XXII, Egypt united -- Dynasty XXV, the Nubians have their day -- Dynasty XXVI, the Saite period -- Dynasty XXVII, the Persians -- Dynasties XXVIII to XXXI, the beginning of the end -- Alexander the Great -- Disc 8. The first Ptolemies -- The middle Ptolemies, the decline -- Animal mummies -- Cleopatra's family -- Cleopatra, the last Ptolemy -- The grand finale
Control code
65342514
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
Edition
Full screen ed.
Extent
8 videodiscs (24 hr.)
Isbn
9781565855748
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
9791565855747
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
  • 350
  • PD350-01
  • PD350-02
  • PD350-03
  • PD350-04
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD, full screen ed
Video recording format
DVD

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