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The Beginnings : Greeks and Romans / Dooley, Stephan Richard.

Other author/creatorDooley, Stephan Richard.
Other author/creatorFilms for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm)
Other author/creatorFilms Media Group.
Format Electronic and Video (Streaming)
Publication InfoNew York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2005], ©1997.
Description1 streaming video file (25 min.) : sound, color, digital file.
Supplemental Content Part of the Films on Demand collection
Subject(s)
Variant title Greeks and Romans
Series The Europeans
Europeans (New York, N.Y.) UNAUTHORIZED
Contents European Origin: The Minoans (3:37) -- Mycenaean and Persian Wars (4:06) -- Greek Golden Age, Art, and Athletics (4:04) -- Roman City States and Engineering (4:31) -- Roman Empire's Expansion (4:39) -- Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire (1:26)
Abstract This program traces Greek civilization from the Minoans to the city-states dominated by Athens. The Trojan War, Marathon, Thermopylae, and Salamis are discussed as major historical turning points. The rise of the Roman Empire and its 500-year dominance of Europe and the Mediterranean are attributed to its engineering and architectural expertise and military prowess. Emperor Diocletian, Constantine, and the invasion of the Visigoths are discussed in relationship to the 5th-century downfall of the Empire.
General noteEncoded with permission for digital streaming by Films Media Group on Dec. 23, 2005.
General noteFilms on Demand is distributed by Films Media Group for Films for the Humanities & Sciences, Cambridge Educational, Meridian Education, and Shopware.
Access restrictionAccess requires authentication through Films on Demand.
Technical detailsMode of access: Internet.
Technical detailsSystem requirements: FOD playback platform.
Source of descriptionTitle from distributor's description.
Issued in other formOriginally produced: Dooley, Stephan Richard, 1997 9781421316567
Genre/formEducational films.
Genre/formInternet videos.
Genre/formVideorecording.
Publisher number7047s Films Media Group
Publisher number7048 Films Media Group

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