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Delphi : place of peaceful conflict / Terranoa.

Other author/creatorFilms for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm)
Other author/creatorFilms Media Group.
Other author/creatorTerranoa.
Format Electronic and Video (Streaming)
Publication InfoNew York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2007], c2006.
Description1 streaming video file (27 min.) : sd., col., digital file.
Supplemental Content Part of the Films on Demand collection
Variant title Place of peaceful conflict
Series Living Stones 2: Uncovering Ancient History
Living stones 2. ^A1041019
Contents Delphi and the Oracle (2:24) -- Delphi: At the Center of the World (1:45) -- Delphi: Big Dig from 1892 to 1902 (2:57) -- Greek Strategy and the Disarray of the City-States (2:00) -- Political Rivalries Among City-States in Greece (4:29) -- City-States Pay Tribute at Delphi (3:01) -- Delphic Oracle in Apollo's Temple (3:59) -- Glory of Delphi: The Pythic Games (3:46)
Abstract In ancient Greece, Delphi held a central position between Attica, governed from Athens, and the Peloponnese, ruled by Sparta. Using the ruins at Delphi as a lens, this program views the continuous struggle for power that characterized the Greek city-states through accounts of the "big dig" carried out between 1892 and 1902 and recent archaeological studies conducted by researchers at the French School of Athens. Home to the Pythic games, elaborate state-financed commemorative structures, and oracular divination, sacred Delphi was a safe outlet for state rivalries that constantly threatened to tear Greek civilization apart.
General noteEncoded with permission for digital streaming by Films Media Group on Oct. 24, 2007.
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.
Interest grade level 11 & up.
Technical detailsMode of access: Internet.
Technical detailsSystem requirements: FOD playback platform.
Source of descriptionTitle from distributor's description.
Issued in other formOriginally produced: Terranoa, 2007 9781421388274
Genre/formEducational films.
Genre/formInternet videos.
Publisher number38796s Films Media Group
Publisher number38805 Films Media Group

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