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Myths and Legends of Lost Civilizations / Academic Media (Firm).

Other author/creatorAcademic Media (Firm)
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, [2012], ©2011.
Description1 streaming video file (25 min.) : sound, color, digital file.
Supplemental Content Part of the Films on Demand collection
Contents Ancient Abandoned Sites (1:37) -- Egypt, One of the First Great Civilizations (3:45) -- Greece, the First Millennium, BC (3:54) -- South East Asia, God Kings Rule as Living Manifestations (5:26) -- Andean America, a Lost Empire (5:05) -- Middle America, Rise of Great Civilizations (4:44) -- Middle America, Aztec Civilizations (2:20) -- Credits: Myths and Legends of Lost Civilizations (0:13)
Abstract Story traditions reveal as much about long-vanished societies as any ruin or artifact-perhaps more so. This program recounts myths and legends from early civilizations as it travels to ancient architectural sites around the world. Egyptian pyramids and hieroglyphs serve as backdrops for the sun-god narratives of Aton and later Theban-based mythologies, while the saga of the Olympian pantheon resonates among the fallen pillars of Athens, Sparta, Delphi, and other locations. In South and Southeast Asia, viewers encounter the tales of Brahma, Vishnu, Chandra, Rama, and other deities still venerated in the Hindu religion. Likewise, in Andean and Central America, the legends of Tlaloc, Quetzalcoatl, and Tezcatlipoca prove to be very much alive.
General noteEncoded with permission for digital streaming by Films Media Group on February 22, 2012.
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 6 & up.
Technical detailsMode of access: Internet.
Technical detailsSystem requirements: FOD playback platform.
Source of descriptionTitle from distributor's description.
Issued in other formOriginally produced: Academic Media (Firm), 2011.
Genre/formEducational films.
Genre/formInternet videos.
Publisher number44888 Films Media Group

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