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The Greeks. Part 1 : Crucible of Civilization / Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.).

Other author/creatorFilms for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm)
Other author/creatorFilms Media Group.
Other author/creatorPublic Broadcasting Service (U.S.)
Format Electronic and Video (Streaming)
Publication InfoNew York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2009], ©1999.
Description1 streaming video file (37 min.) : sound, color, digital file.
Supplemental Content Part of the Films on Demand collection
Portion of title Crucible of Civilization
Series The Greeks: Crucible of Civilization
Greeks, crucible of civilization. UNAUTHORIZED
Contents Introduction (2:35) -- Athens under Cleisthenes (2:05) -- Cleisthenes (2:32) -- Under the Rule of Aristocrats (0:59) -- Greek Terrain (1:36) -- City-States (0:58) -- Sparta (1:33) -- Cleisthenes: An Unlikely Beginning (1:37) -- Homer's Iliad and Odyssey (2:31) -- Peisistratos (3:00) -- Agrarian Society (1:01) -- Market for Oil (1:33) -- First Artistic Expression: The Vase (2:49) -- Cleisthenes Grows up Under Peisistratos Rule (0:57) -- Benevolent Tyranny Ends: Hippias Rules (2:20) -- Cleisthenes Assembles Conspiracy (1:42) -- Cleisthenes Most Powerful Figure in Athens (0:48) -- Olympics (2:59) -- Isagoras Stages a Coup (2:41) -- Targets of the New Tyrant (1:47) -- Athenian Revolution (2:27) -- Cleisthenes Recalled from Exile (3:10) -- Role of Democracy and Future Struggles (1:51)
Abstract After introducing early Athens, this classic program examines the rule of Pisistratus and the growth of Athens, the slide into chaos that followed Pisistratus' death, the alliance between the Athenians and Sparta to overthrow Hippias, and the subsequent Athenian revolution that saw the birth of democracy.
General noteFilms on Demand is distributed by Films Media Group for Films for the Humanities & Sciences, Cambridge Educational, Meridian Education, and Shopware.
General noteEncoded with permission for digital streaming by Films Media Group on November 06, 2009.
Access restrictionAccess requires authentication through Films on Demand.
Interest grade level 7 & up.
Technical detailsSystem requirements: FOD playback platform.
Technical detailsMode of access: Internet.
Source of descriptionTitle from distributor's description.
Issued in other formOriginally produced: Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.), 1999.
Genre/formEducational films.
Genre/formInternet videos.
Other title Empires (Television program)
Publisher number40940s Films Media Group
Publisher number41156 Films Media Group

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