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The Greeks. Part 3 : 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 (56 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 Socrates: Revolution in Thinking (1:22) -- Greek Astronomy: Birth of Science (1:33) -- Thales (0:47) -- Socrates (1:28) -- Socrates Argues at Party (1:21) -- Athens at War (1:00) -- Disease Spreads (1:56) -- Plague Seizes Pericles (2:14) -- Mob Rule in Athens. (1:09) -- Athenian Generals Imprisoned (1:04) -- Socrates: One Voice Against the Multitude (1:12) -- War Rages On (1:25) -- War by Proxy: Athenians Help Sicily (2:29) -- Tale of Sicilian Expedition (2:54) -- Persia Makes Alliance with Sparta (1:55) -- Athens Surrenders to Sparta (0:42) -- Athenian Fleet Dismantled (1:53) -- Socrates Arrested (2:05) -- Trial of Socrates (2:49) -- Socrates' Death (2:44) -- Socrates: A New Greek Hero (1:06) -- Legacy of Socrates (3:00) -- Athens: Empire of Thought (1:33)
Abstract Beginning with a spotlight on Socrates, this program addresses the Plague of Athens, which struck like an omen during the second year of the Second Peloponnesian War, and the resounding defeat of the Greek invasion of Syracuse. Socrates' trial and execution complete the program.
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 6 & 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 number41158 Films Media Group

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