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  1. Disscovering Ancient Greece (1998 Video)

    Subject
    Archaeology; History
    Distribution
    Sale, Videocassette. VHS. col. 35 min., 1999 sale: £29.50 (+VAT +p&p)

    Explores the civilisation of Greece throughout the period 1500-100 BC. Live-action photography, combined with architectural reconstructions and ancient works of art are used to show Mycenae, site of the...

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  2. Myth of ‘Medea’, The: Authenticity in Greek Tragedy (1998 Video)

    Subject
    Classical studies; Drama
    Distribution
    Off-air recording licence, Videocassette. Standard formats. col. 29 min.

    Explores the tensions between ancient and modern dramatic performance conventions inherent in attempts to recreate Euripides’ Greek tragedy ‘Medea’. Examines various aspects of Greek drama - the space...

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  3. Sophocles’ ‘Antigone’ (1998)

    Subject
    Classical studies; Drama
    Distribution
    Sale, VHS (PAL, 70 minutes), £35.00

    A production of ‘Antigone’ performed by the Classics Department of the University of Otago, New Zealand. The play expands on the theme of divine versus human law. Antigone, daughter of Oedipus, wishes to...

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  4. A209 Videocassette 1 (1997 Video)

    Producer
    Mags Noble
    Subject
    Classical studies; Drama
    Distribution
    Sale, Videocassette. Standard formats. col. 102 min., 1999 sale: £145.00 (+VAT +p&p)

    A support video comprising four programmes. [See individual programme titles for synopses.]

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  5. A209 Videocassette 2 (1997 Video)

    Producer
    Mags Noble
    Subject
    Classical studies
    Distribution
    Sale, Videocassette. Standard formats. col. 98 min., 1997 sale: £145.00 (+VAT +p&p)

    Support video comprising four television programmes from course A294. [See individual programme titles for synopses.]

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  6. Persian Wars, The: The Storm from the East (1997 Video)

    Subject
    Classical studies
    Distribution
    Sale, Videocassette. VHS. col. 50 min., 1997 sale: £38.00 (+VAT +p&p)

    Traces the causes and course of the Persian Wars, from the Ionian revolt against Persian rule in the town of Miletus in 499BC to the Battle of Platea. Filmed on location, shows the major sites of the...

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  7. Antigone by Sophokles (1996 Video)

    Director
    Michael Ewans
    Subject
    Classical studies; Drama
    Distribution
    Sale, Videocassette. VHS (PAL). col. 85 min., 2000 sale: £25.00 (inclusive)

    Using a modern translation of ‘Antigone’ by Michael Ewans for the ‘Everyman Classics’ series, the production is designed to explore the ways in which Sophocles originally staged his drama. Performed...

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  8. Athens: Democracy for the Few (1996 Video)

    Producer
    Jeremy Cooper
    Subject
    Classical studies; Politics & government
    Distribution
    Sale, Videocassette. Standard formats. col. 29 min., 1998 sale: £145.00 (+VAT +p&p)

    Explores why Athens is thought of as the birthplace of democracy and the ways in which Athenian democracy differed from what we would recognise as democratic now. Looks at the 19th-century origins of the...

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  9. Discovering Ancient Greece (1995 Video)

    Subject
    Classical studies
    Distribution
    Sale, Videocassette. VHS. col. 35 min., 1999 sale: £29.50 (+VAT +p&p)

    Explores the civilisation of Greece throughout the period 1500-100 BC. Uses live photography, architectural reconstructions and works of art to recreate the country’s history. Explores Mycenae, Corinth,...

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  10. Fall of Athens, The: The Peloponesian War (1995 Video)

    Subject
    Classical studies
    Distribution
    Sale, Videocassette. VHS. col. 80 min., 1997 sale: £38.00 (+VAT +p&p)

    Extracts from the writings of Thucydides are used to look at the causes and effects of the Peloponesian war. By the late 5th century BC Greece had become crowded with prosperous cities all striving for...

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