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  1. Present in the Past, The: Authenticity in Greek Drama (1989 Video)

    Producer
    Tony Coe
    Subject
    Classical studies; Drama
    Distribution
    Off-air recording licence Sale, Videocassette. Standard formats. col. 24 min., Sale as part of A209/VC1 only.

    Examines the dilemma facing those wishing to produce Greek drama in the 20th century. Is archaeological authenticity (truth to the evidence such as it is) more important than its meaning for our time - what...

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  2. Seize the Fire (1989 Video)

    Producer
    Tony Coe
    Subject
    Classical studies; Drama
    Distribution
    Off-air recording licence Sale, Videocassette. Standard formats. col. 29 min., Sale as part of A209/VC1 only.

    This specially commissioned play is a modern version by Tom Paulin of Aeschylus’ fifth-century Greek drama ‘Prometheus Bound’. The play begins with Prometheus bound to a rock at the world’s end, by...

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  3. Silver: A Source of Power for the State: Evidence of Archaeology (1989 Video)

    Producer
    Tony Coe
    Subject
    Archaeology; Classical studies
    Distribution
    Off-air recording licence Sale, Videocassette. Standard formats. col. 25 min., Sale as part of A209/VC1 only.

    The initial success of the Athenian empire was founded on the surplus revenue from the silver mines of the Laurion area. Examines how archaeologists go about testing such an idea. Uses excavations at the...

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  4. Theatre and the State, The: Archaeological Reconstruction (1989 Video)

    Producer
    Tony Coe
    Subject
    Classical studies; Drama
    Distribution
    Off-air recording licence Sale, Videocassette. Standard formats. col. 24 min., Sale as part of A209/VC1 only.

    Where and how were the plays of Aeschylus, Sophocles and Euripides performed? What did theatre mean to the Greeks? Chris Emlyn-Jones looks at archaeological evidence in Athens, Epidaurus and Thorikos - and...

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  5. Weight of the Evidence, The: The Trial of Socrates (1989 Video)

    Producer
    Tony Coe
    Subject
    Classical studies; Philosophy
    Distribution
    Off-air recording licence Sale, Videocassette. Standard formats. col. 25 min., Sale as part of A209/VC2 only.

    Through the centuries the trial of Socrates has been seen in terms of an intellectual martyr’s struggle against the power of the state. But what exactly was Socrates accused of, and how far was his...

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  6. Western Tradition, The (8 Parts) (1989 Video)

    Subject
    History
    Distribution
    Sale, Videocassette. VHS. col. 8 x 30 min., 1997 sale: £29.50 (+VAT +p&p) each

    Series tracing the history of ideas, events and institutions that have shaped modern societies. Explores interconnections among politics, literature, economics, industry, agriculture, art, philosophy and...

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  7. My Family and Me (1986 Video)

    aka: H Oikogenia Mou Kai Ego

    Director
    Colette Piault
    Subject
    Anthropology
    Distribution
    Sale, DVD (Region 2 PAL, 75 minutes), £24.00

    Examines family relationships in the context of migration. Thanassakis, a 13-year-old boy, is staying with his grandparents in their Greek village in Epirus, while his parents are staying with his younger...

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  8. Euripides’ Life and Times: ‘The Trojan Women’ (1986 Video)

    Subject
    Classical studies; Drama
    Distribution
    Sale, VHS (NTSC, 38 mins), $199.00

    Uses scenes from ‘The Trojan Women’ to illuminate themes of Euripides tragedies and provide insights into daily life in ancient Athens, the status of women in Greek society, and the effects of war on the...

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  9. Euripides’ ‘Medea’ 1 (1986 Video)

    Director
    Peter Steadman
    Subject
    Classical studies; Drama
    Distribution
    Sale, Videocassette. VHS (PAL). col. 110 min., 2000 sale: US$95.50 (+p&p)

    Performance of Euripides’ ‘Medea’, directed by Peter Steadman, in ancient Greek with English subtitles.

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  10. Let’s Get Married...! (1985 Video)

    aka: Ela na Pandreftoume

    Director
    Colette Piault
    Subject
    Anthropology
    Distribution
    Sale, DVD (Region 2 PAL, 35 minutes), £20.00

    While on holiday in Greece Eleni, who lived with her Aunt Martha’s family in Martin, Tennessee, met Dimitrius, who was living and working with his father in their Greek village in Epirus. They fell in love...

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