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The History of Ancient Greece (Part 1): The Archaic Period (MP3 download)

Archaic Greece marked the emergence of Greek culture and set the stage for the intellectual revolution of the later classical period. The rise of hundreds of autonomous city-states spread Greek culture across the Mediterranean. Political leaders, poets and other intellectuals brought independence, heroism and a respect for wisdom to the cultural forefront. The...See More
$7.00

The History of Ancient Greece (Part 2): Athens in the Fifth Century (MP3 download)

Athens in the fifth century BC was fueled by enormous intellectual and artistic energy, guided by the world's first citizen government, and defended by a magnificent navy. This course examines the main political events of the century, beginning with the establishment of the Athenian democracy ca. 508 BC, moving through the growth of the Athenian naval empire,...See More
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The History of Ancient Greece (Part 3): The Early Fourth Century (MP3 download)

The fourth century BC is often seen as the decline of the Greeks, but this shortchanges a vital period. The Greeks developed federal political systems, markets thrived, orators presented groundbreaking ideas, and the schools of Plato and Aristotle were established. This course focuses on political and military events from 403 to 355 BC. Emphasis is on the defeat of...See More
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The Law in Ancient Greece and Rome: An Examination of Primary Sources (MP3 download)

The ancient Greek and Roman attempts to order relationships through deliberation rather than force led to important principles of law that have influenced men throughout history.
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The Meaning of Victory: 1945 (MP3 download)

America's greatest foreign policy success was the victory over Japan, in August, 1945. The suicidal values of the Japanese military elite were rendered impotent by the American drive to total victory - a victory with military, legal, moral and cognitive aspects. Americans today need to understand how this victory allowed the Japanese to reform their minds and their...See More
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Three Great Greek Historians (MP3 download)

The historical treatises of Herodotus, Thucydides and Polybius were magnificent feats of intellectual integration. Building on their predecessors, they wanted to understand the causes of great events in rational terms. Herodotus's focus on customs, Thucydides' concern for human nature and Polybius's stress on political constitutions give their works a timeless...See More
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