The Resource The history of ancient Egypt, the Teaching Company

The history of ancient Egypt, the Teaching Company

Label
The history of ancient Egypt
Title
The history of ancient Egypt
Statement of responsibility
the Teaching Company
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Ancient Egyptian civilization is so grand that our minds sometimes have difficulty adjusting to it. The most advanced of any ancient civilization, Egypt's ancient kingdom lasted for 30 centuries, longer than any other, yet today, it remains one of the most mysterious. Home of the only one of the Eight Wonders of the Ancient World still standing, the Great Pyramid of Cheops was the tallest building in the world until well into the 1800s. This course chronologically surveys 3,000 years of recorded Egyptian history, from unification in 3100 BC through the death of Cleopatra in 30 BC
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CDS
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videorecording
Credits note
Producer, Tamara Stonebarger ; director, James Blandford ; editor, Sal Rodriguez ; content editors, Phil Burnham, David Moyer
PerformerNote
Forty-eight lectures of thirty minutes each by Bob Brier, Egyptologist and Professor of Philosophy at the C.W. Post Campus of Long Island University
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Brier, Bob
  • Stonebarger, Tamara
  • Blandford, James
  • Teaching Company
Runtime
0
Series statement
Great courses. Ancient & Medieval history
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Sneferu
  • Hatshepsut
  • Thutmose
  • Akhenaton
  • Tutankhamen
  • Ramses
  • Alexander
  • Cleopatra
  • Great Pyramid (Egypt)
  • Egypt
  • Egypt
  • Egypt
  • Egypt
  • Egypt
  • Egypt
  • Egypt
  • Egypt
  • Egypt
  • Egypt
  • Egypt
  • Egypt
  • Egypt
  • Egypt
Technique
live action
Label
The history of ancient Egypt, the Teaching Company
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Course guidebook includes professor biography, statement of course scope, lecture outlines and notes, timeline, glossary, biographical notes, and bibliography
  • Videorecording
Accompanying material
1 course guidebook (viii, 162 pages ; 19 cm).
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Lecture 5
  • The Rosetta Stone, and much more ;
  • Lecture 6
  • The first nation in history
  • Disc 2. Lecture 7
  • The rise of the Old Kingdom ;
  • Lecture 8
  • Sneferu, the pyramid builder ;
  • Lecture 9
  • The Great Pyramid of Giza ;
  • Part 1. Disc 1. Lecture 1.
  • Lecture 10
  • The end of the Old Kingdom ;
  • Lecture 11
  • The First Intermediate Period ;
  • Lecture 12
  • The Middle Kingdom: Dynasty XI
  • Introduction ;
  • Lecture 2
  • Prehistoric Egypt ;
  • Lecture 3
  • Ancient Egyptian thought ;
  • Lecture 4
  • Napoleon and the beginnings of Egyptology ;
  • Lecture 17
  • Queen Hatshepsut ;
  • Lecture 18
  • Obelisks
  • Disc 4. Lecture 19
  • Tuthmosis III: King at last ;
  • Lecture 20
  • The fabulous XVIIIth Dynasty rolls on ;
  • Lecture 21
  • Akhenaten the heretic pharaoh ;
  • Part 2. Disc 3. Lecture 13
  • Lecture 22
  • The discovery of Tutankhamen's tomb ;
  • Lecture 23
  • The murder of Tutankhamen: A theory ;
  • Lecture 24
  • Medicine: The necessary art
  • The Middle Kingdom: Dynasty XII ;
  • Lecture 14
  • The Second Intermediate Period ;
  • Lecture 15
  • Joseph in Egypt ;
  • Lecture 16
  • The beginning of the New Kingdom: The fabulous XVIIIth Dynasty ;
  • Lecture 29
  • Dynasty XIX begins ;
  • Lecture 30
  • Ramses the Great: The early years
  • Disc 6. Lecture 31
  • Ramses the Great: The later years ;
  • Lecture 32
  • The exodus: Did it happen? ;
  • Lecture 33
  • The decline of Dynasty XIX ;
  • Part 3. Disc 5. Lecture 25
  • Lecture 34
  • Dynasty XX: The decline continues ;
  • Lecture 35
  • Ancient Egyptian magic ;
  • Lecture 36
  • Dynasty XXI: Egypt divided
  • The end of Dynasty XVIII ;
  • Lecture 26
  • Mummification: How we know what we know ;
  • Lecture 27
  • What mummies tell us ;
  • Lecture 28
  • Making a modern mummy ;
  • Lecture 41
  • Dynasties XXVIII to XXXI: The beginning of the end ;
  • Lecture 42
  • Alexander the Great
  • Disc 8. Lecture 43
  • The first Ptolemies ;
  • Lecture 44
  • The middle Ptolemies: The decline ;
  • Lecture 45
  • Animal mummies ;
  • Part 4. Disc 7. Lecture 37
  • Lecture 46
  • Cleopatra's family ;
  • Lecture 47
  • Cleopatra: The last Ptolemy ;
  • Lecture 48
  • The grand finale
  • Dynasty XXII: Egypt united ;
  • Lecture 38
  • Dynasty XXV: The Nubians have their day ;
  • Lecture 39
  • Dynasty XXVI: The Saite period ;
  • Lecture 40
  • Dynasty XXVII: The Persians ;
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
Extent
8 videodiscs (1,440 min.)
Isbn
9781565855748
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
  • PD350-01
  • PD350-02
  • PD350-03
  • PD350-04
  • 350
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • ocn316223738
  • (OCoLC)316223738
System details
DVD
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The history of ancient Egypt, the Teaching Company
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Course guidebook includes professor biography, statement of course scope, lecture outlines and notes, timeline, glossary, biographical notes, and bibliography
  • Videorecording
Accompanying material
1 course guidebook (viii, 162 pages ; 19 cm).
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Lecture 5
  • The Rosetta Stone, and much more ;
  • Lecture 6
  • The first nation in history
  • Disc 2. Lecture 7
  • The rise of the Old Kingdom ;
  • Lecture 8
  • Sneferu, the pyramid builder ;
  • Lecture 9
  • The Great Pyramid of Giza ;
  • Part 1. Disc 1. Lecture 1.
  • Lecture 10
  • The end of the Old Kingdom ;
  • Lecture 11
  • The First Intermediate Period ;
  • Lecture 12
  • The Middle Kingdom: Dynasty XI
  • Introduction ;
  • Lecture 2
  • Prehistoric Egypt ;
  • Lecture 3
  • Ancient Egyptian thought ;
  • Lecture 4
  • Napoleon and the beginnings of Egyptology ;
  • Lecture 17
  • Queen Hatshepsut ;
  • Lecture 18
  • Obelisks
  • Disc 4. Lecture 19
  • Tuthmosis III: King at last ;
  • Lecture 20
  • The fabulous XVIIIth Dynasty rolls on ;
  • Lecture 21
  • Akhenaten the heretic pharaoh ;
  • Part 2. Disc 3. Lecture 13
  • Lecture 22
  • The discovery of Tutankhamen's tomb ;
  • Lecture 23
  • The murder of Tutankhamen: A theory ;
  • Lecture 24
  • Medicine: The necessary art
  • The Middle Kingdom: Dynasty XII ;
  • Lecture 14
  • The Second Intermediate Period ;
  • Lecture 15
  • Joseph in Egypt ;
  • Lecture 16
  • The beginning of the New Kingdom: The fabulous XVIIIth Dynasty ;
  • Lecture 29
  • Dynasty XIX begins ;
  • Lecture 30
  • Ramses the Great: The early years
  • Disc 6. Lecture 31
  • Ramses the Great: The later years ;
  • Lecture 32
  • The exodus: Did it happen? ;
  • Lecture 33
  • The decline of Dynasty XIX ;
  • Part 3. Disc 5. Lecture 25
  • Lecture 34
  • Dynasty XX: The decline continues ;
  • Lecture 35
  • Ancient Egyptian magic ;
  • Lecture 36
  • Dynasty XXI: Egypt divided
  • The end of Dynasty XVIII ;
  • Lecture 26
  • Mummification: How we know what we know ;
  • Lecture 27
  • What mummies tell us ;
  • Lecture 28
  • Making a modern mummy ;
  • Lecture 41
  • Dynasties XXVIII to XXXI: The beginning of the end ;
  • Lecture 42
  • Alexander the Great
  • Disc 8. Lecture 43
  • The first Ptolemies ;
  • Lecture 44
  • The middle Ptolemies: The decline ;
  • Lecture 45
  • Animal mummies ;
  • Part 4. Disc 7. Lecture 37
  • Lecture 46
  • Cleopatra's family ;
  • Lecture 47
  • Cleopatra: The last Ptolemy ;
  • Lecture 48
  • The grand finale
  • Dynasty XXII: Egypt united ;
  • Lecture 38
  • Dynasty XXV: The Nubians have their day ;
  • Lecture 39
  • Dynasty XXVI: The Saite period ;
  • Lecture 40
  • Dynasty XXVII: The Persians ;
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
Extent
8 videodiscs (1,440 min.)
Isbn
9781565855748
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
  • PD350-01
  • PD350-02
  • PD350-03
  • PD350-04
  • 350
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • ocn316223738
  • (OCoLC)316223738
System details
DVD
Video recording format
DVD

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