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Great Battles of the Ancient World (The Great Courses, 3757, DVD) by Garrett G. Fagan - 2005 - from Books of the World (SKU: RWARE0000002972)

Great Battles of the Ancient World (The Great Courses, 3757, DVD)

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Great Battles of the Ancient World (The Great Courses, 3757, DVD)

by Garrett G. Fagan

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Chantilly, Virginia: Teaching Company, 2005, DVD. Twenty-four 30-minute lectures on four As New DVDs in a Fine original case along with an As New 169-page paperback Course Guidebook. No shrinkwrap, otherwise As New. Pristine inside and out. Not from a library. Suitable for gifting.

These 24 lectures take you into the thick of combat in some of the most notable battles fought in the Mediterranean region from prehistoric times to the 4th century A.D.
Contents:
Lecture 1 Why Study Battles? What Is War? ;
Lecture 2 The Problem of Warfare's Origins ;
Lecture 3 Sumer, Akkad, and Early Mesopotamian Warfare ;
Lecture 4 Egyptian Warfare from the Old to New Kingdoms ;
Lecture 5 The Battles of Megiddo and Kadesh ;
Lecture 6 The Trojan War and Homeric Warfare ;
Lecture 7 The Assyrian War Machine ;
Lecture 8 The Sieges of Lachish and Jerusalem ;
Lecture 9 A Peculiar Institution? Hoplite Warfare ;
Lecture 10 The Battle of Marathon ;
Lecture 11 The Battle of Thermopylae ;
Lecture 12 Naval Warfare and the Battle of Salamis ;
Lecture 13 The Athenian Expedition to Sicily ;
Lecture 14 The March of the Ten Thousand ;
Lecture 15 Macedonian Military Innovations ;
Lecture 16 Alexander's Conquest of Persia ;
Lecture 17 The Legions of Rome ;
Lecture 18 The Battles of Cannae and Zama ;
Lecture 19 Legion versus Phalanx—Six Pitched Battles ;
Lecture 20 The Sieges of Alesia and Masada ;
Lecture 21 Caesar's World War ;
Lecture 22 The Battle of the Teutoburg Forest ;
Lecture 23 Catastrophe at Adrianople ;
Lecture 24 Reflections on Warfare in the Ancient World.

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Bookseller
Books of the World US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
RWARE0000002972
Title
Great Battles of the Ancient World (The Great Courses, 3757, DVD)
Author
Garrett G. Fagan
Format/binding
DVD
Book condition
New As New
Jacket condition
Fine
Quantity available
1
Binding
Unknown
ISBN 10
1598030507
ISBN 13
9781598030501
Publisher
Teaching Company
Place of Publication
Chantilly, Virginia
Date published
2005
Keywords
Great Courses, Teaching Company, DVD, ancient, battles, history, military, military history, war, warfare, Mediterranean, Mesopotamia, Egypt, North Africa, Europe
Bookseller catalogs
Africa; History; Military and Defense; The Great Courses / The Teaching Company; Europe;
Size
8vo

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