The other side of history [videorecording] : daily life in the ancient world / Robert Garland.

Contributor(s): Garland, Robert, 1947- [spk]Material type: FilmFilmSeries: Great courses (DVD)Ancient history: Publisher: Chantilly, VA : Great Courses, c2012Description: 8 videodiscs : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 course guidebook (viii, 371 p. : ill. ; 19 cm.)ISBN: 1598038613; 9781598038613Subject(s): Civilization, Western -- History | Civilization -- History | Manners and customs -- History | Civilization | Civilization, Western | Manners and customs | Mediterranean Region -- Civilization -- History | Europe -- Civilization -- History | Middle East -- Civilization -- History | Europe | Mediterranean Region | Middle EastGenre/Form: Filmed lectures. | Educational films. | Nonfiction films. | History.DDC classification: 930 LOC classification: CB151 | .G35 2012
Contents:
Taking on the other side of history -- Being Paleolithic -- Living in Mesopotamia -- Being Egyptian -- Belonging to an Egyptian family -- Practicing Egyptian religion
Being a dead Egyptian -- Being an Egyptian worker -- Being Minoan and Mycenaean -- Being Greek -- Growing up Greek -- Being a Greek slave.
Being a Greek soldier or sailor -- Being a Greek woman -- Relaxing Greek style -- Being a Greek refugee -- Being a sick or disabled Greek -- Practicing Greek religion.
Being an old Greek -- Being a dead Greek -- Being Persian -- Living in Hellenistic Egypt -- Being Roman -- Being a Roman slave.
Being a Roman soldier -- Being a Roman woman -- Being a poor Roman -- Being a rich Roman -- Being a Roman celebrity -- Being a Roman criminal.
Relaxing Roman style -- Practicing Roman religion -- Being Jewish under Roman rule -- Being Christian under Roman rule -- Being a Celt in ancient Britain -- Being a Roman Briton.
Being Anglo-Saxon -- Being a Viking raider -- Living under Norman rule -- Being medieval -- Being poor in the Middle Ages -- Being a medieval woman.
Being a medieval Christian or heretic -- Being a medieval knight -- Being a Crusader -- Being a pilgrim -- Relaxing medieval style -- Daily life matters.
Lecturer: Robert Garland, Colgate University.Summary: People who are anonymous and whose lives are usually ignored in traditional historical accounts are no less important than more prominent individuals in influencing the flow of events. These ordinary, but often heroic, people are the focus of this course. Each of the 48 lectures looks at history from a nontraditional perspective, that of the weak and marginalized-- the poor, sick, disabled, and elderly, as well as the refugees, slaves, women, children, and common soldiers.
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"Course no. 3810."

Accompanying course guidebook includes bibliographical references (p. 352-371).

Disc 1. Taking on the other side of history -- Being Paleolithic -- Living in Mesopotamia -- Being Egyptian -- Belonging to an Egyptian family -- Practicing Egyptian religion

Disc 2. Being a dead Egyptian -- Being an Egyptian worker -- Being Minoan and Mycenaean -- Being Greek -- Growing up Greek -- Being a Greek slave.

Disc 3. Being a Greek soldier or sailor -- Being a Greek woman -- Relaxing Greek style -- Being a Greek refugee -- Being a sick or disabled Greek -- Practicing Greek religion.

Disc 4. Being an old Greek -- Being a dead Greek -- Being Persian -- Living in Hellenistic Egypt -- Being Roman -- Being a Roman slave.

Disc 5. Being a Roman soldier -- Being a Roman woman -- Being a poor Roman -- Being a rich Roman -- Being a Roman celebrity -- Being a Roman criminal.

Disc 6. Relaxing Roman style -- Practicing Roman religion -- Being Jewish under Roman rule -- Being Christian under Roman rule -- Being a Celt in ancient Britain -- Being a Roman Briton.

Disc 7. Being Anglo-Saxon -- Being a Viking raider -- Living under Norman rule -- Being medieval -- Being poor in the Middle Ages -- Being a medieval woman.

Disc 8. Being a medieval Christian or heretic -- Being a medieval knight -- Being a Crusader -- Being a pilgrim -- Relaxing medieval style -- Daily life matters.

Lecturer: Robert Garland, Colgate University.

People who are anonymous and whose lives are usually ignored in traditional historical accounts are no less important than more prominent individuals in influencing the flow of events. These ordinary, but often heroic, people are the focus of this course. Each of the 48 lectures looks at history from a nontraditional perspective, that of the weak and marginalized-- the poor, sick, disabled, and elderly, as well as the refugees, slaves, women, children, and common soldiers.

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