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Wide-Ruling Agamemnon

Lecture no. 6 from the course: The Foundations of Western Civilization

Wide-Ruling Agamemnon

Taught by Professor Thomas F. X. Noble | 30 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online History Courses

Why is it important for you to grasp the archaeological record of the period from 1500–1200 B.C. in order to understand The Iliad and The Odyssey—two poems composed 500 years later?

48 Lectures

1
Image of “Western,” “Civilization,” and “Foundations”
“Western,” “Civilization,” and “Foundations”
0 of 32 min
2
Image of History Begins at Sumer
History Begins at Sumer
0 of 30 min
3
Image of Egypt—The Gift of the Nile
Egypt—The Gift of the Nile
0 of 31 min
4
Image of The Hebrews—Small States and Big Ideas
The Hebrews—Small States and Big Ideas
0 of 30 min
5
Image of A Succession of Empires
A Succession of Empires
0 of 30 min
6
Image of Wide-Ruling Agamemnon
Wide-Ruling Agamemnon
0 of 30 min
7
Image of Dark Age and Archaic Greece
Dark Age and Archaic Greece
0 of 30 min
8
Image of The Greek Polis—Sparta
The Greek Polis—Sparta
0 of 30 min
9
Image of The Greek Polis—Athens
The Greek Polis—Athens
0 of 30 min
10
Image of Civic Culture—Architecture and Drama
Civic Culture—Architecture and Drama
0 of 30 min
11
Image of The Birth of History
The Birth of History
0 of 30 min
12
Image of From Greek Religion to Socratic Philosophy
From Greek Religion to Socratic Philosophy
0 of 30 min
13
Image of Plato and Aristotle
Plato and Aristotle
0 of 31 min
14
Image of The Failure of the Polis and the Rise of Alexander
The Failure of the Polis and the Rise of Alexander
0 of 30 min
15
Image of The Hellenistic World
The Hellenistic World
0 of 30 min
16
Image of The Rise of Rome
The Rise of Rome
0 of 30 min
17
Image of The Roman Republic—Government and Politics
The Roman Republic—Government and Politics
0 of 30 min
18
Image of Roman Imperialism
Roman Imperialism
0 of 30 min
19
Image of The Culture of the Roman Republic
The Culture of the Roman Republic
0 of 30 min
20
Image of Rome—From Republic to Empire
Rome—From Republic to Empire
0 of 30 min
21
Image of The Pax Romana
The Pax Romana
0 of 30 min
22
Image of Rome's Golden and Silver Ages
Rome's Golden and Silver Ages
0 of 31 min
23
Image of Jesus and the New Testament
Jesus and the New Testament
0 of 30 min
24
Image of The Emergence of a Christian Church
The Emergence of a Christian Church
0 of 30 min
25
Image of Late Antiquity—Crisis and Response
Late Antiquity—Crisis and Response
0 of 30 min
26
Image of Barbarians and Emperors
Barbarians and Emperors
0 of 31 min
27
Image of The Emergence of the Catholic Church
The Emergence of the Catholic Church
0 of 31 min
28
Image of Christian Culture in Late Antiquity
Christian Culture in Late Antiquity
0 of 30 min
29
Image of Muhammad and Islam
Muhammad and Islam
0 of 30 min
30
Image of The Birth of Byzantium
The Birth of Byzantium
0 of 30 min
31
Image of Barbarian Kingdoms in the West
Barbarian Kingdoms in the West
0 of 30 min
32
Image of The World of Charlemagne
The World of Charlemagne
0 of 30 min
33
Image of The Carolingian Renaissance
The Carolingian Renaissance
0 of 30 min
34
Image of The Expansion of Europe
The Expansion of Europe
0 of 30 min
35
Image of The Chivalrous Society
The Chivalrous Society
0 of 30 min
36
Image of Medieval Political Traditions, I
Medieval Political Traditions, I
0 of 30 min
37
Image of Medieval Political Traditions, II
Medieval Political Traditions, II
0 of 31 min
38
Image of Scholastic Culture
Scholastic Culture
0 of 30 min
39
Image of Vernacular Culture
Vernacular Culture
0 of 30 min
40
Image of The Crisis of Renaissance Europe
The Crisis of Renaissance Europe
0 of 30 min
41
Image of The Renaissance Problem
The Renaissance Problem
0 of 30 min
42
Image of Renaissance Portraits
Renaissance Portraits
0 of 31 min
43
Image of The Northern Renaissance
The Northern Renaissance
0 of 31 min
44
Image of The Protestant Reformation—Martin Luther
The Protestant Reformation—Martin Luther
0 of 31 min
45
Image of The Protestant Reformation—John Calvin
The Protestant Reformation—John Calvin
0 of 31 min
46
Image of Catholic Reforms and
Catholic Reforms and "Confessionalization"
0 of 31 min
47
Image of Exploration and Empire
Exploration and Empire
0 of 29 min
48
Image of What Challenges Remain?
What Challenges Remain?
0 of 33 min

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