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  1. Great Pharaohs of Ancient Egypt Sale

    Great Pharaohs of Ancient Egypt

    Bob Brier
    4.7 out of 5
    82% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (167)
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    No great civilization continues to speak to us like that of ancient Egypt. Yet what made Egypt great were the individuals who ruled it. Great Pharaohs of Ancient Egypt recounts the lives and accomplishments of great leaders such as Tutankhamen, Ramses the Great, and Cleopatra. Professor Bob Brier, an acclaimed Egyptologist, presents a veritable 30-century history of Egypt that peers into almost every aspect of...
  2. Introduction to Judaism Sale

    Introduction to Judaism

    Shai Cherry
    4.5 out of 5
    69% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (65)
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    Judaism is far from simple, and as a religion, culture, and civilization, it has evolved in surprising ways. Professor Shai Cherry shows how, for all it has changed, Judaism has maintained unbroken ties to a foundation text, an ethnicity, a set of rituals and holidays, and a land. Join him for this enlightening 24-lecture course and discover Judaism’s remarkable history.
  3. Early Middle Ages Sale

    Early Middle Ages

    Philip Daileader
    4.8 out of 5
    91% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (201)
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    Professor Philip Daileader of The College of William and Mary returns in this 24-lecture series to give you new insight into the Dark Ages, the era which spanned the decline and fall of Rome's western empire and lingered for centuries. Discover what findings modern archaeology has unearthed, and look into the fascinating personalities and events of this once-lost era.
  4. Great Artists of the Italian Renaissance Sale

    Great Artists of the Italian Renaissance

    William Kloss
    5 out of 5
    84% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (76)
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    No era of artistic achievement is as renowned as the Renaissance, and no country holds a higher place in it than Italy. In this course you experience supreme artworks created in Florence, Rome, Venice, and other Italian cities by such masters as Leonardo da Vinci, Botticelli, Michelangelo, Raphael, and Titian—unequaled masterpieces that established a canon of beauty that pervades Western culture to this day....
  5. American Ideals:  Founding a "Republic of Virtue" Sale

    American Ideals: Founding a "Republic of Virtue"

    Daniel N. Robinson
    4.5 out of 5
    78% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (90)
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    Just which "ideals" were affirmed by the Founders? What lessons of history were closely studied by them? American Ideals: Founding a "Republic of Virtue" is an invitation to enter this part of the American debate regarding human nature and the conditions right for its flourishing. In these carefully crafted lectures, Professor Daniel N. Robinson traces the dominant features of the early American ethos that...
  6. St. Augustine's Confessions Sale

    St. Augustine's Confessions

    Taught By Multiple Professors
    4.5 out of 5
    72% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (68)
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    This course examines all 13 books, or chapters, of this masterpiece that inspired Dante and Martin Luther and encouraged Christianity to accept the thinking of Plato. It provides the background needed to understand the Confessions as Augustine intended and analyzes his account—told in stories that are as powerful as any in world literature—of the events leading to his Christian conversion.
  7. The Symphony Sale

    The Symphony

    Robert Greenberg
    4.8 out of 5
    77% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (48)
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    This course brings longtime Teaching Company favorite Professor Robert Greenberg to a 300-year survey of the symphony with the enthusiasm, energy, and breadth of knowledge that are his trademarks. As you explore the evolution and development of this remarkable musical genre, you enjoy musical excerpts from well- known compositions in addition to some that may be new to you, along with enlightening musical and...
  8. From Jesus to Constantine: A History of Early Christianity Sale

    From Jesus to Constantine: A History of Early Christianity

    Bart D. Ehrman
    4.2 out of 5
    62% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (91)
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    The traditional form of Christianity we know today includes beliefs, practices, a canon of sacred scripture, and even its own stated history, but it emerged only after many years of transition and conflict—with Judaism and with what can now only be called the "lost Christianities." Professor Bart D. Ehrman takes you through Christianity's first centuries to examine its transition from the religion of Jesus to a...
  9. Joy of Thinking: The Beauty and Power of Classical Mathematical Ideas Sale

    Joy of Thinking: The Beauty and Power of Classical Mathematical Ideas

    Taught By Multiple Professors
    4.3 out of 5
    64% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (48)
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    Enjoy discovering the bold and insightful habits of thinking that arise in the world of mathematics as you grasp strategies for approaching, enjoying, and understanding the world. You will come away with a new appreciation of mathematics through these thoroughly entertaining lectures, and an enhanced awareness of the richness, texture, and beauty around you each day.
  10. History of the United States, 2nd Edition Sale

    History of the United States, 2nd Edition

    Taught By Multiple Professors
    4.6 out of 5
    83% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (128)
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    This sweeping, 84-lecture series features three award-winning professors sharing their insights into this nation's past in their own areas of special interest, from European settlement and the Revolutionary War to the Civil War, 19th-century industrialization, world wars, and today's outlook. You will gain a lucid picture of the factors that enabled the United States to become the largest, wealthiest, and most...
  11. History of the Supreme Court Sale

    History of the Supreme Court

    Peter Irons
    4.4 out of 5
    78% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (114)
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    The Supreme Court has defined the boundaries of our speech and actions since its first meeting in 1790, adding to our history books names such as Justices Earl Warren, Thurgood Marshall, and Warren Burger, and landmark trials including Roe v. Wade and Dred Scott v. John Sandford. You will have a front-row seat with Professor Peter Irons as you hear lawyers actually arguing before the Court, and examine the themes of...
  12. Utopia and Terror in the 20th Century Sale

    Utopia and Terror in the 20th Century

    Vejas Gabriel Liulevicius
    4.4 out of 5
    80% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (112)
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    The story of the 20th century is filled with leaders who promised utopia and instead delivered war, genocide, and dictatorship. This provocative and unsettling subject is covered in this 24-lecture series, which will help you understand this seemingly senseless and inexplicable record of inhumanity and how we may prevent it from recurring. Examples of leaders who resisted the century’s inhuman trends offer hope...
  13. Great World Religions: Christianity Sale

    Great World Religions: Christianity

    Luke Timothy Johnson
    4.1 out of 5
    80% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (30)
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    The lectures of Great World Religions: Christianity provide you with a clear survey of the most important elements of a vital religious tradition that has become the world's largest faith. In award-winning Professor Luke Timothy Johnson's course, consider fundamental issues including Christianity's birth and expansion across the Mediterranean world, the development of its core doctrine, its deep connections to...
  14. Great World Religions: Judaism Sale

    Great World Religions: Judaism

    Isaiah M. Gafni
    4.2 out of 5
    86% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (30)
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    What is the essence of Judaism? Is it the Ten Commandments? The teachings of the Hebrew Bible? Or something else entirely? Professor Isaiah M. Gafni of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem addresses these and other fundamental issues as he explores the ever-changing, 4,000-year saga of Judaism, one of the world's most ancient and influential religions. Throughout Great World Religions: Judaism, you study this faith as...
  15. Great World Religions: Hinduism Sale

    Great World Religions: Hinduism

    Mark W. Muesse
    4.1 out of 5
    80% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (57)
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    Great World Religions: Hinduism provides you with an engaging window into the roots of a faith that is perhaps the most diverse of all, and which rejects the notion that there is one path to the divine. Over the course of Hinduism's 5,000-year journey, you'll explore the pantheon of Hindu gods and goddesses; the sacred writings in the Vedas, the Bhagavad-gita, and the Upanishads; the Aryan language of Sanskrit; and...
  16. Great World Religions: Buddhism Sale

    Great World Religions: Buddhism

    Malcolm David Eckel
    4 out of 5
    74% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (43)
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    In its 2,500-year history, Buddhism has expanded from a tiny religious community in northern India into a movement that now spans the globe. Buddhism is your opportunity to trace the history, principles, and evolution of a theology that is both familiar and foreign. These lectures are a historical survey of Buddhism, from its origin in India in the 6th century B.C.E. to its present status as a major world faith....
  17. Great World Religions: Islam Sale

    Great World Religions: Islam

    John L. Esposito
    3.3 out of 5
    61% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (84)
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    How familiar are you with the world's second-largest and fastest-growing religion? Many people in the West know little about Islam and are familiar only with the actions of a minority of radical extremists. Great World Religions: Islam helps you better understand Islam as both a religion and a way of life. In these illuminating lectures, expert Islamic scholar and Professor John L. Esposito takes you through Islamic...
  18. My Favorite Universe Sale

    My Favorite Universe

    Neil deGrasse Tyson
    4.2 out of 5
    71% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (113)
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    What forces molded the universe? Are those forces still at work? Discover the answers to these and other startling questions about the cosmos with My Favorite Universe. Dr. Neil deGrasse Tyson's course is a spirited and intellectually engaging journey through our universe and its history, from before the big bang to the likely ways in which Earth—and perhaps the entire universe—might end. Explore how black holes...
  19. History of England from the Tudors to the Stuarts Sale

    History of England from the Tudors to the Stuarts

    Robert Bucholz
    4.8 out of 5
    89% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (146)
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    Explore the Tudor-Stuart era: a captivating examination of the 229-year period from 1485–1714 during which England transformed itself from a minor feudal state into what has been called the first modern society. In making that transformation, England became the wealthiest and most powerful nation on Earth. Award-winning Professor Robert Bucholz of Loyola University of Chicago presents a sweeping, 48-lecture course...
  20. Particle Physics for Non-Physicists: A Tour of the Microcosmos Sale

    Particle Physics for Non-Physicists: A Tour of the Microcosmos

    Steven Pollock
    4.7 out of 5
    85% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (127)
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    In Particle Physics for Non-Physicists: A Tour of the Microcosmos, Professor Steven Pollock translates the language of the remarkable science that, in only 100 years, has unlocked the secrets of the basic forces of nature. You will become familiar with the fundamental particles that make up all matter, from the tiniest microbe to the sun and stars. You will also learn the "rules of the game"—the forces the...