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  1. Great Ancient Civilizations of Asia Minor Sale

    Great Ancient Civilizations of Asia Minor

    Kenneth W. Harl
    4.6 out of 5
    81% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (79)
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    The peninsula of Asian Turkey, known to the Greeks as Anatolia and to the Romans as Asia Minor, is about the size of Texas. This small subcontinent has arguably seen more history than any other comparably sized patch of Earth anywhere. Professor Kenneth W. Harl discusses Asia Minor's pivotal role in history in this engaging, original presentation.
  2. Ethics of Aristotle

    Ethics of Aristotle

    Joseph Koterski, S.J.
    4.4 out of 5
    73% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (76)
    Starting at $149.95 Starting at $149.95 $149.95 $149.95$149.95
    Happiness. Moral excellence. For more than 2,000 years, thoughtful people have turned to Aristotle's Nicomachean Ethics to learn how to teach and attain these and other profound concepts. In The Ethics of Aristotle, a meditation on the ancient Greek philosopher and one of his paramount texts, Professor Joseph W. Koterski shows you how and why this work can help deepen and improve your own thinking on questions of...
  3. Great Masters: Beethoven-His Life and Music Sale

    Great Masters: Beethoven-His Life and Music

    Robert Greenberg
    4.3 out of 5
    73% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (71)
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    Place the life of Ludwig van Beethoven in a stronger social, political, and cultural framework with Great Masters: Beethoven—His Life and Music. Award-winning composer and Professor Robert Greenberg makes the case that Beethoven was one of the most prolific and inspiring forces in the history of music, after whom nothing would ever be the same again. You'll learn about Beethoven's dysfunctional family life,...
  4. Great Masters: Mahler-His Life and Music Sale

    Great Masters: Mahler-His Life and Music

    Robert Greenberg
    4.7 out of 5
    66% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (39)
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    More than many other composers, Gustav Mahler's works are highly personal expressions of his inner world—one characterized by an overwhelming sense of alienation and loneliness. Great Masters: Mahler—His Life and Music is a biographical and musical study of Mahler, who, along with being a composer, was the greatest opera conductor of his time. Professor Robert Greenberg's lectures bring to life this...
  5. Dante's Divine Comedy

    Dante's Divine Comedy

    Taught By Multiple Professors
    4.8 out of 5
    86% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (94)
    Starting at $199.95 Starting at $199.95 $299.95 $199.95$299.95
    Two gifted teachers share the fruit of two lifetimes’ worth of historical and literary expertise in this rewarding introduction to one of the greatest poems ever written. You will explore invaluable background information on Dante’s life, why he wrote the Divine Comedy, how to approach English editions, and many of the poem’s characters and episodes.
  6. Famous Greeks Sale

    Famous Greeks

    J. Rufus Fears
    4.5 out of 5
    77% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (118)
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    In lectures inspired and informed by the monumental works of Homer, Herodotus, Thucydides, and Plutarch, Professor J. Rufus Fears examines a gallery of fascinating characters who shaped the story of Greece from the Trojan War through the rise of Rome.
  7. Apostle Paul

    Apostle Paul

    Luke Timothy Johnson
    4.4 out of 5
    77% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (92)
    Starting at $149.95 Starting at $149.95 $149.95 $149.95$149.95
    Historian and Professor Luke Timothy Johnson offers a fresh and historically grounded assessment of the life and letters of Christianity's "apostle to the Gentiles" in The Apostle Paul. This illuminating course addresses many questions concerning Paul's embattled life and work. Is Paul the inventor of Christianity or part of a larger movement? Why does he focus on the moral character of the community? How do his...
  8. Joyce's Ulysses Sale

    Joyce's Ulysses

    James A. W. Heffernan
    4.6 out of 5
    73% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (72)
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    James Joyce's great novel Ulysses is a big, richly imagined, and intricately organized book with a huge reputation, which many consider to be as fully conceived and vibrant as anything in Homer or Shakespeare. Dartmouth's Professor James Heffernan lays out the brilliance, passion, humanity, and humor of Joyce's modern Odyssey in 24 exciting lectures that no literature lover should miss.
  9. American Religious History

    American Religious History

    Patrick N. Allitt
    4.6 out of 5
    81% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (97)
    Starting at $199.95 Starting at $199.95 $199.95 $199.95$199.95
    Join historian Professor Patrick N. Allitt in exploring the vital and diverse story of religious life in America from the first European contacts to the late 20th century. Examine religion not only as a set of formal beliefs, ideas, communal or institutional loyalties, and styles of worship, but also as an influence on life "beyond the pews."
  10. The World of Byzantium Sale

    The World of Byzantium

    Kenneth W. Harl
    4.6 out of 5
    78% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (91)
    Save up to $250.00 Starting at $24.95 $299.95 $24.95$299.95
    Open new vistas of historical insight as you join award-winning scholar and lecturer Kenneth W. Harl in this study of the crucial yet overlooked civilization of Byzantium. These lectures fill a gap in history and give you a much wider and more accurate perspective on everything from the decline of imperial Rome to the rise of the Renaissance.
  11. History of Christianity in the Reformation Era

    History of Christianity in the Reformation Era

    Brad S. Gregory
    4.5 out of 5
    77% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (87)
    Starting at $229.95 Starting at $229.95 $429.95 $229.95$429.95
    Explore a watershed period in history as you examine the people, ideas, and events that transformed Western Christianity at the dawn of the modern age. This course is designed to give you a balanced, historical overview of the complex and dramatic events of the Reformation era during the epoch-making years between Luther’s 95 Theses in 1517 and the end of the Thirty Years’ War in 1648.
  12. History of Freedom Sale

    History of Freedom

    J. Rufus Fears
    4.2 out of 5
    64% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (65)
    Save up to $375.00 Starting at $29.95 $429.95 $29.95$429.95
    Join historian and classical scholar J. Rufus Fears as he tells the dramatic story of history's most powerful idea from ancient Greece to our own day. What did freedom mean to Abraham Lincoln-and to Robert E. Lee? What did it mean to Franklin Roosevelt, Winston Churchill, and Martin Luther King? What does it mean to us today? Find out in this deeply moving, thought-provoking course.
  13. High Middle Ages Sale

    High Middle Ages

    Philip Daileader
    4.8 out of 5
    85% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (102)
    Save up to $240.00 Starting at $24.95 $299.95 $24.95$299.95
    As the last millennium dawned, Europe didn't amount to much. Illiteracy, starvation, and disease were the norm. In fact, Europe in the year 1000 was one of the world's more stagnant regions—an economically undeveloped, intellectually derivative, and geopolitically passive backwater. Three short centuries later, all this had changed dramatically. The flowering of medieval civilization between the years 1000 and...
  14. Voltaire and the Triumph of the Enlightenment

    Voltaire and the Triumph of the Enlightenment

    Alan Charles Kors
    4.7 out of 5
    84% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (121)
    Starting at $149.95 Starting at $149.95 $149.95 $149.95$149.95
    In Voltaire and the Triumph of the Enlightenment, leading intellectual historian and Professor Alan Charles Kors shares with you his view of Voltaire as one of the most intriguing, influential—and elusive—thinkers of the modern world. Focusing on the most enduring aspects of Voltaire's work and thought, Professor Kors sketches a vibrant, thought-provoking vision of Voltaire as "the father of the Enlightenment"...
  15. Old Testament

    Old Testament

    Amy-Jill Levine
    3.7 out of 5
    63% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (251)
    Starting at $249.95 Starting at $249.95 $299.95 $249.95$299.95
    The Old Testament, or Tanakh, was written in ancient Israel over 1,000 years by many authors. What can this book teach us about the ancient Israelites? What does our faith find in new scholarly understanding? These lectures by scripture expert Professor Amy-Jill Levine introduce you to the history, religion, and literature of ancient Israel as preserved in the Old Testament, or Hebrew Bible. Professor Levine brings...
  16. Great Presidents

    Great Presidents

    Allan J. Lichtman
    4.4 out of 5
    69% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (56)
    Starting at $289.95 Starting at $289.95 $599.95 $289.95$599.95
    Meet 12 of America’s most important presidents. Through revealing anecdotes and “inside stories” you can examine their lives, achievements, and legacies to American life and politics through the eyes of political expert Dr. Allan J. Lichtman. These 12 leaders steered the United States through pivotal times: Washington, Jefferson, Jackson, Polk, Lincoln, Theodore Roosevelt, Wilson, Franklin Roosevelt, Truman,...
  17. Great Masters: Haydn-His Life and Music

    Great Masters: Haydn-His Life and Music

    Robert Greenberg
    4.8 out of 5
    74% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (55)
    Starting at $149.95 Starting at $149.95 $229.95 $149.95$229.95
    Experience the musical riches of Franz Joseph Haydn, an artist so technically superb that he has come to exemplify the Classical style. In Great Masters: Haydn—His Life and Music, explore the life, works, and legacy of one of the most original and influential composers of all time. Taught by award-winning Professor Robert Greenberg, this course will reveal Haydn's extraordinary achievements not merely as technical...
  18. Great Masters: Mozart-His Life and Music

    Great Masters: Mozart-His Life and Music

    Robert Greenberg
    4.6 out of 5
    81% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (86)
    Starting at $149.95 Starting at $149.95 $229.95 $149.95$229.95
    Great Masters: Mozart—His Life and Music is a biographical and musical study of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, who composed more than 600 works of beauty and brilliance in just over 20 years. You'll learn about Mozart's journey from youthful prodigy to posthumous deification, his struggles for a successful career, his relationships with family, friends, and fellow composers, his musical triumphs and disasters, and...
  19. Great Masters: Tchaikovsky—His Life and Music

    Great Masters: Tchaikovsky—His Life and Music

    Robert Greenberg
    4.8 out of 5
    79% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (54)
    Starting at $149.95 Starting at $149.95 $229.95 $149.95$229.95
    Discover why Peter Illych Tchaikovsky exhibits as close a link as you will find anywhere between an artist's inner world and the outward products of his creative activity with Great Masters: Tchaikovsky—His Life and Music. Award-winning Professor Robert Greenberg reveals how, as a man, Tchaikovsky was defined by his music, which became an outlet for all the shifting moods of his turbulent soul. Tchaikovsky...
  20. Great Masters: Stravinsky-His Life and Music Sale

    Great Masters: Stravinsky-His Life and Music

    Robert Greenberg
    4.7 out of 5
    65% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (38)
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    Award-winning Professor Robert Greenberg's Great Masters: Stravinsky—His Life and Music depicts the career of Igor Stravinsky as a dizzying, enthralling progression that creates a virtual artistic history of the West from the 1890s to the late 1960s. Discover this master of musical creativity to be a one-man compendium of people, places, compositional styles, and techniques. Among other things, these lectures...