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The Resource Exploring the roots of religion, the Teaching Company

Exploring the roots of religion, the Teaching Company

Label
Exploring the roots of religion
Title
Exploring the roots of religion
Statement of responsibility
the Teaching Company
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Professor Hale takes you deep inside caves and crypts and leads you through vast deserts and ancient cities around the globe for a comprehensive look at specific religious archaeological sites around the world
Member of
Cataloging source
A6T
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Producer, James Blandford ; editors, Rich Bernett, James Blandford
Dewey number
200.9
LC call number
BL65.A72
LC item number
.H35 2009d
PerformerNote
Lecturer, John R. Hale, University of Louisville
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1951-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Hale, John R.
  • Teaching Company
Runtime
http://bibfra.me/vocab/marc/unknown
Series statement
The great courses. Religion
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Archaeology and religion
  • Excavations (Archaeology)
  • Religion
  • Rites and ceremonies
  • Ritual
Technique
unknown
Label
Exploring the roots of religion, the Teaching Company
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • "Course no. 3650."
  • 36 lectures (30 min. each)
  • Course guidebook includes scope, outline, glossary, bibliography, suggested readings, and questions to consider for each lecture
Accompanying material
1 course guidebook (iv, 134 pages ; 19 cm)
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Part 1. Lecture 1. The roots of religious experience -- Lecture 2. Neanderthal burials at Shanidar -- Lecture 3. Hunting magic in sacred caves -- Lecture 4. Myths of the shaman -- Lecture 5. Realm of the Mother Goddess -- Lecture 6. Mysteries of the megaliths -- Lecture 7. Towers and tombs of Sumeria -- Lecture 8. Tomb of the first emperor of China -- Lecture 9. Feasting with the dead at Petra -- Lecture 10. Druid sacrifice at Lindow Moss? -- Lecture 11. Honoring ancestors in ancient Ohio -- Lecture 12. A Viking queen sails to eternity
  • Part 2. Lecture 13. Dancing with bulls at Knossos -- Lecture 14. Oracle bones in ancient China -- Lecture 15. Sun and sexuality in early Scandinavia -- Lecture 16. Apollo speaks at Klaros -- Lecture 17. Chalice of blood in ancient Peru -- Lecture 18. Decoding rituals at Palenque -- Lecture 19. Temple of the Goddess on Malta -- Lecture 20. The Aten-- monotheism in Egypt -- Lecture 21. Deities of the Acropolis -- Lecture 22. Gods and pyramids at Teotihuacan -- Lecture 23. Sacred city on the Mississippi -- Lecture 24. Sun and shadow at Machu PIcchu
  • Part 3. Lecture 25. Celestial gateway at Giza -- Lecture 26. Cosmic hub at Stonehenge -- Lecture 27. Desert lines at Nazca -- Lecture 28. Skywatchers at Chaco Canyon -- Lecture 29. Mountain of the Gods at Angkor -- Lecture 30. The stone heads of Easter Island -- Lecture 31. Tending Zoroaster's sacred fire in Iran -- Lecture 32. Writing the Dead Sea scrolls at Qumran -- Lecture 33. Taking religions underground at Rome -- Lecture 34. Forging iron at Jenne-jeno on the Niger -- Lecture 35. Carving monasteries at Ajanta in India -- Lecture 36. Faiths lost and found
Control code
1685434
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
Extent
6 videodiscs (approximately 1,080 min.)
Isbn
9781598035773
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
3650
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1685434
  • (OCoLC)461309641
System details
DVD, NTSC
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Exploring the roots of religion, the Teaching Company
Publication
Note
  • "Course no. 3650."
  • 36 lectures (30 min. each)
  • Course guidebook includes scope, outline, glossary, bibliography, suggested readings, and questions to consider for each lecture
Accompanying material
1 course guidebook (iv, 134 pages ; 19 cm)
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Part 1. Lecture 1. The roots of religious experience -- Lecture 2. Neanderthal burials at Shanidar -- Lecture 3. Hunting magic in sacred caves -- Lecture 4. Myths of the shaman -- Lecture 5. Realm of the Mother Goddess -- Lecture 6. Mysteries of the megaliths -- Lecture 7. Towers and tombs of Sumeria -- Lecture 8. Tomb of the first emperor of China -- Lecture 9. Feasting with the dead at Petra -- Lecture 10. Druid sacrifice at Lindow Moss? -- Lecture 11. Honoring ancestors in ancient Ohio -- Lecture 12. A Viking queen sails to eternity
  • Part 2. Lecture 13. Dancing with bulls at Knossos -- Lecture 14. Oracle bones in ancient China -- Lecture 15. Sun and sexuality in early Scandinavia -- Lecture 16. Apollo speaks at Klaros -- Lecture 17. Chalice of blood in ancient Peru -- Lecture 18. Decoding rituals at Palenque -- Lecture 19. Temple of the Goddess on Malta -- Lecture 20. The Aten-- monotheism in Egypt -- Lecture 21. Deities of the Acropolis -- Lecture 22. Gods and pyramids at Teotihuacan -- Lecture 23. Sacred city on the Mississippi -- Lecture 24. Sun and shadow at Machu PIcchu
  • Part 3. Lecture 25. Celestial gateway at Giza -- Lecture 26. Cosmic hub at Stonehenge -- Lecture 27. Desert lines at Nazca -- Lecture 28. Skywatchers at Chaco Canyon -- Lecture 29. Mountain of the Gods at Angkor -- Lecture 30. The stone heads of Easter Island -- Lecture 31. Tending Zoroaster's sacred fire in Iran -- Lecture 32. Writing the Dead Sea scrolls at Qumran -- Lecture 33. Taking religions underground at Rome -- Lecture 34. Forging iron at Jenne-jeno on the Niger -- Lecture 35. Carving monasteries at Ajanta in India -- Lecture 36. Faiths lost and found
Control code
1685434
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
Extent
6 videodiscs (approximately 1,080 min.)
Isbn
9781598035773
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
3650
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1685434
  • (OCoLC)461309641
System details
DVD, NTSC
Video recording format
DVD

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