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The Resource Life lessons from the great myths, J. Rufus Fears, (sound recording)

Life lessons from the great myths, J. Rufus Fears, (sound recording)

Label
Life lessons from the great myths
Title
Life lessons from the great myths
Statement of responsibility
J. Rufus Fears
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
A series of lectures delivered by Professor J. Rufus Fears of the University of Oklahoma in which he explores the world's greatest myths. Beginning with the Trojan War and the Illiad and moving through the Bronze age in the Mediterranean with Theseus and Oedipus, Mesopotamia and Gilgamesh, the three great religions from the Middle East, the Roman Empire in the Aeneid, Romulus and Remus and Augustus, Alexander the Great, the British Isles, Beowulf and King Arthur, Julius Caesar and Napoleon, ultimately crossing the Atlantic to consider the myths of America created from the oldest legends of humankind
Member of
Accompanying matter
  • bibliography
  • instructional materials
Cataloging source
FM0
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1945-2012
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Fears, J. Rufus
Form of composition
not applicable
Format of music
not applicable
Literary text for sound recordings
  • lectures speeches
  • instruction
Music parts
not applicable
PerformerNote
J. Rufus Fears, lecturer
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Teaching Company
Series statement
The great courses
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  • Mythology in literature
  • Mythology, Classical, in literature
  • Mythology, Greek, in literature
  • Mythology, Roman, in literature
  • Literature and society
Target audience
general
Transposition and arrangement
not applicable
Label
Life lessons from the great myths, J. Rufus Fears, (sound recording)
Instantiates
Publication
Accompanying material
1 course guidebook (vi, 196 p. : ill. ; 19 cm)
Bar code
  • 31223107584584
  • 31223107584600
  • 31223127820190
  • 31223107584592
Bibliography note
Accompanying course guidebook includes bibliographical references (p. 190-196.)
Capture and storage technique
unknown
Carrier category
audio disc
Carrier category code
sd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Disc 1:
  • lecture 1.
  • Heroes, history and myth
  • lecture 2.
  • The myth of Troy
  • Disc 2:
  • lecture 3.
  • Homer and mythology
  • lecture 4.
  • In search of historical Troy
  • Disc 3:
  • lecture 5.
  • Life lessons from the Trojan War
  • lecture 6.
  • Jason and the golden fleece
  • Disc 4:
  • lecture 7.
  • Theseus and the minotaur
  • lecture 8.
  • Myth and Athenian drama
  • Disc 5:
  • lecture 9.
  • Fate and free will in mythology
  • lecture 10.
  • Atlantis, fact or fiction?
  • Disc 6:
  • lecture 11.
  • The epic of Gilgamesh
  • lecture 12.
  • Gilgamesh and history
  • Disc 7:
  • lecture 13.
  • The book of Genesis
  • lecture 14.
  • Exodus, the foundation of the Jewish people
  • Disc 8:
  • lecture 15.
  • The historical power of biblical stories
  • lecture 16.
  • Aeneas, Rome's national hero
  • Disc 9:
  • lecture 17.
  • Romulus, the founder of Rome
  • lecture 18.
  • Lays of ancient Rome
  • Disc 10:
  • lecture 19.
  • Alexander the Great in history
  • lecture 20.
  • Alexander the Great in romance
  • Disc 11:
  • lecture 21.
  • Beowulf, historical roots and heroic values
  • lecture 22.
  • King Arthur, fact or fiction?
  • Disc 12:
  • lecture 23.
  • In search of the holy grail
  • lecture 24.
  • Vikings in America?
  • Disc 13:
  • lecture 25.
  • Vergil the magician
  • lecture 26.
  • The Battle of Kosovo
  • Disc 14:
  • lecture 27.
  • Julius Caesar in history
  • lecture 28.
  • Napoleon and the mantle of Caesar
  • Disc 15:
  • lecture 29.
  • Arminius and German mythology
  • lecture 30.
  • Teuton versus Roman
  • Disc 16:
  • lecture 31.
  • Davy Crockett and the myth of the frontier
  • lecture 32.
  • The Alamo
  • Disc 17:
  • lecture 33.
  • Jesse James and the myth of the outlaw
  • lecture 34.
  • General Custer, hero or villian?
  • Disc 18:
  • lecture 35.
  • Reagan, Hollywood, and American ideals
  • lecture 36.
  • Mythology as a path to wisdom
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Extent
18 sound discs (18 hrs.)
Form of item
direct electronic
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781598037753
Media category
audio
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
s
Other physical details
digital
Publisher number
  • 3870
  • IC3870A-01
  • IC3870A-02
  • IC3870A-03
  • PB3870A
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
(OCoLC)775360193
System details
Compact discs
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
Life lessons from the great myths, J. Rufus Fears, (sound recording)
Publication
Accompanying material
1 course guidebook (vi, 196 p. : ill. ; 19 cm)
Bar code
  • 31223107584584
  • 31223107584600
  • 31223127820190
  • 31223107584592
Bibliography note
Accompanying course guidebook includes bibliographical references (p. 190-196.)
Capture and storage technique
unknown
Carrier category
audio disc
Carrier category code
sd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Disc 1:
  • lecture 1.
  • Heroes, history and myth
  • lecture 2.
  • The myth of Troy
  • Disc 2:
  • lecture 3.
  • Homer and mythology
  • lecture 4.
  • In search of historical Troy
  • Disc 3:
  • lecture 5.
  • Life lessons from the Trojan War
  • lecture 6.
  • Jason and the golden fleece
  • Disc 4:
  • lecture 7.
  • Theseus and the minotaur
  • lecture 8.
  • Myth and Athenian drama
  • Disc 5:
  • lecture 9.
  • Fate and free will in mythology
  • lecture 10.
  • Atlantis, fact or fiction?
  • Disc 6:
  • lecture 11.
  • The epic of Gilgamesh
  • lecture 12.
  • Gilgamesh and history
  • Disc 7:
  • lecture 13.
  • The book of Genesis
  • lecture 14.
  • Exodus, the foundation of the Jewish people
  • Disc 8:
  • lecture 15.
  • The historical power of biblical stories
  • lecture 16.
  • Aeneas, Rome's national hero
  • Disc 9:
  • lecture 17.
  • Romulus, the founder of Rome
  • lecture 18.
  • Lays of ancient Rome
  • Disc 10:
  • lecture 19.
  • Alexander the Great in history
  • lecture 20.
  • Alexander the Great in romance
  • Disc 11:
  • lecture 21.
  • Beowulf, historical roots and heroic values
  • lecture 22.
  • King Arthur, fact or fiction?
  • Disc 12:
  • lecture 23.
  • In search of the holy grail
  • lecture 24.
  • Vikings in America?
  • Disc 13:
  • lecture 25.
  • Vergil the magician
  • lecture 26.
  • The Battle of Kosovo
  • Disc 14:
  • lecture 27.
  • Julius Caesar in history
  • lecture 28.
  • Napoleon and the mantle of Caesar
  • Disc 15:
  • lecture 29.
  • Arminius and German mythology
  • lecture 30.
  • Teuton versus Roman
  • Disc 16:
  • lecture 31.
  • Davy Crockett and the myth of the frontier
  • lecture 32.
  • The Alamo
  • Disc 17:
  • lecture 33.
  • Jesse James and the myth of the outlaw
  • lecture 34.
  • General Custer, hero or villian?
  • Disc 18:
  • lecture 35.
  • Reagan, Hollywood, and American ideals
  • lecture 36.
  • Mythology as a path to wisdom
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Extent
18 sound discs (18 hrs.)
Form of item
direct electronic
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781598037753
Media category
audio
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
s
Other physical details
digital
Publisher number
  • 3870
  • IC3870A-01
  • IC3870A-02
  • IC3870A-03
  • PB3870A
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
(OCoLC)775360193
System details
Compact discs
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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