The Resource The life of Greece, by Will Durant

The life of Greece, by Will Durant

Label
The life of Greece
Title
The life of Greece
Statement of responsibility
by Will Durant
Creator
Contributor
Author
Narrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The second volume of Will Durant's Pulitzer Prize-winning series, The Life of Greece: The Story of Civilization, Volume 2 chronicles the history of ancient Greek civilization. Here Durant tells the whole story of Greece, from the days of Crete's vast Aegean empire to the final extirpation of the last remnants of Greek liberty, crushed under the heel of an implacably forward-marching Rome. The dry minutiae of battles and sieges, of tortuous statecraft of tyrant and king, get the minor emphasis in what is preeminently a vivid recreation of Greek culture, brought to the reader through the medium of supple, vigorous prose. In this masterful work, readers will learn about: the siege of Troy, the great city-states of Athens and Sparta, the heroes of Homer's epics, the gods and lesser deities of Mount Olympus, the teachings of Socrates, Plato, and Aristotle, the life of Alexander the Great
Member of
Cataloging source
BLACP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1885-1981
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Durant, Will
Dewey number
909
Form of composition
not applicable
Format of music
not applicable
LC call number
CB53
LC item number
.D872 2013d
Literary text for sound recordings
history
Music parts
not applicable
PerformerNote
Read by Stefan Rudnicki
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1945-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Rudnicki, Stefan
  • Blackstone Audio, Inc
Series statement
The story of civilization
Series volume
volume 2
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Civilization
  • Greece
  • Greece
  • Middle East
Target audience
adult
Transposition and arrangement
not applicable
Label
The life of Greece, by Will Durant
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • "Library edition" statement from publisher's website
  • Compact discs
  • Duration: 32:30:00
  • "Tracks every 3 minutes for easy bookmarking"--Container
  • Unabridged
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Carrier category
audio disc
Carrier category code
sd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Edition
Unabridged, library edition.
Extent
27 audio discs (approximately 32 1/2 hr.)
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781482941425
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
mass produced
Kind of material
plastic with metal
Media category
audio
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
s
Other physical details
digital, CD audio
Publisher number
Z8400
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
  • ocn852401157
  • (Pol)1445808
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
The life of Greece, by Will Durant
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • "Library edition" statement from publisher's website
  • Compact discs
  • Duration: 32:30:00
  • "Tracks every 3 minutes for easy bookmarking"--Container
  • Unabridged
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Carrier category
audio disc
Carrier category code
sd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Edition
Unabridged, library edition.
Extent
27 audio discs (approximately 32 1/2 hr.)
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781482941425
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
mass produced
Kind of material
plastic with metal
Media category
audio
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
s
Other physical details
digital, CD audio
Publisher number
Z8400
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
  • ocn852401157
  • (Pol)1445808
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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