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Clash of the Gods:Hercules and the 12 labors
From history.com, produced by History Channel
The tale of the mighty Hercules, son of Zeus, atoning for the murder of his family by undertaking 12 impossible tasks. Good use of images. Students can get a better idea of what this story is about. Well told. (3:55)
October 10, 2010 at 09:14 PM
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Ancient Civilizations: Greek Mythology
From howstuffworks.com
A seven minute video that goes into a good amount of detail about famous Greek myths. Needs to be used with word wall and map and additional worksheets. Relates myths to more modern stories.  Run time 02:50
August 22, 2010 at 02:37 AM
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The Persians & Greeks: Crash Course World History #5
From YouTube, produced by Crash Course
This is a video "in which John compares and contrasts Greek civilization and the Persian Empire. Of course we're glad that Greek civilization spawned modern western civilization, right? Maybe not. From Socrates and Plato to Darius and Xerxes, John ex... [more]
January 10, 2013 at 07:07 AM
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Greek Gods
From history.com, produced by History Channel
This video is contains a comic book type explanation of the Greek Gods. This is ideal for students and can be stopped to allow the students to take notes about each one. Symbols are used that could result in good discussion as well. Cartoon images an... [more]
May 19, 2011 at 10:57 PM
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Hercules and the 12 Labors (3:55)
From history.com, produced by History Channel
The tale of the mighty Hercules, son of Zeus, atoning for the murder of his family by undertaking 12 impossible tasks. These labors of Hercules should hold the attention of students. However, there is a great deal of death involved in the challenges.... [more]
May 21, 2011 at 11:53 PM
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Ancient Greece: Peloponnesian War
From britannica.com, produced by Encyclopedia Britannica
This 2:32 long video teaches that Sparta and Peloponnesian allies fought against the Athenian imperialism, but ended in a draw in the first ten year period. The war weakened the empire and ended the "Great Days". Thucydides wrote the first book on in... [more]
March 11, 2012 at 09:03 PM
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Sparta vs Athens:the Peloponnesian Wars pt 1
From veoh.com
This 12 minute video explains the wars and the events that have made it an important part of history. Shows the importance of leadership and planning.
November 22, 2010 at 12:43 AM
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Zeus and the Great Flood
From history.com, produced by History Channel
When natural disasters struck, the ancient Greeks believed that Zeus, their god of all gods, showing anger and displeasure. This video may be to strong for some students. The video tells why Zeus flooded the Earth. Explains what may have been a great... [more]
November 27, 2010 at 12:06 AM
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Seven Wonders: The Temple of Artemis at Ephesus (4:06)
From history.com, produced by Ancient Mysteries
This four minute video is a tour of the massive and awe-inspiring Temple of Artemus at Ephesus and uses computer animation to provide a clear image of what the temple might have looked like. There is talk about sacrificing humans at the site.
May 21, 2011 at 11:34 PM
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The Origins of the Mediterranean
From YouTube, produced by IntSchoolHistory
This nine-minute video is a BBC clip from a larger segment that focuses on the Mediterranean area.
August 11, 2011 at 02:11 PM
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LarrySanger on 11/02/2009 12:22 AM wrote:

I added a bunch of subcategories here.  Longer programs can be found under "Multipart Programs about Ancient Greece in General."  Longer programs about more specific topics, like Ancient Athens, can be found in more specialized categories.

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