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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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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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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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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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Greek City States
From bit.ly, produced by dbesozzi at Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake High School
This 13 minute video uses a lecture format with graphics. A lot of material is presented and is well organized. Well worth showing, but the video may have to be stopped at times to enable the teacher to enhance the lesson.
February 12, 2012 at 03:08 PM
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Athens and Sparta
From teachertube.com
This 1:44 video does not have narration, but uses a series of facts about these two city-states to help students understand the differences between them  as well as the similarities. A good introduction.
May 29, 2012 at 02:23 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.