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    • The Medieval World

    • Autor: Dorsey Armstrong, The Great Courses
    • Sprecher: Dorsey Armstrong
    • Spieldauer: 18 Std. und 16 Min.
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 24
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    • Geschichte
      4.5 out of 5 stars 22

    Far from being a time of darkness, the Middle Ages was an essential period in the grand narrative of Western history. But what was it like to actually live in those extraordinary times? Now you can find out.These 36 lectures provide a different perspective on the society and culture of the Middle Ages: one that entrenches you in the daily human experience of living during this underappreciated era. Drawing on history, literature, the arts, technology, and science, these lectures will deepen the way you understand not only the Middle Ages but everything that came afterward.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • great course.

    • Von Michael Knaller Am hilfreichsten 23.04.2018

    Regulärer Preis: 45,95 €

    • Years That Changed History: 1215

    • Autor: Dorsey Armstrong, The Great Courses
    • Sprecher: Dorsey Armstrong
    • Spieldauer: 12 Std. und 29 Min.
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    What is so important about the year 1215? There are some history buffs who may be able to tell you that 1215 is the year the Magna Carta was signed, but there are even fewer who know that King John of England’s acceptance of this charter was only one of four major, world-changing events of this significant year. In fact, the social, cultural, political, geographical, and religious shifts that occurred in this year alone had such a huge impact on the entire world, it warrants an entire course of study for anyone truly interested in the pivotal points of history....

    Regulärer Preis: 35,95 €

    • The Black Death: The World's Most Devastating Plague

    • Autor: Dorsey Armstrong, The Great Courses
    • Sprecher: Dorsey Armstrong
    • Spieldauer: 12 Std. und 10 Min.
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      5 out of 5 stars 21
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      5 out of 5 stars 21
    • Geschichte
      5 out of 5 stars 21

    Many of us know the Black Death as a catastrophic event of the medieval world. But the Black Death was arguably the most significant event in Western history, profoundly affecting every aspect of human life, from the economic and social to the political, religious, and cultural. In its wake the plague left a world that was utterly changed, forever altering the traditional structure of European societies and forcing a rethinking of every single system of Western civilization: food production and trade, the church, political institutions, law, art, and more.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Entertaining, but low pace

    • Von marmotte77 Am hilfreichsten 10.09.2017

    Regulärer Preis: 35,95 €

    • Turning Points in Medieval History

    • Autor: Dorsey Armstrong, The Great Courses
    • Sprecher: Dorsey Armstrong
    • Spieldauer: 12 Std. und 11 Min.
    • Originalaufnahme
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
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      4 out of 5 stars 3
    • Geschichte
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3

    For an accurate picture of how the political, social, and religious structure of present-day Europe came to be-and even why we're speaking English today-studying the key events between the years 500 and 1500 is of critical import. These 24 gripping lectures deliver an unparalleled look at these moments that profoundly changed the arc of history, and they weave the era's vast array of disparate events into an interconnected tapestry that illuminates why nothing exists in a vacuum.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Volkshochschule plus

    • Von Walter Am hilfreichsten 16.10.2014

    Regulärer Preis: 37,95 €

    • King Arthur: History and Legend

    • Autor: Dorsey Armstrong, The Great Courses
    • Sprecher: Dorsey Armstrong
    • Spieldauer: 12 Std.
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Sprecher
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Geschichte
      4 out of 5 stars 5

    These 24 spellbinding lectures reveal the full scope of the Arthurian tradition, from its beginnings in post-Roman Britain to its extraordinary trajectory across the centuries and its latest incarnations in modern times. Your pathfinder in this world of mythic adventure and romance, Professor Armstrong, is one of the world's leading Arthurian scholars and the current editor-in-chief of the academic journal Arthuriana.

    Regulärer Preis: 37,95 €

    • Analysis and Critique: How to Engage and Write about Anything

    • Autor: Dorsey Armstrong, The Great Courses
    • Sprecher: Dorsey Armstrong
    • Spieldauer: 12 Std. und 4 Min.
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      5 out of 5 stars 8
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      5 out of 5 stars 8
    • Geschichte
      5 out of 5 stars 8

    Tap into the power of effective writing by developing the fundamental critical and analytical skills that transform your writing from "good" to "great." Regardless of your subject, goal, or occasion, these skills will help you organize your thoughts into a coherent piece, make a persuasive argument rooted in facts, and make responsible use of research materials.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Very good advice for writing well

    • Von reineanne Am hilfreichsten 11.07.2016

    Regulärer Preis: 37,95 €

    • Great Minds of the Medieval World

    • Autor: Dorsey Armstrong, The Great Courses
    • Sprecher: Dorsey Armstrong
    • Spieldauer: 11 Std. und 59 Min.
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Geschichte
      4 out of 5 stars 2

    In this gallery of extraordinary minds, you’ll encounter the leading lights of a world-shaping era, including figures such as Maimonides, Hildegard of Bingen, Bernard of Clairvaux, Peter Abelard, and Francesco Petrarch. Professor Armstrong goes to great lengths to bring these historic figures to life, revealing both the great intellectual contributions and the personal strivings, challenges, and triumphs of some of history’s most remarkable human beings.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • A small amount of time for a big overview

    • Von Marc Dierckx Am hilfreichsten 14.03.2015

    Regulärer Preis: 39,95 €

    • 36 Big Ideas

    • Autor: The Great Courses, Bart D. Ehrman, Daniel W. Drezner, und andere
    • Sprecher: Bart D. Ehrman, Daniel W. Drezner, David Sadava, und andere
    • Spieldauer: 18 Std. und 41 Min.
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      5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Sprecher
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Geschichte
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2

    The Great Courses has produced thousands of lectures that have introduced millions of lifelong learners to some of the biggest and most fascinating ideas that humans have ever thought. Now, enjoy 36 lectures specially curated from some of our most popular courses and get an interesting learning experience across a wide range of disciplines.

    Regulärer Preis: 45,95 €