The Ancient Greeks: From Arrival to Glory 2000–479 BCE

Video and Podcast Links

“Cyrus the Great and the Rise of the Persian Empire”
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2uu7S_Aj0W8

UC Irvine professor Touraj Daryaee speaks about Cyrus the Great in conjunction with the Cyrus Cylinder exhibition at the Asian Art Museum.


“The Trojan War”
https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b01j6srl

Melvyn Bragg and his guests discuss the Trojan War, one of the central events of Ancient Greek mythology.

 

Web Links

 

“Dead Sea Scrolls”
http://dss.collections.imj.org.il/

The Israel Museum, in partnership with Google, has put digitalized copies of The Dead Sea Scrolls on the web.

 

“Tudor Parfitt’s Remarkable Quest,”
https://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/article/tudor-parfitts-remarkable-quest/

Nova report on Lost Tribes of Israel.

 

“Canaan and Ancient Israel”
http://penn.museum/sites/Canaan/index.html

The University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology presents a brief website on their Canaan exhibit.