Place of Peaceful Conflict

Streaming Video - 2007
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In ancient Greece, Delphi held a central position between Attica, governed from Athens, and the Peloponnese, ruled by Sparta. Using the ruins at Delphi as a lens, this program views the continuous struggle for power that characterized the Greek city-states through accounts of the "big dig" carried out between 1892 and 1902 and recent archaeological studies conducted by researchers at the French School of Athens. Home to the Pythic games, elaborate state-financed commemorative structures, and oracular divination, sacred Delphi was a safe outlet for state rivalries that constantly threatened to tear Greek civilization apart.
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2007], c2006
Characteristics: 1 streaming video file (27 min.) : sd., col., digital file


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