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The Great Courses No.3890 The World Was Never The Same Events That Changed History

The Great Courses No.3890: The World Was Never The Same: Events That Changed History
36 lectures | 30 minutes each | Year Released: 2010
MPEG-3 | 128 Kbps, 44.1 KHz, 2 channels | English | 998 MB

January 10, 49 B.C.: Julius Caesar crosses the Rubicon River into Rome, igniting a civil war that leads to the birth of the world's greatest ancient civilization. October 12, 1492: The Spanish explorer Christopher Columbus, weary after months at sea, finally drops anchor at the island of San Salvador and takes Europe's first steps into the New World. September 11, 2001: On a calm Tuesday morning, a series of terrorist attacks on the United States of America ignites a global war on terrorism that continues to this day.

History is made and defined by landmark events such as these-moments that irrevocably changed the course of human civilization. While many of us are taught that anonymous social, political, and economic forces are the driving factors behind events of the past, acclaimed historian and award-winning Professor J. Rufus Fears believes that it's individuals, acting alone or together, who alter the course of history.


01.Hammurabi Issues a Code of Law (1750 B.C.)
02.Moses and Monotheism (1220 B.C.)
03.The Enlightenment of the Buddha (526 B.C.)
04.Confucius Instructs a Nation (553-479 B.C.)
05.Solon-Democracy Begins (594 B.C.)
06.Marathon-Democracy Triumphant (490 B.C.)
07.Hippocrates Takes an Oath (430 B.C.)
08.Caesar Crosses the Rubicon (49 B.C.)
09.Jesus-The Trial of a Teacher (A.D. 36)
10.Constantine I Wins a Battle (A.D. 312)
11.Muhammad Moves to Medina-The Hegira (A.D. 622)
12.Bologna Gets a University (1088)
13.Dante Sees Beatrice (1283)
14.Black Death-Pandemics and History (1348)
15.Columbus Finds a New World (1492)
16.Michelangelo Accepts a Commission (1508)
17.Erasmus-A Book Sets Europe Ablaze (1516)
18.Luther's New Course Changes History (1517)
19.The Defeat of the Spanish Armada (1588)
20.The Battle of Vienna (1683)
21.The Battle of Lexington (1775)
22.General Pickett Leads a Charge (1863)
23.Adam Smith (1776) versus Karl Marx (1867)
24.Charles Darwin Takes an Ocean Voyage (1831)
25.Louis Pasteur Cures a Child (1885)
26.Two Brothers Take a Flight (1903)
27.The Archduke Makes a State Visit (1914)
28.One Night in Petrograd (1917)
29.The Day the Stock Market Crashed (1929)
30.Hitler Becomes Chancellor of Germany (1933)
31.Franklin Roosevelt Becomes President (1933)
32.Mao Zedong Begins His Long March (1934)
33.The Atomic Bomb Is Dropped (1945)
34.John F. Kennedy Is Assassinated (1963)
35.Dr. King Leads a March (1963)
The Great Courses No.3890 The World Was Never The Same Events That Changed History

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