Customer Reviews


4 Reviews
5 star:
 (2)
4 star:    (0)
3 star:    (0)
2 star:
 (2)
1 star:    (0)
 
 
 
 
 
Average Customer Review
Share your thoughts with other customers
Create your own review
 
 

The most helpful favourable review
The most helpful critical review


1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars ALL GREEK TO ME !
This is a brilliant collection. As an ancient history buff I found it to be packed with information, and it was excellently produced.
Published 11 months ago by Mr. D. J. Long

versus
29 of 29 people found the following review helpful
2.0 out of 5 stars Disappointing
This might be ok as an introductory guide for young children, but it's hard to recommend it for anyone else. There's no great depth of content, and it leaves the impression of a bland and tedious tourist promotional program. Unfortunately, this is the only impression it leaves. For me at least, it was rather a waste of time and money.
Published on 8 Feb 2012 by Mr. K. H. Cobb


Most Helpful First | Newest First

29 of 29 people found the following review helpful
2.0 out of 5 stars Disappointing, 8 Feb 2012
By 
Mr. K. H. Cobb (UK) - See all my reviews
(REAL NAME)   
Verified Purchase(What is this?)
This review is from: Ancient Civilisations - The Greeks Box Set [DVD] (DVD)
This might be ok as an introductory guide for young children, but it's hard to recommend it for anyone else. There's no great depth of content, and it leaves the impression of a bland and tedious tourist promotional program. Unfortunately, this is the only impression it leaves. For me at least, it was rather a waste of time and money.
Help other customers find the most helpful reviews 
Was this review helpful to you? Yes No


62 of 66 people found the following review helpful
2.0 out of 5 stars Obviously not a lot went on in Ancient Greece, then...., 3 April 2011
Verified Purchase(What is this?)
This review is from: Ancient Civilisations - The Greeks Box Set [DVD] (DVD)
Why is it that when there are so many brilliant DVDs on ancient Rome and Egypt, no one seems to have done a series of ancient Greece of equal quality? I had been looking forward to these films by the History channel, and having watched them all now I am left with the following opinions.

The DVD on Gods and Goddesses is by far the best, fully 90 minutes long, and I didn't doze off partway through! However, there could have been a lot more information on the gods and goddesses from the Greek's idea of their creation. The DVD on Hercules, 45 minutes worth, was rather repetitive with its pictures of pottery and the short film sequences of re-enactments of Hercules' fights, and its narrative was generally bland. The last DVD, Mystical Monuments of Ancient Greece was, well, frankly very disappointing. It was less than 50 minutes in length, and given its title, you would expect a lot squeezed into that 48 minutes. Oh no. It's just a very poor, very repetitive (yet another), very basic story of the Parthenon, the Acropolis and the Agora. And that's it.

Come on History Channel, are there no other historic monuments of Ancient Greece worthy of a mention? Nothing outside Athens? Not even one? Sorry, but this isn't worth more than 2 stars for me.
Help other customers find the most helpful reviews 
Was this review helpful to you? Yes No


1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars ALL GREEK TO ME !, 23 May 2013
By 
Mr. D. J. Long "writer" (cheltenham) - See all my reviews
(REAL NAME)   
Verified Purchase(What is this?)
This review is from: Ancient Civilisations - The Greeks Box Set [DVD] (DVD)
This is a brilliant collection. As an ancient history buff I found it to be packed with information, and it was excellently produced.
Help other customers find the most helpful reviews 
Was this review helpful to you? Yes No


5.0 out of 5 stars Ancient Civilisations - The Greeks Box Set (DVD), 22 Feb 2014
By 
Sarah Painter (Southfields, UK) - See all my reviews
Verified Purchase(What is this?)
This review is from: Ancient Civilisations - The Greeks Box Set [DVD] (DVD)
I chose this product because it is something I am interested in , I loved all of it and I would recommend it to all who are interested/ fascinated by ancient history
Help other customers find the most helpful reviews 
Was this review helpful to you? Yes No


Most Helpful First | Newest First
ARRAY(0xa6675f54)

This product

Only search this product's reviews