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on 8 February 2012
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.
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on 3 April 2011
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.
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on 23 May 2013
This is a brilliant collection. As an ancient history buff I found it to be packed with information, and it was excellently produced.
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on 18 March 2016
Fine addition to history section of home library collection of DVD's!
Thank you seller.
Kind regards.
Harry Donaghy.
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on 21 June 2015
excellent informative for anyone interested in greek ancient history
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on 22 February 2014
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
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on 21 January 2017
Enjoyed this very much
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on 1 September 2014
loads of shallow history
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on 15 December 2016
OK. JM
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on 14 December 2014
interesting
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