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Some old UC Berkeley favorites are back

I have been browsing around in the recently restored UC Berkeley Classic Courses, trying to find some of my old favorites from my Best free courses & lectures… 274 more words

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Berkeley update: grassroots edition

While University of California Berkeley has yet to restore any of the missing courses to its website (background and here, here and here), at least one Berkeley fan has taken matters into his own hands. 209 more words

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Archaeologist Isabelle Pafford teaches new course

University of Santa Clara archaeologist Isabelle Pafford is back with a new course about heroic narratives, Heroes & Heroism (iTunes). The course covers heroic figures in ancient works like the Iliad, the Gilgamesh epic, and the Bhagavad Gita, and explores the historical background behind these tales. 146 more words

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More Roman history from Isabelle Pafford

Update 11 Aug 2011: This course is not longeravailable but The Ancient Mediterranean World course is now available here. History of the Roman Empire is now on… 122 more words

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Two views of ancient Rome

Were you a fan of HBO’s Rome? Did it leave you curious about what was historically accurate and what was fantasy in HBO’s gory, and very sexy depiction of ancient Rome ? 119 more words

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