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Il était une fois: l’Homme
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Il était une fois: l’Homme - 6. Le siècle de Périclès - Part 1

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

France

Il était une fois... ("Once Upon a Time...") takes us back to the origins of Western civilization on the island of Crete. This lively animated series is for French learners of all ages!

Il était une fois: l’Homme - 6. Le siècle de Périclès - Part 2

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

France

Learn about the birth of democracy in ancient Greece and watch a scene from Sophocles's famous tragedy, Antigone, in the next installment of Il était une fois....

Il était une fois: l’Homme - 6. Le siècle de Périclès - Part 3

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

France

A young man consults the Pythia (aka the Oracle of Delphi) to see if the gods will sanction his marriage to the girl of his dreams. What is her forecast? Find out in this video!

Il était une fois: l’Homme - 6. Le siècle de Périclès - Part 4

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

France

Viewer Discretion Advised

While the Athenians were constructing and reconstructing the Acropolis, young Spartans were undergoing a harsh, often brutal education -- a walk in the park compared to what Spartan women experienced during the traditional marriage ritual.

Il était une fois: l’Homme - 6. Le siècle de Périclès - Part 5

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

France

In the next installment of Il était une fois..., we meet some of the great thinkers of ancient Greece: Socrates, Euripides, Sophocles, Protagoras, Anaxagoras, and others. You're sure to be enlightened by the end!

Il était une fois: l’Homme - 6. Le siècle de Périclès - Part 6

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

France

In the last segment of this animated series on ancient Greece, we learn about the later years of the empire, filled with endless wars and the ostracism of some of its most famous citizens.

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