Learn about the Roman Republic
A 1:42 clip that quickly reviews the people, events, and land importance of this time period. It would be a quick review or introduction.
Depositing web links in JorumOpen
This short video demonstrates how to deposit web links in JorumOpen, the Jorum collection for Open Educational Resources (OER). A separate video is available on depositing files. This is one of a series of vidcasts on using JorumOpen, including searching for resources. A suitable MP4 player is needed to view this video.
Frustration of some Americans over the policy of segregation and resistance by other Americans to integration eventually gave rise to the acts of civil disobedience that would mark the beginning of the civil rights movement. In demonstration after demonstration one or more individuals would inspire others to take a stand against a system based on prejudice.
20.02.2012 – Langsam gesprochene Nachrichten
Trainiere dein Hörverstehen mit den Nachrichten der Deutschen Welle von Freitag – als Text und als verständlich gesprochene Audio-Datei. Der parteilose evangelische Theologe Joachim Gauck wird neuer Bundespräsident. Die Vorsitzenden der schwarz-gelben Koalitionsparteien verständigten sich mit den Oppositionsparteien SPD und Grüne in Berlin auf den einstigen DDR-Bürgerrechtler und früheren Leiter der Stasi-Unterlagenbehörde als gemeinsamen Kandidaten. Gauck sagte nach seiner Nominierun
The Economy during the US Civil War
This video is accompanied by text. "The Civil War affected northern and southern economies differently. When the war began, the north, with its large factories and well-established companies, generated a great deal of the country’s business. After the first volleys of battle, the north experienced a slight depression due to the uncertainty of the war and the loss of southern business associations. However, after the initial shock passed, the northern economy flourished. The federal government
Sunday Service - 11/6/2011 - Sam Wells
A service of worship in Duke University Chapel. The Reverend Dr Samuel Wells delivers a sermon entitled Mystic Sweet Communion. Opening excerpt from the sermon:(41:40) "I might believe in the Redeemer if his followers looked more Redeemed." So said the nineteenth-century atheist philosopher Fredrick Nietzsche. And it remains one of the most damaging criticisms of Christianity. Most of us have had moments, seasons, or even decades of being so ashamed of what has been done in the name of Christ a
Convivio : poesía medieval y cancioneros
'Convivio' is an international research group created in 2003 for the study of European medieval lyrical poetry and songbooks. Their homepage is part of the Spanish virtual library Miguel de Cervantes, and it offers the full-text of several works already digitalised there including Catalan; Castilian; and Provençal songbooks and poetry anthologies. Vicenç Beltran, a member of the research group, has made available a bibliography of medieval lyrical poetry and songs in several languages. The si
Exilpresse digital : Deutsche Exilzeitschriften 1933-1945
Exilpresse digital: Deutsche Exilzeitschriften 1933-1945 is an online project published by the German National Library and based on collections of the Exiled Germans Archive, 1933-1945 at the German Library in Frankfurt am Main and related collections of exile literature in Leipzig. These collections contain a total of about 30,000 individual publications and volumes and some 900 periodical titles; a portion of this total was digitized between 1998 and 2003. Around thirty periodicals from the
King Lear to In the loop : fiction and British politics
On 11 December 2009, Nottingham University's Centre for British Politics held a conference at the British Academy that drew together politicians, writers and academics to explore the interaction of British politics and fiction. In addition to the conference several video interviews were conducted with some of the speakers on the day. In this interview taken at the Fiction and British Politics Conference in London, screenwriter Tony Saint talks about an upcoming BBC drama based on the MPs expe
Jean-Michel Othoniel: My Way
This exhibition presents a survey of the twenty-five-year career of Jean-Michel Othoniel (French, born 1964), from his first intimate, enigmatic works made of sulfur and wax to his recent large-scale, colorful glass sculptures. Working with these mutable materials, he has fashioned a poetic visual language to explore themes surrounding the body, beauty, desire, and metamorphosis. The title My Way references Othoniel's idiosyncratic path among various movements in contemporary art, including Art
Samuel the Boy Prophet
In keeping with her vow, Hannah dedicates her child to God. From his days as a young boy serving Eli, the high priest, to guiding the ancient Israelites, Samuel the prophet stands as an inspiring example of how we, too, can delight in our relationship with God. This story brings to life several episodes from the life of Samuel and invites all to discover the joy of faithful service to God. This is a wonderful teaching resource for a Christian classroom, a church activity, and/or for home to shar
Latin Lesson 11 - Grammar Slam 2 This is the 11th Episode in a series of Latin Tutorials based on the Cambridge Latin Course. Perfect for absolute beginners. salve! In this video series you can see the text from the Cambridge Latin Course on the screen, and it is being read and translated by a person seen in the bottom right of the screen.While the text is being translated, you also see pictures of what the words mean up above.
This is the 11th Episode in a series of Latin Tutorials based on the Cambridge Latin Course. Perfect for absolute beginners. salve! In this video series you can see the text from the Cambridge Latin Course on the screen, and it is being read and translated by a person seen in the bottom right of the screen.While the text is being translated, you also see pictures of what the words mean up above.
A History of the County of Lincoln: Volume 2
A part-volume covering the history of the religious houses of the county, including Lincoln cathedral, and the Gilbertine house at Sempringham.
State archive of Rome : Imago II project
Produced by the Archivio di Stato di Roma, the Imago II Project website is an excellent resource, providing access to digital reproductions of some of the most heavily-used and important fonds in the Archive. At time of review, eight fonds have been digitized, comprising: the Alessandrino land registry; the Urban land registry; the Gregorian land registry; the Old land registry maps; Parchments; Precious volumes; Notaries and Tesoreries. Explanatory texts introduce each fond, presenting a descri
Paradiso-The Planet's Evolving Electronic Nervous System
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Darden Class of 2014 Second Year Class Gift Presentation
The Second Year Class Giving Campaign is a student-led tradition at the Darden School where members of the Second Year class are asked to make a pledge to the School in honor of their time at Darden. The Class of 2014, residential MBA program, announced the results of their class gift campaign on Wednesday, April 16th, 2014.
Mozart: The Magic Flute - Overture
In this live video (in color) Sir Colin Davis conducts the Orchestra of The Royal Opera House Covent Garden on stage in a concert hall. At the end of the overture, there are excerpts of various scenes from the opera as well as narration and interviews providing information about Mozart and "The Magic Flute." (10:53)
Porgi Amor “The Marriage of Figaro” by Wolfgang Mozart
Kiri Te Kanawa sings the Countess Almaviva’s aria in a live performance.
Symbolising New Zealand: Session 4 - Symbolising the shadow-side of New Zealand experience in contem
Alistair Fox presents "Symbolising the shadow-side of New Zealand experience in contemporary literature and film". The Centre for Research on National Identity - Symbolising New Zealand conference. Held September 10, 2010.