Film, Video The Ancient City of Tyre: Symposium
About this Item
- The Ancient City of Tyre: Symposium
- This symposium explores on the ancient city of Tyre, founded in 2750 B.C. by the Phoenicians, who created an alphabet and the first democracy in the world with a parliament and senate elected directly by the citizens. Tyre is the legendary birthplace of Europa, the daughter of the King of Tyre, the namesake of Europe. The city and the civilization was left in ruins by Alexander the Great who went to war against the Tyreans.
- Event Date
- June 03, 2015
- Related Resources
- African & Middle Eastern Division: https://www.loc.gov/rr/amed/
- Running Time
- 4 hours 17 minutes 49 seconds
- Online Format
- online text
- Arndt, Richard T.
- Badre, Leila
- Boustany Jr., Rep. Charles
- Chalabi, Maha El-Khalil
- Chatonnet, Françoise Briquel
- Dommelen-Joukowsky, Peter Van
- Duyrat, Frédérique
- Fantar, M'hamed Hassine
- Fitzpatrick, James
- Fontan, Elizabeth
- Gubel, Eric
- Karam, Naji
- Kratsa, Rodi
- McGovern, Patrick
Rights & Access
While the Library of Congress created most of the videos in this collection, they include copyrighted materials that the Library has permission from rightsholders to present. Rights assessment is your responsibility. The written permission of the copyright owners in materials not in the public domain is required for distribution, reproduction, or other use of protected items beyond that allowed by fair use or other statutory exemptions. There may also be content that is protected under the copyright or neighboring-rights laws of other nations. Permissions may additionally be required from holders of other rights (such as publicity and/or privacy rights). Whenever possible, we provide information that we have about copyright owners and related matters in the catalog records, finding aids and other texts that accompany collections. However, the information we have may not be accurate or complete.
More about Copyright and other Restrictions
For guidance about compiling full citations consult Citing Primary Sources.
Credit Line: Library of Congress
Cite This Item
Citations are generated automatically from bibliographic data as a convenience, and may not be complete or accurate.
Chicago citation style:
The Ancient City of Tyre: Symposium. 2015. Video. https://www.loc.gov/item/webcast-7191/.
APA citation style:
(2015) The Ancient City of Tyre: Symposium. [Video] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/webcast-7191/.
MLA citation style:
The Ancient City of Tyre: Symposium. 2015. Video. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/webcast-7191/>.
More Films, Videos like this
Film, VideoThe Ancient City of Tyre: Evening Event Following upon a day-long sympoisum on the ancient city of Tyre, an evening event included speeches, a display of books on the city of Tyre and presentation of awards.
- Contributor: Killian, David - Chalabi, Maha El-Khalil
- Date: 2015-06-03
Film, VideoGrowing Up Gullah Dorothy Browner-Hubler discusses growing up Gullah in South Carolina and Maryland.
- Contributor: Browner-Hubler, Dorothy
- Date: 2012-02-28
Film, VideoJews on Trial: The Papal Inquisition in Modena, 1598-1638 Katherine Aron-Beller will be speaking about her book on the Modena inquisition of 1598-1638.
- Contributor: Aron-Beller, Katherine
- Date: 2012-03-21
Film, VideoAmbassador Johnnie Carson: 40 Years of Dedication to Africa Ambassador Johnnie Carson took part in a discussion of his career in the U.S. State Department.
- Contributor: Carson, Johnnie
- Date: 2011-12-08
Film, VideoThe State of Art in Ethiopia Renowned artist Afewerk Tekle presented a lecture on the state of art in his native Ethiopia.
- Contributor: Tekle, Afewerk
- Date: 2009-07-27