The Great Events by Famous Historians, Volume 1


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A comprehensive and readable account of the world's history, emphasizing the more important events, and presenting these as complete narratives in the master-words of the most eminent historians. This is volume 1 of 22, covering from 5867 to 480 BC. - Summary from Title Page (17 hr 53 min)

Chapters

General Introduction 28:32 Read by realisticspeakers
An Outline Narrative 39:16 Read by realisticspeakers
Dawn of Civilization, BC 5867 by G.C.C. Maspero 36:49 Read by realisticspeakers
Compilation of the Earliest Code, BC 2250 by Hammurabi, part 1 26:44 Read by Colleen McMahon
Compilation of the Earliest Code, BC 2250 by Hammurabi, part 2 24:58 Read by Colleen McMahon
Compilation of the Earliest Code, BC 2250, Hammurabi, part 3 24:40 Read by Colleen McMahon
Theseus Founds Athens, BC 1235, by Plutarch 19:29 Read by Linda Johnson
The Formation of the Castes in India, BC 1200, by Gustave Le Bon 16:38 Read by deongines
The Formation of the Castes in India, BC 1200, by W.W. Hunter 37:02 Read by deongines
Fall of Troy, BC 1184, by George Grote, part 1 30:15 Read by Blake Butler
Fall of Troy, BC 1184, by George Grote, part 2 27:39 Read by Blake Butler
Accession of Solomon, Building of the Temple at Jerusalem, BC 1017, by Henry Ha… 33:51 Read by Linda Johnson
Rise and Fall of Assyria, Destruction of Nineveh, BC 789, by F. Lenormant and E… 32:10 Read by Linda Johnson
The Foundation of Rome, BC 753, by Barthold Georg Niebuhr, part 1 27:44 Read by Ciufi Galeazzi
The Foundation of Rome, BC 753, by Barthold Georg Niebuhr, part 2 31:56 Read by Ciufi Galeazzi
Prince Jimmu Founds Japan's Capital, BC 660, by Sir Edward Reed 12:51 Read by Larry Wilson
Prince Jimmu Founds Japan's Capital, BC 660, by The Nehongi 34:41 Read by Larry Wilson
The Foundation of Buddhism, BC 623, by Thomas William Rhys-Davids, part 1 29:33 Read by Linda Johnson
The Foundation of Buddhism, By Thomas William Rhys-Davids, part 2 31:33 Read by Linda Johnson
Pythian Games at Delphi, BC 585, by George Grote, part 1 27:46 Read by Colleen McMahon
Pythian Games at Delphi, BC 585, by George Grote, part 2 25:55 Read by Colleen McMahon
Solon's Earlier Greek Legislation, BC 594, by George Grote, part 1 28:52 Read by Kristine Bekere
Solon's Early Greek Legislation, BC 594, by George Grote, part 2 26:17 Read by Kristine Bekere
Solon's Early Greek Legislation, BC 594, by George Grote, part 3 27:28 Read by Kristine Bekere
Solon's Early Greek Legislation, BC 594, by George Grote, part 4 23:19 Read by Kristine Bekere
Solon's Early Greek Legislation, BC 594, by George Grote, part5 35:54 Read by Kristine Bekere
Conquests of Cyrus the Great, BC 538, by George Grote, part 1 25:42 Read by deongines
The Conquests of Cyrus the Great, BC 538, by George Grote, part 2 36:16 Read by deongines
The Rise of Confucius, the Chinese Sage, BC 550, by R.K. Douglas, part 1 24:11 Read by DavidReader
The Rise of Confucius, the Chinese Sage, BC 550, by R.K. Douglas, part 2 27:33 Read by DavidReader
The Rise of Confucius, the Chinese Sage, BC 550, by R.K. Douglas, part 3 28:09 Read by DavidReader
Rome Established as a Republic, Institution of the Tribunes, BC 510-494, by Hen… 26:23 Read by Ciufi Galeazzi
Rome Established as a Republic, Institution of the Tribunes, BC 510-494, by Hen… 28:19 Read by Ciufi Galeazzi
The Battle of Marathon, BC 490, by Sir Edward Shepherd Creasy, part 1 28:37 Read by Dave Gillespie
The Battle of Marathon, BC 490, by Sir Edward Shepherd Creasy, part 2 30:39 Read by Dave Gillespie
The Battle of Marathon, BC 490, by Sir Edward Shepherd Creasy, part 3 29:47 Read by Dave Gillespie
Invasion of Greece by the Persians, Defence of Thermopylae, BC 480, by Herodotu… 28:17 Read by realisticspeakers
Invasion of Greece by the Persians, Defence of Thermopylae, BC 480, by Herodotu… 18:03 Read by realisticspeakers