The Great Events by Famous Historians, Volume 2


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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 2 of 22, covering from 450 BC to 12 AD. - Summary by Title Page (18 hr 55 min)

Chapters

An Outline Narrative 32:27 Read by realisticspeakers
Institution and Fall of the Decemvirate in Rome, BC 450, by Henry G. Liddell 25:30 Read by Colleen McMahon
Pericles Rules in Athens, BC 444, by Plutarch, part 1 24:26 Read by Elsie Selwyn
Pericles Rules in Athens, BC 444, by Plutarch, part 2 25:10 Read by Elsie Selwyn
Great Plague at Athens, BC 430, by George Grote 31:43 Read by Elsie Selwyn
Defeat of the Athenians at Syracuse, BC 413, by Sir Edward S, Creasy, part 1 34:28 Read by MajorHistory
Defeat of the Athenians at Syracuse, BC 413, by Sir Edward S, Creasy, part 2 30:27 Read by MajorHistory
Retreat of the Ten Thousand Greeks, BC 401-399, by Xenophon, part 1 18:28 Read by Farnood
Retreat of the Ten Thousand Greeks, BC 401-399, by Xenophon, part 2 26:17 Read by Farnood
The Condemnation and Death of Socrates, BC 399, by Plato, part 1 30:31 Read by MajorHistory
The Condemnation and Death of Socrates, BC 399, by Plato, part 2 33:24 Read by MajorHistory
The Condemnation and Death of Socrates, BC 399, by Plato, part 3 13:03 Read by MajorHistory
Brennus Burns Rome, BC 388, by Barthold Georg Niebuhr, part 1 23:40 Read by MajorHistory
Brennus Burns Rome, BC 388, by Barthold Georg Niebuhr, part 2 28:48 Read by MajorHistory
Tartar Invasion of China by Meha, BC 341, by Demetrius Charles Boulger 23:00 Read by MajorHistory
Alexander Reduces Tyre, Later Founds Alexandria, BC 332, by Oliver Goldsmith 24:12 Read by MajorHistory
The Battle of Arbela, BC 331, by Sir Edward S, Creasy, part 1 38:17 Read by MajorHistory
The Battle of Arbela, BC 331, by Sir Edward S, Creasy, part 2 37:18 Read by MajorHistory
First Battle Between Greeks and Romans, BC 280-279, by Plutarch 40:01 Read by MajorHistory
The Punic Wars, BC 264, 219, 149 by Florus 42:22 Read by realisticspeakers
The Battle of Metaurus, BC 207, by Sir Edward S. Creasy, part 1 34:51 Read by MajorHistory
The Battle of Metaurus, BC 207, by Sir Edward S. Creasy, part 2 33:45 Read by MajorHistory
The Battle of Metaurus, BC 207, by Sir Edward S. Creasy, part 3 24:58 Read by MajorHistory
Scipio Africanus Crushes Hannibal at Zama and Subjugates Carthage, BC 202, by L… 29:55 Read by Ryan Fahey
Scipio Africanus Crushes Hannibal at Zama and Subjugates Carthage, BC 202, by L… 23:18 Read by Ryan Fahey
Judas Maccabaeus Liberates Judea, BC 165-141, by Josephus 43:52 Read by MajorHistory
The Gracchi and Their Reforms, BC 133, by Theodor Mommsen 17:30 Read by Chad Jackson
Caesar Conquers Gaul, BC 58-50, by Napoleon III, part 1 25:09 Read by Kristine Bekere
Caesar Conquers Gaul, BC 58-50, by Napoleon III, part 2 23:31 Read by Kristine Bekere
Roman Invasion and Conquest of Britain, BC 55-AD 79, by Oliver Goldsmith 29:26 Read by Rita Boutros
Cleopatra's Conquest of Caesar and Antony, BC 51-30, by John P. Mahaffy, part 1 29:54 Read by Rita Boutros
Cleopatra's Conquest of Caesar and Antony, BC 51-30, by John P. Mahaffy, part 2 26:55 Read by Rita Boutros
Assassination of Caesar, BC 44, by Barthold Georg Niebuhr 32:17 Read by realisticspeakers
Assassination of Caesar, BC 44, by Plutarch 26:19 Read by realisticspeakers
Rome Becomes a Monarchy; Death of Antony and Cleopatra, BC 44-30, by Henry G. L… 28:00 Read by Rita Boutros
Rome Becomes a Monarchy; Death of Antony and Cleopatra, BC 44-30, by Henry G. L… 30:57 Read by Rita Boutros
Rome Becomes a Monarchy; Death of Antony and Cleopatra, BC 44-30, by Henry G. L… 32:12 Read by Rita Boutros
Germans Under Arminius Revolt Against Rome, AD 9, by Sir Edward S. Creasy, part… 29:53 Read by Linda Johnson
Germans Under Arminius Revolt Against Rome, AD 9, by Sir Edward S. Creasy, part… 29:10 Read by Linda Johnson