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The Book of Famous Sieges

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History is dominated by war, battles, and sieges. Our history books are full of these. But history books usually don't explain sieges in such an accessible and at times entertaining way as Tudor Jenks manages in this 1909 volume. The text and explanations are directed at children, but interested adults will profit from them in the same way. - Summary by Carolin (6 hr 34 min)

Chapters

Preface

4:30

Read by Daniel Sagner

The Taking of Cities

9:53

Read by Tommy Hersant

The First Period

6:29

Read by Kristine Bekere

A Siege in the Earliest Times

17:20

Read by Liam Young

The Siege of Troy

16:31

Read by Tommy Hersant

The Siege of Babylon, 538 BC

11:50

Read by Steven Seitel

The Siege of Plataea, 429 BC

16:18

Read by Steven Seitel

The Second Period

7:28

Read by Kristine Bekere

The Siege of Tyre, 327 BC

15:50

Read by Dan Ficklin

The Siege of Saguntum, 219 BC

8:54

Read by Steven Seitel

The Siege of Syracuse, 214 BC

6:40

Read by Steven Seitel

Siege of Alesia, 52 BC

22:58

Read by Steven Seitel

Jerusalem, 70 AD

23:22

Read by Elsie Selwyn

The Third Period

6:24

Read by Kristine Bekere

Constantinople, about 717 AD

18:30

Read by Colleen McMahon

Siege of Paris in 885

10:03

Read by AlosLovecraft

Siege of Antioch, 1097 AD

21:25

Read by Colleen McMahon

The Fourth Period

4:45

Read by Kristine Bekere

Siege of Orleans in 1428

23:27

Read by Steven Seitel

The Fall of Constantinople, 1453

13:08

Read by jenno

The Siege of Rhodes, 1522

29:31

Read by jenno

The Fifth Period

3:12

Read by Kristine Bekere

The Siege of Gibraltar, 1783

15:20

Read by Jon Scott Jones

The Siege of Antwerp, 1832

13:32

Read by Jon Scott Jones

The Siege of Vicksburg, 1863

19:55

Read by Elsie Selwyn

The Siege of Paris, 1870

17:59

Read by Kristine Bekere

The Siege of Port Arthur, 1904

29:09

Read by jenno