The Great Events by Famous Historians, Volume 8


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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 8 of 22, covering from 1438-1513 AD . - Summary Adapted from the Title Page (17 hr 41 min)

Chapters

An Outline Narrative 29:28 Read by realisticspeakers
Origin and Progress of Printing (AD 1438), by Henry George Bohn, part 1 24:25 Read by Availle
Origin and Progress of Printing (AD 1438), by Henry George Bohn, part 2 32:04 Read by Availle
Origin and Progress of Printing (AD 1438), by Henry George Bohn, part 3 28:19 Read by Availle
John Hunyady Repulses the Turks (AD 1440-1456), by Arminius Vambery 35:20 Read by Ryan Fahey
Rebuilding of Rome by Nicholas V "The Builder Pope" (AD 1447-1455), by Mrs Marg… 19:43 Read by Ryan Fahey
Mahomet II Takes Constantinople (AD 1453), End of the Eastern Empire, by George… 38:04 Read by Ryan Fahey
War of the Roses (AD 1455-1485), Death of Richard III at Bosworth, by David Hum… 20:56 Read by Colleen McMahon
War of the Roses (AD 1455-1485), Death of Richard III at Bosworth, by David Hum… 22:02 Read by Colleen McMahon
War of the Roses (AD 1455-1485), Death of Richard III at Bosworth, by David Hum… 23:43 Read by Colleen McMahon
War of the Roses (AD 1455-1485), Death of Richard III at Bosworth, by David Hum… 25:48 Read by Colleen McMahon
Ivan the Great Unites Russian and Breaks the Tartar Yoke (AD 1462-1505), by Rob… 45:15 Read by Louis Hehman
Culmination of the Power of Burgundy, Treaty of Péronne (AD 1468) by P.F. Wille… 20:40 Read by Owlivia
Lorenzo de'Medici Rules in Florence, Zenith of Florentine Glory (A.D. 1469), by… 32:36 Read by Kazbek
Lorenzo de'Medici Rules in Florence, Zenith of Florentine Glory (A.D. 1469), by… 29:04 Read by Kazbek
Death of Charles the Bold (A.D. 1477) Louis XI Unites Burgundy with the Crown o… 25:39 Read by M.S.C. Lambert, LC
Inquisition Established in Spain (A.D.1480),by William H. Rule 42:06 Read by Mira Williams
Inquisition Established in Spain (A.D.1480), by James Balmes 22:15 Read by Mira Williams
Murder of the Princes in the Tower (A.D.1483), by James Gairdner 27:11 Read by jenno
Conquest of Granada (A.D.1490), by Washington Irving, part 1 37:06 Read by yourbookvoice
Conquest of Granada (A.D.1490), by Washington Irving, part 2 33:15 Read by yourbookvoice
Columbus Discovers America (A.D.1492), by Christopher Columbus 29:13 Read by Linda Johnson
Columbus Discovers America (A.D.1492), by Ferdinand Columbus 46:00 Read by Linda Johnson
Conspiracy, Rebellion, and Execution of Perkin Warbeck (A.D.1492), by Francis B… 40:05 Read by jenno
Savonarola's Reforms and Death, The French Invade Italy (A.D.1494), by Pasquale… 33:13 Read by mbarrier
Savonarola's Reforms and Death, The French Invade Italy (A.D.1494), by Jean C.L… 11:45 Read by Alan Mapstone
Discovery of the Mainland of North America by the Cabots (A.D.1497), by Samuel … 41:30 Read by Piotr Nater
The Sea Route to India Vasco da Gama Sails around Africa (A.D.1498), by Gaspar … 32:09 Read by Linda Johnson
The Sea Route to India Vasco da Gama Sails around Africa (A.D.1498), by Gaspar … 36:59 Read by Linda Johnson
Columbus Discovers South America (A.D.1498), by Clements Robert Markham 36:16 Read by Linda Johnson
Establishment of Swiss Independence (A.D.1499), by Heinrich Zschokke 19:08 Read by Ian S. Carr
Amerigo Vespucci in America (A.D.1499), by Amerigo Vespucci 36:36 Read by realisticspeakers
Rise and Fall of the Borgias (A.D.1502), by Niccolo Machiavelli 26:56 Read by MichelleKinge
Painting of the Sistine Chapel (A.D.1508) The Splendor of Renaissance Art under… 31:53 Read by Jake Malizia
Balboa Discovers the Pacific (A.D.1513), by Manuel Jose Quintana 25:15 Read by Piotr Nater