Historical Tales, Vol V: German


Read by Kalynda

(4.8 stars; 10 reviews)

Volume V of a series containing anecdotes and stories, some well-known, others less so, of particular countries. This fifth volume covers the history of Germany from its first contact with Rome up to the coronation of Emperor William, describing history for children and young adults in an exciting and novel manner. (Introduction by Kalynda) (7 hr 59 min)

Chapters

Hermann, the Hero of Germany 18:12 Read by Kalynda
Alboin and Rosamond 13:07 Read by Kalynda
The Career of Grimoald 11:55 Read by Kalynda
Wittekind, the Saxon Patriot 14:19 Read by Kalynda
The Raids of the Sea-Rovers 16:39 Read by Kalynda
The Career of Bishop Hatto 8:22 Read by Kalynda
The Misfortunes of Duke Ernst 7:24 Read by Kalynda
The Reign of Otto II 11:43 Read by Kalynda
The Fortunes of Henry the Fourth 20:54 Read by Kalynda
Anecdotes of Mediaeval Germany 17:02 Read by Kalynda
Frederick Barbarossa and Milan 18:30 Read by Kalynda
The Crusade of Frederick II 14:38 Read by Kalynda
The Fall of the Ghibellines 13:00 Read by Kalynda
The Tribunal of the Holy Vehm 14:06 Read by Kalynda
William Tell and the Swiss Patriots 18:24 Read by Kalynda
The Black Death and the Flagellants 11:09 Read by Kalynda
The Swiss at Morgarten 8:56 Read by Kalynda
A Mad Emperor 15:15 Read by Kalynda
Sempach and Arnold Winkelried 14:20 Read by Kalynda
Ziska, the Blind Warrior 17:43 Read by Kalynda
The Siege of Belgrade 9:31 Read by Kalynda
Luther and the Indulgences 16:19 Read by Kalynda
Solyman the Magnificent at Guntz 12:33 Read by Kalynda
The Peasants and the Anabaptists 20:12 Read by Kalynda
The Fortunes of Wallenstein 19:08 Read by Kalynda
The End of Two Great Soldiers 17:09 Read by Kalynda
The Siege of Vienna 15:15 Read by Kalynda
The Youth of Frederick the Great 22:30 Read by Kalynda
Voltaire and Frederick the Great 13:19 Read by Kalynda
Scenes from the Seven Year's War 17:08 Read by Kalynda
The Patriots of the Tyrol 20:34 Read by Kalynda
The Old Empire and the New 10:10 Read by Kalynda

Reviews

I enjoyed this a great deal


(4 stars)

For people, like me, more versed in Celtic and English folklore, this was an excellent book.


(5 stars)

Another first-rate performance. Your confident German pronunciations are greatly appreciated.