Ben Hur (Dramatic Reading)


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(4.4 stars; 19 reviews)

In this dramatic reading of the classic epic Ben Hur, rediscover the wonder of three wise men who travel through the wilderness together. Thirty years later, Judah ben Hur accidentally looses a tile upon the head of the Roman governor and is sentenced to the galleys for life. When he escapes, he is caught up in his thirst for revenge against his accuser, Messala, and his search for the Messiah of his people, the King who is to come. As Judah learns more about this King, however, he begins to realize that the kingdom he is searching for may not be found in what he can see and the revenge he is seeking may not be found in the way that he expects. Summary by Esther ben Simonides Judah Ben Hur: Rupert Holliday
Messala: Matthew Travers
Balthasar: ToddHW
Melchior: Mark Chulsky
Gaspar: Donald Gilmore
Quintus Arrius: Rquade
Simonides: Larry Wilson
Malluch: Mark Chulsky
Sheik Ilderim: Ricky of Kokiri, David Olson
Judah's Mother: Kristin Gjerløw
Tirzah: Rachel
Esther, daughter of Simonides: Esther ben Simonides
Amrah: Vanessa Cooley
Iras, daughter of Balthasar: Adele de Pignerolles
Narrator: Adele de Pignerolles, Esther ben Simonides, Rachel, Christine Lehman, Lydia, Mike Justice, Chris Pyle

Other roles read by:
Esther ben Simonides, Rupert Holliday, Rachel, Rquade, Matthew Travers, Jason J. Fedelem, David Purdy, Elizabeth Travers, Andrew Travers, Kristin Gjerløw, Lydia, Twinkle, Beth Thomas, Leanne Yau, Joseph Tabler, Maggie Travers, Tom Penn, Kathrine Engan, Donald Gilmore, Eddy Sherman, Mary Ann, Mike Harris, David Olson, toadoftoadhall, Charlotte Duckett

Proof listening: Esther ben Simonides, Rachel (20 hr 24 min)

Chapters

Dramatis Personae 5:34 Read by Adele de Pignerolles
Book 1 Chapter 1 9:26 Read by ToddHW
Book 1 Chapter 2 10:10 Read by LibriVox Volunteers
Book 1 Chapter 3 7:45 Read by LibriVox Volunteers
Book 1 Chapter 4 14:54 Read by LibriVox Volunteers
Book 1 Chapter 5 21:10 Read by LibriVox Volunteers
Book 1 Chapter 6 7:45 Read by LibriVox Volunteers
Book 1 Chapter 7 11:08 Read by LibriVox Volunteers
Book 1 Chapter 8 10:32 Read by LibriVox Volunteers
Book 1 Chapter 9 19:03 Read by LibriVox Volunteers
Book 1 Chapter 10 3:09 Read by LibriVox Volunteers
Book 1 Chapter 11 12:42 Read by LibriVox Volunteers
Book 1 Chapter 12 6:17 Read by LibriVox Volunteers
Book 1 Chapter 13 20:55 Read by LibriVox Volunteers
Book 1 Chapter 14 4:52 Read by LibriVox Volunteers
Book 2 Chapter 1 7:05 Read by Esther ben Simonides
Book 2 Chapter 2 22:28 Read by LibriVox Volunteers
Book 2 Chapter 3 10:23 Read by LibriVox Volunteers
Book 2 Chapter 4 15:34 Read by LibriVox Volunteers
Book 2 Chapter 5 17:40 Read by LibriVox Volunteers
Book 2 Chapter 6 23:39 Read by LibriVox Volunteers
Book 2 Chapter 7 6:23 Read by LibriVox Volunteers
Book 3 Chapter 1 16:02 Read by LibriVox Volunteers
Book 3 Chapter 2 14:15 Read by LibriVox Volunteers
Book 3 Chapter 3 17:05 Read by LibriVox Volunteers
Book 3 Chapter 4 13:49 Read by LibriVox Volunteers
Book 3 Chapter 5 14:50 Read by Rachel
Book 3 Chapter 6 12:45 Read by LibriVox Volunteers
Book 4 Chapter 1 11:16 Read by LibriVox Volunteers
Book 4 Chapter 2 7:58 Read by LibriVox Volunteers
Book 4 Chapter 3 24:23 Read by LibriVox Volunteers
Book 4 Chapter 4 21:31 Read by LibriVox Volunteers
Book 4 Chapter 5 15:08 Read by LibriVox Volunteers
Book 4 Chapter 6 17:19 Read by LibriVox Volunteers
Book 4 Chapter 7 15:12 Read by LibriVox Volunteers
Book 4 Chapter 8 17:49 Read by LibriVox Volunteers
Book 4 Chapter 9 15:02 Read by LibriVox Volunteers
Book 4 Chapter 10 19:24 Read by LibriVox Volunteers
Book 4 Chapter 11 23:19 Read by LibriVox Volunteers
Book 4 Chapter 12 23:27 Read by LibriVox Volunteers
Book 4 Chapter 13 22:05 Read by LibriVox Volunteers
Book 4 Chapter 14 9:21 Read by LibriVox Volunteers
Book 4 Chapter 15 15:29 Read by Christine Lehman
Book 4 Chapter 16 17:41 Read by LibriVox Volunteers
Book 4 Chapter 17 14:15 Read by LibriVox Volunteers
Book 5 Chapter 1 11:15 Read by LibriVox Volunteers
Book 5 Chapter 2 14:49 Read by LibriVox Volunteers
Book 5 Chapter 3 23:58 Read by LibriVox Volunteers
Book 5 Chapter 4 2:40 Read by LibriVox Volunteers
Book 5 Chapter 5 13:33 Read by LibriVox Volunteers
Book 5 Chapter 6 8:41 Read by LibriVox Volunteers
Book 5 Chapter 7 14:29 Read by LibriVox Volunteers
Book 5 Chapter 8 26:51 Read by LibriVox Volunteers
Book 5 Chapter 9 8:26 Read by LibriVox Volunteers
Book 5 Chapter 10 10:10 Read by LibriVox Volunteers
Book 5 Chapter 11 14:37 Read by LibriVox Volunteers
Book 5 Chapter 12 12:20 Read by LibriVox Volunteers
Book 5 Chapter 13 16:08 Read by LibriVox Volunteers
Book 5 Chapter 14 18:03 Read by LibriVox Volunteers
Book 5 Chapter 15 6:25 Read by LibriVox Volunteers
Book 5 Chapter 16 22:24 Read by LibriVox Volunteers
Book 6 Chapter 1 15:55 Read by LibriVox Volunteers
Book 6 Chapter 2 22:06 Read by LibriVox Volunteers
Book 6 Chapter 3 11:17 Read by Lydia
Book 6 Chapter 4 12:54 Read by LibriVox Volunteers
Book 6 Chapter 5 14:07 Read by LibriVox Volunteers
Book 6 Chapter 6 18:20 Read by LibriVox Volunteers
Book 7 Chapter 1 6:52 Read by LibriVox Volunteers
Book 7 Chapter 2 12:56 Read by LibriVox Volunteers
Book 7 Chapter 3 16:42 Read by LibriVox Volunteers
Book 7 Chapter 4 20:42 Read by LibriVox Volunteers
Book 7 Chapter 5 17:41 Read by LibriVox Volunteers
Book 8 Chapter 1 17:51 Read by LibriVox Volunteers
Book 8 Chapter 2 14:28 Read by LibriVox Volunteers
Book 8 Chapter 3 19:20 Read by LibriVox Volunteers
Book 8 Chapter 4 15:53 Read by LibriVox Volunteers
Book 8 Chapter 5 7:47 Read by Mike Justice
Book 8 Chapter 6 23:51 Read by LibriVox Volunteers
Book 8 Chapter 7 6:48 Read by LibriVox Volunteers
Book 8 Chapter 8 16:16 Read by LibriVox Volunteers
Book 8 Chapter 9 19:44 Read by LibriVox Volunteers
Book 8 Chapter 10 39:43 Read by LibriVox Volunteers

Reviews

Timeless


(3.5 stars)

A Timeless tale that never grows old. I enjoyed the story but it was a little confusing at times as the readers changed. There is a young sounding reader reading the part of Ben Hur. It did not fit his character. However I soon adapted by just imagining Ben-Hur older than he sounded.