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On the Shores of the Great Sea

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Book I of the "Story of the World" series. Focuses on the civilizations surrounding the Mediterranean Sea from the time of Abraham to the birth of Christ. Brief histories of the Ancient Israelites, Phoenicians, Egyptians, Scythians, Persians, Greeks, and Romans are given, concluding with the conquest of the entire Mediterranean by Rome. Important myths and legends that preceded recorded history are also related. Ages 9-18 (Summary from the Baldwin Project) (4 hr 52 min)

Chapters

The Home of Abraham

4:43

Read by Jonathan R. Jackson

Into Africa

5:44

Read by Aadel Bussinger

An Old Trade-Route

4:37

Read by Jonathan R. Jackson

Joseph in Egypt

4:50

Read by Jonathan R. Jackson

The Story of the Nile Flood

5:29

Read by Patti Cunningham

In a Strange Land

5:48

Read by Aadel Bussinger

The Children of Israel

5:41

Read by Dorlene Kaplan

Back to the Fatherland

5:36

Read by Dorlene Kaplan

The First Merchant Fleet

6:18

Read by Aadel Bussinger

Conquerors of the Sea

5:54

Read by Aadel Bussinger

Early Pioneers

4:25

Read by StephenC

Hiram, King of Tyre

4:26

Read by StephenC

King Solomon's Fleet

4:29

Read by StephenC

The Story of Carthage

5:12

Read by TriciaG

Out of the Shadowland

5:33

Read by TriciaG

The Story of the Argonauts

7:09

Read by TriciaG

The Siege of Troy

5:25

Read by Chris Caron

The Adventures of Ulysses

6:09

Read by Kachup

The Dawn of History

4:59

Read by Kachup

The Fall of Tyre

4:07

Read by Kachup

The Rise of Carthage

2:20

Read by Daniel Watkins

Hanno's Adventures

4:53

Read by StephenC

Some More About Greece

5:00

Read by StephenC

A Cloud in the East

5:19

Read by TriciaG

The Battle of Marathon

5:28

Read by TriciaG

King Ahasuerus

5:25

Read by TriciaG

How Leonidas Kept the Pass

5:42

Read by James Christopher

Victory for the Greeks

5:14

Read by Angela Weech

Some Greek Colonies

4:30

Read by Gary Dzierlenga

Across the Blue Waters

3:52

Read by Gary Dzierlenga

The Beauty of Athens

5:28

Read by StephenC

The Death of Socrates

7:13

Read by Chris Caron

Retreat of the Ten Thousand

5:44

Read by Chelsea Baker

The Story of Romulus and Remus

5:36

Read by Leni

How Horatius Kept the Bridge

7:18

Read by Leni

Coriolanus

6:43

Read by Leni

Alexander the Great

4:51

Read by Kalynda

King of Macedonia

4:30

Read by Kalynda

Conquest of the East

6:01

Read by Kalynda

The Conquest of India

6:36

Read by Kalynda

Alexander's City

5:59

Read by Garth Burton

Back to Rome Again

5:36

Read by Ruth Golding

A Great Conflict

7:28

Read by Ruth Golding

The Roman Fleet

6:29

Read by Ruth Golding

Hannibal's Vow

4:31

Read by TriciaG

The Adventures of Hannibal

6:21

Read by TriciaG

The End of Carthage

6:01

Read by TriciaG

The Triumph of Rome

4:39

Read by Sibella Denton

Two Young Romans

4:52

Read by Sibella Denton

Julius Caesar

5:27

Read by Sibella Denton

The Flight of Pompey

5:15

Read by Sibella Denton

The Death of Caesar

7:19

Read by Sibella Denton

The Empire of Rome

5:18

Read by Sibella Denton

Pax Romana

2:53

Read by Sibella Denton

Bewertungen

Excellently written and read. Very much detail and information.

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(5 Sterne)

Fascinating and well read. Thank U