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Women of History

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(3,607 Sterne; 28 Bewertungen)

An intriguing look at well known women in history from BC 500 to the mid 1800's. Each chapter is a brief overview of one woman's life. An interesting read. (Summary by Michele Eaton) (8 hr 28 min)

Chapters

Lucretia

5:26

Read by Lucretia B.

Sappho

7:50

Read by Bellona Times

Aspasia of Pericles

6:25

Read by Arlene Joyce

Xantippe

3:43

Read by Arlene Joyce

Aspasia of Cyrus

4:50

Read by Becky Cook

Cornelia, The Mother of the Gracchi

4:17

Read by Lynne T

Portia

4:59

Read by Lyn Silva

Octavia

4:25

Read by Kristin G.

Cleopatra

9:05

Read by Pamela Krantz

Mariamne

4:00

Read by Mike Pelton

Julia Domna

3:21

Read by Pamela Krantz

Zenobia

6:38

Read by Kalynda

Valeria

5:37

Read by Scheherazade

Eudocia

6:53

Read by Cori Samuel

Hypatia

6:11

Read by Mike Pelton

The Wife of Maximus

4:34

Read by Mike Pelton

The Lady Rowena

3:08

Read by Pamela Krantz

Olga

4:32

Read by Gilles G. Le Blanc

The Lady Elfrida

4:49

Read by Robin Cotter

The Countess of Tripoli

2:36

Read by Pamela Krantz

Jane, Countess of Mountfort

6:15

Read by Cori Samuel

Laura De Sade

4:49

Read by Kristin G.

The Countess of Richmond

3:45

Read by Robin Cotter

Elizabethe Woodville

3:29

Read by Pamela Krantz

Joan of Arc

7:48

Read by Pamela Krantz

Jane Shore

5:02

Read by Mike Pelton

Catharine of Arragon

4:52

Read by April Gonzales

Anne Boleyn

5:11

Read by April Gonzales

Margaret Roper

6:27

Read by Mike Pelton

Elizabeth Lucas

3:10

Read by Mike Pelton

Gaspara Stampa

5:10

Read by Mike Pelton

Anne Askew

5:07

Read by Mike Pelton

Queen Elizabeth

9:31

Read by Pamela Krantz

Lady Jane Grey

6:50

Read by MarianneVictoria

Tarquinia Molza

4:28

Read by Pamela Krantz

Mary, Queen of Scots

5:01

Read by MarianneVictoria

Gabrielle D'Estrees

8:35

Read by Arlene Joyce

Anne, Duchess of Pembroke

4:53

Read by Lyn Silva

Esther Inglis

4:48

Read by Arlene Joyce

Margaret, Duchess of Newcastle

2:21

Read by carissabockhahn

Lady Pakington

4:36

Read by carissabockhahn

Noor Mahal

4:44

Read by Lanerd

Pocahontas

5:37

Read by Eden Rea-Hedrick

Lucy Hutchinson

6:09

Read by Pamela Krantz

Lady Fanshawe

2:57

Read by Becky Cook

Dorothy Osborne

5:39

Read by Pamela Krantz

Catherine Philips

5:41

Read by Pamela Krantz

Madame De Maintenon

5:14

Read by Arlene Joyce

Countess De Grammont

5:39

Read by Kalynda

Mademoiselle De La Valliere

4:37

Read by Eden Rea-Hedrick

Madame Dacier

2:45

Read by Pamela Krantz

Lady Masham

5:04

Read by Lanerd

Anne Killigrew

4:17

Read by Pamela Krantz

Queen Anne

8:29

Read by Robin Cotter

Esther Johnson

7:31

Read by Linda Fredericks

Esther Vanhomrigh

7:11

Read by Linda Fredericks

Mary Astell

5:54

Read by Pamela Krantz

Madame Des Ursins

6:50

Read by Arlene Joyce

Lady Grizel Jerviswoode

5:57

Read by Linda Fredericks

Madame De Pontchartrain

3:32

Read by Arlene Joyce

Elizabeth Halkett

2:23

Read by Linda Fredericks

Lady Mary Wortley Montagu

6:11

Read by Robin Cotter

Madame Du Deffand

4:22

Read by Arlene Joyce

Phoebe Bentley

2:06

Read by Lyn Silva

Marquise Du Chatelet

5:25

Read by Cate Mackenzie

Lady Huntingdon

4:37

Read by Robin Cotter

Maria Theresa

5:18

Read by Availle

Meta Moller

7:30

Read by MarianneVictoria

Elizabeth Blackwell

5:46

Read by MarianneVictoria

Laetitia Barbauld

4:09

Read by Linda Fredericks

Hannah More

6:19

Read by Heather Phillips

Anna Seward

5:47

Read by Pamela Krantz

Catherine Cockburn

7:56

Read by Linda Fredericks

Elizabeth Berkeleigh

6:12

Read by Kalynda

Caroline Herschel

2:34

Read by Cate Mackenzie

Madame D'Arblay

5:22

Read by Jenny Bradshaw

Madame Roland

5:33

Read by Arlene Joyce

Marie Antoinette

8:32

Read by Availle

Sarah Siddons

7:43

Read by Tara Dow

Mrs Grant

7:23

Read by Robin Cotter

Elizabeth Inchbald

4:32

Read by Robin Cotter

Elizabeth Hamilton

7:36

Read by Kristin G.

Countess De Vemieiro

2:40

Read by Pamela Krantz

Joanna Baillie

2:32

Read by Pamela Krantz

Josephine

3:40

Read by Scheherazade

Anne Radcliffe

5:19

Read by Jenny Bradshaw

Miss Edgeworth

5:19

Read by Jenny Bradshaw

Charlotte Corday

8:15

Read by Kristin G.

Madame De Stael

6:03

Read by Pamela Krantz

Madame De La Rochejaquelein

6:48

Read by Arlene Joyce

Madame Recamier

5:56

Read by Arlene Joyce

Mary Brunton

6:43

Read by Jenny Bradshaw

Felicia Hemans

3:55

Read by Pamela Krantz

Augustina Saragoza

2:49

Read by Pamela Krantz

Charlotte Bronte

5:39

Read by Jenny Bradshaw

Bewertungen

Unsatisfying

(3 Sterne)

The chapters are too short; though the author is hardly "sexist."

(2 Sterne)

A wonderful list of famous and not so famous females. Though clearly, "Women of History" was written by a man.

(0,5 Sterne)

Such great women, such terrible sexist writing!