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History Of Egypt, Chaldea, Syria, Babylonia, and Assyria, Vol. 2

Read by Sibella Denton


Gaston Maspero


History Of Egypt, Chaldæa, Syria, Babylonia, and Assyria is the masterwork of one of the fathers of modern egyptology. This work, in t…

The Constitution of Athens

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Aristotle


The Constitution of Athens (Greek: Ἀθηναίων πολιτεία) was written by Aristotle or his student. The text was lost until discovered in the lat…

Troilus and Criseyde

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Geoffrey Chaucer


Troilus and Criseyde is a poem by Geoffrey Chaucer which re-tells in Middle English the tragic story of the lovers Troilus and Criseyde set …

Bible (KJV) 08: Ruth

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King James Version


This short Old Testament book tells the story of Naomi and Ruth, Naomi's daughter-in-law and great-grandmother of King David. (Summary by Tr…

Parallel Lives of the Noble Greeks and Romans Vol. 2

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Lucius Mestrius Plutarchus


Parallel Lives of the Noble Greeks and Romans is a series of biographies of famous men, arranged in tandem to illuminate their common moral …

Lives of the Saints: With Reflections for Every Day in the Year

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Alban Butler


Compiled from the much larger 12 book set of "Butler's Lives of the Saints", this volume contains short biographies of the Saints,…

The Economic Consequences of the Peace

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John Maynard Keynes


The Economic Consequences of the Peace (1919) was a best seller throughout the world, published by John Maynard Keynes. Keynes attended the …

The Book of Hallowe'en

Read by Sibella Denton


Ruth Edna Kelley


This book is intended to give the reader an account of the origin and history of Hallowe'en, how it absorbed some customs belonging to other…

A Popular History of Ireland, Book 01

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Thomas D'Arcy McGee


Thomas D'Arcy McGee was an Irish refugee and a father of the Canadian confederation. His work on Irish history is comprehensive, encompassin…

Magna Carta

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The original document is in Latin so this can only be a fairly rough approximation of the actual content. The text used is the first version…

The Journal of Submarine Commander Von Forstner

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George-Günther Von Forstner


The Journal of Submarine Commander Von Forstner is a graphic account of WWI submarine warfare. Forstner was the commander of German U-boat U…

Stories of Inventors

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Russell Doubleday


Doubleday chronicles the history of everyday inventions that form the foundation of technology now common through the world. While some of t…

Römische Geschichte Buch 1

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Theodor Mommsen


Mommsen (1817-1903) erhielt für die Römische Geschichte 1902 den Nobelpreis für Literatur.Erstes BuchBis zur Abschaffung des …

History Of Egypt, Chaldea, Syria, Babylonia, and Assyria, Vol. 3

Read by Sibella Denton


Gaston Maspero


History Of Egypt, Chaldæa, Syria, Babylonia, and Assyria is the masterwork of one of the fathers of modern Egyptology. This work, in t…

How I Found Livingstone

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Henry Morton Stanley


Sir Henry Morton Stanley is famously quoted for saying "Dr Livingstone, i Presume?". Born in Wales, he migrated over to the United…

Romulus

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Jacob Abbott


Jacob Abbott wrote many historical books for children. He was careful to ensure historical accuracy, and as he said himself in the preface t…

The Witch of Salem

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John R. Musick


A historical novel about the Salem Witch Trials. A fantastic illustrated historical novel by the prolific American author John R. Musick.Fro…

The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire Vol. VI

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Edward Gibbon


The History of The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, a major literary achievement of the 18th century published in six volumes, was writ…

American History Stories, Volume 1

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Mara L. Pratt


A children's book detailing early American history from the Norsemen to the Revolution, meant for educational use.

Queen Victoria

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E. Gordon Browne


This book is about the life of Queen Victoria (1819 to 1901). All nine of her children married into the royal houses of Europe. She became t…

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