The Life of Alfred the Great

Bishop of Sherbourne ASSER (? - 908/909), translated by J. A. GILES (1808 - 1884)

A life of King Alfred of England originally composed in Latin, possibly sometime around 888 A.D. by the Monk and Bishop Asser, although some scholars contend that the work was actually composed much later by an unknown hand. (Summary by Douglas B. Killings)

Genre(s): Biography & Autobiography, Middle Ages/Middle History

Language: English

Section Chapter Reader Time
Play 01 Introduction R. S. Steinberg
00:02:45
Play 02 Part I, Section 1 R. S. Steinberg
00:20:00
Play 03 Part I, Section 2 R. S. Steinberg
00:22:56
Play 04 Part I, Section 3 R. S. Steinberg
00:25:09
Play 05 Part II, Section 1 R. S. Steinberg
00:22:15
Play 06 Part II, Section 2 R. S. Steinberg
00:21:15
Play 07 Part II, Section 3 R. S. Steinberg
00:22:51