On the Shores of the Great Sea

M. B. SYNGE (1861 - 1939)

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)

Genre(s): General, Antiquity

Language: English

Section Chapter Reader Time
Play 01 The Home of Abraham Jonathan R. Jackson
00:04:43
Play 02 Into Africa Aadel Bussinger
00:05:44
Play 03 An Old Trade-Route Jonathan R. Jackson
00:04:37
Play 04 Joseph in Egypt Jonathan R. Jackson
00:04:50
Play 05 The Story of the Nile Flood Patti Cunningham
00:05:29
Play 06 In a Strange Land Aadel Bussinger
00:05:48
Play 07 The Children of Israel Dorlene Kaplan
00:05:41
Play 08 Back to the Fatherland Dorlene Kaplan
00:05:36
Play 09 The First Merchant Fleet Aadel Bussinger
00:06:18
Play 10 Conquerors of the Sea Aadel Bussinger
00:05:54
Play 11 Early Pioneers StephenC
00:04:25
Play 12 Hiram, King of Tyre StephenC
00:04:26
Play 13 King Solomon's Fleet StephenC
00:04:29
Play 14 The Story of Carthage TriciaG
00:05:12
Play 15 Out of the Shadowland TriciaG
00:05:33
Play 16 The Story of the Argonauts TriciaG
00:07:09
Play 17 The Siege of Troy Chris Caron
00:05:25
Play 18 The Adventures of Ulysses Kachup
00:06:09
Play 19 The Dawn of History Kachup
00:04:59
Play 20 The Fall of Tyre Kachup
00:04:07
Play 21 The Rise of Carthage Daniel Watkins
00:02:20
Play 22 Hanno's Adventures StephenC
00:04:53
Play 23 Some More About Greece StephenC
00:05:00
Play 24 A Cloud in the East TriciaG
00:05:19
Play 25 The Battle of Marathon TriciaG
00:05:28
Play 26 King Ahasuerus TriciaG
00:05:25
Play 27 How Leonidas Kept the Pass James Christopher
00:05:42
Play 28 Victory for the Greeks Angela Weech
00:05:14
Play 29 Some Greek Colonies Gary Dzierlenga
00:04:30
Play 30 Across the Blue Waters Gary Dzierlenga
00:03:52
Play 31 The Beauty of Athens StephenC
00:05:28
Play 32 The Death of Socrates Chris Caron
00:07:13
Play 33 Retreat of the Ten Thousand Chelsea Baker
00:05:44
Play 34 The Story of Romulus and Remus Leni
00:05:36
Play 35 How Horatius Kept the Bridge Leni
00:07:18
Play 36 Coriolanus Leni
00:06:43
Play 37 Alexander the Great Kalynda
00:04:51
Play 38 King of Macedonia Kalynda
00:04:30
Play 39 Conquest of the East Kalynda
00:06:01
Play 40 The Conquest of India Kalynda
00:06:36
Play 41 Alexander's City Garth Burton
00:05:59
Play 42 Back to Rome Again Ruth Golding
00:05:36
Play 43 A Great Conflict Ruth Golding
00:07:28
Play 44 The Roman Fleet Ruth Golding
00:06:29
Play 45 Hannibal's Vow TriciaG
00:04:31
Play 46 The Adventures of Hannibal TriciaG
00:06:21
Play 47 The End of Carthage TriciaG
00:06:01
Play 48 The Triumph of Rome Sibella Denton
00:04:39
Play 49 Two Young Romans Sibella Denton
00:04:52
Play 50 Julius Caesar Sibella Denton
00:05:27
Play 51 The Flight of Pompey Sibella Denton
00:05:15
Play 52 The Death of Caesar Sibella Denton
00:07:19
Play 53 The Empire of Rome Sibella Denton
00:05:18
Play 54 Pax Romana Sibella Denton
00:02:53