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112 of 112 (100%) sections assigned

112 of 112 (100%) sections completed

This project has a dedicated proof-listener who will listen to all sections: Kitty

SectionTitleReaderNotesListen UrlStatus
1 Skirmish between cossacks and the imperial bodyguard, by Jean Baptiste Edouard Detaille, (France 1848), painting, frontispiece  Kitty PL OK
2 Russia Part I: Folk-tales and early history: Historical note  Kitty PL OK
3 The imp and the crust, by Count Leo Tolstoy  Kitty PL OK
4 The story of iron and the poison water, from the Kalevala  Kitty PL OK
5 The country and customs of the Scythians (fifth century B.C.), by Herodotus  Kitty PL OK
6 The vengeance of Queen Olga (about 945), from the chronicle of Nestor  neecheelok70 PL OK
7 Vladimir in search of a religion (about 988), by John S. C. Abbott  neecheelok70 PL OK
8 Russia Part II: In the days of Ivan the Terrible: Historical note  alanmapstone PL OK
9 How Russia was freed from the Tartars (1480), by John S. C. Abbott  neecheelok70 PL OK
10 Ivan the Terrible (1533-1584), by Frances A. Shaw  neecheelok70 PL OK
11 Life at the Setch (fifteenth century), by Nikolai V. Gogol  neecheelok70 PL OK
12 The false Czar (1605), by Frances A. Shaw  neecheelok70 PL OK
13 The kremlin of Moscow, by Bayard Taylor  neecheelok70 PL OK
14 Russia Part III: Peter the Great: Historical note  alanmapstone PL OK
15 A morning with Peter the Great (early in the eighteenth century), by Dmitri Merejkowski  neecheelok70 PL OK
16 How St. Petersburg was built (1703), by John S. C. Abbott  WiltedScribe PL OK
17 A supposed letter from an English architect (1715), by Maurice Baring  ColleenMc PL OK
18 Russia Part IV: From Catherine the Great to the invasion of Napoleon: Historical note  Kikisaulite PL OK
19 A day with Catherine the Great (1794), by Adrian Moyseevich Gribovski  Kikisaulite PL OK
20 Borodino (1812), by Alexander Sergeyevitch Pushkin  NemoR PL OK
21 The burning of Moscow, by Louis Adolph Thiers  ColleenMc PL OK
22 The crossing of the Beresina river (1812), by John S. C. Abbott  ColleenMc PL OK
23 Passage of the Beresina, by J. H. Van Papendrecht, painting p. 130  WiltedScribe PL OK
24 Russia Part V: Poland: Historical note  Foon PL OK
25 The surrender of Kamenyetz (1672), by Henryk Sienkiewicz  neecheelok70 PL OK
26 Poland or Russia ? (1793), by Jane Porter  adr6090 PL OK
27 The division of Poland, by Sir Edwin Arnold  alanmapstone PL OK
28 The revolt in Warsaw, 1861, by Joseph Nicholas Robert-Fleury (French painter, 1792-1890), painting p. 158  Foon PL OK
29 Russia Part VI: Siberia: Historical note  WiltedScribe PL OK
30 The conquest of Siberia (1579-1584), by Count Leo Tolstoy  tovarisch PL OK
31 Yermak, a folk-song  WiltedScribe PL OK
32 How pardon was won for an exile (1808), by Madame Sophie Risteau Cottin  mightyfelix PL OK
33 On the march to Siberia (nineteenth century), by Baroness M. De Packh  adr6090 PL OK
34 A Kirghis warrior, by Vasili Vasilevich Vereshchagin (Russia, 1842-1904), painting p. 186  catharmaiden PL OK
35 In a Tartar tent (about 1909), by Lindon Bates, Jr.  ColleenMc PL OK
36 Russia Part VII: A coronation and three wars: Historical note  Foon PL OK
37 The coronation of Alexander II (1855), by Count von Moltke  ColleenMc PL OK
38 The emancipation of the serfs (1861), by Hezekiah Butterworth  catharmaiden PL OK
39 The taking of the village (an incident of the war of 1877 with Turkey), by Vsyevolod Mikhailovitch Garshin  tovarisch PL OK
40 The capture of a redoubt (an incident of the war of 1877 with Turkey), by Vasili Vasilevich Vereshchagin  tovarisch PL OK
41 Coaling at sea (1905), by Commander Vladimir Semenoff, of the Imperial Russian Navy  tovarisch PL OK
42 Russia Part VIII: Life in modern Russia: Historical note  WiltedScribe PL OK
43 The races on the Neva river (1870), by Théophile Gautier  techpsalti PL OK
44 A little Jewish girl in Russia, by Mary Antin  adr6090 PL OK
45 The fair of Nijni-Novgorod, by Edna Dean Proctor  alanmapstone PL OK
46 Austria-Hungary Part I: From the Tartar invasion to the Reformation: Historical note  Availle PL OK
47 The coming of the Tartars (1240), by Louis Felbermann  neecheelok70 PL OK
48 How Rudolf the First became Emperor (1273), by John S. C. Abbott  neecheelok70 PL OK
49 Stories of Rudolf, founder of the house of Hapsburg (thirteenth century), by William Coxe  neecheelok70 PL OK
50 How Naumburg was saved, by Jaroslav Cermak (Bohemian artist, - 1878), painting p. 270  Foon PL OK
51 The deliverance of Prague (1420), by E. H. Gillett  ColleenMc PL OK
52 A funeral menu of the sixteenth century (1509), from the old chronicles  NemoR PL OK
53 The emperor Maximilian receiving the Venetian embassy, by Karl Ludwig Friedrich Becker (German artist, 1820-1900), painting p. 284  NemoR PL OK
54 Austria-Hungary Part II: The religious wars of the seventeenth century: Historical note  Availle PL OK
55 The devastation of St. Vitus's church (1619-1620), by Marie Hay  ColleenMc PL OK
56 Wallenstein, the deposed general (1630), by Johann Christoph Friedrich von Schiller  Kitty PL OK
57 Wallenstein and the cuirassiers (1634), by Johann Christoph Friedrich von Schiller  alanmapstone moniaqua Kitty WiltedScribe bluechien NemoR Foon PL OK
58 How John Sobieski saved Vienna from the Turks (1683), by John S. C. Abbott  realisticspeakers PL OK
59 Austria-Hungary Part III: From Maria Theresa to the downfall of Napoleon: Historical note  Availle PL OK
60 How Maria Theresa of Austria became King (1740), by John S. C. Abbott  adr6090 PL OK
61 The command of Maria Theresa, by John S. C. Abbott  silverquill PL OK
62 Hohenlinden (1800), by Thomas Campbell  moniaqua PL OK
63 The battle of Austerlitz (1805), by John S. C. Abbott  WiltedScribe PL OK
64 How the French honored Joseph Haydn (1805), by ''Louisa Mühlbach'' (Klara M. Mundt)  NemoR PL OK
65 Andreas Hofer rallying the Tyrolean mountaineers, by Franz von Defregger (Austrian painter, 1835), painting p. 344  moniaqua PL OK
66 Austria-Hungary Part IV: The nineteenth century: Historical note  Availle PL OK
67 After the battle of Szolnok (1849), by Maurus Jókai  neecheelok70 PL OK
68 The unlucky weathercock (1849), by Maurus Jókai  neecheelok70 PL OK
69 Kossuth's farewell (1849)  Kitty PL OK
70 The salt mines of Wieliczka (1850), by Bayard Taylor  ToddHW PL OK
71 Austria-Hungary Part V: Stories and poems of Bohemia, Hungary, and the Tyrol: Historical note  WiltedScribe PL OK
72 The dog and the wolf, a Bohemian folk-tale, retold by Theodor Vernaleken  adr6090 PL OK
73 The poor man and the king of the crows, a Magyar folk-tale, retold by Jeremiah Curtin  mightyfelix PL OK
74 St. Kümmerniss, a legend of the Tyrol  NemoR PL OK
75 The legend of St. Kümmerniss, by François Joseph Heim (French artist, 1787-1865), painting p. 400  NemoR PL OK
76 Stories of the gypsies  adr6090 PL OK
77 Two Magyar poems  Foon PL OK
78 A Csikos race, by Alexander Wagner (Hungarian artist, 1838), painting p. 408  alanmapstone PL OK
79 The Balkan States: Historical note  NemoR PL OK
80 Marko and the Turks (fifteenth century), an old Servian ballad  Kitty PL OK
81 Montenegro, by Alfred, Lord Tennyson  alanmapstone PL OK
82 An attack on the Bashi-Bazouks (1907), by Arthur D. Howden Smith  neecheelok70 PL OK
83 Herzegovinians returning to a village sacked by the Bashi-Bazouks, by Jaroslav Cermak (Bohemian artist, -1878), painting p. 434  NemoR PL OK
84 The siege of Adrianople (1912), by Philip Gibbs  adr6090 PL OK
85 The flight from Lule-Burgas (1912), by Bernard Grant  neecheelok70 PL OK
86 Turkey Part I: To the capture of Constantinople: Historical note  Kikisaulite PL OK
87 Constantinople, a city built to order (fourth century), by Edward Gibbon  Kikisaulite PL OK
88 The coming of the comet (1402), by Maurus Jókai  ToddHW PL OK
89 Scanderbeg (about 1450), by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow  catharmaiden PL OK
90 The fall of Constantinople (1453), by Edward Gibbon  Kikisaulite PL OK
91 Turkey Part II: Turkey at the height of her power: Historical note  Kikisaulite PL OK
92 The tribute of children, by Anonymous  WiltedScribe PL OK
93 The little Janizary (about 1453), by James M. Ludlow  neecheelok70 PL OK
94 The surrender of Rhodes (1522), by Alphonse Marie Louis de Lamartine  realisticspeakers PL OK
95 A visit to the wife of Solyman the Magnificent (sixteenth century), translated from a Genoese letter  Kitty PL OK
96 Dining with the Sultana (1718), by Lady Mary Wortley Montagu  adr6090 PL OK
97 Turkey Part III: The sick man of Europe: Historical note  alanmapstone PL OK
98 The last of the Janizaries (1826), by Maurus Jókai  realisticspeakers PL OK
99 The muezzin, by Jean Léon Gérôme (French artist, 1824-1904), painting p. 528  alanmapstone PL OK
100 ''The House of Fear'' (1908), by Francis McCullagh  neecheelok70 PL OK
101 The silent army (1909), by Francis McCullagh  NemoR PL OK
102 Turkey Part IV: Turkish stories: Historical note  WiltedScribe PL OK
103 ''The lamb bolted'', a legend of Turkish justice  mightyfelix PL OK
104 Stories of Nasr-Eddin Hoja  benderca PL OK
105 A Turkish friendship (eighteenth century), by Cheliby Yorgaki  neecheelok70 PL OK
106 Turkey Part V: Stories of Turkish life and customs: Historical note  Foon PL OK
107 The first telegraph in Turkey (1854), by Sir J. William Whittall  alanmapstone PL OK
108 Choosing a wife for the son, by Lucy M. J. Garnett  thestorygirl PL OK
109 ''Protestant bread'', by Cyrus Hamlin, D. D.  Foon PL OK
110 The dancing dervishes, by Julia Pardoe  mightyfelix PL OK
111 Ceremony of dervishes at Scutari, by Albert Aublet (French artist, 1851), painting p. 574  Kitty PL OK
112 A Turkish ''What for ?'', by Demetra Vaka  Kitty PL OK