The Discovery of New Worlds

M. B. SYNGE (1861 - 1939)

This is the second volume in the series, The Story of the World, which covers the period of history from the rise of Rome to the Conquest of Peru. Along the way, passing through the Dark Ages, going on the Crusades, and exploring the unknown world with the brave men who had the courage to travel unknown seas. Also featured is the destruction of Pompeii and the invention of the Printing Press, along with many other interesting happenings of history during this time period. (Summary by Laura Caldwell)

Genre(s): Children's Fiction, *Non-fiction, History

Language: English

Section Chapter Reader Time
Play 01 The Roman World Laura Caldwell
00:05:30
Play 02 A Great World Power Laura Caldwell
00:05:53
Play 03 Voyage and Shipwreck Laura Caldwell
00:06:58
Play 04 The Tragedy of Nero Laura Caldwell
00:05:32
Play 05 The Great Fire in Rome Laura Caldwell
00:06:44
Play 06 The Destruction of Pompeii Laura Caldwell
00:07:58
Play 07 Marcus Aurelius Laura Caldwell
00:06:31
Play 08 Decline of the Roman Empire Laura Caldwell
00:06:15
Play 09 Christians to the Lions Laura Caldwell
00:07:18
Play 10 A New Rome Laura Caldwell
00:05:37
Play 11 The Armies of the North Laura Caldwell
00:06:46
Play 12 The Dark Ages Laura Caldwell
00:04:55
Play 13 King Arthur and His Knights Laura Caldwell
00:07:45
Play 14 The Hero of Two Nations Laura Caldwell
00:07:36
Play 15 The Hardy Northmen Laura Caldwell
00:05:49
Play 16 How the Northmen Conquered England Laura Caldwell
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Play 17 A Spanish Hero Laura Caldwell
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Play 18 The First Crusade Laura Caldwell
00:07:29
Play 19 Frederick Barbarossa Laura Caldwell
00:06:46
Play 20 The Third Crusade Laura Caldwell
00:05:47
Play 21 The Days of Chivalry Laura Caldwell
00:05:08
Play 22 Queen of the Adriatic Laura Caldwell
00:06:47
Play 23 The Story of Marco Polo Laura Caldwell
00:07:57
Play 24 Dante's Great Poem Laura Caldwell
00:06:07
Play 25 The Maid of Orleans Laura Caldwell
00:07:31
Play 26 The Sea of Darkness Laura Caldwell
00:05:50
Play 27 Prince Henry, the Sailor Laura Caldwell
00:05:27
Play 28 A Famous Voyage Laura Caldwell
00:05:44
Play 29 The Invention of Printing Laura Caldwell
00:06:12
Play 30 The Stormy Cape Laura Caldwell
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Play 31 Vasco Da Gama's Great Voyage Laura Caldwell
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Play 32 India at Last Laura Caldwell
00:05:45
Play 33 The New Trade-Route Laura Caldwell
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Play 34 Golden Goa Laura Caldwell
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Play 35 Christopher Columbus Laura Caldwell
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Play 36 The Last of the Moors Laura Caldwell
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Play 37 Discovery of the New World Laura Caldwell
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Play 38 The West Indies Laura Caldwell
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Play 39 Columbus in Chains Laura Caldwell
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Play 40 A Great Mistake Laura Caldwell
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Play 41 Follow the Leader Laura Caldwell
00:06:57
Play 42 Discovery of the Pacific Laura Caldwell
00:06:27
Play 43 Magellan's Great Plan Laura Caldwell
00:05:28
Play 44 Magellan's Straits Laura Caldwell
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Play 45 Round the World Laura Caldwell
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Play 46 The Finding of Mexico Laura Caldwell
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Play 47 Montezuma Laura Caldwell
00:08:11
Play 48 Siege and Fall of Mexico Laura Caldwell
00:05:49
Play 49 Conquest of Peru Laura Caldwell
00:08:30
Play 50 A Great Awakening Laura Caldwell
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