The Great Events by Famous Historians, Volume 1

Charles F. HORNE (1870 - 1942) and Rossiter JOHNSON (1840 - 1931) and John RUDD ( - )

A comprehensive and readable account of the world's history, emphasizing the more important events, and presenting these as complete narratives in the master-words of the most eminent historians. This is volume 1 of 22, covering from 5867 to 480 BC. - Summary from Title Page

Genre(s): History

Language: English

Section Chapter Reader Time
Play 01 General Introduction realisticspeakers
00:28:32
Play 02 An Outline Narrative realisticspeakers
00:39:16
Play 03 Dawn of Civilization, BC 5867 by G.C.C. Maspero realisticspeakers
00:36:49
Play 04 Compilation of the Earliest Code, BC 2250 by Hammurabi, part 1 Colleen McMahon
00:26:44
Play 05 Compilation of the Earliest Code, BC 2250 by Hammurabi, part 2 Colleen McMahon
00:24:58
Play 06 Compilation of the Earliest Code, BC 2250, Hammurabi, part 3 Colleen McMahon
00:24:40
Play 07 Theseus Founds Athens, BC 1235, by Plutarch Linda Johnson
00:19:29
Play 08 The Formation of the Castes in India, BC 1200, by Gustave Le Bon deongines
00:16:38
Play 09 The Formation of the Castes in India, BC 1200, by W.W. Hunter deongines
00:37:02
Play 10 Fall of Troy, BC 1184, by George Grote, part 1 Blake Butler
00:30:15
Play 11 Fall of Troy, BC 1184, by George Grote, part 2 Blake Butler
00:27:39
Play 12 Accession of Solomon, Building of the Temple at Jerusalem, BC 1017, by Henry Hart Milman Linda Johnson
00:33:51
Play 13 Rise and Fall of Assyria, Destruction of Nineveh, BC 789, by F. Lenormant and E. Chevallier Linda Johnson
00:32:10
Play 14 The Foundation of Rome, BC 753, by Barthold Georg Niebuhr, part 1 Ciufi Galeazzi
00:27:44
Play 15 The Foundation of Rome, BC 753, by Barthold Georg Niebuhr, part 2 Ciufi Galeazzi
00:31:56
Play 16 Prince Jimmu Founds Japan's Capital, BC 660, by Sir Edward Reed Larry Wilson
00:12:51
Play 17 Prince Jimmu Founds Japan's Capital, BC 660, by The Nehongi Larry Wilson
00:34:41
Play 18 The Foundation of Buddhism, BC 623, by Thomas William Rhys-Davids, part 1 Linda Johnson
00:29:33
Play 19 The Foundation of Buddhism, By Thomas William Rhys-Davids, part 2 Linda Johnson
00:31:33
Play 20 Pythian Games at Delphi, BC 585, by George Grote, part 1 Colleen McMahon
00:27:46
Play 21 Pythian Games at Delphi, BC 585, by George Grote, part 2 Colleen McMahon
00:25:55
Play 22 Solon's Earlier Greek Legislation, BC 594, by George Grote, part 1 Kristine Bekere
00:28:52
Play 23 Solon's Early Greek Legislation, BC 594, by George Grote, part 2 Kristine Bekere
00:26:17
Play 24 Solon's Early Greek Legislation, BC 594, by George Grote, part 3 Kristine Bekere
00:27:28
Play 25 Solon's Early Greek Legislation, BC 594, by George Grote, part 4 Kristine Bekere
00:23:19
Play 26 Solon's Early Greek Legislation, BC 594, by George Grote, part5 Kristine Bekere
00:35:54
Play 27 Conquests of Cyrus the Great, BC 538, by George Grote, part 1 deongines
00:25:42
Play 28 The Conquests of Cyrus the Great, BC 538, by George Grote, part 2 deongines
00:36:16
Play 29 The Rise of Confucius, the Chinese Sage, BC 550, by R.K. Douglas, part 1 DavidReader
00:24:11
Play 30 The Rise of Confucius, the Chinese Sage, BC 550, by R.K. Douglas, part 2 DavidReader
00:27:33
Play 31 The Rise of Confucius, the Chinese Sage, BC 550, by R.K. Douglas, part 3 DavidReader
00:28:09
Play 32 Rome Established as a Republic, Institution of the Tribunes, BC 510-494, by Henry George Liddell, part 1 Ciufi Galeazzi
00:26:23
Play 33 Rome Established as a Republic, Institution of the Tribunes, BC 510-494, by Henry George Liddell, part 2 Ciufi Galeazzi
00:28:19
Play 34 The Battle of Marathon, BC 490, by Sir Edward Shepherd Creasy, part 1 Dave Gillespie
00:28:37
Play 35 The Battle of Marathon, BC 490, by Sir Edward Shepherd Creasy, part 2 Dave Gillespie
00:30:39
Play 36 The Battle of Marathon, BC 490, by Sir Edward Shepherd Creasy, part 3 Dave Gillespie
00:29:47
Play 37 Invasion of Greece by the Persians, Defence of Thermopylae, BC 480, by Herodotus, part 1 realisticspeakers
00:28:17
Play 38 Invasion of Greece by the Persians, Defence of Thermopylae, BC 480, by Herodotus, part 2 realisticspeakers
00:18:03