The Great Events by Famous Historians, Volume 2

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 2 of 22, covering from 450 BC to 12 AD. - Summary by Title Page

Genre(s): History

Language: English

Section Chapter Reader Time
Play 00 An Outline Narrative realisticspeakers
00:32:27
Play 01 Institution and Fall of the Decemvirate in Rome, BC 450, by Henry G. Liddell Colleen McMahon
00:25:30
Play 02 Pericles Rules in Athens, BC 444, by Plutarch, part 1 Elsie Selwyn
00:24:26
Play 03 Pericles Rules in Athens, BC 444, by Plutarch, part 2 Elsie Selwyn
00:25:10
Play 04 Great Plague at Athens, BC 430, by George Grote Elsie Selwyn
00:31:43
Play 05 Defeat of the Athenians at Syracuse, BC 413, by Sir Edward S, Creasy, part 1 MajorHistory
00:34:28
Play 06 Defeat of the Athenians at Syracuse, BC 413, by Sir Edward S, Creasy, part 2 MajorHistory
00:30:27
Play 07 Retreat of the Ten Thousand Greeks, BC 401-399, by Xenophon, part 1 Farnood
00:18:28
Play 08 Retreat of the Ten Thousand Greeks, BC 401-399, by Xenophon, part 2 Farnood
00:26:17
Play 09 The Condemnation and Death of Socrates, BC 399, by Plato, part 1 MajorHistory
00:30:31
Play 10 The Condemnation and Death of Socrates, BC 399, by Plato, part 2 MajorHistory
00:33:24
Play 11 The Condemnation and Death of Socrates, BC 399, by Plato, part 3 MajorHistory
00:13:03
Play 12 Brennus Burns Rome, BC 388, by Barthold Georg Niebuhr, part 1 MajorHistory
00:23:40
Play 13 Brennus Burns Rome, BC 388, by Barthold Georg Niebuhr, part 2 MajorHistory
00:28:48
Play 14 Tartar Invasion of China by Meha, BC 341, by Demetrius Charles Boulger MajorHistory
00:23:00
Play 15 Alexander Reduces Tyre, Later Founds Alexandria, BC 332, by Oliver Goldsmith MajorHistory
00:24:12
Play 16 The Battle of Arbela, BC 331, by Sir Edward S, Creasy, part 1 MajorHistory
00:38:17
Play 17 The Battle of Arbela, BC 331, by Sir Edward S, Creasy, part 2 MajorHistory
00:37:18
Play 18 First Battle Between Greeks and Romans, BC 280-279, by Plutarch MajorHistory
00:40:01
Play 19 The Punic Wars, BC 264, 219, 149 by Florus realisticspeakers
00:42:22
Play 20 The Battle of Metaurus, BC 207, by Sir Edward S. Creasy, part 1 MajorHistory
00:34:51
Play 21 The Battle of Metaurus, BC 207, by Sir Edward S. Creasy, part 2 MajorHistory
00:33:45
Play 22 The Battle of Metaurus, BC 207, by Sir Edward S. Creasy, part 3 MajorHistory
00:24:58
Play 23 Scipio Africanus Crushes Hannibal at Zama and Subjugates Carthage, BC 202, by Livy, part 1 Ryan Fahey
00:29:55
Play 24 Scipio Africanus Crushes Hannibal at Zama and Subjugates Carthage, BC 202, by Livy, part 2 Ryan Fahey
00:23:18
Play 25 Judas Maccabaeus Liberates Judea, BC 165-141, by Josephus MajorHistory
00:43:52
Play 26 The Gracchi and Their Reforms, BC 133, by Theodor Mommsen Chad Jackson
00:17:30
Play 27 Caesar Conquers Gaul, BC 58-50, by Napoleon III, part 1 Kristine Bekere
00:25:09
Play 28 Caesar Conquers Gaul, BC 58-50, by Napoleon III, part 2 Kristine Bekere
00:23:31
Play 29 Roman Invasion and Conquest of Britain, BC 55-AD 79, by Oliver Goldsmith Rita Boutros
00:29:26
Play 30 Cleopatra's Conquest of Caesar and Antony, BC 51-30, by John P. Mahaffy, part 1 Rita Boutros
00:29:54
Play 31 Cleopatra's Conquest of Caesar and Antony, BC 51-30, by John P. Mahaffy, part 2 Rita Boutros
00:26:55
Play 32 Assassination of Caesar, BC 44, by Barthold Georg Niebuhr realisticspeakers
00:32:17
Play 33 Assassination of Caesar, BC 44, by Plutarch realisticspeakers
00:26:19
Play 34 Rome Becomes a Monarchy; Death of Antony and Cleopatra, BC 44-30, by Henry G. Liddell, part 1 Rita Boutros
00:28:00
Play 35 Rome Becomes a Monarchy; Death of Antony and Cleopatra, BC 44-30, by Henry G. Liddell, part 2 Rita Boutros
00:30:57
Play 36 Rome Becomes a Monarchy; Death of Antony and Cleopatra, BC 44-30, by Henry G. Liddell, part 3 Rita Boutros
00:32:12
Play 37 Germans Under Arminius Revolt Against Rome, AD 9, by Sir Edward S. Creasy, part 1 Linda Johnson
00:29:53
Play 38 Germans Under Arminius Revolt Against Rome, AD 9, by Sir Edward S. Creasy, part 2 Linda Johnson
00:29:10