The World’s Story Volume III: Egypt, Africa and Arabia

Eva March TAPPAN (1854 - 1930)

This is the third volume of the 15-volume series of The World’s Story: a history of the World in story, song and art, edited by Eva March Tappan. Each book is a compilation of selections from prose literature, poetry and pictures and offers a comprehensive presentation of the world's history, art and culture, from the early times till the beginning of the 20th century. Topics in Part III include Egypt, Northern, Western and Central Africa, South Africa and Arabia. - Summary by Sonia

Cast list for The Death of Cleopatra:
Dolabella: Tomas Peter
Charmian: Monika M.C.
Cleopatra: Sandra Schmit
Iras: Eva Davis
Guardsman: Roger Melin
Clown: Nemo
First Guard: DrPGould
Second Guard: Larry Wilson
Caesar: alanmapstone
Narrator: Sonia

Genre(s): Historical Fiction, Poetry, *Non-fiction

Language: English

Group: World's Story

Section Chapter Reader Time
Play 01 Prayer in a mosque: Old Cairo, Painting, Frontispiece Sonia
00:03:08
Play 02 Egypt Part I: How things were done four thousand years ago: Historical note Sonia
00:02:20
Play 03 Strange stories of early Egypt, by Herodotus Sonia
00:07:32
Play 04 Early Egyptian picture-writing, by Amelia B. Edwards Sonia
00:05:56
Play 05 How the Egyptians painted portraits, by Amelia B. Edwards Sonia
00:05:59
Play 06 Conquests of Rameses II, an Egyptian wall painting p. 10 Sonia
00:02:18
Play 07 The king's palace and his attendants, by G. Maspero Jim Locke
00:14:38
Play 08 How the Egyptians amused themselves, by Sir J. Gardner Wilkinson Jim Locke
00:19:19
Play 09 An Egyptian experiment, by Herodotus Jim Locke
00:02:43
Play 10 Egypt Part II: Stories and poems of Ancient Egypt: Historical note Jim Locke
00:02:12
Play 11 From the oldest book in the world, by Ptah-Hotep, put into meter by Hardwicke D. Rawnsley Nemo
00:03:56
Play 12 The lost malachite, from the ancient Egyptian, edited by W. M. Flinders Petrie DrPGould
00:05:09
Play 13 Procession of the royal bull Apis-Osiris, painting p. 40 Keith Hunter
00:01:35
Play 14 The shipwrecked sailor, from the ancient Egyptian, edited by W. M. Flinders Petrie DrPGould
00:09:57
Play 15 The magic book, from the ancient Egypt, edited by W. M. Flinders Petrie DrPGould
00:15:22
Play 16 Egypt Part III: Pyramids and palaces: Historical note J. M. Smallheer
00:01:41
Play 17 A trip to the pyramids, by Bayard Taylor Monika M. C.
00:16:05
Play 18 How Cheops built his pyramid, by Herodotus thestorygirl
00:05:41
Play 19 Building the pyramids, painting p. 68 thestorygirl
00:03:28
Play 20 Karnak and the Hall of Columns, by Charles Dudley Warner Jim Locke
00:13:01
Play 21 Colonnade of the temple of Rameses III, Thebes, photograph p. 74 thestorygirl
00:01:46
Play 22 How to excavate a buried town, by W. M. Flinders Petrie April6090
00:18:34
Play 23 Portal of Euergetes I, Thebes, photograph p. 84 thestorygirl
00:01:59
Play 24 Egypt Part IV: In the days of Pharaoh: Historical note J. M. Smallheer
00:01:06
Play 25 The mighty reign of Sesostris (Rameses II), by Diodorus the Sicilian Jim Locke
00:18:00
Play 26 The story of Joseph, from the Old Testament thestorygirl
00:53:40
Play 27 Joseph sold by his brethren, painting p. 100 thestorygirl
00:01:42
Play 28 In the brick fields, by Rev. J. H. Ingraham Jim Locke
00:26:25
Play 29 'Let my people go'', by Théophile Gautier; translated by Augusta McC. Wright Jim Locke
00:34:06
Play 30 The victory over the Khita, by Pen-Ta-Ur, 1326 B.C. put into meter by Hardwicke D. Rawnsley Jim Locke
00:12:43
Play 31 Finding Pharaoh, by Edward L. Wilson Jim Locke
00:24:39
Play 32 Going to see Pharaoh (Rameses II), by Hardwicke D. Rawnsley Jim Locke
00:24:00
Play 33 Egypt Part V: The glory wanes: Historical note J. M. Smallheer
00:01:50
Play 34 Why Phanes was exiled, by Georg Ebers Dave Lantz
00:18:33
Play 35 The founding of Alexandria (332 B.C.), by Plutarch Alan Mapstone
00:03:15
Play 36 Antony and Cleopatra, painting p. 204 Alan Mapstone
00:03:29
Play 37 The death of Cleopatra (30 B.C.), by William Shakespeare Group 00:12:30
Play 38 Egypt Part VI: Modern Egypt: Historical note J. M. Smallheer
00:01:43
Play 39 Bonaparte in Egypt, painting p. 214 Foon
00:01:31
Play 40 The battle of the pyramids (1798), by John S. C. Abbott DrPGould
00:23:56
Play 41 Bonaparte before the Sphinx, painting p. 228 Tomas Peter
00:02:08
Play 42 The story of the Suez Canal, from ''All the year round'', 1854 thestorygirl
00:20:12
Play 43 How General Gordon outwitted the King of Abyssinia (between 1873 and 1880), by Alfred Egmont Hake Chris Fields
00:02:37
Play 44 The death of General Gordon at Khartoum (1885), by Anonymous Graham Scott
00:17:47
Play 45 Up the cataracts of the Nile (1875), by Charles Dudley Warner Scotty Smith
00:28:37
Play 46 Northern Africa Part I: Legendary history and the story of Carthage: Historical note J. M. Smallheer
00:02:29
Play 47 Ulysses in the land of the Lotus-Eaters (Tripoli), by Homer Alan Mapstone
00:02:10
Play 48 Aeneas at Carthage, by Virgil Dave Lantz
00:13:50
Play 49 Aeneas at the court of Dido, painting p. 276 Alan Mapstone
00:02:14
Play 50 The cutting of the aqueduct, by Gustave Flaubert April6090
00:15:01
Play 51 The fall of Carthage (146 B.C.) by Rev. Alfred J. Church DrPGould
00:19:06
Play 52 Northern Africa Part II: Life and customs in Northern Africa: Historical note J. M. Smallheer
00:02:06
Play 53 How the Barbary pirates learned to respect the American flag (1815), by John Bach McMaster Graham Scott
00:13:34
Play 54 Traditions of the sheikhs of Morocco (sixteenth century), by T. H. Weir Farnood
00:19:14
Play 55 Morocco law (sixteenth century), by Edmondo de Amicis Angelique G. Campbell
00:07:01
Play 56 Hawking in Algeria, painting p. 322 April6090
00:02:19
Play 57 One day in Morocco (nineteenth century) by Edmondo de Amicis Farnood
00:20:46
Play 58 The great market of Tripoli (latter part of nineteenth century), by George E. Thompson April6090
00:06:46
Play 59 Northern Africa Part III: The mystery of the desert: Historical note J. M. Smallheer
00:02:28
Play 60 The hour of prayer in the desert (latter part of nineteenth century), by Gilbert Watson Farnood
00:13:12
Play 61 The oasis of the great-grandfather (latter part of nineteenth century), by Gilbert Watson Farnood
00:13:44
Play 62 The music of the desert (latter part of nineteenth century), by Gilbert Watson TJ Burns
00:30:19
Play 63 Western and Central Africa Part I: Unveiling the dark continent: Historical note J. M. Smallheer
00:02:20
Play 64 Writing a charm (about 1795), by Mungo Park Tomas Peter
00:02:30
Play 65 A zealous missionary (about 1795), by Mungo Park DrPGould
00:04:43
Play 66 A visit to King Moselekatse (1829), by Anne Manning Rathbone DrPGould
00:12:55
Play 67 'The mountain with several caves'' (1854), by David Livingstone DrPGould
00:02:30
Play 68 A magic lantern in Africa (1854), by David Livingstone Devorah Allen
00:01:38
Play 69 The electric wind of the desert (1854), by David Livingstone Devorah Allen
00:02:11
Play 70 The merman missionary (1854), by David Livingstone Robin Cook
00:02:25
Play 71 How I found Livingstone (1871), by Sir Henry M. Stanley DrPGould
00:09:43
Play 72 Western and Central Africa Part II: Adventures in the African jungle: Historical note Foon
00:02:06
Play 73 The village of dwarfs (about 1870), by Paul du Chaillu Jim Locke
00:38:52
Play 74 Crossing an African bridge (about 1868), by Paul du Chaillu Jim Locke
00:09:01
Play 75 Consulting the Man in the Moon (about 1868), by Paul du Chaillu Tomas Peter
00:07:21
Play 76 Du Chaillu the First, King of the Apingi (about 1868), by Paul du Chaillu Jim Locke
00:03:45
Play 77 South Africa: Historical note Nella
00:01:53
Play 78 The last trek, painting p. 436 Foon
00:01:23
Play 79 The diamond fields of South Africa (about 1870), by Anthony Trollope April6090
00:37:38
Play 80 A modern battlefield (about 1898), by Julian Ralph Farnood
00:12:40
Play 81 In the South African army (1903-1904), by Gustav Frenssen Jim Locke
00:19:44
Play 82 Advancing upon the enemy (1903-1904), by Gustav Frenssen Jim Locke
00:17:37
Play 83 Arabia Part I: Early history: Historical note J. M. Smallheer
00:02:04
Play 84 The legend of the Arabs, by Alphonse Marie Louis de Lamartine Farnood
00:10:25
Play 85 Mohammed (about 570-632), by Eva March Tappan April6090
00:07:22
Play 86 A reading from the Koran, painting p. 496 April6090
00:02:17
Play 87 The ''Square House'', or Kabah, by Hadji Khan and Wilfrid Sparroy Foon
00:07:56
Play 88 Arabia Part II: Stories of the caliphs of Bagdad: Historical note J. M. Smallheer
00:01:36
Play 89 Al Mansur, builder of Bagdad, and the poet (eighth century A.D.), adapted from the Arabic by Claude Field TJ Burns
00:03:49
Play 90 Al Mansur rebuked (eighth century A.D.), adapted from the Arabic by Claude Field Angelique G. Campbell
00:02:34
Play 91 Al Mahdi and the two wishes (eighth century A.D.), adapted from the Arabic by Claude Field Foon
00:07:05
Play 92 Haroun Al Rashid and the musician (eighth century A.D.), adapted from the Arabic by Claude Field DrPGould
00:05:52
Play 93 The caliph and the poet of the Barmeks (eighth century A.D.), by E. H. Palmer swalkerl
00:05:28
Play 94 The division of the reward (eighth century A.D.), by E. H. Palmer Tomas Peter
00:03:17
Play 95 The caliph and ''the man with the stew'' (eighth century A.D.), by E. H. Palmer Michele Fry
00:06:20
Play 96 The poet and the jester (eighth century A.D.), by E. H. Palmer Michele Fry
00:02:02
Play 97 Arabia Part III: Stories of modern Arabia: Historical note J. M. Smallheer
00:01:41
Play 98 Justice in Arabia (nineteenth century), by Colonel L. Du Couret DrPGould
00:07:56
Play 99 Wit from Arabia, by Colonel L. Du Couret Sonia
00:04:49
Play 100 Arabian Horsemen in battle, painting p. 536 Sonia
00:01:34
Play 101 A pilgrimage to Mecca, by Sir Richard F. Burton Sonia
00:10:35