Antiquity

Stories of the Wars of the Jews

Read by Cliff Stone


Charlotte Maria Tucker


Stories of the Wars of the Jews from the Babylonish captivity, to the destruction of Jerusalem by Titus is a historical narrative spanning J…

Greek Athletics

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Frederick Adam Wright


The history of Greek athletics as it pertains to the Olympics. Describes various activities such as boxing, wrestling, etc. and accounts fro…

Dead Men Tell Tales

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Harry Rimmer


"Dead men tell no tales" was a common adage before the days of forensic science. In this book, the well-known evangelist and scien…

The Golden Bough. A Study in Magic and Religion. Part 4. Adonis Attis Osiris. V…

Read by Leon Harvey


James Frazer


The fifth volume and the first of two in the fourth part of Frazer's seminal work on the evolution of belief deals with the semi mythologica…

Coniston Tales

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William Gershom Collingwood


A selection of poems and short prose pieces grounded in the landscape, history and legends of Coniston in the English Lake District. W. G. C…

Stonehenge, a Temple Restor'd to the British Druids

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William Stukeley


Stonehenge in Wiltshire, England never fails to amaze and fascinate; and has been the subject of speculation, research and investigation for…

Hildebrand and his Times

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William Richard Ward Stephens


W.R.W. Stephens, the Anglican Dean of Winchester, writes a short, lively biography of the great church reformer, Hildebrand of Sovana (1015-…

A Short History of Greek Philosophy

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John Marshall


History of Ancient Greek philosophy from pre-Socratics to Aristotle and on to the Sceptics and the Stoics. - Summary by Peter Tucker

The Athenian Empire

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George William Cox


The British historian, George W. Cox writes that the "whole duration of the Athenian empire extends over little more than two generatio…

Malaria: A Neglected Factor in the History of Greece and Rome

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William Henry Samuel Jones


This short book has the objective of showing how important it is to stamp out malaria as soon as possible. Unlike a plague that suddenly tak…

The Gracchi, Marius and Sulla

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A. H. Beesly


During the last half of the second century B.C. Rome was undisputed mistress of the civilized western world. As the British historian, Augus…

The Golden Bough. A Study in Magic and Religion. Part 4. Adonis Attis Osiris. V…

Read by Leon Harvey


James Frazer


The sixth volume in the Golden Bough. Frazer continues into the second part of the compilation of analogies dealing with the recurring theme…

Ιστορίαι (Histories) Βιβλίον 6 (Book 6)

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Thucydides


Η Ιστορία του Θουκυδίδη εξιστορεί τα πρώτα 20 χρόνια του πολέμου μεταξύ της Αθήνας και της Σπάρτης, που κράτησε από το 431 μέχρι το 404 π.Χ.…

Malaria in Greek History

Read by Leon Harvey


William Henry Samuel Jones


This book is an attempt to correct and develop the theory proposed tentatively in the little work Malaria. Put briefly, this theory is as fo…

The History of the Church of Christ: Century III

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Joseph Milner


It is certain, that from our Saviour's time to the present, there have ever been persons whose dispositions and lives have been formed by th…

Aztec Ruins National Monument, New Mexico

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Julian Corbett and John M. Corbett


This U.S. National Park Service historical handbook from 1962 introduces the reader to the history, geography, and archaeology of the Aztec …

Ιστορίαι (Histories) Βιβλίον 7 (Book 7)

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Thucydides (Θουκυδίδης) and Thucydides


Η Ιστορία του Θουκυδίδη εξιστορεί τα πρώτα 20 χρόνια του πολέμου μεταξύ της Αθήνας και της Σπάρτης, που κράτησε από το 431 μέχρι το 404 π.Χ.…

Predecessors of Cleopatra

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Leigh North


This book provides such information as was known at the onset of the 20th Century about Egyptian queens in antiquity. Much has been learned …

Selections from Josephus

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Flavius Josephus


Jewish historian, military leader and Roman citizen, Titus Flavius Josephus, provides the most thorough history of the 1st century Roman Emp…

The History of Rome, volume 3

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Titus Livius


The History of Rome (Ab Urbe Condita) is a history of ancient Rome, written in Latin by Livy (Titus Livius) between 27 and 9 BC, covering th…

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