History - Ancient

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The Murder of King Tut: The Plot to K...

James Patterson

Since 1922, when Howard Carter discovered Tut's 3,000-year-old tomb, most Egyptologists have presumed that the young king died of disease, or perhaps an accident, such as a chariot fall.But what if his fate was actually much more sini...

Unabridged CD
Published: Sep 2009

The Murder of King Tut

James Patterson

A secret buried for centuriesThrust onto Egypt's most powerful throne at the age of nine, King Tut's reign was fiercely debated from the outset. Behind the palace's veil of prosperity, bitter rivalries and jealousy flourished among th...

Unabridged CD
Published: Oct 2010

Roman Lives: Coriolanus, Pompey, Caes...

Mestrius Plutarchus

'Though he was Greek, Plutarch wrote his Lives in the first century, a world dominated by the Roman Empire. Plutarch's series of biographies was the first of its kind, as much groundbreaking in conception as the Histories of Herodotus...

Unabridged CD
Published: Apr 2004

Justinian's Flea: Plague, Empire, and...

William Rosen

The Emperor Justinian reunified Rome's fractured empire by defeating the Goths and Vandals who had separated Italy, Spain, and North Africa from imperial rule. At his capital in Constantinople he built the world's most beautiful build...

Unabridged CD
Published: May 2007

Temples, Tombs, and Hieroglyphs: A Po...

Barbara Mertz

In this updated version of the classic of popular Egyptology, Barbara Mertz reveals herself to be the perfect guide to ancient Egypt for the student, the layman, and those who plan to visit---or have visited---the Nile Valley.

Unabridged CD
Published: Dec 2007

The Ruin of the Roman Empire: A New H...

James J. O'Donnell

The heart of the puzzle of Rome's end is presented in a definitive and vivid history by James O'Donnell, renowned historian and the author of Augustine.

Unabridged CD
Published: Sep 2008

Red Land, Black Land: Daily Life in A...

Barbara Mertz

Esteemed Egyptologist Barbara Mertz updates her widely praised social history of the people of ancient Egypt, reconstructing the life of the Egyptians from birth to death, and beyond death, too.

Unabridged CD
Published: Mar 2008

The Jesus Discovery: The New Archaeol...

Simcha Jacobovici

Tabor and Jacobovici have examined a sealed first-century tomb in Jerusalem, where they have found the earliest evidence for a belief in the resurrection of Jesus, based on what appears to be the oldest Christian iconography ever disc...

Unabridged CD
Published: Nov 2011

Justinian's Flea: Plague, Empire, and...

William Rosen

* Mp3 CD Format *. The Emperor Justinian reunified Rome's fractured empire by defeating the Goths and Vandals who had separated Italy, Spain, and North Africa from imperial rule. At his capital in Constantinople he built the world's m...

Unabridged MP3-CD
Published: May 2007

The Decline and Fall of the Roman Emp...

Edward Gibbon

British parliamentarian and soldier Edward Gibbon (1737-1794) conceived of his plan for Decline and Fall while 'musing amid the ruins of the Capitol' on a visit to Rome. For the next 10 years he worked away at his great history, whi...

Abridged CD
Published: Nov 1995

The Civil War

Julius Caesar

The Civil War is Julius Caesar's personal account of his war with Pompey the Great--the war that destroyed the five-hundred-year-old Roman Republic. Caesar the victor became Caesar the dictator. In three short books, Caesar describes ...

Unabridged CD
Published: Oct 2011

1177 B.C.: The Year Civilization Coll...

Eric H. Cline

In 1177 B.C., marauding groups known only as the "Sea Peoples" invaded Egypt. The pharaoh's army and navy managed to defeat them, but the victory so weakened Egypt that it soon slid into decline, as did most of the surroundi...

Unabridged MP3-CD
Published: Nov 2014

The Rise of Rome: The Making of the W...

Anthony Everitt

Emerging as a market town from a cluster of hill villages in the eighth and seventh centuries B.C., Rome grew to become the ancient world's preeminent power. Everitt fashions the story of Rome's rise to glory into an erudite book fill...

Unabridged MP3-CD
Published: Sep 2012

America Before: The Key to Earth's Lo...

Graham Hancock

This program is read by the author.Was an advanced civilization lost to history in the global cataclysm that ended the last Ice Age? Graham Hancock, the internationally bestselling author, has made it his life's work to find out--and ...

Unabridged CD
Published: Apr 2019

The Rise and Fall of Alexandria: Birt...

Justin Pollard

Founded by Alexander the Great and built by self-styled Greek pharaohs, the city of Alexandria at its height dwarfed both Athens and Rome. It was the marvel of its age, legendary for its vast palaces, safe harbors, and magnificent lig...

Unabridged CD
Published: Nov 2006

The Rise and Fall of Alexandria: Birt...

Justin Pollard

Founded by Alexander the Great and built by self-styled Greek pharaohs, the city of Alexandria at its height dwarfed both Athens and Rome. It was the marvel of its age, legendary for its vast palaces, safe harbors, and magnificent lig...

Unabridged MP3-CD
Published: Nov 2006

The Rise of Rome: The Making of the W...

Anthony Everitt

Emerging as a market town from a cluster of hill villages in the eighth and seventh centuries B.C., Rome grew to become the ancient world's preeminent power. Everitt fashions the story of Rome's rise to glory into an erudite book fill...

Unabridged CD
Published: Sep 2012

Mountains of the Pharaohs: The Untold...

Zahi A. Hawass

An unprecedented account of one of civilization's greatest achievements.The great pyramids of Giza have intrigued humanity for thousands of years. Questions about the construction and the purpose of these majestic monuments have exist...

Unabridged CD
Published: Aug 2006
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