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Works and Days, The Theogony, and The Shield of Heracles by Hesiod

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Works and Days provides advice on agrarian matters and personal conduct. The Theogony explains the ancestry of the gods. The Shield of Heracles is the adventure of Heracles accepting an enemy’s challenge to fight. – Summary by Arthur Krolman for Librivox

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The Shield of Heracles

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Gorgias by Plato

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This dialogue brings Socrates face to face with the famous sophist Gorgias and his followers. It is a work likely completed around the time of “Republic” and illuminates many of the spiritual ideas of Plato. The spirituality, as Jowett points out in his wonderful introduction, has many ideas akin to Christianity, but is more generous as it reserves damnation only for the tyrants of the world. Some of the truths of Socrates, as presented by Plato, shine forth in this wonderful work on sophistry and other forms of persuasion or cookery. (Summary by Kevin Johnson for Librivox)

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Run time: 7 hours, 6 minutes

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Introduction Part 1

Introduction Part 2

Introduction Part 3

Introduction Part 4

Gorgias Part 1

Gorgias Part 2

Gorgias Part 3

Gorgias Part 4

Gorgias Part 5

Gorgias Part 6

Gorgias Part 7

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Meno by Plato, translated by Benjamin Jowett

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Meno (Ancient Greek: ?????) is a Socratic dialogue written by Plato. Written in the Socratic dialectic style, it attempts to determine the definition of virtue, or arete, meaning in this case virtue in general, rather than particular virtues, such as justice or temperance. The goal is a common definition that applies equally to all particular virtues. Socrates moves the discussion past the philosophical confusion, or aporia, created by Meno’s paradox (aka the learner’s paradox) with the introduction of new Platonic ideas: the theory of knowledge as recollection, anamnesis, and in the final lines a movement towards Platonic idealism.. (Introduction by Wikipedia)

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1 – Meno

2 – On the Ideas of Plato

3 – Part 1 of the Dialogs of Meno

4 – Part 2 of the Dialogs of Meno

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The Story of the Greeks by H. A. Guerber

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Summary: This book is a collection of stories and histories about the Ancient Greeks, including many of their famous myths! – (Summary by Ann Boulais for Librivox)

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Preface

Early Inhabitants of Greece

The Deluge of Ogyges

The Found of Many Important Cities

Story of Deucalion

Story of Daedalus and Icaraus

The Adventures of Jason

Theseus visits the Labrinyth

The Terrible Prophecy

The Sphinx’s Riddle

Blindness and Death of Oedipus

The Taking of Thebes

The Childhood of Paris

The Muster of the Troops

The Sacrifice of Iphigenia

The Wrath of Achilles

The Death of Hector and Achilles

The Burning of Troy

Heroic Death of Codrus

The Blind Poet

The Rise of Sparta

The Spartan Training

The Brave Spartan Boy

Public Tables in Sparta

Laws of Lycurgus

The Messenian War

The Music of Tyrtaeus

Aristomenes’ Escape

The Olympic Games

Milo of Croton

The Jealous Athlete

The Girls’ Games

The Bloody Laws of Draco

The Laws of Solon

The First Plays

The Tyrant Pisistratus

The Tyrant’s Insult

Death of the Conspirators

Hippias Driven out of Athens

The Great King

Hippias Visits Darius

Destruction of the Persian Host

The Advance of the Second Host

The Battle of Marathon

Miltiades’ Disgrace

Aristides the Just

Two Noble Spartan Youths

The Great Army

Preparations for Defense

Leonidas at Themorplyae

Death of Leonidas

The Burning of Athens

The Battles of Salamis and Plataea

The Rebuilding of Athens

Death of Pausanias

Cimon improves Athens

The Earthquake

The Age of Pericles

The Teachings of Anaxagoras

Beginning of the Peloponnesian War

Death of Pericles

The Philosopher of Socrates

Socrates’ Favorite Pupil

Youth of Alcibiades

Greek Colonies in Italy

Alcibiades in Disgrace

Death of Alcibiades

The Overthrow of the Thirty Tyrants

Accusation of Socrates

Death of Socrates

The Defeat of Cyrus

The Retreat of the Ten Thousand

Agesilaus in Asia

A Strange Interview

The Peace of Antalcidas

The Theban Friends

Thebes Free Once More

The Battle of Leuctra

Death of Pelopidas

The Battle of Mantinea

The Tyrant of Syracuse

Story of Damon and Pythias

The Sword of Damocles

Dion and Dionysius

Civil War in Syracuse

Death of Dion

Philip of Macedon

Philip Begins His Conquests

The Orator Demosthenes

Philip Masters Greece

Birth of Alexander

The Steed Bucephalus

Alexander as King

Alexander and Diogenes

Alexander’s Brilliant Beginning

The Gordian Knot

Alexander’s Royal Captives

Alexander at Jerusalem

The African Desert

Death of Darius

Death of Porus

The Return to Babylon

Death of Alexander the Great

The Division of the Realm

Death of Demosthenes

The Last of the Athenians

The Colossus of Rhodes

The Battle of Ipsus

Demetrius and the Athenians

The Achaean League

Division in Sparta

Death of Agis

The War of the Two Leagues

The Last of the Greeks

Greece a Roman Province

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Plato’s Apology


The Apology of Socrates is Plato’s version of the speech given by Socrates as he unsuccessfully defended himself in 399 BC against the charges of “corrupting the young, and by not believing in the gods in whom the city believes, but in other daimonia that are novel” (24b). “Apology” here has its earlier meaning (now usually expressed by the word “apologia”) of speaking in defense of a cause or of one’s beliefs or actions. (Summary by Wikipedia)

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On the Shores of the Great Sea by M. B. Synge

Summary: Book I of the “Story of the World” series. Focuses on the civilizations surrounding the Mediterranean Sea from the time of Abraham to the birth of Christ. Brief histories of the Ancient Israelites, Phoenicians, Egyptians, Scythians, Persians, Greeks, and Romans are given, concluding with the conquest of the entire Mediterranean by Rome. Important myths and legends that preceded recorded history are also related. Ages 9-18 (Summary from the Baldwin Project)

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# 01 – The Home of Abraham

# 02 – Into Africa

# 03 – An Old Trade-Route

# 04 – Joseph in Egypt

# 05 – The Story of the Nile Flood

# 06 – In A Strange Land

# 07 – The Children of Israel

# 08 – Back to the Fatherland

# 09 – The First Merchant Fleet

# 10 – Conquerors of the Sea

# 11 – Early Pioneers

# 12 – Hiram, King of Tyre

# 13 – King Solomon’s Fleet

# 14 – The Story of Carthage

# 15 – Out of the Shadowland

# 16 – The Story of the Argonauts

# 17 – The Seige of Troy

# 18 – The Adventures of Ulysses

# 19 – The Dawn Of History

# 20 – The Fall Of Tyre

# 21 – The Rise of Carthage

# 22 – Hanno’s Adventures

# 23 – Some More about Greece

# 24 – A Cloud in the East

# 25 – The Battle of Marathon

# 26 – King Ahasuerus

# 27 – How Leonidas Kept the Pass

# 28 – Victory for the Greeks

# 29 – Some Greek Colonies

# 30 – Across the Blue Waters

# 31 – The Beauty of Athens

# 32 – The Death of Socrates

# 33 – Retreat of the Ten Thousand

# 34 – The Story of Romulus and Remus

# 35 – How Horatius Kept the Bridge

# 36 – Coriolanus

# 37 – Alexander the Great

# 38 – King of Macedonia

# 39 – Conquest of the East

# 40 – The Conquest of India

# 41 – Alexander’s City

# 42 – Back to Rome Again

# 43 – A Great Conflict

# 44 – The Roman Fleet

# 45 – Hannibal’s Vow

# 46 – The Adventures of Hannibal

# 47 – The End of Carthage

# 48 – The Triumph of Rome

# 49 – Two Young Romans

# 50 – Julius Caesar

# 51 – The Flight of Pompey

# 52 – The Death of Caesar

# 53 – The Empire of Rome

# 54 – Pax Romana

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Tanglewood Tales by Nathaniel Hawthorne

Summary: All mythology and/or Hawthorne lovers unite!

Here is a delightful collection of charming stories from Greek Mythology. This collection features some very popular characters like our beloved Jason, Ulysses, King Pluto and Theseus (and of course, our favorite, Mr. Minotaur, too). Written in Hawthorne’s interesting and beautiful style, these stories will be a great delight to read AND listen to. (Summary by Neeru Iyer for Librivox)

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00 – The Wayside. Introductory.

01 – The Minotaur (Part 1)

02 – The Minotaur (Part 2)

03 – The Minotaur (Part 3)

04 – The Pygmies (Part 1)

05 – The Pygmies (Part 2)

06 – The Dragon’s Teeth (Part 1)

07 – The Dragon’s Teeth (Part 2)

08 – The Dragon’s Teeth (Part 3)

09 – Circe’s Palace (Part 1)

10 – Circe’s Palace (Part 2)

11 – Circe’s Palace (Part 3

12 – The Pomegranate Seed (Part 1)

13 – The Pomegranate Seed (Part 2)

14 – The Pomegranate Seed (Part 3)

15 – Golden Fleece (Part 1)

16 – Golden Fleece (Part 2)

17 – The Golden Fleece (Part 3)

18 – The Golden Fleece (Part 4)

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You are There: World History

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1200 BC – Fall of Troy

480 BC – Thermopolae

399 BC – Death of Socrates

September 30, 331 BC? Rise of Alexander the Great: Peace Offer

October 1, 331 BC – Rise of Alexander the Great: Battle for Asia

September, 326 BC – Rise of Alexander the Great: Mutiny in India

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August 26, 79 BC – The Last Day of Pompeii

December 5, 63 BC – The Conspiracy of Catiline

44 BC – The Assassination of Julius Caesar

December 25, 800 – Charlemagne

October 14, 1066 – The Battle of Hastings

June 15, 1215 – The Signing of the Magna Charta

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May 30, 1431 – Joan of Arc Burned at the Stake

April 7, 1498 – The Ordeal of Savonarola

June 15, 1520 – The Death of Montezuma

October 3, 1574 – The Siege of Leiden, Holland

February 8, 1587 – Execution of Mary Queen of Scots

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August 8, 1588 – Drake Defeats Spanish Armada

January, 1649 – The Trial and Sentencing of Charles I

September 5, 1670 – Trial of William Penn

May 23, 1701 – The Hanging of Captain Kidd

June 22, 1757 – The Battle of Plassey

July 14, 1789 – The Storming of the Bastille

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October 16, 1793 – The Trial of Marie Antoinette

May 6, 1802 – Toussaint Louverture Liberates Haiti

March 7, 1815 – Napoleon Returns from Elba

July 31, 1815 – Napoleon Recaptured and Exiled

October 25, 1854 – The Charge of the Light Brigade

June 19, 1867 – The Execution of Maximillian

September 8, 1899 – The Dreyfus Case

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The Iliad by Homer, translated by Samuel Butler

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Total running time:  14 hours, 30 minutes

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# 01 – The Quarrel between Achilles and Agamemnon

# 02 – Agammemnon’s Dream

# 03 – Paris Challenges Menelaus

# 04 – A Quarrel in Olympus

# 05 – The exploits of Diomed

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# 06 – Hector and Andromache

# 07 – Hector and Ajax Fight

# 08 – The Victory of the Trojans

# 09 – The Embassy to Achilles

# 10 – Ulysses and Diomed go out as Spies

# 11 – Agamemnon’s Day of Glory

# 12 – The Trojans Break the Wall

Helen on the ramparts of Troy by Gustave Moreau, public domain image

# 13 – Neptune helps the Achaeans

# 14 – Agamemnon Proposes that the Achaeans Should Sail Home

# 15 – Apollo Heals Hector

# 16 – Patroclus fights in the armor of Achilles

# 17 – The Light around the Body of Patroclus

# 18 – The Shield of Achilles

# 19 – Achilles Goes Out to Fight

# 20 – Achilles fights Aeneas

# 21 – Achilles Drives the Trojans Back

Priam by Alexander Andreyevich Ivanov

# 22 – The death of Hector

# 23 – The Funeral Games of Patroclus

# 24 – Priam Ransoms Hector’s Body

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The History of the Peloponnesian War by Thucydides

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Total Running time:  20 hours, 58 minutes

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Peloponnesian War: Book 1, ch. 01 00:31:15

Peloponnesian War: Book 1, ch. 02 00:49:49

Peloponnesian War: Book 1, ch. 03 00:33:15

Peloponnesian War: Book 1, ch. 04 00:36:16

Peloponnesian War: Book 1, ch. 05 00:45:39

Peloponnesian War: Book 2, ch. 06 01:02:43

Peloponnesian War: Book 2, ch. 07 00:38:16

Peloponnesian War: Book 2, ch. 08 00:53:24

Peloponnesian War: Book 3, ch. 09 01:00:07

Peloponnesian War: Book 3, ch. 10 00:44:41

Peloponnesian War: Book 3, ch. 11 00:32:30

Peloponnesian War: Book 4, ch. 12 00:45:30

Peloponnesian War: Book 4, ch. 13 00:34:59

Peloponnesian War: Book 4, ch. 14 01:08:15

Peloponnesian War: Book 5, ch. 15 00:40:33

Peloponnesian War: Book 5, ch. 16 01:35:19

Peloponnesian War: Book 5, ch. 17 00:22:26

Peloponnesian War: Book 6, ch. 18 00:55:27

Peloponnesian War: Book 6, ch. 19 00:49:32

Peloponnesian War: Book 6, ch. 20 01:16:10

Peloponnesian War: Book 7, ch. 21 00:54:12

Peloponnesian War: Book 7, ch. 22 00:13:36

Peloponnesian War: Book 7, ch. 23 00:54:05

Peloponnesian War: Book 8, ch. 24 00:55:56

Peloponnesian War: Book 8, ch. 25 00:52:34

Peloponnesian War: Book 8, ch. 26 00:50:54

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Thermopolae

Thermopylae by Dodwell

You are There: The Battle of Thermopolae

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Plato’s Republic by Plato

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Plato by Raphael

Summary: The Republic is a Socratic dialogue by Plato, written in approximately 380 BC. It is one of the most influential works of philosophy and political theory, and arguably Plato’s best known work. In it, Socrates and various other Athenians and foreigners discuss the meaning of justice and whether the just man is happier than the unjust man by constructing an imaginary city ruled by philosopher-kings. The dialogue also discusses the nature of the philosopher, Plato’s Theory of Forms, the conflict between philosophy and poetry, and the immortality of the soul. (Summary from Wikipedia)

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The Story of Mankind by Hendrik van Loon

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Summary: Relates the story of western civilization from earliest times through the beginning of the twentieth century, with special emphasis on the people and events that changed the course of history. Portrays in vivid prose the achievements of mankind in the areas of art and discovery, as well as the political forces leading to the modern nation-states. Richly illustrated with drawings by the author. Winner of the first Newbery Award in 1922, The Story of Mankind has introduced generations of children to the pageant of world history. (Summary from mainlesson.com)

Running time:  13 hours

Note to parent:  I am including this book on My Audio School, as it is used by Ambleside Online curriculum.  They recommend it for older children (middle school through high school).

My Audio School is being used by so many children whose families hold varying perspectives on creation and evolution.  I have not provided links for the first 3 chapters of this book, (30 minutes of material), which are full of evolutionary content.  Should you need to refer to these chapters, you can use the links provided above for reading or downloading this book at its Internet Archive page in its entirety.  I have not pre-read the majority of this book, but found evolutionary references in the two additional chapters that I listened to (The Age of Science and The New World).  Please be aware there may be evolutionary content in other chapters, as well.  Should you have further questions about the suitability of this book please read this review from Cathy Duffy.

04 Hieroglyphics

05 The Nile Valley

06 The Story of Egypt

07 Mesopotamia

08 The Sumerians

09 Moses

10 The Phoenicians

11 The Indo-Europeans

12 The Aegean Sea

13 The Greeks

14 The Greek Cities

15 Greek Self-Government

16 Greek Life

17 The Greek Theatre

18 The Persian Wars

19 Athens vs. Sparta

20 Alexander the Great

21 A Summary

22 Rome and Carthage

23 The Rise of Rome

24 The Roman Empire

25 Joshua of Nazareth

26 The Fall of Rome

27 Rise of the Church

28 Mohammed

29 Charlemagne

30 The Norsemen

31 Feudalism

32 Chivalry

33 Pope vs. Emperor

34 The Crusades

35 The Medieval City

36 Medieval Self-Government

37 The Medieval World

38 Medieval Trade

39 The Renaissance

40 The Age of Expression

41 The Great Discoveries

42 Buddha and Confucius

43 The Reformation

44 Religious Warfare

45 The English Revolution

46 The Balance of Power

47 The Rise of Russia

48 Russia vs Sweden

49 The Rise of Prussia

50 The Mercantile System

51 The American Revolution

52 The French Revolution

53 Napoleon

54 The Holy Alliance

55 The Great Reaction

56 National Independence

57 The Age of the Engine

58 The Social Revolution

59 Emancipation

60 The Age of Science

61 Art

62 Colonial Expansion and War

63 A New World

64 As It Shall Ever Be

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Bulfinch’s Mythology: The Age of Fable by Thomas Bulfinch

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Odysseus sees Polyphemus by Joseph Mallord William Turner

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Orpheus Lamenting Eurydice, by Jean-Baptiste-Camille Corot

Orpheus Lamenting Eurydice, by Jean-Baptiste-Camille Corot

Summary from Librivox: Bulfinch’s Mythology, first published in 1855, is one of the most popular collections of mythology of all time. It consists of three volumes: The Age of Fable, The Age of Chivalry, and Legends of Charlemagne. This is a recording of the tenth edition of the first volume, The Age of Fable. It contains many Greek and Roman myths, including simplified versions of The Iliad and The Odyssey, as well as a selection of Norse and eastern myths. Thomas Bulfinch’s goal was to make the ancient myths accessible to a wide audience, and so it is suitable for children. (Summary by Kathleen Gatliffe for Librivox)

This book is often used as a high school text.  Although the Wikimedia summary says it is appropriate for children,  you might consider one of our other mythology titles to be more interesting for younger children.

Apollo and Aurora by Lairesse

Stories of Gods and Heroes

The Age of Fable: Publishers and Authors Prefaces

The Age of Fable: Chapter 1, Introduction

Chapter 2, Prometheus and Pandora

Chapter 3, Apollo and Daphne–Pyramus and Thisbe–Cephalus and Procris

Chapter 4, Juno and her Rivals, Io and Callisto–Diana and Actaeon–Latona and the Rustics

Chapter 5, Phaeton

Chapter 6, Midas–Baucis and Philemon

King Midas with his daughter, from A Wonder Book for Boys and Girls by Nathaniel Hawthorne

Chapter 7, Proserpine–Glaucus and Scylla

Chapter 8, Pygmalion–Dryope–Venus and Adonis–Apollo and Hyacinthus

Chapter 9, Ceyx and Halcyone

Chapter 10, Vertumnus and Pomon–Iphis and Anaxarete

Chapter 11, Cupid and Psyche

Chapter 12, Cadmus–The Mermidons

Chapter 13, Nisus and Scylla–Echo and Narcissus–Clytie–Hero and Leander

Chapter 14, Minerva and Arachne–Niobe

Chapter 15, Graeae and Gorgons–Perseus and Medusa–Atlas–Andromeda

Chapter 16, Monsters and Giants–Sphinx–Pegasus and Chimaera–Centaurs–Griffin–Pygmies

Chapter 17, The Golden Fleece–Medea

Chapter 18, Meleager and Atalanta

Chapter 19, Hercules–Hebe and Ganymede

Chapter 20, Theseus and Daedalus–Castor and Pollux–Festivals and Games

Chapter 21, Bacchus and Ariadne

Chapter 22, The Rural Deities–The Dryads and Erisichthon–Rhoecus–Water Deities–Camenae–Winds

John William Waterhouse, Penelope and the Suitors (1912)

Chapter 23, Achelous and Hercules–Admetus and Alcestis–Antigone–Penelope

Chapter 24, Orpheus and Eurydice–Aristaeus–Amphion–Linus–Thamyris–Marsyas–Melampus–Musaeus

Chapter 25, Arion–Ibycus–Simonides–Sappho

Chapter 26, Endymion–Orion–Aurora and Tithonus–Acis and Galatea

The Burning of Troy by Johann Georg Trautmann

Chapter 27, The Trojan War

Chapter 28, The Fall of Troy–Return of the Greeks–Orestesa nd Electra

Ulysses and the Sirens by John William Waterhouse

Chapter 29, Adventures of Ulysses–The Lotus-eaters–The Cyclopes–Circe–Sirens–Scylla and Charybdis–Calypso

Chapter 30, The Phaeacians–Fate of the Suitors

The Flight of Aeneas from  Troy, fresco painting by Girolamo Genga, 1507-1510

Chapter 31, Adventures of Aeneas–The Harpies–Dido–Palinurus

Chapter 32, The Infernal Regions–The Sibyl

Chapter 33, Aeneas in Italy–Camilla–Evander–Nisus and Euryalus–Mezentius–Turnus

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Chapter 34, Pythagoras–Egyptian Deities–Oracles

Chapter 35, Origin of Mythology–Statues of Gods and Goddesses–Poets of Mythology

Domenichino, Virgin and Unicorn, fresco, 1604-1605

Chapter 36, Monsters (modern)–The Phoenix–Basilisk–Unicorn–Salamander

Chapter 37, Eastern Mythology–Zoroaster–Hindu Mythology–Castes–Buddha–The Grand Lama–Prester John

Valkyrie by Peter Nicolai Arbo

Chapter 38, Northern Mythology–Valhalla–The Valkyrior

Chapter 39, Thor’s Visit to Jotunheim

Chapter 40, The Death of Baldur–The Elves–Runic Letters–Skalds–Iceland–Teutonic Mythology–The Nibelunger Lied–Wagner’s Nibelungen Ring

Chapter 41, The Druids–Iona

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Myths and Legends of All Nations by Logan Marshall

The Last sleep of Arthur in Avalon, Burne-Jones

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Odysseus in the cave of Polyphemus by Jordaens

Preface

The Friend of Prometheus

The Labors of Hercules

Deucalion and Pyrrha

Theseus and the Centaur

Niobe

The Gorgon’s Head

The Golden Fleece–Part 1

The Golden Fleece–Part 2

cyclops Polyphemus

The Cyclops

Oedipus and the Sphinx

Antigone, a Faithful Daughter and Sister

Oedipus and Antigone by Antoni Brodowski

The Story of Iphigenia

The Sack of Troy

Beowulf and GrendelThe Good King Arthur: Narrative and the Coming of Arthur

The Good King Arthur: The Passing of Arthur

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The Great Knight Siegfried

Lohengrin and Elsa the Beautiful

Detail from a portrait of Wilhelm Herold as Lohengrin

Frithioth the Bold

Wayland the Smith

Twardowski the Polish Faust

Ilia Muromec

El Cid

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The Decision of Libuscha


Count Roland of France


The Cid


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Famous Men of Greece

Jason_Poisoning_the_Dragon by Salvator Rosa

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Preface

The Gods of Greece

Deucalion and the Flood

Cadmon and the Dragon’s Teeth

Perseus

Hercules and Hesione, Raoul Lefèvre, Histoires de Troyes, 15 century

Hercules and his Labors

Jason and the Golden Fleece

Theseus

Agamemnon

Achilles

L'ira di Achille, 1819, di Jacques-Louis David

Adventures of Ulysses

Lycurgus

Draco and Solon

Pisistratus

Miltiades the Hero of Marathon

Marathon, photo by Adam Carr

Leonidas at Thermopylae

Themistocles

Aristides the Just

Cimon

Pericles

Alcibiades

Lysander

Socrates in The School of Athens by Sanzio

Socrates

Xenophon

Epaminondas and Pelopidas

Philip of Macedonia

Battle_of_Issus, detail, by_Altdorfer 1529

Alexander the Great

Demosthenes

Aristotle, Zeno, Diogenes and Apelles

Ptolemy

Pyrrhus

Tindary_greek_ruins, photo by Dedda71

Cleomenes III

The Fall of Greece

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You are there! The Rise of Alexander the Great

Alexander the Great quelling the Opis mutiny by Andre Castaigne

Rise of Alexander the Great: Peace Offer

Rise of Alexander the Great: Battle for Asia

Rise of Alexander the Great: Mutiny in India

Click here for more world history episodes from the old time radio drama You are There!

Click here to see downloadable Notebooking Pages for Ancient Greeks, Minoans and Mycenaeans from CurrClick.

Click here to see CurrClick’s Ancient Greece and Rome History Scribe pages for illustration and narration (both Elementary and Middle School pages included).  These links will take you away from My Audio School.

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Greek myths on Kiddie Records Weekly

Athena workshop sculptor Staatliche Antikensammlungen 2650, photo by Bibi Saint-Pol, released into public domain

Kiddie Records weekly has Diana and the Golden Apple and The Trojan Horse, both broadcast during week 12 of 2009.

Click here to go to the 2009 index, then page down to week 12.  Click on week 12, and either click “launch streaming audio” to play this album, or download the audio file.

This link will take you away from My Audio School.  Kids, please get permission before leaving My Audio School.

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Aesop’s Fables Volume 1

Aesop The goose that laid the golden egg

Aesop’s Fables Volume 1

Download as a zipped Mp3 file

Internet archive page

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To read this book yourself, click here.

Click here to see downloadable Aesop’s Fables copywork pages from CurrClick for cursive, ball-and-stick printing, or Italic style printing.  Click here to see additional CurrClick resources relating to Aesop’s Fables. These links will take you away from My Audio School.

To listen to this book, click play in the box below or click on the chapter titles.

Introduction by G. K. Chesterton

Aesop The fox and the grapes, project gutenberg etext 19994

The Fox and The Grapes

The Goose That Laid The Golden Eggs

The Cat and the Mice

The Mischievous Dog

Aesop The Mischevious Dog

The Charcoal-Burner and The Fuller

The Mice in Council

The Bat And The Weasels

The Dog and The Sow

The Fox And The Crow

Aesop, Wenceslas Hollar, Fox and crow

The Horse and the Groom

The Wolf and the Lamb

The Peacock And The Crane

The Cat And The Birds

The Spendthrift and the Swallow

The Old Woman and the Doctor

The Moon and her Mother

Mercury and the Woodman

The Ass, The Fox, and The Lion

The Lion And The Mouse

Aesop The Lion and the Mouse

The Crow And The Pitcher

The Boys and The Frogs

The North Wind and The Sun

Aesop The North Wind and the Sun

The Mistress and Her Servants

The Goods and The Ills

The Hares and The Frogs

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The Death of Socrates

The Death of Socrates by Jacques-Louis David


You are There! The Death of Socrates

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