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  • History Is Wrong

    History Is Wrong

    Genre: History,Ancient Civilizations
    Author: Erich Von Daniken
    Duration: 06:14:00

    Erich von Däniken again shows his flair for revealing truths that his contemporaries have missed. After closely analyzing hundreds of ancient and apparently unrelated texts, he is now ready to proclaim that human history is nothing like the world religions claim—and he has the proof! In History ... [ more ]

  • Gold of Exodus

    Gold of Exodus

    Genre: History,World,Ancient Civilizations
    Author: Howard Blum
    Duration: 04:30:00

    Mount Sinai, for many, it is the most sacred place on Earth - the site where God descended to give Moses the Ten Commandments. Yet for centuries, mankind has not known its exact location. In this heart-pounding adventure, award-winning journalist and bestselling author Howard ... [ more ]

  • Thucydides: The Reinvention of History

    Thucydides: The Reinvention of History

    Genre: History,Ancient Civilizations
    Author: Donald Kagan
    Duration: 09:40:00

    Donald Kagan Yale's Sterling Professor of Classics and History delivers a compelling new look at revisionism in Thucydides' classic History of the Peloponnesian War. To determine how accurate and dispassionate the Athenian general really was, Kagan exposes his epic to an enlightening and thorough ... [ more ]

  • Twilight of the Gods: The Mayan Calendar and the Return of the Extraterrestrials

    Twilight of the Gods: The Mayan Calendar and the Return of the Extraterrestrials

    Genre: History,Ancient Civilizations
    Author: Erich Von Daniken
    Duration: 06:03:00

    High up in the Bolivian Andes—4,000 meters above sea level—lies Puma punku, an ancient ruined city that simply could never have been constructed by its Stone Age inhabitants.Something here really stinks to high heaven, writes Erich von Däniken. In Twilight of the Gods, says von Däniken, I docum ... [ more ]

  • Platonic Tradition: Understanding Plato’s Impact Through The Ages

    Platonic Tradition: Understanding Plato’s Impact Through The Ages

    Genre: History,Philosophy,Ancient Civilizations
    Author: Professor Peter Kreeft
    Duration: 05:05:00

    This engaging course of lectures provides a detailed overview of Plato’s philosophy and its central idea—the idea of a transcendent reality popularly known as the theory of forms. Professor Kreeft then takes us on a journey through Western philosophical history to show how that central idea has eith ... [ more ]

  • Carthage Must Be Destroyed: The Rise and Fall of an Ancient Civilization

    Carthage Must Be Destroyed: The Rise and Fall of an Ancient Civilization

    Genre: History,Ancient Civilizations
    Author: Richard Miles
    Duration: 14:11:21

    An epic history of a doomed civilization and a lost empire. The devastating struggle to the death between the Carthaginians and the Romans was one of the defining dramas of the ancient world. In an epic series of land and sea battles, both sides came close to victory before the Carthaginian ... [ more ]

  • Leadership Genius of Julius Caesar

    Leadership Genius of Julius Caesar

    Genre: History,European,Ancient Civilizations,Military
    Author: Phillip Barlag
    Duration: 02:47:31

    The Leadership Genius of Julius Caesar Modern Lessons from the Man Who Built an Empire Brilliantly crafted to draw leadership lessons from history, this is one of the finest leadership books I have read. Doris Kearns Goodwin, bestselling author of Team of Rivals and The Bully Pulpit ... [ more ]

  • Spartans: The World of the Warrior-Heroes of Ancient Greece, from Utopia to Crisis and Collapse

    Spartans: The World of the Warrior-Heroes of Ancient Greece, from Utopia to Crisis and Collapse

    Genre: History,Ancient Civilizations
    Author: Paul Cartledge
    Duration: 08:38:00

    The Spartans of ancient Greece were a powerful and unique people, a society of warrior-heroes who exemplified the heroic virtues of self-sacrifice, community endeavor, and achievement against all odds. Paul Cartledge engagingly examines the rise and fall of this singular society. ... [ more ]

  • World Lit Only by Fire: The Medieval Mind and the Renaissance Portrait of an Age

    World Lit Only by Fire: The Medieval Mind and the Renaissance Portrait of an Age

    Genre: History,Ancient Civilizations
    Author: William Manchester
    Duration: 11:39:00

    From tales of chivalrous knights to the barbarity of trial by ordeal, no era has been a greater source of awe, horror, and wonder than the Middle Ages. In handsomely crafted prose and with the grace and authority of his extraordinary gift for narrative history, William Manchester leads us from a civ ... [ more ]

  • Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire: Volume 2

    Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire: Volume 2

    Genre: History,Ancient Civilizations
    Author: Edward Gibbon
    Duration: 40:20:00

    This second volume of Gibbon's masterpiece, covering a.d. 395 to a.d. 1185, recounts desperate attempts against barbarians, palace revolutions and assassinations, theological controversy, and lecheries and betrayals, all in a magnificent setting. ... [ more ]

  • Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire: Volume 3

    Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire: Volume 3

    Genre: History,Ancient Civilizations
    Author: Edward Gibbon
    Duration: 39:08:00

    This final volume of Gibbon's celebrated work covers 1185 A.D.'1453 A.D. and explores the rise of Islam, the Crusades, the invention of gunpowder, Genghis Khan and the Mongol invasions, the Turkish conquests, and the beginning of the Renaissance. ... [ more ]

  • Golden Mean

    Golden Mean

    Genre: History,Fiction,Literature,Philosophy,Historical Fiction,Ancient Civilizations,Classics,Novels,Juvenile Fiction,General
    Author: Annabel Lyon
    Duration: 09:16:00

    Annabel Lyon crafts prose that has been nominated for a slew of awards and earned her a reputation as a deftliterary stylist. In Lyon's novel The Golden Mean, a Scotia Giller Prize finalist, Aristotle narrates his time spent mentoring King Philip's son, the boy who would become known for all of hist ... [ more ]

  • Lost Civilization Enigma: A New Inquiry into the Existence of Ancient Cities, Cultures, and Peoples Who Pre-Date Recorded History

    Lost Civilization Enigma: A New Inquiry into the Existence of Ancient Cities, Cultures, and Peoples Who Pre-Date Recorded History

    Genre: History,Ancient Civilizations
    Author: Philip Coppens
    Duration: 09:41:31

    The bestselling author of The Ancient Alien Question sets out to prove that civilization is far older and far more advanced than is currently accepted. Are history books giving us the whole story? Or is civilization far more complex and for older than we have been taught? Our school textbooks bare ... [ more ]

  • Roman Way

    Roman Way

    Genre: History,Ancient Civilizations
    Author: Edith Hamilton
    Duration: 06:42:00

    Edith Hamilton shows us Rome through the eyes of the Romans. Plautus and Terence, Cicero and Caesar, Catullus, Horace, Virgil, and Augustus come to life in their ambitions, their work, their loves and hates. In them we see reflected a picture of Roman life very different form that fixed in our minds ... [ more ]

  • Amazons: Lives and Legends of Warrior Women across the Ancient World

    Amazons: Lives and Legends of Warrior Women across the Ancient World

    Genre: History,Ancient Civilizations
    Author: Adrienne Mayor
    Duration: 16:44:00

    Amazons-fierce warrior women dwelling on the fringes of the known world-were the mythic archenemies of the ancient Greeks. Heracles and Achilles displayed their valor in duels with Amazon queens, and the Athenians reveled in their victory over a powerful Amazon army. In historical times, Cyrus of Pe ... [ more ]

  • Conquistador: Hernan Cortes, King Montezuma, and the Last Stand of the Aztecs

    Conquistador: Hernan Cortes, King Montezuma, and the Last Stand of the Aztecs

    Genre: History,Ancient Civilizations,Military
    Author: Buddy Levy
    Duration: 12:14:00

    In an astonishing work of scholarship that reads like an adventure thriller, historian Buddy Levy records the last days of the Aztec empire and the two men at the center of an epic clash of cultures. ... [ more ]

  • Myths and Legends of Ancient Greece and Rome

    Myths and Legends of Ancient Greece and Rome

    Genre: History,Ancient Civilizations
    Author: E. M. Berens
    Duration: 11:26:00

    This is a comprehensive collection of all the major and minor gods of Rome and Greece, with descriptions of festivals and retellings of major mythological stories. (Summary by Sibella) ... [ more ]

  • Cicero

    Cicero

    Genre: History,Ancient Civilizations
    Author: John Lord
    Duration: 00:49:00

    Born into a modest family in 106 B.C., Cicero climbed his way to consul of the Roman Republic. As a defender of Roman liberties he fought to keep Rome from falling to despots, a struggle which cost him his life. ... [ more ]

  • Lost Empire of Atlantis: History\\'s Greatest Mystery Revealed

    Lost Empire of Atlantis: History's Greatest Mystery Revealed

    Genre: History,Ancient Civilizations
    Author: Gavin Menzies
    Duration: 11:46:00

    The astonishing true story of Atlantis In 1500 B.C. a supervolcano beneath the Greek island of Santorini exploded in a near-apocalyptic eruption. Buried beneath the rubble and waves was the world's most remarkable lost civilization. . . . New York Times bestselling historian Gavin Menzies ... [ more ]

  • Lost Discoveries: The Ancient Roots of Modern Science from the Babylonians to the Mayans

    Lost Discoveries: The Ancient Roots of Modern Science from the Babylonians to the Mayans

    Genre: History,Ancient Civilizations,Science & Technology
    Author: Dick Teresi
    Duration: 14:40:00

    Lost Discoveries, Dick Teresi's innovative history of science, explores the unheralded scientific breakthroughs from peoples of the ancient world -- Babylonians, Egyptians, Indians, Africans, New World and Oceanic tribes, among others -- and the non-European medieval world. They left an enormous her ... [ more ]