Philip Freeman
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Philip Freeman

Philip Freeman is a Professor of Humanities at Pepperdine University in Malibu, California. He earned his Ph.D. from Harvard University in Classical Philology and Celtic Languages and Literatures. His books have been reviewed in the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, and other national publications.

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    • Celtic Mythology

    • Tales of Gods, Goddesses, and Heroes
    • By: Philip Freeman
    • Narrated by: Gerard Doyle
    • Length: 7 hrs and 31 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 204
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 189
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      4 out of 5 stars 186

    In this book, for the first time, Philip Freeman brings together the best stories of Celtic mythology....

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Meh

    • By Shane Fuder on 11-21-18

    Regular price: $19.99

    • Alexander the Great

    • By: Philip Freeman
    • Narrated by: Michael Page
    • Length: 12 hrs and 34 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 850
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 782
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 780

    Alexander was born into the royal family of Macedonia, the kingdom that would soon rule over Greece. Tutored as a boy by Aristotle, Alexander had an inquisitive mind....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great book!

    • By BadGuidance on 06-18-17

    Regular price: $29.95

    • How to Grow Old

    • Ancient Wisdom for the Second Half of Life
    • By: Marcus Tullius Cicero, Philip Freeman - introduction, Philip Freeman - translation
    • Narrated by: Roger Clark
    • Length: 1 hr and 39 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 56
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 53
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 52

    Worried that old age will inevitably mean losing your libido, your health, and possibly your marbles too? Well, Cicero has some good news for you....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great wisdom - why the fake british accent?

    • By TM on 04-22-19

    Regular price: $6.99

    • How to Be a Friend

    • An Ancient Guide to True Friendship
    • By: Marcus Tullius Cicero, Philip Freeman - introduction, Philip Freeman - translator
    • Narrated by: Shaun Grindell
    • Length: 1 hr and 36 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 17
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 14
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 14

    In a world where social media, online relationships, and relentless self-absorption threaten the very idea of deep friendships, the search for true friends is more important than ever. Roman politician and philosopher Cicero offers a compelling guide to finding, keeping, and appreciating friends.... 

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A timeless classic

    • By Aristobulus on 05-24-19

    Regular price: $10.49

    • Julius Caesar

    • By: Philip Freeman
    • Narrated by: James Cameron Stewart
    • Length: 14 hrs and 44 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 4
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      5 out of 5 stars 4

    More than 2,000 years after his death, Julius Caesar remains one of the great figures of history. He shaped Rome for generations, and his name became a synonym for "emperor" - not only in Rome but as far away as Germany and Russia....

    Regular price: $20.99

    • St. Patrick of Ireland

    • A Biography
    • By: Philip Freeman
    • Narrated by: Alan Sklar
    • Length: 6 hrs and 17 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 83
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 38
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 39

    Ireland's patron saint has long been shrouded in legend....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A Wonderful Discription

    • By Larry on 08-12-05

    Regular price: $19.59

    • How to Win an Election

    • An Ancient Guide for Modern Politicians
    • By: Quintus Tullius Cicero, Philip Freeman - translator
    • Narrated by: Doug Kaye
    • Length: 1 hr and 5 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 298
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 266
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 265

    How to Win an Election is an ancient Roman guide for campaigning that is as up-to-date as tomorrow's headlines....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • How to be a politician ...

    • By Benedict on 07-31-13

    Regular price: $6.95

    • How to Run a Country

    • An Ancient Guide for Modern Leaders
    • By: Marcus Tullius Cicero, Philip Freeman - translator
    • Narrated by: James Adams
    • Length: 1 hr and 17 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 85
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 75
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 74

    Cicero's letters, speeches, and other writings are filled with timeless wisdom and practical insight about how to solve problems of leadership and politics....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • shorter than I expected

    • By Shawn Whiting on 09-02-18

    Regular price: $9.95

    • Saint Brigid's Bones

    • A Celtic Adventure
    • By: Philip Freeman
    • Narrated by: Fiona Hardingham
    • Length: 6 hrs and 34 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 24
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 22
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 23

    When the bones of Brigid go missing from their church, the theft threatens to destroy all they have worked for. No one knows the danger they face better than Sister Deirdre, a young nun....

    Regular price: $20.97

    • Sacrifice

    • A Celtic Adventure
    • By: Philip Freeman
    • Narrated by: Fiona Hardingham
    • Length: 5 hrs and 3 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 1
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      4 out of 5 stars 1
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      3 out of 5 stars 1

    In a time when Celtic druids roamed ancient Ireland, young Sister Deirdre rushes to hunt down the brutal serial killer targeting her beloved monastery....

    Regular price: $17.47

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