Showing results by author "Stephen O'Shea"

Categories

All Categories

2 results
Sort by
    • The Friar of Carcassonne

    • Revolt Against the Inquisition in the Last Days of the Cathars
    • By: Stephen O'Shea
    • Narrated by: Derek Perkins
    • Length: 7 hrs and 26 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 29
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 25
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 25

    In 1300, the French region of Languedoc had been cowed under the authority of both Rome and France since Pope Innocent III 's Albigensian Crusade nearly a century earlier. That crusade almost wiped out the Cathars, a group of heretical Christians whose beliefs threatened the authority of the Catholic Church. But decades of harrowing repression - enforced by the ruthless Pope Boniface VIII; the Machiavellian French King Philip the Fair, of France; and the pitiless grand inquisitor of Toulouse; Bernard Gui (the villain in The Name of the Rose) - had bred resentment.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Fascinating

    • By P on 08-04-15

    Regular price: $19.95

    • The Alps

    • A Human History from Hannibal to Heidi and Beyond
    • By: Stephen O'Shea
    • Narrated by: Robert Fass
    • Length: 10 hrs and 7 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 9
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 9
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 9

    For centuries the Alps have seen the march of armies, the flow of pilgrims and Crusaders, the feats of mountaineers and the dreams of engineers - and some 14 million people live among their peaks today. In The Alps, Stephen O'Shea takes listeners up and down these majestic mountains, journeying through their 500-mile arc across France, Italy, Switzerland, Liechtenstein, Germany, Austria, and Slovenia.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Wanderlust? Fernweh?

    • By Marco Berry on 05-14-17
    • A Human History from Hannibal to Heidi and Beyond
    • By: Stephen O'Shea
    • Narrated by: Robert Fass
    • Length: 10 hrs and 7 mins
    • Release date: 02-21-17
    • 4 out of 5 stars 9 ratings

    Regular price: $24.49