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    • A Brief History of the Greek Myths

    • Brief Histories
    • By: Stephen P. Kershaw
    • Narrated by: Cameron Stewart
    • Length: 14 hrs and 2 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 39
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      4 out of 5 stars 36
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 35

    A Brief Guide to the Greek Myths leads the listener through the vibrant stories of ancient Greece, from the origins of the gods through to the homecomings of the Trojan heroes. All the familiar narratives are here, along with some less familiar characters and motifs. In addition to the tales, the audiobook explains key issues arising from the narratives and discusses the myths and their wider relevance.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • excellent

    • By Darryl on 01-31-13

    Regular price: $19.62

    • A Brief History of Atlantis

    • Plato's Ideal State
    • By: Stephen P. Kershaw
    • Narrated by: Peter Silverleaf
    • Length: 10 hrs and 26 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 2
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      4 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      3 out of 5 stars 2

    The Atlantis story remains one of the most haunting and enigmatic tales from antiquity and one that still resonates very deeply with the modern imagination. But where did Atlantis come from, what was it like, and where did it go to? Atlantis was first introduced by the Greek philosopher Plato in two dialogues, the Timaios and Kritias, written in the fourth century BC. As he philosophises about the origins of the universe and humanity, he puts forward a stunning description of Atlantis, an island paradise with an ideal society.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • A lot of data

    • By June7 on 06-17-18

    Regular price: $20.24