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    • The Story of Utopias

    • By: Lewis Mumford
    • Narrated by: Faith Wilson
    • Length: 9 hrs and 6 mins
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    In the first book of the historian, humanist, philosopher, and literary critic Lewis Mumford, he discusses socialism, social sciences, mysticism, and utopia. Mumford traces the preconceptions of the utopian ideal and also suggests constraints so that utopia may be achieved in reality.

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    • Awful reader

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    • Histories of the Kings of Britain

    • By: Geoffrey of Monmouth
    • Narrated by: Faith Wilson
    • Length: 10 hrs and 18 mins
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    This work from 1136 chronicles the history and mythology of the realm from its foundation to the arrival of the Angles and Saxons 2,000 years later. Legendary figures like King Arthur, Lear, and Merlin the magician are vividly portrayed, and the work has had an influence on great writers like Shakespeare, Dryden and Tennyson. 

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    • The New Atlantis

    • By: Sir Francis Bacon
    • Narrated by: Faith Wilson
    • Length: 1 hr and 44 mins
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    The New Atlantis (1627) is a utopian novel by Sir Francis Bacon in which he describes a vision of the future of human discovery, expressing his aspirations and ideals for humanity. The novel portrays a utopian world where "generosity and enlightenment, dignity and splendour, piety and public spirit" are the dominant qualities of the inhabitants. 

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    • Clairvoyance

    • By: C.W. Leadbeater
    • Narrated by: Faith Wilson
    • Length: 4 hrs and 47 mins
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    This Theosophical manual on clairvoyance and clairaudience examines the fourth dimension, the Akashic record, and the role of unseen spirits as explanations of the phenomenon. Chapters include "Clairvoyance in Time"; "Clairvoyance in Space"; and "Methods of Development". The work is addressed to those who know that clairvoyance exists.

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    • Mahanirvana Tantra

    • By: Arthur Valon
    • Narrated by: Faith Wilson
    • Length: 8 hrs and 20 mins
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    Mahanirvana Tantra is an esoteric work framed as a conversation between the god Shiva and goddess Shakti. This text describes the subtle energy structure of the human body, the ceremonies, yogic practices and mantras for meditation, and a summary of the dharma regarding sexual behaviour.

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    • Buddha, the Gospel

    • By: Paul Carus
    • Narrated by: Faith Wilson
    • Length: 7 hrs and 52 mins
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    This book is a creative introduction to Buddhist teachings. The work was assembled from existing English translations of Buddhist texts. It is modeled on the New Testament and tells the story of Buddha through parables. It was an important tool in introducing Buddhism to the west beginning in 1894.  

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    • The City of the Sun

    • By: Tommaso Campanella
    • Narrated by: Faith Wilson
    • Length: 1 hr and 54 mins
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     The City of the Sun, published in Italian in 1602 as La città del sole, is a philosophical work by the Dominican philosopher Tommaso Campanella. It is an important utopian work, was inspired by Plato's Republic, and describes a theocratic society where goods, women, and children are held in common. 

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    • The Prophesies of Merlin

    • History of the Kings of Britain, Book VII
    • By: Geoffrey of Monmouth
    • Narrated by: Faith Wilson
    • Length: 37 mins
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    This is the work that introduced the legend of the wise wizard Merlin (Merlinus), as he later appears in Arthurian legend. It contains a number of prophecies attributed to Merlin, and much info on the conflict between Britons and Saxons.

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    • Arthur's Last Battle, Against Modred; the Saxons Return; Civil War; Augustine Comes to Convert the Saxons

    • History of the Kings of Britain, Book XI
    • By: Geoffrey of Monmouth
    • Narrated by: Faith Wilson
    • Length: 25 mins
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    In this volume, Mordred is depicted as Arthur's traitorous nephew and a son of King Lot. The account includes Mordred's death at Camlann in a final duel during which he manages to mortally wound his slayer Arthur. Meanwhile, Saxon power was growing and St. Augustine arrived to convert them.

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    • Aurelius Ambrosius, Merlin Builds Stonehenge, Uther Pendragon, the Birth of Arthur

    • History of the Kings of Britain, Book VIII
    • By: Geoffrey of Monmouth
    • Narrated by: Faith Wilson
    • Length: 1 hr and 10 mins
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    Geoffrey of Monmouth (c. 1095 - c. 1155) was one of the major figures in the development of British historiography. His chronicle The History of the Kings of Britain was a classic of its time. In Book VIII, Pascentius brings in the Saxons against the Britons, Aurelius Ambrosius is anointed King of Britain, Merlin builds Stonehenge and a comet heralds the reign of Uther.

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    • What Time of Night It Is

    • By: Sojourner Truth
    • Narrated by: Faith Wilson
    • Length: 4 mins
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    The abolitionist and women's rights advocate Sojourner Truth (born Isabella Baumfree) was freed from slavery in 1827 by the New York Gradual Abolition Act. This speech of hers was delivered in 1853 at a Woman's Rights Convention at the Broadway Tabernacle in New York. She rebuked the men who did not support their mothers' and wives' struggles, while encouraging women to persist in the fight for rights. 

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    • The Victories and Ceremony of Arthur's Reign; The Romans Demand Tribute

    • History of the Kings of Britain, Book IX
    • By: Geoffrey of Monmouth
    • Narrated by: Faith Wilson
    • Length: 1 hr and 5 mins
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    The ships of King Hoel of Armorica come to King Arthur’s aid. The king holds a magnificent court, to place the crown upon his head, and to invite all the rulers under his subjection to the solemn ceremony. Shortly thereafter, a delegation from Rome arrives, demanding tribute. 

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    • The Wanderings of Brutus

    • History of the Kings of Britain, Book I
    • By: Geoffrey of Monmouth
    • Narrated by: Faith Wilson
    • Length: 2 hrs and 23 mins
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    Geoffrey of Monmouth (c. 1095 - c. 1155) was one of the major figures in the development of British historiography. His chronicle The History of the Kings of Britain was a classic of its time. Monmouth claims that Brutus, or Brute of Troy, is a descendant of the Trojan hero Aeneas. Brutus experiences a series of adventures, including a close encounter with the Sirens. Eventually, he settles in Albion (Britain), where he defeats a race of giants.

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    • Arthur's War Against the Emperor Lucius Tiberius in Gaul

    • History of the Kings of Britain, Book X
    • By: Geoffrey of Monmouth
    • Narrated by: Faith Wilson
    • Length: 54 mins
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    After Arthur conquers Gaul, word of his great deeds reaches Rome and Lucius demands that Arthur pay him tribute and recognize him as his sovereign. Arthur refuses on the grounds that the British kings Belinus and Brennius and the British-born Constantine the Great had held Rome in their power. In retaliation, Lucius gathers armies from Spain and Africa and invades the land of Arthur's allies on the continent. Arthur and the kings allied with him cross the English Channel and defeat Lucius 

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    • The Romans Leave; Vortigern; the Saxons Arrive, Led by Hengist and Horsa; and Introducing Merlin

    • History of the Kings of Britain, Book VI
    • By: Geoffrey of Monmouth
    • Narrated by: Faith Wilson
    • Length: 1 hr and 5 mins
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    Geoffrey records that three brigandines or long galleys arrived in Kent, full of armed men and commanded by two brothers, Hengist and Horsa. Vortigern was then staying at Canterbury, and ordered that the "tall strangers" be received peacefully and brought to him. When Vortigern saw the company, he immediately observed that the brothers "excelled all the rest both in nobility and in gracefulness of person". This volume also deals with the departure of the Romans, and the rise of Merlin the Magician.

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    • Guendoloena, Bladud, King Leir and His Daughters, Dunwallo Molmutius

    • History of the Kings of Britain, Book II
    • By: Geoffrey of Monmouth
    • Narrated by: Faith Wilson
    • Length: 39 mins
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    In Book II, Geoffrey deals with the three sons of Brutus. Locrin became king of England, Kamber of Wales and Albanact of Scotland. This narrative is also important for his description of the Molmutine laws. These included the privilege of cities and temples to give sanctuary and protection to fugitives. 

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    • Decline of the Britons under Cadwan, Cadwalla and Cadwallader

    • History of the Kings of Britain, Book XII
    • By: Geoffrey of Monmouth
    • Narrated by: Faith Wilson
    • Length: 47 mins
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    In this volume, Geoffrey chronicles the decline of the Britons in the seventh century. There were two devastating plagues and the Britons lost ground to the Angles, Saxons and Jutes. The Saxons invite more of their countrymen to join them as soon as the plague abates. From this point they become completely dominant in Britain, and the British come to be called the "Welsh". 

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    • Belinus and Brennius, Elidure, Heli, Lud

    • History of the Kings of Britain, Book III
    • By: Geoffrey of Monmouth
    • Narrated by: Faith Wilson
    • Length: 46 mins
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    Geoffrey’s Book III chronicles the rivalry between the princes Belinus and Brennius. After many conflicts, the realm was divided between them so that Belinus became the ruler of England, Wales and Cornwall, while Brennius ruled Northumberland. The narrative also covers the events that led to the reign of the great king Cassibellaun. 

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    • Roman Britain from Severus to Maximian

    • History of the Kings of Britain, Book V
    • By: Geoffrey of Monmouth
    • Narrated by: Faith Wilson
    • Length: 51 mins
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    In Book Five of The History of the Kings of Britain, the author deals with rulers like Lucius, Cassivellaunus, Maxentius, Constantine, and Maximian. Most importantly, however, he introduces King Arthur and Merlin in this fifth book. 

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    • Cassibellaun and the Invasions of Caesar; Kymbelinus; Arviragus and the Invasion of Claudius; King Lucius Becomes a Christian

    • History of the Kings of Britain, Book IV
    • By: Geoffrey of Monmouth
    • Narrated by: Faith Wilson
    • Length: 53 mins
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    In Book IV, Geoffrey chronicles Julius Ceasar’s two failed attempts to invade Britain. Both times King Cassibellaun repelled the Roman forces. Later, when Arviragus was king, the Roman forces of Claudius subdued Britain. A later descendent, King Lucius, wrote to Pope Eleutherius, requesting instruction in the Christian religion, whereupon the pope sent Faganus and Duvanus to Britain. 

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