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    Mythos

    The Greek Myths Retold

    by Stephen Fry ...
    Narrated by Stephen Fry ...
    series Stephen Fry’s Greek Myths #1

    Unabridged

    15 hours 25 min

    Step into another world - of magic, mayhem, monsters and maniacal gods - in Stephen Fry's momentous Sunday Times bestseller Mythos, brought to you by Penguin.Lose yourself in the wonder of Greek myths in Stephen Fry's vivid retelling of the ancient classics.Marvel in awe at the wise Athena as she is born from the cracking open of the great head of Zeus.Shiver in fear when Pandora opens her jar of ... Read more

    $30.29 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Heroes

    The myths of the Ancient Greek heroes retold

    by Stephen Fry ...
    Narrated by Stephen Fry ...
    series Stephen Fry’s Greek Myths #2

    Unabridged

    15 hours

    Enter the monstrous and magical world of Stephen Fry's Sunday Times bestseller Heroes, brought to you by Penguin.Shortlisted for the 2018 Specsavers audiobook award.Imagine sandals on your feet, a sword in your hand and the hot sun beating down on your helmet.Join Jason aboard the Argo as he quests for the Golden Fleece.Marvel as Atalanta - a woman raised by bears - outrun any man before being ... Read more

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    Troy

    Our Greatest Story Retold

    by Stephen Fry ...
    Narrated by Stephen Fry ...
    series Stephen Fry’s Greek Myths #3

    Unabridged

    10 hours 59 min

    Brought to you by Penguin.Following the bestselling retellings of the Greek myths in Mythos and Heroes, Stephen Fry's bewitching third volume Troy - concerning love and war, passion and power - is now ready for ordering.The story of Troy speaks to all of us - the kidnapping of Helen, a queen celebrated for her beauty, sees the Greeks launch a thousand ships against the city of Troy, to which they ... Read more

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    The Life of Greece

    A History of Greek Civilization from the Beginnings, and of Civilization in the Near East from the Death of Alexander, to the Roman Conquest

    by Will Durant ...
    Narrated by Stefan Rudnicki ...
    series The Story of Civilization #2

    Unabridged

    32 hours 36 min

    The second volume of Will Durant's Pulitzer Prize–winning series, The Life of Greece: The Story of Civilization, Volume 2 chronicles the history of ancient Greek civilization. Here Durant tells the whole story of Greece, from the days of Crete's vast Aegean empire to the final extirpation of the last remnants of Greek liberty, crushed under the heel of an implacably forward-marching Rome. The dry ... Read more

    $44.85 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    The Emperor's Exile (Eagles of the Empire 19)

    The thrilling Sunday Times bestseller

    by Simon Scarrow ...
    Narrated by Jonathan Keeble ...

    Unabridged

    12 hours

    The gripping and action-packed new Roman army adventure in the Eagles of the Empire series by Sunday Times bestselling author Simon Scarrow. The perfect read for readers of Conn Iggulden and Bernard Cornwell.Tribune Cato and Centurion Macro, hardened veterans of the Roman army, have faced the Empire's enemies from Britannia to Parthia, from Hispania to Judea. Now once again they are on a mission ... Read more

    $35.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Histories

    by Herodotus ...
    Narrated by David Timson ...

    Unabridged

    27 hours 28 min

    In this, the first prose history in European civilisation, Herodotus describes the growth of the Persian Empire with force, authority and style. Perhaps most famously, the book tells the heroic tale of the Greeks’ resistance to the vast invading force assembled by Xerxes, King of Persia. Here are not only the great battles Marathon, Thermopylae, Salamis but also penetrating human insight and a ... Read more

    $193.17 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Killer of Men

    Narrated by Peter Noble ...
    series The Long War

    Unabridged

    19 hours 18 min

    In the epic clash of Greece and Persia, a hero is forged - a monumental novel from the author of the Tyrant series.Arimnestos is a farm boy when war breaks out between the citizens of his native Plataea and their overbearing neighbours, Thebes. Standing in the battle line for the first time, alongside his father and brother, he shares in a famous and unlikely victory. But after being knocked ... Read more

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    The Apology of Socrates According to Plato

    Narrated by Robin Homer ...

    Unabridged

    1 hour 10 min

    The Apology of Socrates, written by Plato, is a Socratic dialogue of the speech of legal self-defence which Socrates spoke at his trial for impiety and corruption in 399 BCSpecifically, the Apology of Socrates is a defence against the charges of "corrupting the youth" and "not believing in the gods in whom the city believes, but in other daimonia that are novel" to Athens.Among the primary sources ... Read more

    $2.98 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    The Story of Greece and Rome

    Narrated by Steven Crossley ...

    Unabridged

    16 hours 7 min

    The magnificent civilization created by the ancient Greeks and Romans is the greatest legacy of the classical world. However, narratives about the "civilized" Greek and Roman empires resisting the barbarians at the gate are far from accurate. Tony Spawforth, an esteemed scholar, author, and media contributor, follows the thread of civilization through more than six millennia of history. His story ... Read more

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    Greek Mythology

    Myths and Legends of Gods, Goddesses, Heroes and Monsters - Beliefs and Traditions From Ancient Greek

    by James Gaiman ...
    Narrated by Toby Brier, Neil Brown ...
    series Mythology Series #2

    Unabridged

    9 hours 56 min

    Do you know that the Olympians weren’t the original immortals?Greek mythology continues to appear in popular movies and books today, but have you ever wondered about where these characters started out?Discover the origins of your favorite characters from Greek mythology with this collection of profiles to tell you who’s who in classical lore!Gaiman introduces listeners to the wondrous and ... Read more

    $19.39 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Darius the Great and Xerxes I: The History of the Achaemenid Persian Emperors Who Invaded Ancient Greece

    Narrated by Jim Johnston ...

    Unabridged

    2 hours 42 min

    It was not until the excavations of the 1930s that many of the relics, reliefs, and clay tablets that offer so much information about Persian life could be studied for the first time. Through archaeological remains, ancient texts, and work by a new generation of historians, a picture can today be built of this remarkable civilization and their capital city. Although the city had been destroyed, ... Read more

    $14.96 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    The Persian Expedition

    by Xenophon ...
    Narrated by Pat Bottino ...

    Unabridged

    10 hours 6 min

    Xenophon, after being exiled from Athens, spent the last years of his life hunting, writing, and recalling in his books the great days of the Persian expedition. This record of one of the most famous marches in history contains an account of the day-to-day life of ordinary men and soldiers. It demonstrates how Greek theories of government and morality worked out in practice—for with his admiration ... Read more

    $29.88 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Battle of Issus, The: The History of Alexander the Great’s Most Famous Victory against the Achaemenid Persian Empire

    Narrated by Daniel Houle ...

    Unabridged

    2 hours 24 min

    At one point in antiquity, the Achaemenid Persian Empire was the largest empire the world had ever seen, but aside from its role in the Greco-Persian Wars and its collapse at the hands of Alexander the Great, it has been mostly overlooked. When it has been studied, the historical sources have mostly been Greek, the very people the Persians sought to conquer. Needless to say, their versions were ... Read more

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    Venus and Aphrodite

    Narrated by Bettany Hughes ...

    Unabridged

    3 hours 10 min

    Through ancient art, evocative myth, exciting archaeological revelations and philosophical explorations Bettany Hughes shows why this immortal goddess endures through to the twenty-first century, and what her journey through time reveals about what matters to us as humans.Charting Venus's origins in powerful ancient deities, Bettany demonstrates that Venus is far more complex than first meets the ... Read more

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    What if Alexander the Great Had Lived? An Alternative History of the Macedonian King and His Empire

    Unabridged

    2 hours 7 min

    In 323 BCE, Alexander the Great was on top of the world. Never a man to sit on his hands or rest upon his laurels, Alexander began planning his future campaigns, which may have included attempts to subdue the Arabian Peninsula or make another incursion into India. But fate had other plans for the young Macedonian king. Alexander died of still unknown causes at the height of his conquests, when he ... Read more

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    Alexander the Great: General, Leader, God?

    Unabridged

    5 hours 55 min

    Who was Alexander the Great? Was he a brilliant, ambitious conqueror or a self-obsessed leader who put his men in harm’s way? A divine figure or a god in his own mind? In this audio course, join acclaimed historian Christopher Bellitto to explore this famously complex figure.Alexander the Great (ca. 356-323 BCE) was a Macedonian general who brought Greekcivilization to the edge of modern-day India ... Read more

    $17.96 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Greek Renaissance, The: The History and Legacy of the Era Leading to Ancient Greece’s Archaic Age

    Narrated by Colin Fluxman ...

    Unabridged

    1 hour 47 min

    The Greek Dark Ages, sometimes referred to as the Homeric Age or the Geometric Period, spans the era of Greek history from the end of the Mycenaean civilization around 1100 BCE and the emergence of the Greek poleis in the 9th century BCE. It is an era that has provided little in terms of extant archaeological evidence, which in part explains the name “Dark Ages,” but this lack of evidence has led ... Read more

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    Life of Agesilaus, The

    Narrated by Andrea Giordani ...

    Unabridged

    1 hour 41 min

    To understand the relationship between Athens and Sparta, Plutarch set out to examine the lives of Greece and all its former and current rivals in his Parallel Lives series. Agesilaus was one of those lives and was a notable king of Sparta prior to the Athens-Spartan war. Although he won and lost many battles for the city, his legacy lived on. He was a short-statured, lame man who managed to rule ... Read more

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    The Pleasure Principle: Epicureanism: A Philosophy for Modern Living

    Narrated by Billie Fulford-Brown ...

    Unabridged

    6 hours 53 min

    In our troubled world, looking back to ancient wisdom can shed light on fresh solutions.For years, many of us have upheld the Stoic belief in ‘no pain, no gain.’ But when the pace of modern life and the demands of jobs and family overwhelm us, punishing exercise regimes, productivity apps and early morning starts may not be the best solution.According to the pleasure-centric philosophy of ... Read more

    $26.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Plato's Greater Hippias

    by Plato ...
    Narrated by Ray Childs ...

    Unabridged

    1 hour 8 min

    Hippias of Elis travels throughout the Greek world practicing and teaching the art of making beautiful speeches. On a rare visit to Athens, he meets Socrates, who questions him about the nature of his art. Socrates is especially curious about how Hippias would define beauty. They agree that beauty makes all beautiful things beautiful, but when Socrates presses him to say precisely what he means, ... Read more

    $22.45 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Life of Themistocles, The

    Narrated by Andrea Giordani ...

    Unabridged

    1 hour 19 min

    After Marathon, the Athenian government needed a new type of leader. That leader was politician and general Themistocles, whose life is well-attributed in Plutarch’s Parallel Lives. From how he handled the Persian invasion to his time in Athens after the navy, Themistocles was known as the “Glory of the Law”. Though his later life was fraught with whisperings of treason, he went on to be ... Read more

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    Plutarch’s Lives, Vol. 2

    by Plutarch ...
    Narrated by Bernard Mayes ...

    Unabridged

    41 hours 7 min

    One of the world’s most profoundly influential literary works and the basis for Shakespeare’s Roman plays (Julius Caesar, Coriolanus, and Antony and Cleopatra), Plutarch’s Lives have been entertaining and arousing the spirit of emulation in countless readers since their creation at the beginning of the second century.Originally named Parallel Lives, the work pairs eminent Romans with famous Greek ... Read more

    $59.83 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Battle of the Persian Gate, The: The History of the Achaemenid Persian Empire’s Last Stand against Alexander the Great

    Narrated by Daniel Houle ...

    Unabridged

    3 hours 15 min

    Over the last 2,000 years, ambitious men have dreamed of forging vast empires and attaining eternal glory in battle, but of all the conquerors who took steps toward such dreams, none were ever as successful as antiquity’s first great conqueror. Leaders of the 20th century hoped to rival Napoleon’s accomplishments, while Napoleon aimed to emulate the accomplishments of Julius Caesar. But Caesar ... Read more

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    The Spartans

    Narrated by Shaun Grindell ...

    Unabridged

    4 hours 32 min

    The image of Sparta, and the Spartans, is one dyed indelibly into the public consciousness: musclebound soldiers with long hair and red cloaks, bearing shiny bronze shields emblazoned with the Greek letter lambda. "This is Sparta!", bellows Leonidas on the silver screen, as he decides to lead his 300 warriors to their deaths at Thermopylae. But what was Sparta? The myths surrounding Sparta are as ... Read more

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