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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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    • The Republic of Genoa

    • The History of the Italian City that Became Influential Across the Mediterranean During the Middle Ages
    • By: Charles River Editors
    • Narrated by: Colin Fluxman
    • Length: 1 hr and 24 mins
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    The Republic of Genoa: The History of the Italian City that Became Influential across the Mediterranean during the Middle Ages examines the highs and lows of Genoa La Superba (“The Proud”), including its humble origins in the first century CE, its felicitous rise after the fall of the Roman Empire, its golden age as a mercantile power during the “Genoese Century,” and its demise at the hands of Napoleon Bonaparte in 1797.

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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 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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    • 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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    • The Republic of Venice and Republic of Genoa: The History of the Italian Rivals and Their Mediterranean Empires

    • By: Charles River Editors
    • Narrated by: Colin Fluxman
    • Length: 3 hrs and 19 mins
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    Although Genoa cannot compete in the popular imagination with some of Italy’s more famous cities, this busy port town perched above the sea once boasted a powerful empire that rivaled that of Venice. It also lasted for roughly the same time period, rising in the early Middle Ages and coming to an end at the hands of Napoleon Bonaparte near the end of the 18th century. Today, historians are starting to correct the imbalance that has focused on Venice, Florence, and Rome, and new histories are gradually introducing Genoa to the world, even as much remains to be uncovered.

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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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    • 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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    • 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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    • 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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    • 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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    • 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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    • Weimar Culture

    • The Outsider as Insider
    • By: Peter Gay
    • Narrated by: James Anderson Foster
    • Length: 6 hrs and 44 mins
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    First published in 1968, Weimar Culture is one of the masterworks of Peter Gay's distinguished career. A study of German culture between the two wars, the book brilliantly traces the rise of the artistic, literary, and musical culture that bloomed ever so briefly in the 1920s amid the chaos of Germany's tenuous post-World War I democracy, and crashed violently in the wake of Hitler's rise to power.

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    • Putin v. the People

    • The Perilous Politics of a Divided Russia
    • By: Samuel A. Greene, Graeme B. Robertson
    • Narrated by: Matthew Waterson
    • Length: 6 hrs and 15 mins
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    What do ordinary Russians think of Putin? Who are his supporters? And why might their support now be faltering? Alive with the voices and experiences of ordinary Russians and elites alike, Sam Greene and Graeme Robertson craft a compellingly original account of contemporary Russian politics.

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    • The Dissolution of Czechoslovakia

    • The History of the Central European Nation from Its Founding to Its Breakup
    • By: Charles River Editors
    • Narrated by: Colin Fluxman
    • Length: 2 hrs and 28 mins
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    On New Year’s Day 1993, Czechoslovakia broke into two separate countries, the Czech Republic and Slovakia. Thus ended one of the creations brought about by the Treaty of Versailles after World War I, and as a country that had existed for just under 75 years, Czechoslovakia spent most of its time under the tyranny of fascism or communism. The Dissolution of Czechoslovakia examines how the multicultural nation was founded, the inherent tensions there, and how it eventually came apart. You will learn about Czechoslovakia like never before.

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    • The Ruin of Britain

    • By: Gildas
    • Narrated by: George Irving
    • Length: 2 hrs and 55 mins
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    Saint Gildas, also called Gildas the Wise (c. 494 or 516 - c. 570) was a prominent member of the Celtic Church in Britain. This work, "De Excidio Britanniae", is a long sermon condemning the acts of his contemporaries. The main thrust of his work is a complaint against paganism.

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    • King James I: A Life from Beginning to End

    • House of Stuart, Book 1
    • By: Hourly History
    • Narrated by: Mike Nelson
    • Length: 1 hr and 14 mins
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    James I of England and VI of Scotland was the first king to rule both countries. He was faced with division between his realms and caught between the religious wars of the Reformation. Spending most of his reign at odds with the religious and parliamentary powers around him, James did little to unite his people. Unable to take a firm stand on critical issues, he spent his life avoiding them.

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    • The Chronicles of Froissart

    • By: Jean Froissart
    • Narrated by: Sadie Gill
    • Length: 3 hrs and 32 mins
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     he Chronicles of Froissart is a history of the Hundred Years' War written in the 14th century by Jean Froissart. It opens with the early 1300’s and covers the period up to 1400, recounting events in Europe, mainly in England, France, Scotland, the Iberian Peninsula and the Low Countries. Froissart was an eye witness at events like the baptism of Richard II in 1367, the coronation of King Charles V of France in 1380 and the marriage of Duke John of Berry and Jeanne of Boulogne in 1389. 

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