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The Story of the World

Volume 1, Ancient Times, From the Earliest Nomads to the Last Roman Emperor History for the Classical Child
Bauer, S. Wise (Audiobook CD - 2006 )
Average Rating: 4 stars out of 5.
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Presents a history of the ancient world, from 6000 B.C. to 400 A.D.
Authors: Bauer, S. Wise
Title: The story of the world
Volume 1, Ancient times, from the earliest Nomads to the last Roman emperor history for the classical child
[sound recording]
Publisher: Charles City, Va. : Peace Hill Press, [2006]
Edition: Rev. ed., Unabridged
Characteristics: 7 sound discs (ca. 8 hr.) :,digital ;,4 3/4 in
Statement of Responsibility: [Susan Wise Bauer]
Notes: Compact disc
Contents: Disc 1. How do we know what happened?. What is history; what is archaeology?
Earliest people. The first nomads
The first nomads become farmers
Egyptians lived on the Nile River. Two kingdoms become one
Gods of ancient Egypt
The first writing. Hieroglyphs and cuneiform
The Old kingdom of Egypt. Making mummies
Egyptian pyramids
First Sumerian dictator. Sargon and the Akkadians
Jewish people. God speaks to Abraham
Joseph goes to Egypt
Hammurabi and Babylonians. Hammurabi's code
Disc 2. Assyrians. Shamshi-Adad, king of the whole world
The story of Gilgamesh
First cities of India. The river road
The mystery of Mohenjo-Daro
The Far East : ancient China. Lei Zu and the silkworm
The pictograms of ancient China
Farming in ancient China
Ancient Africa. Ancient peoples of West Africa
Anansi and Turtle
Anansi and the make-believe food
The Middle kingdom of Egypt. Egypt invades Nubia
The Hyksos invade Egypt
The New kingdom of Egypt. General and the woman Pharoah
Disc 3. Amenhotep and King Tut
The Israelites leave Egypt. Baby Moses
Exodus from Egypt
The Phoenicians. Phoenician traders
The founding of Carthage
The return of Assyria. Ashurbanipal's attack
The library of Nineveh
Babylon takes over again. Nebuchadnezzar's madness
Hanging gardens of Babylon
Life in early Crete. Bull-jumpers and sailors
King Minos and the minotaur
Mysterious end of the Minoans
The early Greeks. The Mycenaeans
The Greek dark ages
Greece gets civilized again. Greece gets an alphabet
Disc 4. The stories of Homer
The first Olympic games
The Medes and the Persians. A new empire
Cyrus the great
Sparta and Athens. Life in Sparta
Life in Athens
Greek gods. The golden apple
Wars of the Greeks. Greece's war with Persia
The Greeks fight each other
Alexander the Great. Philip and his son
Alexander's invasions
Death of Alexander
People of the Americas . Nazca drawings
Head of the Olmecs
Disc 5. Rabbit shoots the Sun
Rise of Rome. Romulus and Remus
The power of Rome
The Roman empire. Roman gods
Roman builders
Roman gladiators
Gladiator school
Rome's war with Carthage. Punic Wars
Aryans of India. Life on the Ganges River
The castes of Ancient India
Siddhartha
Mauryan empire of India. The empire united
The Jakata (i.e., Jataka) tales tales
Disc 6. China, writing and the Qin. Calligraphy in China
Warring states
First emperor and the Great Wall
The first Emperor's grave
Confucius. China's wise teacher
The rise of Julius Caesar. Caesar is kidnapped
The consuls of Rome
Caesar and the Senate
Caesar the hero. Caesar fights the Celts
Caesar crosses the Rubicon
Caesar and Cleopatra
The Death of Caesar
First Roman prince. Augustus Caesar
Beginning of Christianity. The birth of Jesus
Jesus crucified and resurrected
The end of the ancient Jewish nation. The destruction of the temple
Disc 7. Rome and the Christians. Nero, the evil emperor
Christians in the catacombs
The emperor is a Christian!
Rome begins to weaken. British rebellion
Rome divided in two
Attacking barbarians. Attila the Hun
Stilicho, Roman and barbarian
The coming of the Visigoths
The end of Rome. The last Roman emperor
The gifts of Rome
Summary: Presents a history of the ancient world, from 6000 B.C. to 400 A.D.
Additional Contributors: Weiss, Jim
ISBN: 9781933339047
1933339047
Branch Call Number: CD-j 930 BAUER 2006
Performers: Read by Jim Weiss.
Subject Headings: History, Ancient Juvenile literature Civilization, Ancient Juvenile literature Egypt Civilization Juvenile literature India Civilization Juvenile literature China Civilization Juvenile literature Greece Civilization Juvenile literature Rome Civilization Juvenile literature Alexander, the Great, 356 B.C.-323 B.C. Juvenile literature Nomads History Juvenile literature Asia History Juvenile literature Europe History Juvenile literature Africa History Juvenile literature Caesar, Julius Juvenile literature
Genre/Form: Children's audiobooks
Topical Term: History, Ancient
Civilization, Ancient
Nomads
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Oct 29, 2012
  • devissersarah rated this: 4.5 stars out of 5.

This has been a great resource for History in our home school! My kids would happily listen to these CDs over and over again if I let them and they love to tell people interesting things they've learned from them! Will definitely be looking for the accompanying activity book and the next volume!

Apr 04, 2010
  • Ubalstecha rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

Listened to the audio book version of the story. It was a good survey of ancient times for younger children. Not only is this good for the homeschooling set, but it would also be a good purchase for the classroom teacher who is looking for something for centres or a balanced curriculum unit.

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