• Ancient History

  • A Captivating Guide to Ancient Egypt, Ancient Greece and Ancient Rome
  • By: Captivating History
  • Narrated by: Duke Holm, Timothy Burke
  • Length: 6 hrs and 59 mins
  • 4.7 out of 5 stars (16 ratings)

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Publisher's Summary

Three captivating manuscripts in one audiobook: 

  • Ancient Egypt: A Captivating Guide to Egyptian History, Ancient Pyramids, Temples, Egyptian Mythology, and Pharaohs Such as Tutankhamun and Cleopatra
  • Ancient Greece: A Captivating Guide to Greek History Starting from the Greek Dark Ages to the End of Antiquity
  • Ancient Rome: A Captivating Introduction to the Roman Republic, the Rise and Fall of the Roman Empire, and the Byzantine Empire

Some of the topics covered in part one of this audiobook include: 

  • Who held the power: the social structure of ancient Egypt
  • The magnificent pharaohs of the new kingdom and their empire
  • The decay and end of the Egyptian civilization
  • A romance, politics, and tragedy: the story of Cleopatra VII
  • The religion, mythology, and rituals of ancient Egyptians
  • And much more!

Some of the topics covered in part two of this audiobook include: 

  • Dawn of the Dark Ages
  • From darkness to democracy
  • Olympic origins
  • Greece grows from war to war
  • The fight for democracy
  • The Peloponnesian War
  • Enter Alexander the Great
  • Rise of Christianity
  • End of antiquity
  • And much more!

Some of the topics covered in part three of this audiobook include: 

  • The seven kings of seven hills: the foundation of Rome and its first rulers
  • The early republic
  • The Punic Wars and Mediterranean dominance: the middle republic
  • Decay, corruption, and civil wars: the late republic
  • The Nerva-Antonine dynasty
  • Late empire
  • The empire of Constantine
  • Constantinian dynasty
  • Decline and fall of the Western Roman Empire
  • And much, much more!

So if you want to learn about ancient Egypt, Greece, and Rome without reading boring textbooks, listen to this audiobook now!

©2018 Captivating History (P)2018 Captivating History
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Think about our ancient cultures

I haven’t read much of Roman history and I learned how Rome got its name, how it was built and how it grew from this book; but what truly did interest me is the story about Rome’s political development.

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Important history

History is important because it is where today was made and learning about it could give us a broader insight on how to make the future better.

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All in all a good book

it was a very good book, provided some great information, introduced some good resources, and gave a very good perspective of his research and experiences. I would recommend this book to anyone starting their journey to explore living off the grid.

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Ancient Rome

this book made me visit Ancient Greece and Ancient Rome, in a few hours and it was a wonderful journey. Good information and I recommend it to students who need to research ancient civilizations.

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I haven’t read much of Roman history and I learned how Rome got its name, how it was built and how it grew from this book; but what truly did interest me is the story about Rome’s political development.

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well worth

It has all the information on ancient civilizations contained in here, from Agriculture till how Rome came into power, this book is most certainly a book you cannot afford​ to miss.

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As many people have already said, this is a great book. The writing breaths life to the history by mixing just the right amount of facts with the epic stories and legends.

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I enjoyed this book. It's interesting and provides a nice introduction to ancient history, especially for those with little background in the subject.

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enjoyable

This book really wet my appetite for putting things in historical context and gave me some good historical landmarks to keep in mind as a move on to other works.

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Well researched

Ancient history that is engrossing and well researched. For someone like me who loves history but knows of the ancient world only what I've heard from podcasts about the ancient world.