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Weird Middle Ages, The: A Collection of Mysterious Stories, Odd Customs, and Strange Superstitions from Medieval Times, Charles River Editors

Weird Middle Ages, The: A Collect...

by Charles River Editors

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In the time period between the fall of Rome and the spread of the Renaissance across the European continent, many of today’s European n...

Unabridged: 1 hr 43 min
Narrator: Kelly McGee
Published: 04/13/2020
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The Complete Idiot's Guide to the Middle Ages Explore the Turbulent Times and Events of This Extraordinary Era, Timothy C. Hall M.A.

The Complete Idiot's Guide to the...

by Timothy C. Hall M.A.

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Shed some light on one of history's darkest periods.The Complete Idiot's Guide to the Middle Ages gives listeners the beginning, middle, and ...

Unabridged: 10 hr 35 min
Narrator: Tom Alexander
Published: 03/17/2020
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Battle of Kosovo, The: The History and Legacy of the Battle Between the Serbs and Ottomans that Forged Serbia's National Identity, Charles River Editors

Battle of Kosovo, The: The Histor...

by Charles River Editors

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Given how tightly the Serbs have historically been clinging to the Battle of Kosovo, which was fought on June 28, 1389 on the Kosovo plain i...

Unabridged: 2 hr 5 min
Narrator: Daniel Houle
Published: 11/29/2019
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Livonian Brothers of the Sword, The: The History of the Medieval Catholic Military Order that Fought Pagans in Eastern Europe, Charles River Editors

Livonian Brothers of the Sword, T...

by Charles River Editors

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Although many have heard of the Crusades and some of the more famous orders like the Templars, few know about the Livonian Crusade or the Li...

Unabridged: 1 hr 43 min
Narrator: Mark Norman
Published: 08/13/2019
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Werewolves: The Legends and Folk Tales about Humans Shapeshifting into Wolves, Charles River Editors

Werewolves: The Legends and Folk ...

by Charles River Editors

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Werewolves have long been a staple of popular culture. In the 19th century and 20th century, there were countless books, plays, and films a...

Unabridged: 1 hr 12 min
Narrator: Bill Hare
Published: 08/24/2019
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Cumans and Magyars, The: The History and Legacy of the Steppe Nomads Who Raided Europe Throughout the Late Middle Ages, Charles River Editors

Cumans and Magyars, The: The Hist...

by Charles River Editors

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Before the Mongols rode across the steppes of Asia and Eastern Europe, the Cumans were a major military and cultural force that monarchs fro...

Unabridged: 2 hr 23 min
Narrator: Colin Fluxman
Published: 04/08/2020
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Speech at Clermont, Pope Urban II

Speech at Clermont

by Pope Urban II

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In 1095, Pope Urban II delivered a powerful call-to-arms to begin the First Crusade. Robert the Monk, likely an eyewitness, recorded this spe...

Unabridged: 11 min
Narrator: John Potter
Published: 05/06/2018
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Against the Infidels, Pope Urban II

Against the Infidels

by Pope Urban II

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"Against the Infidels” is Fulcher of Chartres eyewitness account of Pope Urban II’s call-to-arms in 1095. This speech launched th...

Unabridged: 12 min
Narrator: John Potter
Published: 05/06/2018
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On the Opening of the First Crusade, Ekkehard of Aurach

On the Opening of the First Crusa...

by Ekkehard of Aurach

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The notable German historian and monk Ekkehard of Aurach was also a crusader. He wrote a comprehensive world history text, but upon returning...

Unabridged: 11 min
Narrator: John Potter
Published: 05/06/2018
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The Life of Charlemagne, Einhard

The Life of Charlemagne

by Einhard

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Einhard served Charlemagne, king and Holy Roman Emperor, for 23 years. From that experience, combined with his in-depth research, Einhard pen...

Unabridged: 1 hr 34 min
Narrator: John Potter
Published: 05/30/2018
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Byzantine Army, The: The History and Legacy of the Byzantine Empire’s Military during the Middle Ages, Charles River Editors

Byzantine Army, The: The History ...

by Charles River Editors

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It would be hard if not outright impossible to overstate the impact Roman Emperor Constantine I had on the history of Christianity, Ancient R...

Unabridged: 3 hr 13 min
Narrator: Colin Fluxman
Published: 03/11/2019
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Republic of Genoa, The: The History of the Italian City that Became Influential across the Mediterranean during the Middle Ages, Charles River Editors

Republic of Genoa, The: The Histo...

by Charles River Editors

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“Legislators, therefore, ought not to trust the future government of a state entirely to chance, but ought to provide a system of laws ...

Unabridged: 1 hr 24 min
Narrator: Colin Fluxman
Published: 05/17/2019
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Knights Hospitaller, The: The History and Legacy of the Medieval Catholic Military Order, Charles River Editors

Knights Hospitaller, The: The His...

by Charles River Editors

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For centuries, Christians and Muslims were embroiled in one of the most infamous territorial disputes of all time, viciously and relentlessl...

Unabridged: 1 hr 43 min
Narrator: Dan Gallagher
Published: 04/22/2019
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Maimonides and St. Thomas Aquinas: The Lives and Works of the Middle Ages’ Most Influential Religious Philosophers, Charles River Editors

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by Charles River Editors

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Moses Ben Maimon, frequently called Maimonides, was a medieval philosopher who revolutionized thinking about ethics, reason, and the Jewish ...

Unabridged: 2 hr 10 min
Narrator: Colin Fluxman
Published: 05/18/2019
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Jan Hus: The Life and Legacy of the Christian Theologian Executed for Heresy Before the Reformation, Charles River Editors

Jan Hus: The Life and Legacy of t...

by Charles River Editors

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“Therefore, faithful Christian, seek the truth, listen to the truth, learn the truth, love the truth, tell the truth, learn the truth, ...

Unabridged: 1 hr 30 min
Narrator: Colin Fluxman
Published: 05/25/2019
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Basilica of the Sacred Heart of Paris, The: The History and Legacy of the Sacre-Cœur, Charles River Editors

Basilica of the Sacred Heart of P...

by Charles River Editors

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“Glorious servant of God, St. Denis, with intense love did you devote yourself to Christ after learning to know Him through the apostl...

Unabridged: 1 hr 50 min
Narrator: Colin Fluxman
Published: 06/27/2019
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Battle of Manzikert, The: The History and Legacy of the Seljuk Turks' Decisive Victory over the Byzantine Empire, Charles River Editors

Battle of Manzikert, The: The His...

by Charles River Editors

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When another invading Muslim army took control of what is now Syria, Israel, and Northern Africa, the dismembered Byzantine Empire lost signi...

Unabridged: 1 hr 42 min
Narrator: Bill Hare
Published: 11/19/2019
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Battle of Grunwald, The: The History and Legacy of the the Polish-Lithuanian-Teutonic War's Decisive Battle, Charles River Editors

Battle of Grunwald, The: The Hist...

by Charles River Editors

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While the military orders are now often tied to religion or conspiracy theories, they did once wield great power and influence in Europe, an...

Unabridged: 1 hr 40 min
Narrator: Gregory T. Luzitan...
Published: 09/14/2019
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Teutonic Knights and Livonian Brothers of the Sword, The: The History and Legacy of the Holy Roman Empire’s Famous Military Orders, Charles River Editors

Teutonic Knights and Livonian Bro...

by Charles River Editors

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Like other secretive groups, the mystery surrounding the Teutonic Knights has helped their legacy endure. While some conspiracy theorists att...

Unabridged: 2 hr 17 min
Narrator: Mark Norman
Published: 11/20/2019
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Magyars, The: The History and Legacy of the Medieval Tribe that Established the Kingdom of Hungary, Charles River Editors

Magyars, The: The History and Leg...

by Charles River Editors

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Of all the steppe peoples in the medieval period, perhaps none were more important to European history than the Magyars. Like the Huns and A...

Unabridged: 1 hr 14 min
Narrator: Colin Fluxman
Published: 03/29/2020
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Cumans, The: The History of the Medieval Turkic Nomads Who Fought the Mongols and Rus' in Eastern Europe, Charles River Editors

Cumans, The: The History of the M...

by Charles River Editors

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“Let us begin this narration, brethren,from the old times of Vladimir to this present time of Igor,who strengthened his mind with coura...

Unabridged: 1 hr 15 min
Narrator: Colin Fluxman
Published: 03/22/2020