Mythos, Stephen Fry
  • List: $25.95  |  Sale: $18.16
    Club: $12.97
    • Facebook Share
    • Twitter Share
    • Pinterest Share

Details

Mythos

Author: Stephen Fry

Narrator: Unknown

Unabridged: 15 hr 26 min

Format: Digital Audiobook

Publisher: Hachette Audio

Published: 08/27/2019

Genre: History - Ancient - Greece

Synopsis

Here are the thrills, grandeur, and unabashed fun of the Greek myths, stylishly retold by Stephen Fry. The legendary writer, actor, and comedian breathes life into ancient tales, from Pandora's box to Prometheus's fire, and transforms the adventures of Zeus and the Olympians into emotionally resonant and deeply funny stories, without losing any of their original wonder. Learned notes from the author offer rich cultural context. This volume is a doorway into a captivating world.

Recommended

Sailing the Wine Dark Sea Why the Greeks Matter, Thomas Cahill
Sailing the Wine Dark Sea
by Thomas Cahill

In Sailing the Wine-Dark Sea, his fourth volume to explore “the hinges of history,” Thomas Cahill escorts the reader on another entertaining—and historically unassailable—journey through the landmarks of art and bloodshe...

Narrator: John Lee
Published: 07/07/2003

The Lost Empire of Atlantis History's Greatest Mystery Revealed, Gavin Menzies
The Lost Empire of Atlantis
by Gavin Menzies

“Tremendous. This guy has done history like you would not believe.”—Glenn BeckThe secrets of history’s most enduring mystery are finally revealed in The Lost Empire of Atlantis. Through impeccable research and intelligent spe...

Narrator: Gildart Jackson
Published: 10/25/2011

Plato's Greater Hippias, Plato
Plato's Greater Hippias
by Plato

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 Hi...

Narrator: Ray Childs
Published: 09/05/2016

The Grand Strategy of Classical Sparta The Persian Challenge, Paul A. Rahe
The Grand Strategy of Classical Sparta
by Paul A. Rahe

More than 2,500 years ago, a confederation of small Greek city-states defeated the invading armies of Persia, the most powerful empire in the world. In this meticulously researched study, historian Paul Rahe argues that Sparta was responsible for th...

Narrator: Bronson Pinchot
Published: 11/24/2015

Thucydides The Reinvention of History, Donald Kagan
Thucydides
by Donald Kagan

Donald Kagan-Yale's Sterling Professor of Classics and History-delivers a compelling new look at revisionism in Thucydides' classic History of the Peloponnesian War. To determine how accurate and dispassionate the Athenian general really was, Kagan ...

Narrator: Paul Hecht
Published: 03/11/2010

Sailing the Wine-Dark Sea Why the Greeks Matter, Thomas Cahill
Sailing the Wine-Dark Sea
by Thomas Cahill

In the fourth volume of the acclaimed Hinges of History series, Thomas Cahill brings his characteristic wit and style to a fascinating tour of ancient Greece. The Greeks invented everything from Western warfare to mystical prayer, from logic to stat...

Narrator: Olympia Dukakis
Published: 10/28/2003

The Greeks, Diane Harris Cline
The Greeks
by Diane Harris Cline

This compelling reference presents the history ancient Greecethe culture that brought us democracy, the Olympics, Socrates, and Alexander the Greatthrough gripping stories: the rise and fall of the phenomenal empire, the powerful legacy left by anci...

Narrator: Pam Ward
Published: 04/05/2016

The Final Days of Socrates, Plato
The Final Days of Socrates
by Plato

The trial and condemnation of Socrates (469-399 B.C.) is one of the most tragic episodes in the history of Athens' decline. Plato, Socrates' most devoted disciple, has preserved for us the essence of the teaching and logical system of question-and-a...

Narrator: Donal Donnelly
Published: 01/01/1989

The King of Infinite Space Euclid and His Elements, David Berlinski
The King of Infinite Space
by David Berlinski

Geometry defines the world around us, helping us make sense of everything from architecture to military science to fashion. And for over two thousand years, geometry has been equated with Euclid's Elements, arguably the most influential book in the ...

Narrator: Arthur Morey
Published: 04/15/2013
{"id":"3325381","ean":"9781452184715","abr":"Unabridged","title":"Mythos","subtitle":"","author":"Stephen Fry","rating_average":"3.67","narrator":"Unknown","ubr_id":"3325381","abr_id":"0","ubr_price":"25.95","abr_price":"0.00","ubr_memprice":"16.87","abr_memprice":"0.00","ubr_narrator":"Unknown","abr_narrator":"","ubr_length":"Unabridged: 15 hr 30 min","abr_length":"Abridged: "}