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Abdelhadi Mortada

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  • Herodotus: The Father of History

  • By: Elizabeth Vandiver, The Great Courses
  • Narrated by: Elizabeth Vandiver
  • Length: 12 hrs and 17 mins
  • Original Recording
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Witness the "works and wonders" of the ancient world through the eyes of its first great historian in this sparkling series of 24 lectures from a much-honored teacher and classical scholar.Herodotus (c. 484-420 B.C.E.) was a Greek who was born in what is now the modern Turkish resort town of Bodrum and who died, so tradition says, in the south of Italy. In between, his tirelessly inquiring mind took him from one corner of the known world to another.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • If you love Herodotus, listen to this!

  • By Michael on 08-10-16

Great orator

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Reviewed: 26-12-18

Great lecture, great orator, very fine peace of work. The background lecture was very useful.

  • An Enquiry Concerning Human Understanding

  • By: David Hume
  • Narrated by: Gildart Jackson
  • Length: 6 hrs and 6 mins
  • Unabridged
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Published in 1748, An Enquiry Concerning Human Understanding is Scottish empiricist philosopher David Hume's distillation of his mature philosophy. Addressing themes including the limits of human understanding, the compatibility of free will with determinism, weaknesses in the foundations of religion, and the appeal of skepticism, An Enquiry Concerning Human Understanding is Hume's attempt to revise and clarify the ideas of his earlier A Treatise of Human Nature.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • An Enquiry Concerning Human Understanding

  • By Peter on 14-04-13

Great work of philosophy.

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Reviewed: 26-12-18

Hume is a master of expression. Very easy to read and understand. Philosophical ideas apprended by the simplicity in explanation. Definitions are laid unconcusively. Great work and well narrated.

  • Out of Africa & Shadows on the Grass

  • By: Isak Dineson
  • Narrated by: Susan Lyons
  • Length: 16 hrs and 35 mins
  • Unabridged
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In this audiobook, the author of Seven Gothic Tales gives a true account of her life on her plantation in Kenya. She tells with classic simplicity of the ways of the country and the natives; of the beauty of the Ngong Hills and coffee trees in blossom; of her guests, from the Prince of Wales to Knudsen, the old charcoal burner, who visited her; of primitive festivals; of big game that were her near neighbors - lions, rhinos, elephants, zebras, buffaloes; and of Lulu, the little gazelle who came to live with her, unbelievably ladylike and beautiful.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Perfect for Africa!

  • By Caroline Lawrence on 18-01-17

Great narration, and the text then revield itself.

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Reviewed: 01-08-18

A great book. It was written with fine observation of the mileu the author in which she in among was quite fulfilled with the indignation of culturalism.