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Fifty Famous Stories Retold by James Baldwin

Diogenes by John William Waterhouse

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King Alfred (The Great)

Concerning These Stories

King Alfred and the Cakes

King Alfred and the Beggar

King Canute on the Seashore

The Sons of William the Conqueror

The White Ship

King John and the Abbott

Robin Hood and Little John by Louis Rhead, 1912

A Story of Robin Hood

Bruce and the Spider

The Black Douglas

Three Men of Gotham

Other Wise Men of Gotham

The Miller of the Dee

Sir Philip Sidney

Ungrateful Soldier

Sir Humphrey Gilbert

Sir Walter Raleigh

Sir Walter Raleigh

Pocahontas

Pocahontas Marriage of Pocahontas

George Washington and His Hatchet

Grace Darling

The Story of William Tell

Arnold Winkelried

The Bell of Atri

Napoleon Bonaparte Crossing the Alps by Delaroche

How Napoleon Crossed the Alps

The Story of Cincinnatus

The Story of Regulus

Cornelia’s Jewels

Androclus and the Lion

Horatius at the Bridge

Divico und Caesar

Julius Caesar

The Sword of Damocles

Damon and Pythias

A Laconic Answer

The Ungrateful Guest

The Taming of Bucephalus

Alexander and Bucephalus

Diogenes the Wise Man

The Brave Three Hundred

Socrates and His House

The King and His Hawk

Doctor Goldsmith

The Kingdoms

The Barmecide Feast

The Endless Tale

The Blind Men and the Elephant

Maximilian and the Goose Boy

The Inchcape Rock

Richard Wittington and his Cat

Whittington and His Cat

Casabianca

Antonio Canova

Picciola

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Discoverers and Explorers by Edward R. Shaw

Christopher Columbus First landing on the shores of the new

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Santa Maria, maquette of Christopher Columbus' ship at the Mercatormuseum in Sint-Niklaas, Belgium, photo by Donderwolk, licensed under GNU Free Documentation license

00 – Preface

01 – Beliefs as to the World Four Hundred Years Ago

02 – Marco Polo

03 – Columbus

04 – Vasco Da Gama

Sébastien Cabot

Sébastien Cabot

05 – John and Sebastian Cabot’s Voyages

06 – Amerigo Vespucci

07 – Ponce De Leon

08 – Balboa

09 – Magellan

Arrival of Cortes in Veracruz and the reception by Moctezuma's Ambassadors

Arrival of Cortes in Veracruz and the reception by Moctezuma's Ambassadors

10 – Hernando Cortes

11 – Francisco Pizarro

12 – Ferdinand De Soto

Origin of the Amazon River at Nevado Mismi, marked only by a wooden cross.

Origin of the Amazon River at Nevado Mismi, marked only by a wooden cross.

13 – The Great River Amazon and El Dorado

14 – Verrazzano (often spelled Verrazano)

15 – The Famous Voyage of Sir Francis Drake

16 – Henry Hudson

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Christopher Columbus

Columbus Puerto de Palos by Evaristo Dominguez

Click here to see a selection of downloadable resources from CurrClick for studying Christopher Columbus. This link will take you away from My Audio School.

Here are several resources about Christopher Columbus,   in honor of Columbus Day, 2009.

Columbus from the book Discoverers and Explorers by Edward R. Shaw

You Are There! Columbus Discovers America

Christopher Columbus radio drama on Cavalcade of America.   Orson Welles is the star of this Old Time Radio show titled Admiral Of The Ocean Sea with Orson Welles.

Columbus: a poem by Joaquin Miller

Christopher Columbus from M.B. Synge’s book   The Discovery of New Worlds

Christopher Columbus from the book American History Stories by Mara Pratt

Christopher Columbus is shown landing in the West Indies, on an island that the natives called Guanahani and he named San Salvador, on October 12, 1492. He raises the royal banner, claiming the land for his Spanish patrons, and stands bareheaded, with his hat at his feet, in honor of the sacredness of the event. The captains of the Niña and Pinta follow, carrying the banner of Ferdinand and Isabella. The crew displays a range of emotions, some searching for gold in the sand. Natives watch from behind a tree. John Vanderlyn (1775-1852) had studied with Gilbert Stuart and was the first American painter to be trained in Paris, where he worked on this canvas for ten years with the help of assistants.

Christopher Columbus is shown landing in the West Indies, on an island that the natives called Guanahani and he named San Salvador, on October 12, 1492. He raises the royal banner, claiming the land for his Spanish patrons, and stands bareheaded, with his hat at his feet, in honor of the sacredness of the event. The captains of the Nina and Pinta follow, carrying the banner of Ferdinand and Isabella. The crew displays a range of emotions, some searching for gold in the sand. Natives watch from behind a tree. John Vanderlyn (1775-1852) had studied with Gilbert Stuart and was the first American painter to be trained in Paris, where he worked on this canvas for ten years with the help of assistants.

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