[COMPLETE]The Great Events by Famous Historians, Volume 2 - icequeen

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Post by icequeen » April 12th, 2019, 8:43 pm

The Great Events by Famous Historians, Volume 2 edited by Charles F. Horne (1870 - 1942), Rossiter Johnson (1840-1931) and John Rudd (?-?).

This project is now complete! All audio files can be found on our catalog page: https://librivox.org/the-great-events-by-famous-historians-volume-2-by-charles-f-horne/

A comprehensive and readable account of the world's history, emphasizing the more important events, and presenting these as complete narratives in the master-words of the most eminent historians. This is volume 2 of 22, covering from 450 BC to 12 AD. - Summary by Title Page ( )
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    4. Where do I find the text? Source text (please only read from this text!): https://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/10114
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      BC Admin ===========================================
      This paragraph is temporary and will be replaced by the MC with the list of sections and reader (Magic Window) once this project is in the admin system.

      [list]
      [*] Project Code: g2Lcrk2s

      [*]Link to author on Wikipedia (if available): (Charles F. Horne) : http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Charles_Francis_Horne

      [*]Link to author on Wikipedia (if available): (Rossiter Johnson) : https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rossiter_Johnson

      [*]Link to author on Wikipedia (if available): (John Rudd) : n/a
      [*]Link to title on Wikipedia (if available):
      [*]Number of sections (files) this project will have: 38
      [*]Does the project have an introduction or preface [y/n]: Yes
      [*]Original publication date (if known): 1905
      [*]If you are a new volunteer, how would you like your name (or pseudonym) credited in the catalog? Do you have a URL you would like associated with your name?:
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    Genres for the project: *Non-fiction/History

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Post by silverquill » April 12th, 2019, 9:59 pm

Another massive volume, but I would like to put in a bid for Section 25.

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Post by realisticspeakers » April 13th, 2019, 12:39 am

HI i would like Section 0!

and section 19, please.
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Post by Kikisaulite » April 13th, 2019, 11:34 am

Sections 27 and 28 please!
K.:)
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Post by icequeen » April 13th, 2019, 3:04 pm

silverquill wrote:
April 12th, 2019, 9:59 pm
Another massive volume, but I would like to put in a bid for Section 25.

Section 25 is yours! Thanks Larry!
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Post by icequeen » April 13th, 2019, 3:05 pm

realisticspeakers wrote:
April 13th, 2019, 12:39 am
HI i would like Section 0!

and section 19, please.

Sections 0 and 19 are yours! Thank you!
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Post by icequeen » April 13th, 2019, 3:05 pm

Kikisaulite wrote:
April 13th, 2019, 11:34 am
Sections 27 and 28 please!
K.:)

Sections 27 and 28 are yours! Thanks Kristine!
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Post by elsieselwyn » April 15th, 2019, 8:24 am

Can I have sections 2-4?

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Post by icequeen » April 15th, 2019, 8:31 pm

elsieselwyn wrote:
April 15th, 2019, 8:24 am
Can I have sections 2-4?

Of course! Thank you!
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Post by icequeen » April 15th, 2019, 8:32 pm

Moving on to Readers Wanted!
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Post by realisticspeakers » April 16th, 2019, 6:26 am

"Kind reader,
if this our performance doth in aught fall short of promise, blame not our good intent, but our unperfect wit."

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Post by icequeen » April 16th, 2019, 9:07 am

realisticspeakers wrote:
April 16th, 2019, 6:26 am
I just love these introductions!

https://librivox.org/uploads/icequeen/greatevents2_00_horne_128kb.mp3

[32:26]

They are great, aren't they! Thank you!
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Post by realisticspeakers » April 18th, 2019, 11:07 pm

"Kind reader,
if this our performance doth in aught fall short of promise, blame not our good intent, but our unperfect wit."

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Post by icequeen » April 19th, 2019, 11:52 am

Ann

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Post by icequeen » April 23rd, 2019, 9:41 pm

Sections 00 and 19 are PL OK!
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