Recordings Timeline

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Jim converses with Miguel Cervantes, author of "Don Quixote"

Over the years, Jim Weiss listeners have wanted to know when the stories took place and how they relate to each other in time. Here is a timeline that depicts when and where the stories (both literature and history) occur. Please note that some collections appear more than once to reflect their varied content.  
Title
Eras and Settings of Stories
Tales from the Old Testament
Middle East
Story of the World, Vol. I The Ancients
5000 BC...400AD
Egyptian Treasures: Mummies & Myths
3000 BC (Egypt)
Tales from Cultures Far & Near
3000 BC (China)
Jewish Holiday Stories
2000 BC through 300 BC (Middle East)
Pharaohs and Queens of Ancient Egypt
1,500 BCE-1,200 BCE
The Cat of Bubastes (G. A. Henty)
1250 BC (Egypt)
Greek Myths
1000 BC (Greece)
She & He: Adventures in Mythology
1000 BC (Greece)
Courage and a Clear Mind: True Adventures of  Ancient Greeks
1000 BC (Greece)
Shakespeare for Children (A Midummer's Night Dream) 1000 BC (Greece)
Heroes in Mythology
1000 BC (Greece)
A Treasury of Wisdom (Solomon)
1000 BC (Israel)
Animal Tales (Aesop)
600 BC
Galileo & the Stargazers (Archimedes)
400 BC (Sicily)
A Treasury of Wisdom (Diogenes)
400 BC (Greece)
A Treasury of Wisdom (Alexander the Great)
300 BC (Greece)
The Young Carthaginian (G. A. Henty)
220 BC (Rome/Carthage)
Julius Caesar and the Story of Rome
44 BC (Rome)
A Treasury of Wisdom (The Good Samaritan)
1st Century AD
Beric the Briton
62 AD (Ancient Britain, Rome)
For The Temple (G.A. Henty)
70 AD (Jerusalem)
Story of the World, Vol. II The Middle Ages
400 AD....
Heroes in Mythology
500 AD (Norse)
Celtic Treasures
500 AD (Ireland)
Arabian Nights
Medieval Arabia, Persia
King Arthur & His Knights
Medieval Britain
Fairytale Favorites in Story & Song
Medieval / Renaissance Europe
Best Loved Stories in Song & Dance
Medieval / Renaissance Europe
Giants
Medieval / Renaissance Europe
Tell Me A Story
Medieval / Renaissance Europe
Tales from Cultures Far & Near
1000 (Egypt, Medieval Japan, Renaissance Spain, plus updated Native American [Lakota Sioux], Senegal)
Wulf the Saxon (G. A. Henty)
1066 (England)
Robin Hood
1100s (England)
In Freedom's Cause
1296-1314 (Scotland and England)
The Lion of St. Mark
1300's (Venice, Italy)
Men of Iron
1400-1450 (England)
Romeo and Juliet
Renaissance Italy
Shakespear for Children (Taming of the Shrew)
Renaissance Italy
Masters of the Renasissance
Renaissance Italy
A Treasury of Wisdom (Raphael, Michelangelo)
1515 (Italy)
Galileo & the Stargazers (Copernicus, Brahe, Kepler, Galileo)
Renaissance Europe
The Prince & the Pauper
1500s (England)
The Queen's Pirate
1500s (England, Spain, Caribbean)
Three Musketeers
1600s (Renaissance Italy)
Story of the World, Vol. III Early Modern Times
1600-1850
The Lion of the North
1618-1648 (The Thirty Years War-Europe)
Galileo & the Stargazers (Newton)
1700 (England)
Rip Van Winkle / Gulliver's Travels
Late 1700s (United States, England)
Thomas Jefferson's America
Late 1700's-1826 (United States)
George Washington
1732-1799 (United States)
Carry On, Mr. Bowditch
1770's-Early 1800's(USA - World Voyages)
A Tale of Two Cities
1790's (London and Paris - French Revolution)
In the Reign of Terror (G.A. Henty)
1793 (French Revolution)
The Jungle Book
1800s (India)
Gone West
1803-1869
G. A. Henty's Short Stories, Vol. 1
1800s (Frontier Ohio) Late 1800s (England)
A Christmas Carol & Other Favorites (Dick Spindler's Family Christmas)
Victorian England 1850 (California Gold Rush)
Treasure Island
1800s (England)
Tales from Cultures Far and Near
1800s (Native American, Senegal)
Electoral Apocalypses: Poison Pens and Pistols at Dawn: Jefferson, Hamilton, Burr, and the Election of 1800
1800  (USA)
American Tall Tales
1800s (United States)
Abraham Lincoln and the Heart of America
1809-1865 (Civil War)
Women in Blue or Gray
1850-1865 (Civil War)
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer
1840s (United States)
Story of the World, Vol. IV The Modern Age
1850-1994
Electoral Apocalypses: A House Divided: The Election of 1860 and the Coming of the Civil War
1860  (USA)
I Said I Could and I Did (Nellie Bly)
1864-1922 (USA)
I Said I Could and I Did (Charles Steinmetz)
1865-1923 (USA)
Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea
1867-1868
I Said I Could and I Did (Harry Truman)
1884-1972 (USA)
The Hound of the Baskervilles
1889 (England)
A Treasury of Wisdom
1890 (Japan)
I Said I Could and I Did (Yip Harburg)
1896-1981 (USA)
I Said I Could and I Did (Ira Gershwin)
1896-1983 (USA)
Spooky Classics
1800s (United States) 1900s (England, India)
A Christmas Carol and Other Favorites (The Gift of the Magi)
1900s (New York City)
Sherlock Holmes for Children
1900 (England)
Mystery! Mystery! for Children
1900 (England, France)
A Treasury of Wisdom (Beatrix Potter)
1900 (England)
I Said I Could and I Did (Langston Hughes)
1902-1967 (USA)
I Said I Could and I Did (Grace Hopper)
1906-1992 (USA)
Pharaohs and Queens (King Tut's Tomb)
1920's
Come on Seabiscuit!
1930's (Great Depression)
A Treasury of Wisdom (Satchel Paige)
1930's (USA)
Electoral Apocalypses: The Election of 1968
1968  (USA)
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Timeless Collections for Pre-School-Early Elementary School

First Stories to Last a Lifetime
Contemporary
Goodnight
Contemporary
Sweet Dreams
Contemporary
Famously Funny
Contemporary
Animal Tales
Contemporary
Just So Stories
Contemporary
Uncle Wiggly
Contemporary
Good Luck Duck
Contemporary

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