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Category: folktale

The Epic of Gilgamesh, trans. by John Harris

Source: Epic of Gilgamesh podcast (iTunes, Podbay) Length: About 4.5 hoursReader: John Harris The book: The Epic of Gilgamesh is

“Childe Roland to the Dark Tower Came” by Robert Browning

Source: LibriVox (mp3)Length: 13 minutesReader: Algy Pug The poem: In The White Company, Conan Doyle mentions the great knight Roland as the

Beowulf trans. by Francis B. Gummere

Source: Lit2Go (iTunes U)Length: Approx. 2.5 hoursReader: Rick Kistner The book: Beowulf has within it exciting battles, tales of classic

“St. George and the Dragon” by Jacobus de Voragine

Source: Storynory (mp3)Length: 7 minutesReader: Natasha The story: Saint George’s feast day is April 23rd. When I think of the

“The Travelling Musicians” by the Brothers Grimm

Source: LibriVox (mp3)Length: 9 minutesReader:  Jedopi The story: One of my favorite stories from the Brothers Grimm, I recently read