M. Jennie Frost | Across 5000 Years - Stories from Ancient Greece and Modern Literature

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Across 5000 Years - Stories from Ancient Greece and Modern Literature

by M. Jennie Frost

M. Jennie Frost is a renown storyteller, and has published prize-winning short stories and poetry, and one book, The Courtship of Hippodameia. In this 3-volume set, she tells traditional tales from Greece and Rome, and some of her original stories too.
Genre: Spoken Word: Storytelling
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  Song Share Time Download
1. Introduction
3:00 $0.99
2. The Wedding of Peleus and Thetis
8:13 $0.99
3. Thetis and Achilles
4:55 $0.99
4. The Judgement of Paris
6:59 $0.99
5. The Spartan Twins
3:52 $0.99
6. The Marriages of Klytemnestra and Helen
12:48 $0.99
7. The Theft of Helen and the Muster of Aulis
4:26 $0.99
8. Klytemnestra's Story
12:19 $0.99
9. The Story of Arachne
10:36 $0.99
10. M. Jennie Frost: # F 23: Child's Cup
2:39 $0.99
11. M. Jennie Frost: Ariadne
1:05 $0.99
12. About Herodotos
6:15 $0.99
13. The Story of Nephele (Herodotos Ii.121)
22:54 $0.99
14. Kypselos, Tyrant of Corinth (Herodotos V.92)
14:25 $0.99
15. Arion and the Dolphin (Herodotosi.23 - 24) 430 B.C.
11:07 $0.99
16. Androcles and the Lion (Apion, In Aulus Gellius Noctes Atticae V.14 A.D. 150)
18:02 $0.99
17. Edgar Allan Poe: The Cask of Amontillado
22:14 $0.99
18. Saki: The Reticence of Lady Anne
10:42 $0.99
19. Stephen Leacock: Caroline's Christmas
22:30 $0.99
20. M. Jennie Frost: The 24th
1:53 $0.99
21. Ogden Nash: Adventures of Isabel
2:18 $0.99
22. Wallace Irwin: Science for the Young
1:59 $0.99
23. F. Gwynne Evans: Little Thomas
2:28 $0.99
24. Edward Lear: Two Old Bachelors
3:45 $0.99
25. Edward Lear: The Nutcracker and the Sugar-Tongs
3:37 $0.99
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Album Notes
M. Jennie Frost’s family (both sides) came to Edmonton in 1906. She discovered archaeology at age 11, studied classics at University, and taught Latin in school, university, and adult extension classes for 20 years. When she began storytelling in 1996, she leapt at the chance to interest a wider audience in the stories of ancient Greece and Rome. Storytelling also allows her to share the folk and fairy tales she’s loved since she first started reading, as well as poetry and stories from literature. Performing for adults at Fort Edmonton’s Halloween Spooktacular gave her a taste for horror stories, and meeting the epic tellers of Taylor Lake, Ontario and Vancouver, British Columbia further broadened her storytelling horizons. She has published prize-winning short stories and poetry, and one book, The Courtship of Hippodameia (Mellen, N.Y., 2005.) Jennie Frost has been president of both TALES Edmonton and Storytellers of Canada /Conteurs du Canada.

Learn More About M. Jennie Frost: http://www.bookweek.ca/authors/m-jennie-frost

“I owe a deep debt of gratitude to classicist and storyteller Jane Cahill, whose book Her Kind: Stories of Women from Greek Mythology ( Broadview Press, 1995) encouraged me to look at the human characters in myth as real people acting within a society and religion very different from ours. When I start a new story, I go first to Apollodorus, The Library of Greek Mythology, Trans and Notes by Robin Hard (Oxford World Classics, 1997.)

All the stories from Greece and Rome are traditional. Child’s Cup, Ariadne, and The 24th are my own homes and are copyrighted. If you wish to use my particular versions of any of the Greek stories, please contact me first. To the best of my knowledge, all the rest of disc three material is public domain.



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