• The Journeys of Socrates

  • By: Dan Millman
  • Narrated by: Sam Tsoutsouvas
  • Length: 6 hrs and 34 mins
  • Abridged Audiobook
  • Release date: 04-15-05
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: HarperAudio
  • 4.5 out of 5 stars 4.7 (273 ratings)

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Publisher's Summary

In 19th century Tsarist Russia an orphaned child born of Jewish and Cossack blood grows up in a land of wealthy aristocrats, struggling peasants, and growing discontent. Sent to an elite military academy at the tender age of four, Sergei Ivanov (Socrates) comes of age training to protect a way of life he doesn't understand. When a sudden death forces Sergei to flee, he escapes into the wilderness. From the heights of love to the depths of despair, from the threat of a mortal enemy to the search for a child he has never met, Sergei Ivanov's odyssey unlocks hidden wisdom at the heart of life. He could never have imagined that from the moment of his birth he was destined to become the peaceful warrior who would change the lives of millions worldwide. The odyssey that unfolds is not about the revolutions of history, but about the revolution in one man's heart. A stirring story emerges as Sergei encounters mentors and masters who reveal secrets about the arts of war and, ultimately, the path to peace.
©2005 Dan Millman (P)2005 HarperCollins Publishers, Inc.
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"Millman's fluid storytelling makes this an easy read." (Publishers Weekly)
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5 out of 5 stars
By Levi on 03-29-17

Life Changing

I read "The Way of the Peaceful Warrior" prior to "The Rise of Socrates". These books radiate deep into my soul as if The Universe & God meant for me to hear their messages exactly at this moment in my life. They have woken up to life on mpre levels than I can begin to describe. The philosophies & inspirations drive every principle that I put into my company, my life's work, & my time I have here on this beautiful world. Thank you!

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5 out of 5 stars
By Marcus on 07-16-15

my life is bigger than one experience...

such a deep and awesome audio book....finding inner peace for me is being such a great jouney and so far am enjoying this journey and all this audio.

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4 out of 5 stars
By Andrew Hammond on 03-29-15

Fills in some blanks

Very enjoyable story, easy to listen to. No great spiritual insights as such, but fills in some of the blanks from the Peaceful Warrior book very nicely.

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5 out of 5 stars
By Anonymous User on 12-11-17

every year must read

I read/listen to this book every year. It reminds me to be a better man in the new year.

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5 out of 5 stars
By Anonymous User on 12-29-17

The beginning of the end

And now it all makes sense, if there is really any sense to be made.

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