Ancient States and Empires For Colleges and Schools
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Ancient States and Empires For Colleges and Schools
By John Lord
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  • Contents
  • PREFACE.
  • BOOK I.
  • ANCIENT ORIENTAL NATIONS.
    • CHAPTER I.
    • THE ANTEDILUVIAN WORLD.
    • CHAPTER II.
    • POSTDILUVIAN HISTORY TO THE CALL OF ABRAHAM.—THE PATRIARCHAL CONSTITUTION, AND THE DIVISION OF NATIONS.
    • CHAPTER III.
    • THE HEBREW RACE FROM ABRAHAM TO THE SALE OF JOSEPH.
    • CHAPTER IV.
    • EGYPT AND THE PHARAOHS.
    • CHAPTER V.
    • THE JEWS UNTIL THE CONQUEST OF CANAAN.
    • CHAPTER VI.
    • THE CONQUEST OF CANAAN TO THE ESTABLISHMENT OF THE KINGDOM OF DAVID.
    • CHAPTER VII.
    • THE JEWISH MONARCHY.
    • CHAPTER VIII.
    • THE OLD CHALDEAN AND ASSYRIAN MONARCHIES.
    • CHAPTER IX.
    • THE EMPIRE OF THE MEDES AND PERSIANS.
    • CHAPTER X.
    • ASIA MINOR AND PHŒNICIA.
    • CHAPTER XI.
    • JEWISH HISTORY FROM THE BABYLONIAN CAPTIVITY TO THE BIRTH OF CHRIST.—THE HIGH PRIESTS AND THE ASMONEAN AND IDUMEAN KINGS.
    • CHAPTER XII.
    • THE ROMAN GOVERNORS.
  • BOOK II.
  • THE GRECIAN STATES.
    • CHAPTER XIII.
    • THE GEOGRAPHY OF ANCIENT GREECE AND ITS EARLY INHABITANTS.
    • CHAPTER XIV.
    • THE LEGENDS OF ANCIENT GREECE.
    • CHAPTER XV.
    • THE GRECIAN STATES AND COLONIES TO THE PERSIAN WARS.
    • CHAPTER XVI.
    • GRECIAN CIVILIZATION BEFORE THE PERSIAN WARS.
    • CHAPTER XVII.
    • THE PERSIAN WAR.
    • CHAPTER XVIII.
    • THE AGE OF PERICLES.
    • CHAPTER XIX.
    • THE PELOPONNESIAN WAR.
    • CHAPTER XX.
    • MARCH OF CYRUS AND RETREAT OF THE TEN THOUSAND GREEKS.
    • CHAPTER XXI.
    • THE LACEDÆMONIAN EMPIRE.
    • CHAPTER XXII.
    • THE REPUBLIC OF THEBES.
    • CHAPTER XXIII.
    • DIONYSIUS AND SICILY.
    • CHAPTER XXIV.
    • PHILIP OF MACEDON.
    • CHAPTER XXV.
    • ALEXANDER THE GREAT.
  • BOOK III.
  • THE ROMAN EMPIRE.
    • CHAPTER XXVI.
    • ROME IN ITS INFANCY, UNDER KINGS.
    • CHAPTER XXVII.
    • THE ROMAN REPUBLIC TILL THE INVASION OF THE GAULS.
    • CHAPTER XXVIII.
    • THE CONQUEST OF ITALY.
    • CHAPTER XXIX.
    • THE FIRST PUNIC WAR.
    • CHAPTER XXX.
    • THE SECOND PUNIC OR HANNIBALIC WAR.
    • CHAPTER XXXI.
    • THE MACEDONIAN AND ASIATIC WARS.
    • CHAPTER XXXII.
    • THE THIRD PUNIC WAR.
    • CHAPTER XXXIII.
    • ROMAN CONQUESTS FROM THE FALL OF CARTHAGE TO THE TIMES OF THE GRACCHI.
    • CHAPTER XXXIV.
    • ROMAN CIVILIZATION AT THE CLOSE OF THE THIRD PUNIC WAR, AND THE FALL OF GREECE.
    • CHAPTER XXXV.
    • THE REFORM MOVEMENT OF THE GRACCHI.
    • CHAPTER XXXVI.
    • THE WARS WITH JUGURTHA AND THE CIMBRI.—MARIUS.
    • CHAPTER XXXVII.
    • THE REVOLT OF ITALY, AND THE SOCIAL WAR.—MARIUS AND SULLA.
    • CHAPTER XXXVIII.
    • THE MITHRIDATIC AND CIVIL WARS.—MARIUS AND SULLA.
    • CHAPTER XXXIX.
    • ROME FROM THE DEATH OF SULLA TO THE GREAT CIVIL WARS OF CÆSAR AND POMPEY.—CICERO, POMPEY, AND CÆSAR.
    • CHAPTER XL.
    • THE CIVIL WARS BETWEEN CÆSAR AND POMPEY.
    • CHAPTER XLI.
    • THE CIVIL WARS FOLLOWING THE DEATH OF CÆSAR.—ANTONIUS.—AUGUSTUS.
    • CHAPTER XLII.
    • THE ROMAN EMPIRE ON THE ACCESSION OF AUGUSTUS.
    • CHAPTER XLIII.
    • THE SIX CÆSARS OF THE JULIAN LINE.
    • CHAPTER XLIV.
    • THE CLIMAX OF THE ROMAN EMPIRE.
    • CHAPTER XLV.
    • THE DECLINE OF THE EMPIRE.
    • CHAPTER XLVI.
    • THE FALL OF THE EMPIRE.
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