Great Men and Famous Women. Vol. 5 A series of pen and pencil sketches of the lives of more than 200 of the most prominent personages in History
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Great Men and Famous Women. Vol. 5 A series of pen and pencil sketches of the lives of more than 200 of the most prominent personages in History

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Table of Contents
  • GREAT MEN AND FAMOUS WOMEN
  • CONTENTS OF VOLUME V.
  • LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS
  • WORKMEN AND HEROES
    • HERCULES By Charlotte M. Yonge
    • THESEUS
    • ULYSSES[1] By Charles F. Horne
    • ÆNEAS By Charlotte M. Yonge
    • XENOPHON[2] By Professor J. Pentland Mahaffy (445-354 b.c.)
    • THE GRACCHI Extracts from "Cæsar, a Sketch," by James Anthony Froude, LL.D. (164-133, 153-121 b.c.)
    • ZENOBIA, QUEEN OF PALMYRA By Anna Jameson (REIGNED 267-273 a.d.)
    • SIEGFRIED[3] By Karl Blind (ABOUT 450)
    • KING ARTHUR By Rev. S. Baring-Gould (ABOUT 520)
    • ROLAND (740-778)
    • ROLLO THE GANGER[4] By Hjalmar Hjorth Boyesen (860-932)
    • LEIF ERICSON[5] By Hjalmar Hjorth Boyesen (About 1000)
    • HAROLD, KING OF ENGLAND (1022-1066)
    • THE CID By Henry G. Hewlett (1026-1099)
    • ST. BERNARD By Henry G. Hewlett (1091-1153)
    • FREDERICK BARBAROSSA By Lady Lamb (1121-1190)
    • RICHARD CŒUR DE LION (1157-1199)
    • ST. FRANCIS OF ASSISI[6] By George Parsons Lathrop, LL.D. (1182-1226)
    • ST. LOUIS By Henry G. Hewlett (1215-1270)
    • MARCO POLO[7] By Noah Brooks (1256-1324)
    • SIR WILLIAM WALLACE (1270-1305)
    • ROBERT BRUCE By Sir J. Bernard Burke, LL.D. (1274-1329)
    • ARNOLD VON WINKELRIED (DIED, 1386)
    • JOAN OF ARC[8] By Ella Wheeler Wilcox (1412-1431)
    • HANS GUTENBERG By Alphonse de Lamartine (1400-1468)
    • WILLIAM CAXTON (1412-1491)
    • CHRISTOPHER COLUMBUS[9] By A. R. Spofford, LL.D. (1436-1506)
    • VASCO DA GAMA[10] By Judge Albion W. Tourgée (1460-1525)
    • THE CHEVALIER BAYARD By Herbert Greenhough Smith (1476-1524)
    • GUSTAVUS VASA[11] By Charles F. Horne (1496-1560)
    • MARY, QUEEN OF SCOTS By Samuel L. Knapp (1542-1587)
    • CAPTAIN JOHN SMITH[12] By Marion Harland (1579-1631)
    • WILLIAM HARVEY (1578-1657)
    • PRINCE CHARLES STUART[13] By Andrew Lang, LL.D. (1720-1788)
    • CAPTAIN JAMES COOK[14] By Oliver Optic (1728-1779)
    • JOHN HOWARD[15] By Harriet G. Walker (1726-1790)
    • ETHAN ALLEN[16] By Gertrude Van Rensselaer Wickham (1738-1789)
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