The Best of the World's Classics, Restricted to prose. Volume II (of X) - Rome
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The Best of the World's Classics, Restricted to prose. Volume II (of X) - Rome

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Table of Contents
  • THE BEST
    • of the
  • World's Classics
    • RESTRICTED TO PROSE
    • HENRY CABOT LODGE
      • Editor-in-Chief
    • Editor-in-Chief
    • FRANCIS W. HALSEY
      • Associate Editor
      • With an Introduction, Biographical and Explanatory Notes, etc.
      • IN TEN VOLUMES
      • Vol. II
    • Associate Editor
    • With an Introduction, Biographical and Explanatory Notes, etc.
    • IN TEN VOLUMES
    • Vol. II
  • ROME
    • FUNK & WAGNALLS COMPANY
      • NEW YORK AND LONDON
        • FUNK & WAGNALLS COMPANY
      • FUNK & WAGNALLS COMPANY
    • NEW YORK AND LONDON
      • FUNK & WAGNALLS COMPANY
    • FUNK & WAGNALLS COMPANY
    • The Best of the World's Classics
      • VOL. II
    • VOL. II
    • ROME
      • 234 b.c.—180 a.d.
    • 234 b.c.—180 a.d.
    • CONTENTS
    • Vol. II—Rome
    • ROME
      • 234 b.c.—180 a.d.
    • 234 b.c.—180 a.d.
    • CATO, THE CENSOR
      • OF WORK ON A ROMAN FARM[2]
      • FOOTNOTES:
    • OF WORK ON A ROMAN FARM[2]
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • CICERO
    • I
      • THE BLESSINGS OF OLD AGE[4]
    • THE BLESSINGS OF OLD AGE[4]
    • II
      • ON THE DEATH OF HIS DAUGHTER TULLIA[22]
    • ON THE DEATH OF HIS DAUGHTER TULLIA[22]
    • III
      • OF BRAVE AND ELEVATED SPIRITS[23]
    • OF BRAVE AND ELEVATED SPIRITS[23]
    • IV
      • OF SCIPIO'S DEATH AND OF FRIENDSHIP[28]
      • FOOTNOTES:
    • OF SCIPIO'S DEATH AND OF FRIENDSHIP[28]
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • JULIUS CÆSAR
    • I
      • THE BUILDING OF THE BRIDGE ACROSS THE RHINE[34]
    • THE BUILDING OF THE BRIDGE ACROSS THE RHINE[34]
    • II
      • THE INVASION OF BRITAIN[36]
    • THE INVASION OF BRITAIN[36]
    • III
      • OVERCOMING THE NERVII[44]
    • OVERCOMING THE NERVII[44]
    • IV
      • THE BATTLE OF PHARSALIA AND THE DEATH OF POMPEY[46]
      • (48 b.c.)
      • FOOTNOTES:
    • THE BATTLE OF PHARSALIA AND THE DEATH OF POMPEY[46]
    • (48 b.c.)
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • SALLUST
    • I
      • THE GENESIS OF CATILINE[59]
    • THE GENESIS OF CATILINE[59]
    • II
      • THE FATE OF THE CONSPIRATORS[62]
      • FOOTNOTES:
    • THE FATE OF THE CONSPIRATORS[62]
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • LIVY
    • I
      • HORATIUS COCLES AT THE BRIDGE[68]
      • (About 510 b.c.)
    • HORATIUS COCLES AT THE BRIDGE[68]
    • (About 510 b.c.)
    • II
      • HANNIBAL'S CROSSING OF THE ALPS[70]
      • (218 b.c.)
    • HANNIBAL'S CROSSING OF THE ALPS[70]
    • (218 b.c.)
    • III
      • HANNIBAL AND SCIPIO AT ZAMA[72]
      • (202 b.c.)
      • FOOTNOTES:
    • HANNIBAL AND SCIPIO AT ZAMA[72]
    • (202 b.c.)
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • SENECA
    • I
      • OF THE WISE MAN[76]
    • OF THE WISE MAN[76]
    • II
      • OF CONSOLATION FOR THE LOSS OF FRIENDS[78]
    • OF CONSOLATION FOR THE LOSS OF FRIENDS[78]
    • III
      • TO NERO ON CLEMENCY[82]
    • TO NERO ON CLEMENCY[82]
    • IV
      • THE PILOT[84]
    • THE PILOT[84]
    • V
      • OF A HAPPY LIFE[85]
      • FOOTNOTES:
    • OF A HAPPY LIFE[85]
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • PLINY THE ELDER
    • I
      • THE QUALITIES OF THE DOG[86]
    • THE QUALITIES OF THE DOG[86]
    • II
      • THREE GREAT ARTISTS OF GREECE[93]
      • FOOTNOTES:
    • THREE GREAT ARTISTS OF GREECE[93]
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • QUINTILIAN
      • THE ORATOR MUST BE A GOOD MAN[100]
      • FOOTNOTES:
    • THE ORATOR MUST BE A GOOD MAN[100]
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • TACITUS
    • I
      • FROM REPUBLICAN TO IMPERIAL ROME[102]
    • FROM REPUBLICAN TO IMPERIAL ROME[102]
    • II
      • THE FUNERAL OF GERMANICUS[106]
      • (19 a.d.)
    • THE FUNERAL OF GERMANICUS[106]
    • (19 a.d.)
    • III
      • THE DEATH OF SENECA[113]
      • (65 a.d.)
    • THE DEATH OF SENECA[113]
    • (65 a.d.)
    • IV
      • THE BURNING OF ROME BY ORDER OF NERO[116]
      • (64 a.d.)
    • THE BURNING OF ROME BY ORDER OF NERO[116]
    • (64 a.d.)
    • V
      • THE BURNING OF THE CAPITOL AT ROME[125]
      • (69 a.d.)
    • THE BURNING OF THE CAPITOL AT ROME[125]
    • (69 a.d.)
    • VI
      • THE SIEGE OF CREMONA[128]
      • (69 a.d.)
    • THE SIEGE OF CREMONA[128]
    • (69 a.d.)
    • VII
      • AGRICOLA[132]
      • FOOTNOTES:
    • AGRICOLA[132]
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • PLINY THE YOUNGER
    • I
      • OF THE CHRISTIANS IN HIS PROVINCE[137]
    • OF THE CHRISTIANS IN HIS PROVINCE[137]
    • II
      • TO TACITUS ON THE ERUPTION OF VESUVIUS[139]
      • (79 a.d.)
      • FOOTNOTES:
    • TO TACITUS ON THE ERUPTION OF VESUVIUS[139]
    • (79 a.d.)
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • SUETONIUS
    • I
      • THE LAST DAYS OF AUGUSTUS[146]
      • (14 a.d.)
    • THE LAST DAYS OF AUGUSTUS[146]
    • (14 a.d.)
    • II
      • THE GOOD DEEDS OF NERO[150]
    • THE GOOD DEEDS OF NERO[150]
    • III
      • THE DEATH OF NERO[155]
      • (68 a.d.)
      • FOOTNOTES:
    • THE DEATH OF NERO[155]
    • (68 a.d.)
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • MARCUS AURELIUS
      • HIS DEBT TO OTHERS[158]
      • FOOTNOTES:
      • END OF VOLUME II.
    • HIS DEBT TO OTHERS[158]
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • END OF VOLUME II.
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