The Story of the Greeks
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The Story of the Greeks

By H. A. (Hélène Adeline) Guerber
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  • The Story of the Greeks
    • H. A. GUERBER
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    • PREFACE.
    • CONTENTS.
  • THE STORY OF THE GREEKS.
    • I. EARLY INHABITANTS OF GREECE.
    • II. THE DELUGE OF OGYGES.
    • III. THE FOUNDING OF MANY IMPORTANT CITIES.
    • IV. STORY OF DEUCALION.
    • V. STORY OF DÆDALUS AND ICARUS.
    • VI. THE ADVENTURES OF JASON.
    • VII. THESEUS VISITS THE LABYRINTH.
    • VIII. THE TERRIBLE PROPHECY.
    • IX. THE SPHINX'S RIDDLE.
    • X. BLINDNESS AND DEATH OF ŒDIPUS.
    • XI. THE BROTHERS' QUARREL.
    • XII. THE TAKING OF THEBES.
    • XIII. THE CHILDHOOD OF PARIS.
    • XIV. THE MUSTER OF THE TROOPS.
    • XV. THE SACRIFICE OF IPHIGENIA.
    • XVI. THE WRATH OF ACHILLES.
    • XVII. DEATH OF HECTOR AND ACHILLES.
    • XVIII. THE BURNING OF TROY.
    • XIX. HEROIC DEATH OF CODRUS.
    • XX. THE BLIND POET.
    • XXI. THE RISE OF SPARTA.
    • XXII. THE SPARTAN TRAINING.
    • XXIII. THE BRAVE SPARTAN BOY.
    • XXIV. PUBLIC TABLES IN SPARTA.
    • XXV. LAWS OF LYCURGUS.
    • XXVI. THE MESSENIAN WAR.
    • XXVII. THE MUSIC OF TYRTÆUS.
    • XXVIII. ARISTOMENES' ESCAPE.
    • XXIX. THE OLYMPIC GAMES.
    • XXX. MILO OF CROTON.
    • XXXI. THE JEALOUS ATHLETE.
    • XXXII. THE GIRLS' GAMES.
    • XXXIII. THE BLOODY LAWS OF DRACO.
    • XXXIV. THE LAWS OF SOLON.
    • XXXV. THE FIRST PLAYS.
    • XXXVI. THE TYRANT PISISTRATUS.
    • XXXVII. THE TYRANT'S INSULT.
    • XXXVIII. DEATH OF THE CONSPIRATORS.
    • XXXIX. HIPPIAS DRIVEN OUT OF ATHENS.
    • XL. THE GREAT KING.
    • XLI. HIPPIAS VISITS DARIUS.
    • XLII. DESTRUCTION OF THE PERSIAN HOST.
    • XLIII. THE ADVANCE OF THE SECOND HOST.
    • XLIV. THE BATTLE OF MARATHON.
    • XLV. MILTIADES' DISGRACE.
    • XLVI. ARISTIDES THE JUST.
    • XLVII. TWO NOBLE SPARTAN YOUTHS.
    • XLVIII. THE GREAT ARMY.
    • XLIX. PREPARATIONS FOR DEFENSE.
    • L. LEONIDAS AT THERMOPYLÆ
    • LI. DEATH OF LEONIDAS.
    • LII. THE BURNING OF ATHENS.
    • LIII. THE BATTLES OF SALAMIS AND PLATÆA.
    • LIV. THE REBUILDING OF ATHENS.
    • LV. DEATH OF PAUSANIAS.
    • LVI. CIMON IMPROVES ATHENS.
    • LVII. THE EARTHQUAKE.
    • LVIII. THE AGE OF PERICLES.
    • LIX. THE TEACHINGS OF ANAXAGORAS.
    • LX. BEGINNING OF THE PELOPONNESIAN WAR.
    • LXI. DEATH OF PERICLES.
    • LXII. THE PHILOSOPHER SOCRATES.
    • LXIII. SOCRATES' FAVORITE PUPIL.
    • LXIV. YOUTH OF ALCIBIADES.
    • LXV. GREEK COLONIES IN ITALY.
    • LXVI. ALCIBIADES IN DISGRACE.
    • LXVII. DEATH OF ALCIBIADES.
    • LXVIII. THE OVERTHROW OF THE THIRTY TYRANTS.
    • LXIX. ACCUSATION OF SOCRATES.
    • LXX. DEATH OF SOCRATES.
    • LXXI. THE DEFEAT OF CYRUS.
    • LXXII. THE RETREAT OF THE TEN THOUSAND.
    • LXXIII. AGESILAUS IN ASIA.
    • LXXIV. A STRANGE INTERVIEW.
    • LXXV. THE PEACE OF ANTALCIDAS.
    • LXXVI. THE THEBAN FRIENDS.
    • LXXVII. THEBES FREE ONCE MORE.
    • LXXVIII. THE BATTLE OF LEUCTRA.
    • LXXIX. DEATH OF PELOPIDAS.
    • LXXX. THE BATTLE OF MANTINEA.
    • LXXXI. THE TYRANT OF SYRACUSE.
    • LXXXII. STORY OF DAMON AND PYTHIAS.
    • LXXXIII. THE SWORD OF DAMOCLES.
    • LXXXIV. DION AND DIONYSIUS.
    • LXXXV. CIVIL WAR IN SYRACUSE.
    • LXXXVI. DEATH OF DION.
    • LXXXVII. PHILIP OF MACEDON.
    • LXXXVIII. PHILIP BEGINS HIS CONQUESTS.
    • LXXXIX. THE ORATOR DEMOSTHENES.
    • XC. PHILIP MASTERS GREECE.
    • XCI. BIRTH OF ALEXANDER.
    • XCII. THE STEED BUCEPHALUS.
    • XCIII. ALEXANDER AS KING.
    • XCIV. ALEXANDER AND DIOGENES.
    • XCV. ALEXANDER'S BRILLIANT BEGINNING.
    • XCVI. THE GORDIAN KNOT.
    • XCVII. ALEXANDER'S ROYAL CAPTIVES.
    • XCVIII. ALEXANDER AT JERUSALEM.
    • XCIX. THE AFRICAN DESERT.
    • C. DEATH OF DARIUS.
    • CI. DEFEAT OF PORUS.
    • CII. THE RETURN TO BABYLON.
    • CIII. DEATH OF ALEXANDER THE GREAT.
    • CIV. THE DIVISION OF THE REALM.
    • CV. DEATH OF DEMOSTHENES.
    • CVI. THE LAST OF THE ATHENIANS.
    • CVII. THE COLOSSUS OF RHODES.
    • CVIII. THE BATTLE OF IPSUS.
    • CIX. DEMETRIUS AND THE ATHENIANS.
    • CX. THE ACHÆAN LEAGUE.
    • CXI. DIVISION IN SPARTA.
    • CXII. DEATH OF AGIS.
    • CXIII. THE WAR OF THE TWO LEAGUES.
    • CXIV. THE LAST OF THE GREEKS.
    • CXV. GREECE A ROMAN PROVINCE.
    • INDEX.
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