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Stories of Greece and Rome


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Stories of Greece and Rome

By H.A. Guerber

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Table of Contents The Story of the Greeks .............................................1 Preface ...................................................................................... 3 I Early Inhabitants of Greece .................................................... 5 II The Deluge of Ogyges ........................................................... 7 III The Founding of Many Important Cities ............................. 9 IV Story of Deucalion ............................................................. 12 V Story of Dædalus and Icarus ............................................... 14 VI The Adventures of Jason ................................................... 16 VII Theseus Visits the Labyrinth ........................................... 18 VIII The Terrible Prophecy.................................................... 20 IX The Sphinx’s Riddle .......................................................... 22 X Blindness and Death of Œdipus .......................................... 25 XI The Brothers’ Quarrel ....................................................... 27 XII The Taking of Thebes ...................................................... 29 XIII The Childhood of Paris ................................................... 30 XIV The Muster of the Troops .............................................. 33 XV The Sacrifice of Iphigenia ................................................ 35 XVI The Wrath of Achilles .................................................... 36 XVII Death of Hector and Achilles ........................................ 38 XVIII The Burning of Troy .................................................... 40 XIX Heroic Death of Codrus .................................................. 42 XX The Blind Poet ................................................................. 44 XXI The Rise of Sparta .......................................................... 46 XXII The Spartan Training .................................................... 48 XXIII The Brave Spartan Boy ................................................ 50 XXIV Public Tables in Sparta ................................................ 52 XXV Laws of Lycurgus ........................................................... 54 XXVI The Messenian War ..................................................... 56 XXVII The Music of Tyrtæus ................................................ 58 XXVIII Aristomenes’ Escape .................................................. 60 XXIX The Olympic Games .................................................... 62 XXX Milo of Croton ............................................................... 65 XXXI The Jealous Athlete ...................................................... 67 XXXII The Girls’ Games ........................................................ 69 XXXIII The Bloody Laws of Draco ........................................ 70 XXXIV The Laws of Solon ..................................................... 72 XXXV The First Plays ............................................................ 74 XXXVI The Tyrant Pisistratus ............................................... 76 XXXVII The Tyrant’s Insult .................................................. 78


Table of Contents Continued XXXVIII Death of the Conspirators ...................................... 80 XXXIX Hippias Driven out of Athens ................................... 82 XL The Great King ................................................................. 85 XLI Hippias Visits Darius....................................................... 87 XLII Destruction of the Persian Host ..................................... 89 XLIII The Advance of the Second Host ................................. 91 XLIV The Battle of Marathon ................................................ 93 XLV Miltiades’ Disgrace ......................................................... 95 XLVI Aristides the Just .......................................................... 97 XLVII Two Noble Spartan Youths ......................................... 99 XLVIII The Great Army ...................................................... 101 XLIX Preparations for Defense ............................................ 103 L Leonidas at Thermopylæ ................................................... 105 LI Death of Leonidas ............................................................ 107 LII The Burning of Athens ................................................... 109 LIII The Battles of Salamis and Platæa ................................ 111 LIV The Rebuilding of Athens ............................................. 113 LV Death of Pausanias ......................................................... 115 LVI Cimon Improves Athens ............................................... 117 LVII The Earthquake ........................................................... 119 LVIII The Age of Pericles .................................................... 122 LIX The Teachings of Anaxagoras ....................................... 125 LX Beginning of the Peloponnesian War ............................. 127 LXI Death of Pericles ........................................................... 129 LXII The Philosopher Socrates ............................................ 131 LXIII Socrates’ Favorite Pupil .............................................. 133 LXIV Youth of Alcibiades .................................................... 136 LXV Greek Colonies in Italy ................................................ 138 LXVI Alcibiades in Disgrace ................................................ 140 LXVII Death of Alcibiades ................................................... 142 LXVIII The Overthrow of the Thirty Tyrants ..................... 144 LXIX Accusation of Socrates ............................................... 146 LXX Death of Socrates ......................................................... 148 LXXI The Defeat of Cyrus ................................................... 151 LXXII The Retreat of the Ten Thousand ............................ 153 LXXIII Agesilaus in Asia ...................................................... 155 LXXIV A Strange Interview ................................................. 156 LXXV The Peace of Antalcidas............................................ 158 LXXVI The Theban Friends ................................................ 160 LXXVII Thebes Free Once More ......................................... 162 LXXVIII The Battle of Leuctra ............................................ 164 LXXIX Death of Pelopidas ................................................... 166


Table of Contents Continued LXXX The Battle of Mantinea ............................................. 168 LXXXI The Tyrant of Syracuse ............................................ 170 LXXXII Story of Damon and Pythias ................................... 172 LXXXIII The Sword of Damocles ........................................ 175 LXXXIV Dion and Dionysius ............................................... 177 LXXXV Civil War in Syracuse ............................................. 179 LXXXVI Death of Dion ....................................................... 181 LXXXVII Philip of Macedon ................................................ 183 LXXXVIII Philip Begins His Conquests .............................. 186 LXXXIX The Orator Demosthenes ...................................... 188 XC Philip Masters Greece .................................................... 190 XCI Birth of Alexander ........................................................ 193 XCII The Steed Bucephalus ................................................. 195 XCIII Alexander as King ...................................................... 197 XCIV Alexander and Diogenes ............................................ 199 XCV Alexander’s Brilliant Beginning ................................... 201 XCVI The Gordian Knot...................................................... 203 XCVII Alexander’s Royal Captives ...................................... 205 XCVIII Alexander at Jerusalem ........................................... 207 XCIX The African Desert .................................................... 209 C Death of Darius ................................................................. 211 CI Defeat of Porus ................................................................ 213 CII The Return to Babylon .................................................. 215 CIII Death of Alexander the Great ....................................... 217 CIV The Division of the Realm ............................................ 219 CV Death of Demosthenes ................................................... 221 CVI The Last of the Athenians ............................................ 223 CVII The Colossus of Rhodes .............................................. 225 CVIII The Battle of Ipsus ..................................................... 228 CIX Demetrius and the Athenians ....................................... 230 CX The Achæan League ...................................................... 232 CXI Division in Sparta ......................................................... 234 CXII Death of Agis ............................................................... 236 CXIII The War of the Two Leagues ..................................... 238 CXIV The Last of the Greeks............................................... 240 CXV Greece a Roman Province ........................................... 242


Table of Contents Continued The Story of the Romans ........................................ 245 Preface .................................................................................. 247 I The First Settlers ................................................................ 249 II The Escape from the Burning City ................................... 251 III The Clever Trick ............................................................. 254 IV The Boards are Eaten ...................................................... 256 V The Wolf and the Twins .................................................. 258 VI Romulus Builds Rome ..................................................... 260 VII The Maidens Carried Off ............................................... 262 VIII Union of Sabines and Romans...................................... 264 IX Death of Romulus ........................................................... 266 X The Strange Signs of the Romans ..................................... 268 XI The Quarrel with Alba .................................................... 271 XII The Fight Between the Horatii and the Curiatii ............ 273 XIII Tarquin and the Eagle ................................................... 276 XIV The Roman Youths ...................................................... 278 XV The King Outwitted ....................................................... 280 XVI The Murder of Tarquin ................................................ 282 XVII The Ungrateful Children ............................................. 284 XVIII The Mysterious Books ............................................... 287 XIX Tarquin’s Poppies ......................................................... 290 XX The Oracle of Delphi ..................................................... 292 XXI The Death of Lucretia .................................................. 294 XXII The Stern Father ......................................................... 297 XXIII A Roman Triumph .................................................... 300 XXIV A Roman Triumph (Continued) ............................... 302 XXV The Defense of the Bridge........................................... 304 XXVI The Burnt Hand ........................................................ 306 XXVII The Twin Gods ......................................................... 308 XXVIII The Wrongs of the Poor.......................................... 310 XXIX The Fable of the Stomach .......................................... 313 XXX The Story of Coriolanus .............................................. 316 XXXI The Farmer Hero ....................................................... 319 XXXII The New Laws .......................................................... 322 XXXIII The Death of Virginia ............................................. 324 XXXIV The Plans of a Traitor ............................................. 326 XXXV The School-Teacher Punished ................................. 328 XXXVI The Invasion of the Gauls ....................................... 330 XXXVII The Sacred Geese .................................................. 332 XXXVIII Two Heroes of Rome............................................ 335


Table of Contents Continued XXXIX The Disaster at the Caudine Forks .......................... 337 XL Pyrrhus and his Elephants. ............................................. 340 XLI The Elephants Routed ................................................... 343 XLII Ancient Ships ............................................................... 345 XLIII Regulus and the Snake ............................................... 348 XLIV Hannibal Crosses the Alps ......................................... 350 XLV The Romans Defeated ................................................. 352 XLVI The Inventor Archimedes .......................................... 354 XLVII The Roman Conquests .............................................. 357 XLVIII Destruction of Carthage ........................................... 359 XLIX Roman Amusements .................................................. 361 L The Jewels of Cornelia ...................................................... 364 LI The Death of Tiberius Gracchus ..................................... 367 LII Caius Gracchus ............................................................... 369 LIII Jugurtha, King of Numidia ............................................ 371 LIV The Barbarians .............................................................. 373 LV The Social War ............................................................... 376 LVI The Flight of Marius ..................................................... 378 LVII The Proscription Lists .................................................. 380 LVIII Sertorius and his Doe ................................................. 382 LIX The Revolt of the Slaves ................................................ 384 LX Pompey’s Conquests ....................................................... 386 LXI The Conspiracy of Catiline ........................................... 388 LXII Cæsar’s Conquests ....................................................... 390 LXIII The Crossing of the Rubicon ...................................... 392 LXIV The Battle of Pharsalia ............................................... 394 LXV The Death of Cæsar .................................................... 397 LXVI The Second Triumvirate ............................................ 399 LXVII The Vision of Brutus ................................................ 401 LXVIII Antony and Cleopatra .............................................. 403 LXIX The Poisonous Snake ................................................. 405 LXX The Augustan Age ....................................................... 407 LXXI Death of Augustus ...................................................... 410 LXXII Varus Avenged .......................................................... 412 LXXIII Death of Germanicus ............................................... 414 LXXIV Tiberius Smothered ................................................. 416 LXXV The Wild Caligula ..................................................... 418 LXXVI The Wicked Wives of Claudius ............................... 421 LXXVII Nero’s First Crimes ................................................. 424 LXXVIII The Christians Persecuted .................................... 427 LXXIX Nero’s Cruelty .......................................................... 430 LXXX Two Short Reigns ...................................................... 432 LXXXI The Siege of Jerusalem ............................................. 433


Table of Contents Continued LXXXII The Buried Cities ................................................... 435 LXXXIII The Terrible Banquet ............................................ 437 LXXXIV The Emperor’s Tablets .......................................... 439 LXXXV The Good Trajan .................................................... 441 LXXXVI Trajan’s Column ................................................... 443 LXXXVII The Great Wall .................................................... 445 LXXXVIII Hadrian’s Death ................................................. 447 LXXXIX Antoninus Pius...................................................... 449 XC The Model Pagan ........................................................... 451 XCI Another Cruel Emperor ................................................ 454 XCII An Unnatural Son ....................................................... 456 XCIII The Senate of Women ............................................... 458 XCIV The Gigantic Emperor ............................................... 460 XCV Invasion of the Goths .................................................. 462 XCVI Zenobia, Queen of Palmyra ....................................... 464 XCVII A Prophecy Fulfilled ................................................. 466 XCVIII The First Christian Emperor ................................... 468 XCIX The Roman Empire Divided ...................................... 470 C An Emperor’s Penance ..................................................... 472 CI Sieges of Rome ................................................................ 474 CII End of the Empire of the West ....................................... 476


The Story of the Greeks by H.A. Guerber


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I Early Inhabitants of Greece


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III The Founding of Many Important Cities


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IV Story of Deucalion


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V Story of Dædalus and Icarus

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VI The Adventures of Jason

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IX The Sphinx’s Riddle Œ


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X Blindness and Death of Œdipus œ


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XI The Brothers’ Quarrel


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XII The Taking of Thebes


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XIV The Muster of the Troops

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XV The Sacrifice of Iphigenia


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XVII Death of Hector and Achilles


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XX The Blind Poet


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XXI The Rise of Sparta

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XXII The Spartan Training


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XXIII The Brave Spartan Boy


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XXIV Public Tables in Sparta


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XXV Laws of Lycurgus


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XXVI The Messenian War

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XXVII The Music of Tyrtæus


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XXVIII Aristomenes’ Escape


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XXIX The Olympic Games

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XXX Milo of Croton


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XXXI The Jealous Athlete


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XXXII The Girls’ Games


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XXXV The First Plays


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XXXVI The Tyrant Pisistratus


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XXXVII The Tyrant’s Insult


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XXXVIII Death of the Conspirators

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XXXIX Hippias Driven out of Athens

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XL The Great King


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XLI Hippias Visits Darius


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XLIV The Battle of Marathon


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XLV Miltiades’ Disgrace


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XLVI Aristides the Just


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XLVII Two Noble Spartan Youths


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XLVIII The Great Army


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XLIX Preparations for Defense

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LI Death of Leonidas

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LII The Burning of Athens


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LIII The Battles of Salamis and Platæa

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LV Death of Pausanias æ


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LVI Cimon Improves Athens

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LVII The Earthquake


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LIX The Teachings of Anaxagoras


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LX Beginning of the Peloponnesian War

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LXI Death of Pericles


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LXII The Philosopher Socrates


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LXIII Socrates’ Favorite Pupil


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LXIV Youth of Alcibiades


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LXV Greek Colonies in Italy


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LXVI Alcibiades in Disgrace


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LXVII Death of Alcibiades


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LXVIII The Overthrow of the Thirty Tyrants


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LXIX Accusation of Socrates


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LXX Death of Socrates


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LXXI The Defeat of Cyrus


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LXXII The Retreat of the Ten Thousand


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LXXIII Agesilaus in Asia


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LXXV The Peace of Antalcidas


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LXXVI The Theban Friends


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LXXVII Thebes Free Once More


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LXXX The Battle of Mantinea


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LXXXI The Tyrant of Syracuse


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LXXXII Story of Damon and Pythias


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LXXXIII The Sword of Damocles


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LXXXIV Dion and Dionysius


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LXXXV Civil War in Syracuse


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LXXXVI Death of Dion


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LXXXVII Philip of Macedon


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LXXXVIII Philip Begins His Conquests


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LXXXIX The Orator Demosthenes


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XC Philip Masters Greece


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XCI Birth of Alexander

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XCII The Steed Bucephalus


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XCIII Alexander as King


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XCIV Alexander and Diogenes


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XCVI The Gordian Knot


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XCIX The African Desert


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C Death of Darius


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CI Defeat of Porus


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CII The Return to Babylon


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CIII Death of Alexander the Great

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CV Death of Demosthenes

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CVI The Last of the Athenians


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CVII The Colossus of Rhodes

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CVIII The Battle of Ipsus

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CIX Demetrius and the Athenians


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CXII Death of Agis


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I The First Settlers

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II The Escape from the Burning City

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IV The Boards are Eaten Æ Æ

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V The Wolf and the Twins Æ

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VI Romulus Builds Rome

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VII The Maidens Carried Off

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VIII Union of Sabines and Romans

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IX Death of Romulus

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X The Strange Signs of the Romans

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XI The Quarrel with Alba

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XII The Fight Between the Horatii and the Curiatii

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XIII Tarquin and the Eagle

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XIV The Roman Youths

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XV The King Outwitted

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XVI The Murder of Tarquin

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XVII The Ungrateful Children

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XVIII The Mysterious Books

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XIX Tarquin’s Poppies

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XX The Oracle of Delphi

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XXI The Death of Lucretia

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XXII The Stern Father

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XXIII A Roman Triumph

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XXIV A Roman Triumph (Continued)

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XXV The Defense of the Bridge

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XXVI The Burnt Hand

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XXVII The Twin Gods

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XXVIII The Wrongs of the Poor

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XXIX The Fable of the Stomach

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XXX The Story of Coriolanus

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XXXI The Farmer Hero

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XXXII The New Laws

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XXXIII The Death of Virginia

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XXXV The School-Teacher Punished

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XXXVI The Invasion of the Gauls

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XXXVII The Sacred Geese

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XXXVIII Two Heroes of Rome

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XXXIX The Disaster at the Caudine Forks

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XL Pyrrhus and his Elephants.

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XLII Ancient Ships

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XLIII Regulus and the Snake

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XLV The Romans Defeated

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XLVIII Destruction of Carthage

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L The Jewels of Cornelia

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LI The Death of Tiberius Gracchus

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LII Caius Gracchus

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LIII Jugurtha, King of Numidia

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LIV The Barbarians

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LV The Social War

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LVII The Proscription Lists

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LVIII Sertorius and his Doe

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LIX The Revolt of the Slaves

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LXII Cæsar’s Conquests

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LXIII The Crossing of the Rubicon

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LXIV The Battle of Pharsalia

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LXV The Death of Cæsar

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LXVIII Antony and Cleopatra

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LXIX The Poisonous Snake

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LXXI Death of Augustus

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LXXIII Death of Germanicus

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LXXIV Tiberius Smothered

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LXXV The Wild Caligula

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LXXVI The Wicked Wives of Claudius

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LXXVII Nero’s First Crimes

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LXXVIII The Christians Persecuted

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LXXIX Nero’s Cruelty

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LXXX Two Short Reigns

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LXXXI The Siege of Jerusalem

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LXXXII The Buried Cities

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LXXXIII The Terrible Banquet

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LXXXIV The Emperor’s Tablets

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LXXXV The Good Trajan

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LXXXVI Trajan’s Column

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LXXXVII The Great Wall

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LXXXVIII Hadrian’s Death

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LXXXIX Antoninus Pius

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XC The Model Pagan

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XCI Another Cruel Emperor

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XCII An Unnatural Son

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XCIII The Senate of Women

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XCIV The Gigantic Emperor

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XCV Invasion of the Goths

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XCVI Zenobia, Queen of Palmyra

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XCVII A Prophecy Fulfilled

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XCVIII The First Christian Emperor

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XCIX The Roman Empire Divided

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C An Emperor’s Penance

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CI Sieges of Rome

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CII End of the Empire of the West

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