A pictorial history of the world, ancient and modern, for the use of schools (Google eBook)

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Contents

Cyrus conquers Babylon His death
23
Reign of Cambyses
24
About Darius Expedition of Xerxes into Greece
26
Affairs of Persia till the Saracen Conquest
28
Modern History of Persia
29
About the Hebrews or Jews Origin of the Hebrews The Removal of Jacob and his Children to Egypt
32
The Bondage in Egypt Flight of the Hebrews and Destruction ot Pharaoh and his Host
34
About the Wanderings of the Israelites in the Wilderness
37
Overthrow of the Midianites Samson Judge of Israel
38
Samsons Exploits and Death
39
Beginning of the Reign of Saul
42
Combat of David and Goliath
43
The Reign of David Wisdom of Solomon
45
The Building of the Temple Visit of the Queen of Sheba
47
The Decline of the Jewish Nation
49
The Hebrew Prophets
50
Crucifixion of the Saviour Destruction of Jerusalem
53
Early History of China
55
Anecdotes of the Chinese Emperors
57
Cities of China Manners of the Chinese
60
Origin of the Arabs Rise of Mohammed
61
Sequel of the History of the Saracens
64
About Syria Phoenicia and Asia Minor
65
About Asia Minor or Natolia
67
A Brief View of Several Nations
69
Review of the History of Asia
71
Chronology of Asia
74
AFRICA
76
About the Geography of Africa The Inhabitants
77
Early Sovereigns of Egypt
78
XXXVIU Egyptian Architecture and Sculpture
82
The Ptolemies and Queen Cleopatra
84
Sequel of the Egyptian History
86
Sketches of Ethiopian History
88
Origin of the Barbary States and their Piracies on the Christians
89
XL1II Curious Facts and Fables about Africa
91
History of the SlaveTrade
92
Chronology of Africa
93
CHAPTER OK XLVI Introductory Remarks on its Geography and other Matters
95
About Greece Where it is situated Appearance of the Country Climate
98
Extent of Greece First Settlement of the Country
101
The Grecian Lawgivers
102
War with Persia
104
Affairs of Athens
105
Beginning of the Theban War
107
LIU Sequelof the Theban War
108
L1V Grecian Religion or Mythology
109
The Grecian Philosophers Ill LVI The Grecian Philosophers continued
111
LVI1 Something more about the Greek Philosophers The Greek Poets
115
About the Mode of Life among the Ancient Greeks
117
Philip of Macedon conquers Greece
119
Conquests of Alexander the Great
121
Sequel of Alexanders Career
123
Greece Invaded by the Gauls
124
LX11I Endof Grecian Independence
126
Modern History of Greece
127
About Italy as it now is
128
Founding of Rome by Romulus Its early State
132
Battle ot the Horatiland Curiaiii
134
From the Reign of Ancus Martius till the Expulsion of the Kings
136
LX1X The Story of Coriolanus
137
Rome Invaded by the Gauls The first Punic War
139
Second and third Punic Wars
141
Scipios Triumph
143
Syllaand Marius
144
Cneius Pompey and Julius Caesar
146
Ceesar usurps the Supreme Power
147
LXXV1 Assassination of Julius Cirsar
148
Consequences of Caesars Death
150
About the great Power and Extent of the Roman Empire in the Time of Augustus
151
The Means by which Rome acquired its Power
154
Rome under the Emperors 15ft
156
Fall of the Western Empire of the Romans
157
Progress of the Decline of Rome
159
Manners and Customs of the Ancient Romans
161
About Religion Deities Temples Marriages
162
About Funeral Rites and Ceremonies
164
Roman Farms Mode of Plowing Farmhouses Grain Cat tle Superstitions of the Farmers Gardens Vines
166
LXXXV1I Country Houses Description of Pliny3 Villa Aqueducts
168
IXXXVUl Military Affairs of the Romans Division of the Army The
170
LXXX1X About Naval Affairs The War Galley Commerce Shows of Wild Beasts Exhibitions of Gladiators
172
Sports Chariot Racing The Circus Carriages Private En tertainments Supper Rooms Convivial Parties Luxuries
174
About Theaters Clocks and Watches The Fine Arts Books and Writing Costume Conclusion
176
Rome under the Popes
177
XCIU About several other Italian States
179
About the Ottoman Empire Turkey in Europe Turkey in Asia About the Climate People and other Things
181
About the Saracens How the Turks overturned the Saracen Em pire and how the Ottoman Turks founded the Ottoman Empire About Bajazct Timour...
182
Sequel to the Turkish History
184
XCVI1 Early History of Spain The Moorish Conquest
185
The Reign of Charlemagne
201
Aboutthe Crusades or Holy Wars
202
CVI1I Aboutthe Feudal System
204
CtX Ahout Chivalry or KnightErrantry
207
More about Chivalry
209
King Philip and Pope Boniface Wars of the French and English
211
CXIl The Reign of several French Kings
213
CXIH The Reigns of Louis the Grand and his Successor
214
The French Revolution
216
The Rise of Napoleon Bonaparte
218
CXV The Fall of Bonaparte
219
Recent Affairs of France
221
CXV11I About Germany
222
CX1X About the ancient Tribes of Germany Charlemagne ice
223
Affairs of Switzerland
225
Sequel of German History
227
About Austria Hungarv c
229
CXX1II About Hungary Bohemia the Tyrol c
230
CXX1V About Prussia
232
History of Prussia
233
Description of Russia
234
Description of Russia continued
236
CXXVI11 The Reign of Petcrthe Great
237
CXX1X The Successors of Peter the Great
239
About Sweden
241
Charles tho Twelfth and his Successors
243
About Lapland Norway and Denmark
244
CXXXIU Brief Notice of several Kingdoms and States
247
Kingdom of Great Brilain and Ireland
248
About London and other Cities of England Wales Scotland and Ire land 24
249
Origin of the British Nation The Druids
252
Saxon and Danish Kings of England
254
Norman Kings of England
256
English Wars and Rebellions
257
The Lancastrian Kings of England
259
CXL1 Wars of the Roses
261
Reigns of the Tudor Princes
262
CXLIH The Reign of Elizabeth
264
Accession of the House of Stuart 285
265
Wars of the King and Parliament
267
The Protectorate and the Restoration
268
CXLV1I The Revolution of 1688 and other matters
270
CXLVI1I The Hanoverian Kings of Great Britain
271
The Story of Wales
273
The History of Scotland
275
About Ireland
277
Various Matters and Things
278
Review The Dark Ages Important Inventions kc
280
Chronology of Europe
283
About America
287
V1 The first Inhabitants of America
289
Discovery of America by Columbus
290
CLVI1I A few words about Iceland and Greenland Settlements of the French in America
292
The French Colonies Conquered by English
294
Description of the United States
296
Settlement and Colonial History of New England
298
CLX1I Affairs of New England continued
300
Early History of Virginia
301
Braddocks Defeat and other Matters
303
CHAPTER riOE CLXV Causes which led o the Revolution
304
Account of the Buttle of Lexington
305
The Battle of Bunker llill
307
CLXVIIT Progress of the War Capture of Burgoync
308
The Story of Benedict Arnold and Major Andre
309
War in the South Surrender of Cornwallis
311
Affairs of the United States since the Revolution
312
The Great Rebellion
314
The Great Rebellion continued
316
Canute king of Denmark conquers England 1016
318
The Great Rebellion continued
319
The Great Rebellion concluded
322
General Remarks on the History of the United States
323
About South America El Dorado and the Fountain of Youth
325
History of the Mexican Territories Texas Guatiinala
327
Spanish Peruvian Territories
329
Account of Brazil
330
The West Indies
331
West Indies continued
334
West Indies continued
335
Chronology of America
337
About Oceania The Malaysian Islands
338
The Australasian Division of Oceania
339
Polynesia The Sandwich Islands
341
Polynesia continued The Society Islands
343
Story of the Bounty concluded
344
Chronology of Oceania
346
The Moors of Granada driven out of Spain 1492
350
The first czar reigns in Russia 1553
358

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