Facts and Dates ; Or, the Leading Events in Sacred and Profane History and the Principal Facts in the Various Physical Sciences, the Memory Being Aided Throughout by a Simple and Natural Method

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1879
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Contents

PERIOD FIRST ANCIENT HISTORY
119
Egypt from the Earliest Time to the Shepherd Kings
136
HISTORY OF CHALDiEA ASSYRIA
153
Later Babylonian Empire
161
HISTORY OF GREECE B C 2000B C 146
167
Period of Athenian Supremacy
173
From the Death of Alexander the Great to the Conquest
180
HISTORY OF ROME B C 2000A D 476
184
Italy from the Earliest Times to the Founding of Rome
185
From the Founding of Rome to the end of the Kingdom
187
The Republicto the end of the First Punic War
189
From the First Punic War to the end of the Third
196
The Empirefrom Augustus to Aurelius
200
FROM THE FALL OF THE ROMAN EMPIRE TO THE DISCOVERY OF AMERICA BY COLUMBUS A D 4761492
220
From Charlemagne to the Norman Conquest
224
From the Conquest to the Accession of the Plantagenets
228
From the Plantagenets to the end of the Crusades
230
From the Crusades to the Death of Richard II
235
From Richard II to the Accession of Edward IV
240
From Edward IV to the Discovery of America
243
FROM THE DISCOVERY OF AMERICA TO THE PEACE OF WESTPHALIA A D 14921648
245
From the Discovery of America to the Reformation
246
From the Reformation to the Death of Luther
250
From Luther to the Accession of Queen Elizabeth
254
From Queen Elizabeth to the Accession of James I
255
From James I to the Accession of Charles I
258
From Charles I to the Peace of Westphalia
261
From the Peace of Westphalia to the English Revolution
264
FROM THE FRENCH REVOLUTION TO
283
From the Battle of Austerlitz to the Burning of Moscow
290
From the Accession of George IV to William IV
297
From the Accession of Queen Victoria to the Repeal
304
From the Accession of Louis Napoleon to the American
310
INDEX
321

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