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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Contents

ECCLESIASTICAL HISTORY A D 100476
105
Early Christian Writers
107
The Twenty Ecumenical Councils
109
The Ten General Persecutions
110
Principal Events in Ecclesiastical History from the Death of John to Constantino
111
Principal Events from Constantine to the Fall of the Western Empire
116
PERIOD FIRST ANCIENT HISTORY
119
Egypt from the Earliest Time to the Shepherd Kings
136
HISTORY OF CHALD KA ASSYRIA
153
Later Babylonian Empire
161
HISTORY OF GREECE B C 2000B C 146
168
Period of Spartan Supremacy
177
HISTORY OF ROME B C 2000A D 476
184
Italy from the Earliest Times to the Founding of Home
185
From the Founding of Rome to the end of the Kingdom
187
The Republicto the end of the First Punic War 20 From the First Punic War to the end of the Third
193
From the Third Punic War to the Empire 22 The Empirefrom Augustus to Aurelius 23 The Empirefrom Commodus to Augustulus
195
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FROM THE FALL OF THE ROMAN EMPIRE TO THE DISCOVERT OF AMERICA BY COLUMBUS A D 4761492
217
From Romulus Augustulus to Charlemagne
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 32 From the Reformation to the Death of Luther 33 From Luther to the Accession of Queen Eliza...
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