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15 decisive battles of the world Vol 1 (London).djvu

CONTENTS

OF

THE FIRST VOLUME.


CHAPTER I.

PAGE

The Battle of Marathon .... 1

Explanatory Remarks on some of the circumstances of the Battle of Marathon ....67

Synopsis of Events between the Battle of Marathon, B.C. 490, and the Defeat of the Athenians at Syracuse, B.C. 413 .....60

CHAPTER II.

Defeat or the Athenians at Syracuse, B.C. 413 . 66

Synopsis of the Events between the Defeat of the Athenians at Syracuse and the Battle of Arbela ... 101

CHAPTER III.

The Battle of Arbela, B.C. 331 . . . 106

Synopsis of Events between the Battle of Arbela and the Battle of the Metaurus .... 147

CHAPTER IV.

PAGE

The Battle of the Metaurus, b.c. 207 . . 154 Synopsis of Events between the Battle of the Metaurus, B.C. 207, and Arminius's Victory over the Roman Legions under Varus, A. D. 9 . . . 204

CHAPTER V.

Victory of Arminius over the Roman Legions under Varus, a.d. 9 . . . .211

Arminius . . . . . . 236

Synopsis of Events between Arminius's Victory over Varus and the Battle of Chalons . . . 253

CHAPTER VI.

The Battle op Chalons, a.d. 451 . . . 257

Synopsis of Events between the Battle of Chalons, A.D. 451, and the Battle of Tours, 732 . . 284

CHAPTER VII.

The Battle of Tours, a.d. 732 . . . 286

Synopsis of Events between the Battle of Tours, A.D. 732, and the Battle of Hastings, 1066 . . 305