The Great Events by Famous Historians/Volume 2

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The Great Events by Famous Historians, Vol. 2
edited by Rossiter Johnson
This compilation of historical essays was first published 1905.

THE GREAT EVENTS BY FAMOUS HISTORIANS

VOLUME II

A COMPREHENSIVE AND READABLE ACCOUNT OF THE WORLD'S HISTORY. EMPHASIZING
THE MORE IMPORTANT EVENTS, AND PRESENTING THESE AS COMPLETE NARRATIVES
IN THE MASTER-WORDS OF THE MOST EMINENT HISTORIANS

NON-SECTARIAN       NON-PARTISAN       NON-SECTIONAL

ON THE PLAN EVOLVED FROM A CONSENSUS OF OPINIONS GATHERED FROM THE MOST
DISTINGUISHED SCHOLARS OF AMERICA AND EUROPE, INCLUDING BRIEF
INTRODUCTIONS BY SPECIALISTS TO CONNECT AND EXPLAIN THE CELEBRATED
NARRATIVES, ARRANGED CHRONOLOGICALLY, WITH THOROUGH INDICES,
BIBLIOGRAPHIES, CHRONOLOGIES, AND COURSES OF READING

EDITOR-IN-CHIEF

ROSSITER JOHNSON, LL.D.

ASSOCIATE EDITORS

CHARLES F. HORNE, Ph.D.
JOHN RUDD, LL.D.

1905

Contents[edit]

An Outline Narrative of the Great Events

CHARLES F. HORNE

Institution and Fall of the Decemvirate in Rome (B.C. 450)

HENRY G. LIDDELL

Pericles Rules in Athens (B.C. 444)

PLUTARCH

Great Plague at Athens (B.C. 430)

GEORGE GROTE

Defeat of the Athenians at Syracuse (B.C. 413)

SIR EDWARD S. CREASY

Retreat of the Ten Thousand Greeks (B.C. 401-399)

XENOPHON

Condemnation and Death of Socrates (B.C. 399)

PLATO

Brennus Burns Rome (B.C. 388)

BARTHOLD GEORG NIEBUHR

Tartar Invasion of China by Meha (B.C. 341)

DEMETRIUS CHARLES BOULGER

Alexander Reduces Tyre, Later Founds Alexandria (B.C. 332)

OLIVER GOLDSMITH

The Battle of Arbela (B.C. 331)

SIR EDWARD S. CREASY

First Battle Between Greeks and Romans (B.C. 280-279)

PLUTARCH

The Punic Wars (B.C. 264-219-149)

FLORUS

Battle of the Metaurus (B.C. 2O7)

SIR EDWARD S. CREASY

Scipio Africanus Crushes Hannibal at Zama and Subjugates Carthage (B.C. 202)

LIVY

Judas Maccabaeus Liberates Judea (B.C. 165-141)

JOSEPHUS

The Gracchi and Their Reforms (B.C. 133)

THEODOR MOMMSEN

Caesar Conquers Gaul (B.C. 58-50)

NAPOLEON III

Roman Invasion and Conquest of Britain (B.C. 55-A.D. 79)

OLIVER GOLDSMITH

Cleopatra's Conquest of Caesar and Antony (B.C. 51-30)

JOHN P. MAHAFFY

Assassination of Caesar (B.C. 44)

NIEBUHR
PLUTARCH

Rome Becomes a Monarchy

HENRY GEORGE LIDDELL

Germans under Arminius Revolt Against Rome (A.D. 9)

SIR EDWARD S. CREASY

Universal Chronology (B.C. 450-A.D. 12)

JOHN RUDD
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