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The Great Events by Famous Historians, Vol. 1

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Author: Various Authors
Published: 1905
Language: English
Wordcount: 156,283 / 460 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 55.1
LoC Category: D
Downloads: 1,185
Added to site: 2005.07.25
mnybks.net#: 11011
Genre: History
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General Introduction

An Outline Narrative of the Great Events CHARLES F. HORNE

Dawn of Civilization (_B.C. 5867_) G.C.C. MASPERO

Compilation of the Earliest Code (_B.C. 2250_) HAMMURABI

Theseus Founds Athens (_B.C. 1235_) PLUTARCH

The Formation of the Castes in India (_B.C. 1200_) GUSTAVE LE BON W.W. HUNTER

Fall of Troy (_B.C. 1184_) GEORGE GROTE

Accession of Solomon Building of the Temple at Jerusalem (_B.C. 1017_) HENRY HART MILMAN

Rise and Fall of Assyria Destruction of Nineveh (_B.C. 789_) F. LENORMANT AND E. CHEVALLIER

The Foundation of Rome (_B.C. 753_) BARTHOLD GEORG NIEBUHR

_Prince Jimmu Founds Japan's Capital_ (_B.C. 660_) SIR EDWARD REED THE "NEHONGI"

The Foundation of Buddhism (_B.C. 623_) THOMAS W. RHYS-DAVIDS

Pythian Games at Delphi (_B.C. 585_) GEORGE GROTE

_Solon's Early Greek Legislation_ (_B.C. 594_) GEORGE GROTE

Conquests of Cyrus the Great (_B.C. 550_) GEORGE GROTE

_Rise of Confucius, the Chinese Sage_ (_B.C. 550_) R.K. DOUGLAS

Rome Established as a Republic Institution of Tribunes (_B.C. 510-494_) HENRY GEORGE LIDDELL

The Battle of Marathon (_B.C. 490_) SIR EDWARD SHEPHERD CREASY

Invasion of Greece by Persians under Xerxes _Defence of Thermopylæ_ (_B.C. 480_) HERODOTUS

Universal Chronology (_B.C. 5867-451_) JOHN RUDD

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