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This elementary history of Rome presents short stories of the great heroes, mythical and historical, from Aeneas and the founding of Rome to the fall of the western empire. Around the famous characters of Rome are graphically grouped the great events with which their names will forever stand connected. Vivid descriptions bring to life the events narrated, making history attractive to the young, and awakening their enthusiasm for further reading and study.

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Story of the Romans

  The First Settlers
  Escape from the Burning City
  The Clever Trick
  The Boards Are Eaten
  The Wolf and the Twins
  Romulus Builds Rome
  The Maidens Carried Off
  Union of Sabines and Romans
  Death of Romulus
  Strange Signs of the Romans
  The Quarrel with Alba
  The Horatii and Curiatii
  Tarquin and the Eagle
  The Roman Youths
  The King Outwitted
  The Murder of Tarquin
  The Ungrateful Children
  The Mysterious Books
  Tarquin's Poppies
  The Oracle of Delphi
  The Death of Lucretia
  The Stern Father
  A Roman Triumph
  A Roman Triumph (Cont.)
  Defense of the Bridge
  The Burnt Hand
  The Twin Gods
  The Wrongs of the Poor
  Fable of the Stomach
  The Story of Coriolanus
  The Farmer Hero
  The New Laws
  Death of Virginia
  Plans of a Traitor
  A School-Teacher Punished
  Invasion of the Gauls
  The Sacred Geese
  Two Heroes of Rome
  Disaster at Caudine Forks
  Pyrrhus and His Elephants
  The Elephants Routed
  Ancient Ships
  Regulus and the Snake
  Hannibal Crosses the Alps
  The Romans Defeated
  The Inventor Archimedes
  The Roman Conquests
  Destruction of Carthage
  Roman Amusements
  The Jewels of Cornelia
  Death of Tiberius Gracchus
  Caius Gracchus
  Jugurtha, King of Numidia
  The Barbarians
  The Social War
  The Flight of Marius
  The Proscription Lists
  Sertorius and His Doe
  Revolt of the Slaves
  Pompey's Conquests
  Conspiracy of Catiline
  Caesar's Conquests
  Crossing of the Rubicon
  Battle of Pharsalia
  The Death of Caesar
  The Second Triumvirate
  The Vision of Brutus
  Antony and Cleopatra
  The Poisonous Snake
  The Augustan Age
  Death of Augustus
  Varus Avenged
  Death of Germanicus
  Tiberius Smothered
  The Wild Caligula
  Wicked Wives of Claudius
  Nero's First Crimes
  Christians Persecuted
  Nero's Cruelty
  Two Short Reigns
  The Siege of Jerusalem
  The Buried Cities
  The Terrible Banquet
  The Emperor's Tablets
  The Good Trajan
  Trajan's Column
  The Great Wall
  Hadrian's Death
  Antoninus Pius
  The Model Pagan
  Another Cruel Emperor
  An Unnatural Son
  The Senate of Women
  The Gigantic Emperor
  Invasion of the Goths
  Zenobia, Queen of Palmyra
  A Prophecy Fulfulled
  First Christian Emperor
  Roman Empire Divided
  An Emperor's Penance
  Sieges of Rome
  End of the Western Empire
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