The comic history of Rome PDF book (1852) Free eBook

The comic history of Rome PDF book (1852)

The comic history of Rome PDF book

This interesting book illustrates the history of Rome since its foundation to the end of the Roman Empire with illustrations 


Contents:

From the foundation of Rome to the death of Romulus -- From the accession of Numa Pompilius to the death of Ancus Martius -- From the accession of Tarquinius Priscus to the death of Servius Tullius -- From the accession of Tarquinius Superbus to the banishment of the royal family, and the abolition of the kingly dignity -- From the banishment of Tarquinius Superbus to the Battle of Lake Regillus -- From the Battle of the Lake Regillus to the close war with the Volscians -- From the close war with the Volscians to the passing of the Bill of Terentillus -- From the establishment of the Decemvirate to the taking of Veil -- From the taking of Rome by the Gauls to its subsequent preservation by Manlius -- From the tribuneship of C. Licinius to the defeat of the Gauls by Valerius -- From the first war against the Samnites to the passing of the Laws of Publilius --

From the beginning of the second to the end of the Third Samnite War -- On the peaceful occupations of the Romans (from the scarcity of subject, necessarily a very short chapter) -- From the end of the Third Samnite War to the subjugation of all Italy by the Romans -- The First Punic War -- Some miscellaneous wars of Rome -- The Second Punic War -- Conclusion of the Second Punic War -- War with the Macedonians; Proclamation of the freedom of Greece by Flamnius; War with Antiochus; Death of Hannibal, and of Scipio Africanus -- Public amusements, morals, manners, customs, and state of the drama and literature among the Romans -- Wars against Perseus; The Third Punic War; Siege and destruction of Carthage, and ditto of Corinth -- Wars in Spain; Viriathus; Destruction of Numantia; The Servile War in Sicily; Appropriation of Pergamus --

The Gracchi and their mother; Rise and fall of Tiberius and Caius Gracchus -- The Jugurthine War; War against the Cimbri and Teutoni -- Mithridates, Sulla, Marius, Cinna, et cætera -- Death of Cinna; Return of Sulla to Rome; C. Papirius Carbo; Dictatorship of Sulla -- Re-action against the policy of Sulla; Services of Q. Sertorius; Metellus; Cn. Pompey; Spirited steps of Spartacus; The irate pirate -- The Third Mithridatic War; Deposition and death of Mithridates -- Conspiracy of Catiline; Introduction of Cicero; Cæsar, Pompey, Crassus, and co. -- Overthrow of Crassus; Defeat of Pompey; Dictatorship and death of Cæsar; End of the Roman Republic


Author: À Beckett, Gilbert Abbott,
 Leech, John
Publication:(1852) 

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