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The Story of the Romans by  H. A. Guerber

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The Story of the Romans
by Helene A. Guerber
Elementary history of Rome, presenting 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.  Ages 10-14
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The First Settlers
The 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
The Strange Signs of the Romans
The Quarrel with Alba
The Fight between the Horatii and the 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 (Continued)
The Defense of the Bridge
The Burnt Hand
The Twin Gods
The Wrongs of the Poor
The Fable of the Stomach
The Story of Coriolanus
The Farmer Hero
The New Laws
The Death of Virginia
The Plans of a Traitor
The School-Teacher Punished
The Invasion of the Gauls
The Sacred Geese
Two Heroes of Rome
The Disaster at the 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
The 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
The Revolt of the Slaves
Pompey's Conquests
The Conspiracy of Catiline
Cæsar's Conquests
The Crossing of the Rubicon
The Battle of Pharsalia
The Death of Cæsar
The Second Triumvirate
The Vision of Brutus
Antony and Cleopatra
The Poisonous Snake
The Augustan Age
The Death of Augustus
Varus Avenged
Death of Germanicus
Tiberius Smothered
The Wild Caligula
The Wicked Wives of Claudius
Nero's First Crimes
The 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
The First Christian Emperor
The Roman Empire Divided
An Emperor's Penance
Sieges of Rome
End of the Empire of the West

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