| On the Shores of the Great Sea|
|by M. B. Synge|
|Book I of the Story of the World series. Focuses on the civilizations surrounding the Mediterranean Sea from the time of Abraham to the birth of Christ. Brief histories of the Ancient Israelites, Phoenicians, Egyptians, Scythians, Persians, Greeks, and Romans are given, concluding with the conquest of the entire Mediterranean by Rome. Important myths and legends that preceded recorded history are also related. Ages 9-18 |
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This text was prepared by volunteers associated
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as copytext, On the Shores of the Great Sea, by
M. B. Synge, Edinburgh:
William Blackwood and Sons, 1909.
Proofreading was completed and images were prepared
by Lisa Ripperton.
Since this book was first published before 1923, it is in the public domain
in the United States. By
U.S. law, it entered the public domain 75 years after
its first publication.
A number of illustrations are included in the text.
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