A Manual of Ancient History
by A. H. L. Heeren
Publisher: D. A. Talboys 1833
Number of pages: 486
The author spent the greater portion of his life in lecturing upon the subjects of ancient history. A list of the original sources is placed at the head of each section. The work possesses the merit of combining the convenience of the Manuals with the synchronistic method of instruction; as the geography, chronology, and biography of the countries and states of the ancient world are brought at once under the eye of the reader.
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by A.H.J. Greenidge - MacMillan
Lucid and highly readable overview of a difficult and little understood aspect of Greek history: its public law, not just how it was structured but how it behaved in action. Perfect for university students and amateur historians.
by Donald A. Mackenzie - The Gresham Publishing Company
The book deals with the myths and legends of Babylonia and Assyria. They reflect the civilization in which they developed. A historical narrative is provided, beginning with the early Sumerian age and ending with the periods of the Grecian Empire.
by Henri Frankfort - Doubleday & Company, Inc.
A full description of the birth of civilization in the Near East would require a work many times the size of the present book. We have concentrated on the social and political innovations in which the great change became manifest.
by J. B. Bury - MacMillan
Contents: Beginnings of Greece and the heroic age; Expansion of Greece; Growth of Sparta; Union of Attica and the foundation of the Athenian democracy; Advance of Persia to the Aegean; Persian and Punic invasions; Foundation of the Athenian empire.