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The Philippics

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Marcus Tullius Cicero


A philippic is a fiery, damning speech delivered to condemn a particular political actor. The term originates with Demosthenes, who delivere…

The Students’ Roman Empire part 1, A History of the Roman Empire from Its Found…

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John Bagnell Bury


The writings of J. B. Bury, on subjects ranging from ancient Greece to the 19th-century papacy, are at once scholarly and accessible to the …

De Bello Gallico Libri Septem

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Gaius Julius Caesar


In this book the famous Gaius Julius Caesar himself describes the seven years of his war in Gaul. When Caesar got proconsul of Gallia and Il…

On the Shores of the Great Sea

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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…

Last Days of Pompeii

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Edward Bulwer-Lytton


Last Days of Pompeii is a novel written by Edward Bulwer-Lytton in 1834. Once a very widely read book and now relatively neglected, it culmi…

A History of Greece to the Death of Alexander the Great, Vol II

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John Bagnell Bury


J.B. Bury wrote his “History of Greece” before World War I, but it is such a good overview of classical Greek history that the third edition…

The Annals Vol 2

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Publius Cornelius Tacitus


The Annals was Tacitus' final work, covering the period from the death of Augustus Caesar in the year 14. He wrote at least 16 books, but bo…

The Annals Vol 3

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Publius Cornelius Tacitus


The Annals was Tacitus' final work, covering the period from the death of Augustus Caesar in the year 14. He wrote at least 16 books, but bo…

History of the Britons

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Nennius


One of the earliest recorded histories of Britain; Nennius wrote the book around 796BC. These days Nennius is recognised as being a teller, …

History of the Kings of Britain

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Geoffrey Of Monmouth


More medieval romance than history, Geoffrey of Monmouth's Historia Regum Britanniae represents the oldest versions we have of many legends …

Libro IV de la Historia de Heródoto

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Herodotus


Refiere Heródoto en su cuarto libro de las historias, las dos expediciones de los persas contra los Escitas y la Libia. - Summary by …

The Life of Alfred the Great

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Bishop Of Sherbourne Asser


A life of King Alfred of England originally composed in Latin, possibly sometime around 888 A.D. by the Monk and Bishop Asser, although some…

The Making of a Nation: The Beginnings of Israel's History

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Charles Foster Kent


Charles Foster Kent was one of the premier scholars in Jewish Studies at the turn of the century. He was particularly well-known for his co…

History of Egypt

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Frederick C. H. Wendel


The history of Egypt from the earliest times to the conquest by Alexander the Great, covering the development of Egyptian civilization: scie…

History of the Norwegian People, Volume 1

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Knut Gjerset


A detailed and exhaustive history of the Norwegian People, written in two volumes. The author, Knut Gjerset, was born in Western Norway in 1…

Libro VI de la Historia de Heródoto

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Herodotus


Histieo continúa induciendo a los Jonios a batirse contra los Persas. Derrota de la armada jonia y toma de Mileto. La armada persa se…

Römische Geschichte Buch 8

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Theodor Mommsen


Mommsen erhielt für die Römische Geschichte 1902 den Nobelpreis für Literatur. Römische Geschichte Achtes Buch (Ausgabe…

The Catiline Conspiracy and the Jugurthine War

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Gaius


The Catiline Conspiracy and the Jugurthine War are the two separate surviving works of the historian commonly known as "Sallust". …

Libro V de la Historia de Heródoto

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Herodotus


Costumbres de los Tracios. Alejandro se venga de los embajadores Persas enviados a Macedonia. Política de Darío con Histieo, s…

The Students’ Roman Empire part 2, A History of the Roman Empire from Its Found…

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John Bagnell Bury


The writings of J. B. Bury, on subjects ranging from ancient Greece to the 19th-century papacy, are at once scholarly and accessible to the …

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