A Manual of Ancient History [Illustrated] by A. H. L. Heeren

A Manual of Ancient History [Illustrated]

byA. H. L. Heeren

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A MANUAL OF ANCIENT HISTORY, PARTICULARLY WITH REGARD TO THE CONSTITUTIONS, THE COMMERCE, AND THE COLONIES, OF THE STATES OF ANTIQUITY. SECOND EDITION

This edition features
• illustrations
• a linked Table of Contents and linked Footnotes

CONTENTS (abridged list)
Introduction 
General geographical outline of Asia 
Preliminary and General Observations upon the History and Constitution of the great Asiatic Empires 
History of the ancient Asiatic kingdoms before the reign of Cyrus 
    I. Assyrian monarchy 
    II. Median monarchy 
    III. Babylonian monarchy 
    IV. States in Asia Minor 
        1. Trojan empire 
        2. Phrygian empire 
        3. Lydian empire 
    V. Phœnicia 
    VI. Syrians 
    VII. Jews 
        1. Period of the Nomad state from Abraham till the conquest of Palestine 
        2. Period of the federative republic 
        3. Period of the monarchy from B. C. 1100 — 600 
            The Jewish state as one single kingdom 
            The Jewish state as a divided kingdom 
African Nations 
General geographical outline of Ancient Africa 
    I. Egyptians 
        1st Period. From the earliest times down to the Sesostridæ, about B. C. 1500 
        2nd Period. From the Sesostridæ till the sole dominion of Psammetichus, B. C. 1500 — 650 
        3rd Period. From the reign of Psammetichus to the Persian conquest of Egypt by Cambyses, B. C. 650 — 525 
    II. Carthaginians 
        1st Period. From the foundation of Carthage to the wars with Syracuse, B. C. 880 — 480 
        2nd Period. From the breaking out of the wars with Syracuse to the commencement of those with Rome, B. C. 480 — 264 
        3rd Period. From the beginning of the wars with Rome to the downfal of Carthage, B. C. 264 — 146 

Geographical outline of Greece 
    1st Period. Traditional history down to the Trojan war, about B. C. 1200 
    2nd Period. From the Trojan war to the breaking out of the Persian war, B. C. 1200 — 500 
History of the Hellenic states within Greece 
    General history 
    Sparta 
    Athens 
...
    IV. History of some smaller or more distant kingdoms and states formed out of the Macedonian monarchy 
        The kingdom of Pergamus 
        Bithynia 
        Paphlagonia 
        Pontus 
        Cappadocia 
        Armenia 
        The kingdom of Parthia 
        The kingdom of Bactria 
        The restored kingdom of the Jews 
            1. Under the Persians 
            2. Under the Ptolemies and Seleucidæ 
            3. Under the Maccabees 
            4. Under the family of Herod 
    Period I. From the foundation of Rome to the conquest of Italy, and the commencement of the wars with Carthage, B. C. 754 — 264, or A. U. C. 1 — 490 
    Period II. From the commencement of the war with Carthage to the rise of the civil broils under the Gracchi, B. C. 264 — 134, or A. U. C. 490 — 620 
    Period III. From the beginning of the civil broils under the Gracchi to the fall of the republic, B. C. 134 — 30, or A. U. C. 620 — 724 
    Period IV. History of the Roman state as a monarchy till the overthrow of the western empire, B. C. 30 — A. C. 476 
Geographical outline. View of the Roman empire and provinces, and other countries connected with it by war or commerce 
    1st Section. From Augustus Cæsar to the death of Commodus, B. C. 30 — A. C. 193 
    2nd Section. From the death of Commodus to Diocletian, A. C. 193 — 284 
    3rd Section. From Diocletian to the overthrow of the Roman empire in the west, A. C. 284 — 476 
Appendix. Chronology of Herodotus from the time of Cyrus, according to Volney 
Genealogical Table of the reigning houses of Macedon 
Genealogical Table of the reigning houses of the Seleucidæ 
Genealogical Table of the reigning houses of the Ptolemies 
Genealogical Table of the reigning houses of the Jews 
Genealogical Table of the reigning houses of the Cæsars 
Genealogical Table of the reigning houses of Constantine

About the Author
A. H. L. HEEREN; KNIGHT OF THE NORTH STAR AND GUELPHIC ORDER; AULIC COUNSELLOR AND PROFESSOR OF HISTORY IN THE UNIVERSITY OF GOETTINGEN; AND MEMBER OF SEVERAL OTHER LEARNED SOCIETIES.

Title:A Manual of Ancient History [Illustrated]Format:Kobo ebookPublished:December 28, 2012Publisher:VolumesOfValueLanguage:English

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