History of Greece for Beginners
by J. B. Bury
Publisher: MacMillan 1905
Number of pages: 504
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; Pericles; War of Athens with the Peloponnesians; Decline and downfall of the Athenian empire; Spartan supremacy and the Persian war; Revival of Athens and her second league; Hegemony of Thebes; Rise of Macedonia; Conquest of Persia; Conquest of the far east.
Home page url
Download or read it online for free here:
by Jan N. Bremmer - De Gruyter Open
This book explores ancient mystery cults and their influence on emerging Christianity. The author discusses the famous Eleusian Mysteries as well as lesser-known Greek and Roman mysteries, offering an in-depth analysis of this fascinating phenomenon.
by Herbert J. Spinden
Written by an expert on the topic and provides a concise history of the ancient cultures of Mexico and Central America. Any interested in early anthropology works will relish this survey, essential to a beginning study of the region and its history.
by Jacob Abbott - Harper & Brothers
Alexander the Great created one of the largest empires in ancient history. The cultural impact of his conquests lasted for centuries. Alexander is is remembered for his tactical ability and for spreading Greek civilization into the East.
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.