Napoleon and the Queen of Prussia
by L. Muhlbach
Publisher: Project Gutenberg 2006
Profound silence reigned in the valleys and gorges of Jena and Auerstadt. The battles were over. The victorious French had marched to Jena to repose for a few days, while the defeated Prussians had fled to Weimar, or were wandering across the fields and in the mountains, anxiously seeking for inaccessible places where they might conceal their presence from the pursuing enemy.
Home page url
Download or read it online for free here:
by Robert H. Fuller - MacMillan
A story covering the period of Alexander the Great's victories: at the Granicus River, at Issus, at Tyre (Siege and Capture), and at Arabela. Besides Alexander there are various historic figures including Aristotle, Demosthenes, and Darius III.
by Alfred John Church - Blackie & Son ltd.
The year 146 B.C. was an annus mirabilis in the development of Roman dominion. I have attempted in this story to group some picturesque incidents round the person of a young Greek who struggles in vain to resist the destiny of the conquering race.
by Herbert Strang - Oxford University Press
Mesopotamia has been brought by Time's revolution once more into the foreground of the history of the world. The plains where the Arabs reared a civilization of their own, have become once more the battle-ground of opposing armies.
by Marcus Clarke - The Australian Journal
Forced to conceal his identity and forego his inheritance, Rufus Dawes is unjustly implicated in his father’s murder, convicted of theft and sentenced to be transported to Australia, where he encounters the brutality of the penal system.