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Story of the Greeks

H. A. Guerber (1859-1929)

1. Preface
2. Early Inhabitants of Greece
3. The Deluge of Ogyges
4. The Found of Many Important Cities
5. Story of Deucalion
6. Story of Daedalus and Icaraus
7. The Adventures of Jason
8. Theseus visits the Labrinyth
9. The Terrible Prophecy
10. The Sphinx's Riddle
11. Blindness and Death of Oedipus
12. The Brothers' Quarrel
13. The Taking of Thebes
14. The Childhood of Paris
15. The Muster of the Troops
16. The Sacrifice of Iphigenia
17. The Wrath of Achilles
18. The Death of Hector and Achilles
19. The Burning of Troy
20. Heroic Death of Codrus
21. The Blind Poet
22. The Rise of Sparta
23. The Spartan Training
24. The Brave Spartan Boy
25. Public Tables in Sparta
26. Laws of Lycurgus
27. The Messenian War
28. The Music of Tyrtaeus
29. Aristomenes' Escape
30. The Olympic Games
31. Milo of Croton
32. The Jealous Athlete
33. The Girls' Games
34. The Bloody Laws of Draco
35. The Laws of Solon
36. The First Plays
37. The Tyrant Pisistratus
38. The Tyrant's Insult
39. Death of the Conspirators
40. Hippias Driven out of Athens
41. The Great King
42. Hippias Visits Darius
43. Destruction of the Persian Host
44. The Advance of the Second Host
45. The Battle of Marathon
46. Miltiades' Disgrace
47. Aristides the Just
48. Two Noble Spartan Youths
49. The Great Army
50. Preparations for Defense
51. Leonidas at Themorplyae
52. Death of Leonidas
53. The Burning of Athens
54. The Battles of Salamis and Plataea
55. The Rebuilding of Athens
56. Death of Pausanias
57. Cimon improves Athens
58. The Earthquake
59. The Age of Pericles
60. The Teachings of Anaxagoras
61. Beginning of the Peloponnesian War
62. Death of Pericles
63. The Philosopher of Socrates
64. Socrates' Favorite Pupil
65. Youth of Alcibiades
66. Greek Colonies in Italy
67. Alcibiades in Disgrace
68. Death of Alcibiades
69. The Overthrow of theThirty Tyrants
70. Accusation of Socrates
71. Death of Socrates
72. The Defeat of Cyrus
73. The Retreat of the Ten Thousand
74. Agesilaus in Asia
75. A Strange Interview
76. The Peace of Antalcidas
77. The Theban Friends
78. Thebes Free Once More
79. The Battle of Leuctra
80. Death of Pelopidas
81. The Battle of Mantinea
82. The Tyrant of Syracuse
83. Story of Damon and Pythias
84. The Sword of Damocles
85. Dion and Dionysius
86. Civil War in Syracuse
87. Death of Dion
88. Philip of Macedon
89. Philip Begins His Conquests
90. The Orator Demosthenes
91. Philip Masters Greece
92. Birth of Alexander
93. The Steed Bucephalus
94. Alexander as King
95. Alexander and Diogenes
96. Alexander's Brilliant Beginning
97. The Gordian Knot
98. Alexander's Royal Captives
99. Alexander at Jerusalem
100. The African Desert
101. Death of Darius
102. Death of Porus
103. The Return to Babylon
104. Death of Alexander the Great
105. The Division of the Realm
106. Death of Demosthenes
107. The Last of the Athenians
108. The Colossus of Rhodes
109. The Battle of Ipsus
110. Demetrius and the Athenians
111. The Achaean League
112. Division in Sparta
113. Death of Agis
114. The War of the Two Leagues
115. The Last of the Greeks
116. Greece a Roman Province

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This book is a collection of stories and histories about the Ancient Greeks, including many of their famous myths!