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Story of the Romans

H. A. Guerber (1859-1929)

1. The First Settlers
2. The Escape From the Burning City
3. The Clever Trick
4. The Boards are Eaten
5. The Wolf and the Twins
6. Romulus Builds Rome
7. The Maidens Carried Off
8. Union of Sabines and Romans
9. Death of Romulus
10. The Strange Signs of the Romans
11. The Quarrel with Alba
12. The Fight with the Horatii and the Curiatii
13. Tarquin and the Eagle
14. The Roman Youths
15. The King Outwitted
16. The Murder of Tarquin
17. The Ungrateful Children
18. The Mysterious Books
19. Tarquin's Poppies
20. The Oracle of Delphi
21. The Death of Lucretia
22. The Stern Father
23. A Roman Triumph
24. A Roman Triumph (continued)
25. The Defense of the Bridge
26. The Burnt Hand
27. The Twin Gods
28. The Wrongs of the Poor
29. The Fable of the Stomach
30. The Story of Coriolanus
31. The Farmer Hero
32. The New Laws
33. The Death of Virginia
34. The Plans of a Traitor
35. The School-Teacher Punished
36. The Invasion of the Gauls
37. The Sacred Geese
38. Two Heroes of Rome
39. The Disaster at the Caudine Forks
40. Pyrrhus and His Elephants
41. The Elephants Routed
42. Ancient Ships
43. Regulus and the Snake
44. Hannibal Crosses the Alps
45. The Romans Defeated
46. The Inventor Achimedes
47. The Roman Conquests
48. Destruction of Carthage
49. Roman Amusements
50. The Jewels of Cornelia
51. The Death of Tiberius Gracchus
52. Caius Gracchus
53. Jugurtha, King of Numidia
54. The Barbarians
55. The Social War
56. The Flight of Marius
57. The Proscription Lists
58. Sertorius and His Doe
59. The Revolt of the Slaves
60. Pompey's Conquests
61. The Conspiracy of Catiline
62. Caesar's Conquests
63. The Crossing of the Rubicon
64. The Battle of Pharsalia
65. The Death of Caesar
66. The Second Triumvirate
67. The Vision of Brutus
68. Antony and Cleopatra
69. The Poisonous Snake
70. The Augustan Age
71. The Death of Augustus
72. Varus Avenged
73. Death of Germanicus
74. Tiberius Smothered
75. The Wild Caligula
76. The Wicked Wives of Claudius
77. Nero's First Crimes
78. The Christians Persecuted
79. Nero's Cruelty
80. Two Short Reigns
81. The Siege of Jerusalem
82. The Buried Cities
83. The Terrible Banquet
84. The Emperor's Tablets
85. The Good Trajan
86. Trajan's Column
87. The Great Wall
88. Hadrian's Death
89. Antonius Pius
90. The Model Pagan
91. Another Cruel Emperor
92. An Unnatural Son
93. The Senate of Women
94. The Gigantic Emperor
95. Invasion of the Goths
96. Zenobia, Queen of Palmyra
97. A Prophesy Fulfilled
98. The First Christian Emperor
99. The Roman Empire Divided
100. An Emperor's Penance
101. Sieges of Rome
102. End of the Empire of the West

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A collection of short stories and histories of Rome, from its beginning to its end. (Ann Boulais)