Gateway to the Classics: Stories of the East From Herodotus by Alfred J. Church
Stories of the East From Herodotus by  Alfred J. Church

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Stories of the East from Herodotus
by Alfred J. Church
Engaging narrative of stories from the History of Herodotus, recounting the tale of Croesus and the Fall of Sardis, chronicling the careers of Cyrus and Cambyses, and, finally, documenting Darius's rise to power. The author's The Story of the Persian War continues the account. Includes numerous black and white illustrations from ancient frescoes and sculptures.  Ages 12-15
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Table of Contents

Front Matter

The Story of King Croesus
Croesus Consulteth the Oracles
King Croesus Is Defeated
Croesus Is Saved from Death
The Birth and Bringing Up of Cyrus
Cyrus Overthroweth Astyages
The City of Babylon, Cyrus Taketh It
Cyrus Maketh War against the Massagetae
Of the Manners of the Egyptians
Of Certain Kings of Egypt
Of Certain Other Kings of Egypt
The Persians Conquer Egypt
Cambyses Maketh War upon the Nations Round About
The False Smerdis Is Slain
The Kingdom of Darius
Babylon Rebelleth against the King, and Is Taken
King Darius Maketh War upon the Scythians
Of the Scythians and Other Nations

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