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The Story of Rome
by Mary Macgregor
A vivid account of the story of Rome from the earliest times to the death of Augustus, retold for children, chronicling the birth of a city and its growth through storm and struggle to become a great world empire. Gives short accounts of battles and campaigns, and of the men who expanded the borders of the Roman empire to include all lands bordering the Mediterranean Sea.  Ages 10-14
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Table of Contents

Front Matter

Back Matter

The Lady Roma
The She-Wolf
The Twin Boys
Numitor Recognises His Grandsons
The Sacred Birds
The Founding of Rome
The Sabine Maidens
The Tarpeian Rock
The Mysterious Gate
The King Disappears
The Peace-Loving King
Horatius Slays His Sister
The Pride of Tullus Hostilius
The King Who Fought and Prayed
The Faithless Friend
A Slave Becomes a King
The Cruel Deed of Tullia
The Fate of the Town of Gabii
The Books of the Sibyl
The Industry of Lucretia
The Death of Lucretia
The Sons of Brutus
Horatius Cocles, or the One-Eyed
Gaius Mucius Burns His Right Hand
The Divine Twins
The Tribunes
Coriolanus and His Mother Veturia
The Roman Army in a Trap
The Hated Decemvirs
The Death of Verginia
The Friend of the People
Camillus Captures the City of Veii
The Statue of the Goddess
The Schoolmaster Who Proved a Traitor
The Battle of Allia
The Sacred Geese
The City Is Rebuilt
Camillus Sets the Camp of the Volscians on Fire
The Battle on the Banks of the Anio
The Curtian Lake
The Dream of the Two Consuls
The Caudine Forks
The Disgrace of the Caudine Forks Avenged
Fabius among the Ciminian Hills
The Battle of Sentinum
The Son of Fabius Loses a Battle
Pyrrhus, King of the Epirots
The Elephants at the Battle of Heraclea
Pyrrthus Tries To Frighten Fabricius
Pyrrhus Is Defeated
The Romans Build a Fleet
The Battle of Ecnomus
The Roman Legions in Africa
Regulus Is Taken Prisoner
The Romans Conquer the Gauls
The Boy Hannibal
Hannibal Prepares To Invade Italy
Hannibal Crosses the Alps
The Battle of Trebia
The Battle of Lake Trasimenus
Hannibal Outwits Fabius
Fabius Wins Two Victories
The Battle of Cannae
The Despair of Rome
The Defeat of Hasdrubal
Livius and Claudius Enjoy a Triumph
The Capture of New Carthage
Scipio Sails to Africa
The Romans Set Fire to the Camp of the Numidians
Hannibal Leaves Italy
The Battle of Zama
Scipio Receives a Triumph
Flamininus Is Covered with Garlands
The Death of Hannibal
The Hatred of Cato for Carthage
The Stern Decree
The Carthaginians Defend Their City
The Destruction of Carthage
Cornelia, the Mother of the Gracchi
Tiberius and His Friend Octavius
The Death of Tiberius Gracchus
The Death of Gaius Gracchus
The Gold of Jugurtha
Gaius Marius Wins the Notice of Scipio Africanus
Gaius Marius Becomes Commander of the Army
The Capture of Jugurtha's Treasure Towns
The Capture of Jugurtha
Jugurtha Is Brought to Rome in Chains
Marius Conquers the Teutones
Marius Mocks the Ambassadors of the Cimbri
Metellus Is Driven from Rome
Sulla Enters Rome with His Troops
The Flight of Marius
The Gaul Dares Not Kill Gaius Marius
Marius Returns to Rome
The Orator Aristion
Sulla Besieges Athens
Sulla Saves Rome from the Samnites
The Proscriptions of Sulla
The Gladiators' Revolt
The Pirates
Pompey Goes to War with Mithridates
Cicero Discovers the Catilinarian Conspiracy
The Death of the Conspirators
Julius Caesar Is Captured by Pirates
Caesar Gives Up His Triumph
Caesar Praises His Tenth Legion
Caesar Wins a Great Victory over the Nervii
Caesar Invades Britain
Caesar Crosses the Rubicon
Caesar and the Pilot
The Flight of Pompey
Cato Dies Rather Than Yield to Caesar
Caesar Is Loaded with Honours
The Nobles Plot against Caesar
The Assassination of Caesar
Brutus Speaks to the Citizens
Mark Antony Speaks to the Citizens
The Second Triumvirate
The Battle of Philippi
The Death of Brutus
Antony and Cleopatra
The Battle of Actium
Antony and Cleopatra Die
The Emperor Augustus

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