Gateway to the Classics: On the Shores of the Great Sea by M. B. Synge
On the Shores of the Great Sea by  M. B. Synge

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On the Shores of the Great Sea
by M. B. Synge
Book I of the Story of the World series. Focuses on the civilizations surrounding the Mediterranean Sea from the time of Abraham to the birth of Christ. Brief histories of the Ancient Israelites, Phoenicians, Egyptians, Scythians, Persians, Greeks, and Romans are given, concluding with the conquest of the entire Mediterranean by Rome. Important myths and legends that preceded recorded history are also related.  Ages 9-18
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Table of Contents

Front Matter

Back Matter

The Home of Abraham
Into Africa
An Old Trade-Route
Joseph in Egypt
The Story of the Nile Flood
In a Strange Land
The Children of Israel
Back to the Fatherland
The First Merchant Fleet
Conquerors of the Sea
Early Pioneers
Hiram, King of Tyre
King Solomon's Fleet
The Story of Carthage
Out of the Shadowland
The Story of the Argonauts
The Siege of Troy
The Adventures of Ulysses
The Dawn of History
The Fall of Tyre
The Rise of Carthage
Hanno's Adventures
Some More about Greece
A Cloud in the East
The Battle of Marathon
King Ahasuerus
How Leonidas Kept the Pass
Victory for the Greeks
Some Greek Colonies
Across the Blue Waters
The Beauty of Athens
The Death of Socrates
Retreat of the Ten Thousand
The Story of Romulus and Remus
How Horatius Kept the Bridge
Alexander the Great
King of Macedonia
Conquest of the East
Conquest of India
Alexander's City
Back to Rome Again
A Great Conflict
The Roman Fleet
Hannibal's Vow
The Adventures of Hannibal
The End of Carthage
The Triumph of Rome
Two Young Romans
Julius Caesar
The Flight of Pompey
The Death of Caesar
The Empire of Rome
Pax Romana

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