Tytler's Elements of general history

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Of the Greek Poets
21
Early period of the Grecian History The Argo
22
SECT PAGE
25
The Republic of Athens
28
The war between Greece and Persia
34
The Republic of Thebes
40
PAGE
45
Of the Greek Philosophers
57
The History of Rome
61
Rome under the Corst 18
68
The Law of Volero
72
The Decemvirate
73
Increase of the Popular Power
74
Conquest of Italy by the Romans
77
History of Carthage
78
History of Sicily
79
The Punic Wars
81
The Gracchi and the Corruption of the Common wealth
85
Progress of the civil Warssecond Triumvirate and fall of the Republic
89
Consideration on such Particulars as mark the Genius and National Character of the Romans
95
Of the Progress of Literature among the Romans
96
State of Philosophy among the Romans 57 61 68 72 73 74 77 78 79 81 85 20 8 8 8 89 95 96
101
Of the Public and Private Manners of the Romans
103
Of the Art of War among the Romans
105
Reflections arising from a view of the Roman History 105 during the Commonwealth
107
Rome under the Emperors
111
The same subject continued
115
Age of the Antonines
119
stantineHis successors
123
Progress of the Christian Religion from its Institu tion to the Extinction of Paganism in the Reign of Theodosius
128
Extinction of the Roman Empire in the West
130
Of the Origin Manners and Character of the Gothic Nations before their Establishment in the Roman Empire 48 Of the Manners Laws and Governme...
134
Method of studying ancient History
141
Comparative View of Ancient and Modern Geo graphy
147
MODERN HISTORY
158
Retrospective View of the Affairs of the Church pre
171
Of the Saracens in the Eighth and Ninth Centuries
178
Of the Government Laws and Manners of
188
State of Germany and Italy in the Thirteenth Cen
200
Of the State of the fine Arts in Europe in the Age
264
History of India
271
Of the Antiquity of the Empire of China State
277
Вест PAGE
281
Of the Constitution and Government of the United
287
History of Great Britain in the Reigns of James I
297
The Commonwealth of England
303
Of the Public Revenue of Great Britain
315
France under Louis XIV
321
Of the constitution of France under the Monarchy
327
A View of the Progress of Science and Literature
332
PART THIRD
339
Austria and Germany from the Peace of Rhadstadt
349
Of the Seven Years War 17551762
357
SECT PAGE 7 Disputes between Great Britain and her American Colonies 18641783 564
364
France from the Peace of Paris 1763 to the Death of Louis XIV 1774
367
France from the Accession of Louis XVI 1774 to the overthrow of the Directory 1799
369
Great Britain from the conclusion of the American War 1783 to the Peace of Amiens 1802
391
Austria from the conclusion of the Seven Years War to the close of the Eighteenth Century
396
12Spain from 1700 to 1843
400
Portugal from 1700 to 1836
405
the Consulate and first empire 1814
407
England from the treaty of Amiens 1802 to the death of George III 1820
417
France from the termination of the first to the second empire
423
England from the commencement of the reign of George IV to the end of the Russian War
433
The United States of America to 1861
452
Northern States of Europe from the commencement of the eighteenth century
456
Southern States of Europe from the close of the seventeenth century
464
The British Empire in India
466
England from 1856 to 1874
471
the second empire and its downfall
481
Prussia from 1847
487
The Northern States of Europe from 1844
491
The Southern States of Europe from 1844
496
The United States of America from the outbreak of the Civil War
506
The States of South America and the West Indies
519
The British Empire in India
522
Literature and Science during the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries
532
CHRONOLOGICAL TABLE
539

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9. oldal - Assyrians the marriageable women were put up at auction, and the price obtained for the more beautiful was assigned as a dowry to the more homely. The laws of succession are next in order to those of marriage. The father had the absolute power in the division of his estate. But primogeniture was understood to confer certain rights. Laws arise...
292. oldal - In the house of commons, therefore, a committee was appointed to bring in a charge against the king. On their report a vote passed, declaring it treason in a king to levy war against his parliament, and appointing a HIGH COURT OF JUSTICE to try Charles for this new invented treason.
380. oldal - Russell moved the House of Commons for leave to bring in a Bill to amend the representation of the people in England and Wales.
434. oldal - ... the mouth of this great opening is a lower ridge at different heights, varying from 60 to 150 feet, parallel to the river, and at distances from it of from 600 to 800 yards. The river itself is generally fordable for troops, but its banks are extremely rugged, and in most parts steep; the willows along it had been cut down, in order to prevent them from affording cover to the attacking party, and in fact everything had been done to deprive an assailant of any species of shelter. In front of the...
76. oldal - The Phoenicians had sent colonies thither before the Trojan war. The Greeks, in after times, made considerable settlements in the island. The Corinthians founded Syracuse, which became the most illustrious of the Greek cities of Sicily ; and from Syracuse arose afterwards Agrigentum, Acra, Casmene, Camarene, and several other Sicilian towns.
290. oldal - Scots reformers took up arms ; and after seizing and fortifying the most important places of strengtli in the kingdom, boldly marched into the heart of England. 12. It was now absolutely necessary to assemble a parliament ; and the king at length saw that the torrent was irresistible, and resolved, though too late, to give it way.
324. oldal - He had discovered, before the age of twenty-four, the theory of universal gravitation, a principle which solves the chief phenomena of nature, and connects and regulates the whole machine of the universe. His theory of light and colours is the foundation of the whole science of optics, and his Principia the basis and elements of all philosophy.
270. oldal - In sculpture, as in the figures of their idols, the Chinese artists seem to delight in distortion and deformity. Their music is not regulated by any principles of science : they have no semi-tones ; and their instruments are imperfect and untunable. The Chinese architecture has variety, lightness, and sometimes elegance, but has no grandeur or symmetrical beauty. • 8. Yet, in some of the arts, the Chinese have attained to great perfection. Agriculture is carried in China to the highest pitch 'of...
40. oldal - ... leaving to his army the sole alternative, that they must subdue Asia or perish. Prosecuting their course for some time without resistance, the Greeks were attacked by the Persians in a narrow valley of Cilicia, near the town of Issus. The Persian host amounted to 400,000 ; but...
128. oldal - Justinian from the throne, had they not been fortunately composed by the arms and the policy of Belisarius. This great general overwhelmed the Vandal sovereignty of Africa, and recovered that province to the empire. He wrested Italy from its Gothic sovereign, and once more restored it, for a short space, to the dominion of its ancient masters.

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