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This eBook from the Gutenberg Project consists of approximately 284 pages of information about History Of Ancient Civilization.
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Start of eBook1
CHAPTER I1
PREHISTORIC ARCHAEOLOGY1
THE ROUGH STONE AGE1
POLISHED STONE AGE2
THE AGE OF BRONZE4
THE IRON AGE4
CONCLUSIONS5
FOOTNOTES: 6
CHAPTER II6
HISTORY6
SOURCES OF INFORMATION FOR THE HISTORY OF ANCIENT PEOPLES7
RACES AND PEOPLES9
FOOTNOTES: 10
CHAPTER III10
THE EGYPTIANS10
THE EGYPTIAN EMPIRE12
THE ARTS16
FOOTNOTES: 17
CHAPTER IV18
CHALDEA18
THE ASSYRIANS18
THE BABYLONIANS21
CUSTOMS AND RELIGION22
ARTS23
FOOTNOTES: 24
CHAPTER V24
THE ARYANS24
PRIMITIVE RELIGION OF THE HINDOOS25
THE BRAHMANIC SOCIETY26
BUDDHISM30
FOOTNOTES: 32
CHAPTER VI33
THE RELIGION OF ZOROASTER33
THE PERSIAN EMPIRE35
FOOTNOTES: 38
CHAPTER VII38
THE PHOENICIAN PEOPLE38
PHOENICIAN COMMERCE41
FOOTNOTES: 43
CHAPTER VIII43
ORIGIN OF THE HEBREW PEOPLE43
THE RELIGION OF ISRAEL45
THE KINGDOM OF ISRAEL46
THE PROPHETS47
THE JEWISH PEOPLE48
FOOTNOTES: 50
CHAPTER IX50
THE PEOPLE51
THE HELLENES BEYOND SEA55
FOOTNOTES: 57
CHAPTER X57
THE HEROES60
WORSHIP62
FOOTNOTES: 65
CHAPTER XI65
THE PEOPLE65
EDUCATION66
THE INSTITUTIONS OF SPARTA68
FOOTNOTES: 70
CHAPTER XII70
THE ATHENIAN PEOPLE70
THE ATHENIAN PEOPLE71
THE GOVERNMENT OF ATHENS72
PRIVATE LIFE74
FOOTNOTES: 75
CHAPTER XIII76
THE PERSIAN WARS76
STRIFE AMONG THE GREEK STATES79
FOOTNOTES: 81
CHAPTER XIV81
ATHENS AT THE TIME OF PERICLES82
LETTERS82
THE ARTS85
FOOTNOTES: 88
CHAPTER XV88
ASIA BEFORE ALEXANDER88
CONQUEST OF ASIA BY ALEXANDER90
THE HELLENES IN THE ORIENT94
FOOTNOTES: 96
CHAPTER XVI96
DECADENCE OF THE GREEK CITIES96
THE ROMAN CONQUEST99
THE HELLENES IN THE OCCIDENT100
FOOTNOTES: 102
CHAPTER XVII102
ANCIENT PEOPLES OF ITALY102
THE ITALIAN PEOPLE104
FOOTNOTES: 106
CHAPTER XVIII107
THE FAMILY111
FOOTNOTES: 113
CHAPTER XIX113
FORMATION OF THE ROMAN PEOPLE113
THE ROMAN PEOPLE115
THE GOVERNMENT OF THE REPUBLIC117
FOOTNOTES: 119
CHAPTER XX119
THE ROMAN ARMY120
CHARACTER OF THE CONQUEST122
ROMAN WARFARE126
EFFECTS OF ROMAN CONQUEST127
FOOTNOTES: 128
CHAPTER XXI128
THE PROVINCIALS128
SLAVERY131
FOOTNOTES: 134
CHAPTER XXII134
CHANGES IN RELIGION135
CHANGES IN MANNERS136
FOOTNOTES: 141
CHAPTER XXIII141
DECADENCE OF REPUBLICAN INSTITUTIONS141
THE REVOLUTION143
FOOTNOTES: 148
CHAPTER XXIV148
THE TWELVE CAESARS149
THE CENTURY OF THE ANTONINES152
IMPERIAL ADMINISTRATION154
SOCIAL LIFE UNDER THE EMPIRE157
FOOTNOTES: 161
CHAPTER XXV161
LETTERS161
THE ARTS163
THE LAW166
FOOTNOTES: 169
CHAPTER XXVI170
ORIGIN OF CHRISTIANITY170
THE FIRST CENTURIES OF THE CHURCH171
THE MONKS OF THE THIRD CENTURY175
FOOTNOTES: 177
CHAPTER XXVII177
THE REVOLUTIONS OF THE THIRD CENTURY177
THE GOVERNMENT OF THE LATER EMPIRE179
THE CHURCH AND THE STATE181
FOOTNOTES: 185
APPENDIX185
PREHISTORIC TIMES185
EGYPT186
BABYLON AND ASSYRIA186
INDIA186
PERSIA187
THE PHOENICIANS187
THE HEBREWS187
GREECE187
ROME189
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