tHE Story of Rome

by Mary Macgregor

Description:  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.

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Ages:  10-14
Length:  593 pages
Format:  Paperback, Ebook
Illustrations:  Black and white (paperback),
                     Color (ebook)
Year published:  2006
ISBN:  978-1-59915-034-5
Genres:  History, Ancient History

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Table of Contents

1. The Lady Roma
2. The She-Wolf 
3. The Twin Boys 
4. Numitor Recognises His Grandsons 
5. The Sacred Birds 
6. The Founding of Rome 
7. The Sabine Maidens 
8. The Tarpeian Rock 
9. The Mysterious Gate 
10. The King Disappears 
11. The Peace-Loving King 
12. Horatius Slays His Sister 
13. The Pride of Tullus Hostilius 
14. The King Who Fought and Prayed 
15. The Faithless Friend 
16. A Slave Becomes a King 
17. The Cruel Deed of Tullia 
18. The Fate of the Town of Gabii 
19. The Books of the Sibyl 
20. The Industry of Lucretia 
21. The Death of Lucretia 
22. The Sons of Brutus 
23. Horatius Cocles, or the One-Eyed 
24. Gaius Mucius Burns His Right Hand 
25. The Divine Twins 
26. The Tribunes 
27. Coriolanus and His Mother Veturia 
28. The Roman Army in a Trap 
29. The Hated Decemvirs 
30. The Death of Verginia 
31. The Friend of the People 
32. Camillus Captures the City of Veii
33. The Statue of the Goddess 
34. The Schoolmaster Who Proved a Traitor 
35. The Battle of Allia 
36. The Sacred Geese 
37. The City Is Rebuilt 
38. Camillus Sets the Camp of the Volscians on Fire 
39. The Battle on the Banks of the Anio 
40. The Curtian Lake
41. The Dream of the Two Consuls 
42. The Caudine Forks 
43. The Disgrace of the Caudine Forks Avenged 
44. Fabius among the Ciminian Hills 
45. The Battle of Sentinum 
46. The Son of Fabius Loses a Battle 
47. Pyrrhus, King of the Epirots 
48. The Elephants at the Battle of Heraclea 
49. Pyrrthus Tries To Frighten Fabricius 
50. Pyrrhus Is Defeated 
51. The Romans Build a Fleet 
52. The Battle of Ecnomus 
53. The Roman Legions in Africa 
54. Regulus Is Taken Prisoner 
55. The Romans Conquer the Gauls 
56. The Boy Hannibal 
57. Hannibal Prepares To Invade Italy 
58. Hannibal Crosses the Alps
59. The Battle of Trebia 
60. The Battle of Lake Trasimenus 
61. Hannibal Outwits Fabius 
62. Fabius Wins Two Victories 
63. The Battle of Cannae 

64. The Despair of Rome 
65. The Defeat of Hasdrubal 
66. Livius and Claudius Enjoy a Triumph 
67. The Capture of New Carthage 
68. Scipio Sails to Africa 

69. The Romans Set Fire to the Camp of the Numidians 
70. Hannibal Leaves Italy 
71. The Battle of Zama 
72. Scipio Receives a Triumph 
73. Flamininus Is Covered with Garlands 
74. The Death of Hannibal 

75. The Hatred of Cato for Carthage
76. The Stern Decree 
77. The Carthaginians Defend Their City 
78. The Destruction of Carthage 
79. Cornelia, the Mother of the Gracchi 
80. Tiberius and His Friend Octavius 
81. The Death of Tiberius Gracchus 
82. The Death of Gaius Gracchus 
83. The Gold of Jugurtha 
84. Gaius Marius Wins the Notice of Scipio Africanus 
85. Gaius Marius Becomes Commander of the Army 
86. The Capture of Jugurtha's Treasure Towns 
87. The Capture of Jugurtha 
88. Jugurtha Is Brought to Rome in Chains 
89. Marius Conquers the Teutones 
90. Marius Mocks the Ambassadors of the Cimbri 
91. Metellus Is Driven from Rome 
92. Sulla Enters Rome with His Troops 
93. The Flight of Marius 
94. The Gaul Dares Not Kill Gaius Marius 
95. Marius Returns to Rome 
96. The Orator Aristion 
97. Sulla Besieges Athens 
98. Sulla Saves Rome from the Samnites 
99. The Proscriptions of Sulla 
100. The Gladiators' Revolt 
101. The Pirates 
102. Pompey Goes to War with Mithridates 
103. Cicero Discovers the Catilinarian Conspiracy
104. The Death of the Conspirators 
105. Julius Caesar Is Captured by Pirates 
106. Caesar Gives Up His Triumph 
107. Caesar Praises His Tenth Legion 
108. Caesar Wins a Great Victory over the Nervii
109. Caesar Invades Britain 
110. Caesar Crosses the Rubicon 
111. Caesar and the Pilot 
112. The Flight of Pompey 
113. Cato Dies Rather Than Yield to Caesar 
114. Caesar Is Loaded with Honours 
115. The Nobles Plot against Caesar 
116. The Assassination of Caesar 
117. Brutus Speaks to the Citizens 
118. Mark Antony Speaks to the Citizens 
119. The Second Triumvirate 
120. The Battle of Philippi 
121. The Death of Brutus 
122. Antony and Cleopatra 
123. The Battle of Actium 
124. Antony and Cleopatra Die 
125. The Emperor Augustus

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