Historical Parallels, Vol. 2 (Classic Reprint)

Historical Parallels, Vol. 2 (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from Historical Parallels, Vol. 2 Egypt in decay, Rome in its infancy, Carth distant and intent upon western conquests, her t soldiery inspirited by success, and preceded by 1 opinion of their invincibility which is an aln certain earnest of future victory, there seemed to no power capable of withstanding Greece had been zealous and unanimous in prosecuting fore conquest. But instead of tracing the march victorious nation to empire, this volume will desc little but the growth of civil dissensious, blo enmitics, and long and destructive warfare hetw kindred states. Until the reign of Alexander, Greeks never possessed a foot of land in Asia Africa beyond the narrow territories, acquired 1: before the period of which we treat, of the numer cities which lined the Mediterranean, and those sma seas which communicate with it. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.show more

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  • Paperback | 420 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 22mm | 558g
  • Forgotten Books
  • United States
  • English
  • , black & white illustrations
  • 0243279124
  • 9780243279128