Tag Archives: Roman history

The Annals

The Annals

By Tacitus. Translated by Alfred J. Church. Regarded as his finest work, Tacitus’s Annals remain one of the most important sources of early Roman history. Written while he was a… Read more »

History of Romulus

History of Romulus

By Jacob Abbott. More than just a marvelously-told history of the life of the founder of Rome, this work by storyteller extraordinaire Jacob Abbott shows how early historical accounts weaved… Read more »

The History of Julius Caesar

The History of Julius Caesar

By Jacob Abbott. The name of Julius Caesar reverberates through history, not only as the most famous Roman ever, but as a symbol of imperial might, even reaching down through… Read more »

The Lays of Ancient Rome

The Lays of Ancient Rome

By Lord Thomas Babington Macaulay.   “Then out spake brave Horatius The captain of the gate “To every man upon this earth death cometh soon or late And how can… Read more »

The Teuton and the Roman

The Teuton and the Roman

By Charles Kingsley. Abridged and condensed by R. Peterson. A series of nine brilliant lectures on Roman history by the Regius Professor of Modern History at the University of Cambridge, dealing with… Read more »

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