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1 7 Great Monarchies Of Ancient Eastern World, V1-5 of 7: Chaldaea History, Geography, & Antiquities Of Chaldaea, Assyria, Babylon, ... Persian Empire: With Maps & Illustrations by Rawlinson 1,544 25:44.

2 1904 Darius Great Makers of History by Abbott 637 10:37.

3 1904 Babylonian & Assyrian Laws, Contracts & Letters by Johns 610 10:10.

4 1889 History of Phoenicia by Rawlinson 608 10:08.

5 Shorter Novels, 1700s History of Rasselas, Prince of Abyssinia: Castle of Otranto, Gothic Story: Va k, an Arabian Tale by Johnson 504 8:04.

6 1902 Xerxes Makers of History by Abbott 252 4:12. $1

7 1904 Cyrus Great Makers of History by Abbott 243 4:03.

8 1905 Oldest Code of Laws in World: code of laws promulgated by Hammurabi, King of Babylon 2285 - 42 by Hammurabi 83 2:23.

9 Religion of Babylonia & Assyria by Pinches 118 1:58.

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1 7 Great Monarchies Of Ancient Eastern World, V1-5 of 7: Chaldaea History, Geography, & Antiquities Of Chaldaea, Assyria, Babylon, ... Persian Empire: With Maps & Illustrations by Rawlinson 1,544 25:44.

                   
2 1904 Darius Great Makers of History
by Abbott, Jacob
59,264W 637 10:37
                   
1 CAMBYSES
2 END OF CAMBYSES
3 SMERDIS MAGIAN
4 ACCESSION OF DARIUS
5 PROVINCES
6 RECONNOITERING OF GREECE
7 REVOLT OF BABYLON
8 INVASION OF SCYTHIA
9 RETREAT FROM SCYTHIA
10 STORY OF HISTIÆUS
11 INVASION OF GREECE
12 DEATH OF DARIUS.
3 1904 Babylonian & Assyrian Laws, Contracts & Letters
by C. H. W. Claude Hermann Walter Johns
152,532W 610 10:10
                   
1
1 Laws & Contracts
2 Earliest Babylonian Laws
3 Code Of Ḥammurabi
4 Later Babylonian Law
5 Social Organization Of Ancient Babylonian State
6 Judges, Law-Courts, & Legal Processes
7 Legal Decisions
8 Public Rights
9 Criminal Law
10 Family Organization
11 Courtship & Marriage
12 Divorce & Desertion
13 Rights Of Widows
14 Obligations & Rights Of Children
15 Education & Early Life Of Children
16 Adoption
17 Rights Of Inheritance
18 Slavery
19 L& Tenure In Babylonia
20 Army, Corvée, & O r Claims For Personal Service
21 Functions & Organization Of Temple
22 Donations & Bequests
23 Sales
24 Loans & Deposits
25 Pledges & Guarantees
26 Wages Of Hired Laborers
27 Lease Of Property
28 Laws Of Trade
29 Partnership & Power Of Attorney
30 Accounts & Business Documents
2 Babylonian & Assyrian Letters
1 Letters & Letter-Writing Among Babylonians & Assyrians
2 Letters Of Ḥammurabi
3 Letters Of Samsu-Iluna & His Immediate Successors
4 Private Letters Of 1st Dynasty Of Babylon
5 Sennacherib's Letters To His Fa r, Sargon
6 Letters From Last Year Of Shamash-Shum-Ukîn
7 Letters Regarding Affairs In Sou rn Babylonia
8 Letters About Elam & Sou rn Babylonia
9 Miscellaneous Assyrian Letters
10 Letters Of 2nd Babylonian Empire
3 Appendix
1 Prologue & Epilogue To Code Of Ḥammurabi
2 Chronology
3 Weights & Measures
4 Bibliography Of Later Periods.
4 1889 History of Phoenicia
by Rawlinson, George
151,922W 608 10:08
1 L&
2 CLIMATE & PRODUCTIONS
3 PEOPLE, ORIGIN & CHARACTERISTICS
4 CITIES
5 COLONIES
6 ARCHITECTURE
7 ÆS TIC ART
8 INDUSTRIAL ART & MANUFACTURES
9 SHIPS, NAVIGATION, & COMMERCE
10 MINING
11 RELIGION
12 DRESS, ORNAMENTS, & SOCIAL HABITS
13 PHOENICIAN WRITING, LANGUAGE, & LITERATURE
14 POLITICAL HISTORY
1 Phoenicia, before establishment of hegemony of Tyre
2 1252 - 877 Phoenicia under hegemony of Tyre
3 Phoenicia during period of its subjection to Assyria
4 Phoenicia during its struggles with Babylon & Egypt
5 528 - 333 Phoenicia under Persians
6 333 - 23 Phoenicia in time of Alex&er Great
7 323 - 65 Phoenicia under Greeks
8 65 BC - 650 AD Phoenicia under Romans.
5 Shorter Novels, Eighteenth Century History of Rasselas, Prince of Abyssinia: Castle of Otranto, a Gothic Story: Va k, an Arabian Tale
by Johnson, Samuel, Walpole, Horace, Beckford, William
125,961W 504 8:04
                   
1 HISTORY OF RASSELAS, PRINCE OF ABYSSINIA By Samuel Johnson
2 CASTLE OF OTRANTO, A GOTHIC STORY. By Horace Walpole
3 VA K, AN ARABIAN TALE. By William Beckford.
6 1902 Xerxes Makers of History
by Abbott, Jacob
63,080W 252 4:12
                   
1 MO R OF XERXES
2 EGYPT & GREECE
3 DEBATE ON PROPOSED INVASION OF GREECE
4 PREPARATIONS FOR INVASION OF GREECE
5 CROSSING OF HELLESPONT
6 REVIEW OF ARMY AT DORISCUS
7 PREPARATIONS OF GREEKS FOR DEFENSE
8 ADVANCE OF XERXES INTO GREECE
9 BATTLE OF RMOPYLÆ
10 BURNING OF A NS
11 BATTLE OF SALAMIS
12 RETURN TO PERSIA.
7 1904 Cyrus Great Makers of History
by Abbott, Jacob
60,780W 243 4:03
                   
1 HERODOTUS & XENOPHON
2 BIRTH OF CYRUS
3 VISIT TO MEDIA
4 CRŒSUS
5 ACCESSION OF CYRUS TO THRONE
6 ORACLES
7 CONQUEST OF LYDIA
8 CONQUEST OF BABYLON
9 RESTORATION OF JEWS
10 STORY OF PAN A
11 CONVERSATIONS
12 DEATH OF CYRUS.
8 1905 Oldest Code of Laws in World code of laws promulgated by Hammurabi, King of Babylon B.C. 2285-2242
by Hammurabi & C. H. W. Claude Hermann Walter Johns
20,859W 83 2:23.
                   
9 Religion of Babylonia & Assyria
by Pinches, ophilus Goldridge
29,407W 118 1:58
                   
1 RELIGION OF BABYLONIANS & ASSYRIANS
2 BABYLONIAN STORY OF CREATION
3 PRINCIPAL GODS OF BABYLONIANS & ASSYRIANS
4 DEMONS: EXORCISMS & CEREMONIES.
1 Seven Great Monarchies Of Ancient Eastern World, V1-5 of 7
Chaldaea History, Geography, & Antiquities Of Chaldaea, Assyria, Babylon, ... Persian Empire: With Maps & Illustrations.
by Rawlinson, George 386,000W 1,544 25:44
                   
1 V1/7 Chaldaea
56,706W 227 3:47
1 GENERAL VIEW OF COUNTRY
2 CLIMATE & PRODUCTIONS
3 PEOPLE
4 LANGUAGE & WRITING
5 ARTS & SCIENCES
6 MANNERS & CUSTOMS
7 RELIGION
8 HISTORY & CHRONOLOGY
2 V3/7 Media
44,778W 179 2:59
1 DESCRIPTION OF COUNTRY
2 CLIMATE & PRODUCTIONS
3 CHARACTER, MANNERS & CUSTOMS
4 RELIGION
5 LANGUAGE & WRITING
6 CHRONOLOGY & HISTORY
3 V4/7 Babylon
62,325W 249 4:09
1 EXTENT OF EMPIRE
2 CLIMATE & PRODUCTIONS
3 PEOPLE
4 CAPITAL
5 ARTS & SCIENCES
6 MANNERS & CUSTOMS
7 RELIGION
8 HISTORY & CHRONOLOGY
9 APPENDIX
1 ST&ARD INSCRIPTION OF NEBUCHADNEZZAR
2 ON MEANINGS OF BABYLONIAN NAMES
4 V5/7 Persia
119,122W 476 7:56
1 EXTENT OF EMPIRE
2 CLIMATE & PRODUCTIONS
3 CHARACTER, MANNERS & CUSTOMS
4 LANGUAGE & WRITING
5 ARCHITECTURE & O R ARTS
6 RELIGION
7 CHRONOLOGY & HISTORY
5 V6/7 Parthia 103,217W 413 6:53
1
1 Geography of Parthia Proper
2 Character of Region
3 Climate
4 Character of Surrounding Countries
2
1 Early notices of Parthians.
2 ir Ethnic character & connections.
3 ir position under Persian Monarchs, from Cyrus Great to Darius 3
3
1 Condition of Western Asia under earlier Seleucidce.
2 Revolts of Bactria & Parthia.
3 Conflicting accounts of establishment of Parthian Kingdom.
4 1st War with Syria.
4
1 Consolidation of Parthian Kingdom.
2 Death of Tiridates & accession of Arsaces 3
3 Attack on Media.
4 War of Arsaces 3 with Antiochus Great. Period of inaction.
5 Great development of Bactrian power.
6 Reigns of Arsaces 4 & 5
5
1 Reign of Mithridates 1
2 Position of Bactria & Syria at his accession.
3 His first war with Bactria.
4 His great Expedition against Eastern Syrian provinces, & its results.
5 His second war with Bactria, terminating in its conquest.
6 Extent of his Empire.
7 Attempt of Demetrius Nicator to recover lost Provinces fails.
8 Captivity of Demetrius.
9 Death of Mithridates.
6
1 System of government established by Mithridates 1
2 Constitution of Parthians.
3 Government of Provinces.
4 Laws & Institutions.
5 Character of Mithridates 1
7
1 Reign of Phraates 2
2 Expedition of Antiochus Sidetes against Parthia.
3 Release of Demetrius.
4 Defeat & Death of Sidetes.
5 War of Phraates with Nor rn Nomads.
6 His death & character.
8
1 Accession of Artabanus 2
2 Position of Parthia.
3 Growing pressure upon her, & general advance towards south, of Saka or Scyths.
4 Causes & extent of movement.
5 Character & principal tribes of Saka
6 Scythic war of Artabanus.
7 His death.
9
1 Accession of Mithridates 2
2 Termination of Scythic Wars.
3 Commencement of struggle with Armenia
4 Previous history of Armenia.
5 Result of 1st Armenian War.
6 First contact of Rome with Parthia.
7 Attitude of Rome towards East at this time.
8 2nd Armenian War.
9 Death of Mithridates.
10
1 Dark period of Parthian History.
2 Doubtful succession of Monarchs.
3 76 BC Accession of Sanatrceces
4 Position of Parthia during Mithridatic Wars
5 Accession of Phraates 3
6 His relations with Pompey.
7 His death.
8 Civil War between his 2 sons, Mithridates & Orodes.
9 Death of Mithridates.
11
1 Accession of Orodes 1
2 Expedition of Crassus.
3 His fate.
4 Retaliatory inroad of Parthians into Syria under Pacorus, son of Orodes.
5 Defeat of Pacorus by Cassius.
6 His recall.
7 End of 1st War with Rome
12
1 Relations of Orodes with Pompey, & with Brutus & Cassius.
22 nd War with Rome.
3 Great Parthian Expedition against Syria, Palestine, & Asia Minor.
4 Defeat of Saxa.
5 Occupation of Antioch & Jerusalem.
6 Parthians driven out of Syria by Ventidius.
7 Death of Pacorus.
8 Death of Orodes.
13
1 Reign of Phraates 4
2 His cruelties.
3 Flight of Monceses to Antony.
4 Antony's great Parthian Expedition, or Invasion of Media Atropatene.
5 Its Complete Failure.
6 Subsequent Alliance of Median King with Antony.
7 War between Parthia & Media.
8 Rebellion raised against Phraates by Tiridates.
9 Phraates expelled.
10 He recovers his Throne with help of Scythians.
11 His dealings with Augustus.
12 His death & Character.
14
1 Short reigns of Phraataces, Orodes 2, & Vonones 1
2 Accession of Artabanus 3
3 His relations with Germanicus & Tiberius.
4 His War with Pharasmanes of Iberia.
5 His First Expulsion from his Kingdom, & return to it.
6 His peace with Rome.
7 Internal troubles of Parthian Kingdom.
8 Second Expulsion & return of Artabanus
9 His Death.
15
1 Doubts as to successor of Artabanus 3
21 st short reign of Gotarzes.
3 He is expelled & Vardanes made king.
4 Reign of Vardanes.
5 His ivar with Izates.
6 His Death.
7 2nd reign of Gotarzes.
8 Contest with his Nephew, Meherdates.
9 His Death.
10 Short & inglorious reign of Vonones 2
16
1 Reign of Volagases 1
21 st attempt on Armenia fails.
3 His quarrel with Izates.
4 Invasion of Parthia Proper by Dahce & Sacce.
5 Second attack of Volagases on Armenia.
6 Tiridates established as King.
7 1st expedition of Corbulo.
8 Half submission of Volagases.
9 Revolt of Vardanes.
10 Second expedition of Corbulo.
11 Armenia given to Tigranes.
12 Revolt of Hyrcania.
13 Third attack of Volagases on Armenia.
14 Defeat of Paitus, & re-establishment of Tiridates.
15 Last expedition of Corbulo, & arrangement of Terms of Peace.
16 Tiridates at Rome.
17 Probable time of Death of Volagases.
17
1 Results of Establishment of Tiridates in Armenia.
2 Long period of Peace between Parthia & Rome.
3 Obscurity of Parthian History at this time.
4 Relations of Volagases 1. with Vespasian.
5 Invasion of Western Asia by Alani.
6 Death of Volagases 1 & Character of his Reign.
7 Accession & Long Reign of Pacorus.
8 Relations of Pacorus with Decebalus of Dacia.
9 Internal Condition of Parthia during his Reign.
10 Death of Pacorus & Accession of Chosroes.
18
1 Reign of Chosroes.
2 General condition of Oriental Affairs gives a h&le to Trajan.
3 Trajan's Schemes of Conquest.
4 Embassy of Chosroes to Trajan fails.
5 Great Expedition of Trajan.
6 115 Campaign
7 116 Campaign
8 Death of Trajan, & relinquishment of his Parthian Conquests by Hadrian.
9 Interview of Chosroes with Hadrian.
10 Its Consequences.
11 Death of Chosroes & Accession of Volagases 2
19
1 Reign of Volagases 2
2 Invasion of Alani. Communications between Volagases & Antoninus Pius.
3 Death of Volagases 2 & Accession of Volagases 3
4 Aggressive War of Volagases 3 on Rome.
5 162 Campaign
6 Verus sent to East.
7 Sequel of War.
8 Losses suffered by Parthia.
9 Death of Volagases 3
20
1 Accession of Volagases 4
2 His Alliance sought by Pescennius Niger, Part taken by Parthia in Contest between Niger & Severus, Mesopotamia revolts from Rome.
31 st Eastern Expedition of Severus.
4 Its Results.
5 2nd Expedition.
6 Successes of Severus.
7 His Failure at Hatra.
8 General Results of War.
9 Death of Volagases 4
21
1 Struggle between 2 Sons of Volagases 4, Volagases 5 & Artabanus.
2 Continued Sovereignty of both Princes.
3 Ambition of Caracallus.
4 His Proceedings in East.
5 His Resolve to quarrel with Parthia.
6 1st Proposal made by him to Artabanus.
7 Perplexity of Artabanus.
8 Caracallus invades Parthia. His Successes, & Death.
9 Macrinus, defeated by Artabanus, consents to Terms of Peace.
10 Revolt of Persians under Artaxerxes
11 Prolonged Struggle.
12 Death of Artabanus, & Downfall of Parthian Empire.
22
1 On Architecture & Ornamental Art of Parthians.
23
1 Customs of Parthians: in Religion: in War: in ir Embassies & Dealings with Foreign Nations: at Court: in Private Life.
2 Extent of Refinement to which y reached.
3 ir gradual Decline in Taste & Knowledge.