Beacon Lights of History. Volume III: Ancient Achievements


John Lord, LLD

Series: Historical Figures
BISAC: REL114000

Beacon Lights of History is a 14-volume set first published in 1902. This collection of John Lord’s lectures spans 6,000 years of European and American history. The first 12 volumes are all Lord’s work; the 13th was completed from his notes and the 14th is follow-ups by other authors.
(Imprint: SNOVA)

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

Chapter 1. Governments and Laws: Greek and Roman Jurisprudence
Chapter 2. The Fine Arts: Architecture, Sculpture, Painting
Chapter 3. Ancient Scientific Knowledge: Astronomy, Geography, Etc.
Chapter 4. Material Life of the Ancients: Mechanical and Useful Arts
Chapter 5. The Military Art: Weapons, Engines, Discipline
Chapter 6. Cicero: Roman Literature
Chapter 7. Cleopatra: The Woman of Paganism
Chapter 8. Pagan Society: Glory and Shame

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