Chapter 1. IN THE MORNING OF THE TIMES

Table of Contents

THE FIRST TIMES
MAN APPEARS UPON THE EARTH
NATURE BECOMES THE SERVANT TO MAN
THE CIVILISATION OF ANCIENT EGYPT
WHY THE MIGHT OF ANCIENT EGYPT DECAYED
THE ANCIENT EMPIRES OF THE NEAR EAST
THE SUMERIAN EMPIRE GIVES PLACE TO BABYLON
WHAT THE BABYLONIANS BELIEVED
OUR DEBT TO THE STAR-GAZERS OF BABYLON
THE ASSYRIANS: THE "APACHES" OF ANTIQUITY
L.S.D. AND A.B.C.
THE ENLIGHTENED RULE AND RELIGION OF THE PERSIANS
THE PEOPLE OF PALESTINE
ANCIENT EMPIRES OF THE NEAR EAST 39 THE HEBREW PROPHETS OF A GOD OF JUSTICE
CRETE: THE CLEARING-HOUSE OF EGYPTIAN CULTURE
THE ISLES OF GREECE
THE SEAFARERS OF THE CITY-STATES
THE POLITICAL EXPERIENCES GAINED BY THE GREEKS
STATESMEN AND REFORMERS IN ANCIENT ATHENS
ATHENS AND SPARTA A CONTRAST IN CULTURE
HOW ATHENS SAVED THE CIVILISATION OF THE WEST
"EYE OF GREECE AND MOTHER OF ARTS"
HOW STATESMEN MANAGED TO HIDE THEIR MISTAKES
COMMERCIAL JEALOUSY CAUSES A WAR
LIGHT-HEARTED WORSHIP OF MANY GODS
THE IDEAL OF INTELLECTUAL BEAUTY
SOCRATES IN SEARCH OF FOUNDATIONS FOR VIRTUE
ATTEMPTS TO MAKE CERTAIN OF IMMORTALITY
ARISTOTLE MASTER OF THOSE WHO KNOW "
THE GREATEST ACHIEVEMENT OF THE GREEKS
THE QUALITY SOPHOCLES AND SHAKESPEARE SHARED
THE UNCENSORED SATIRE OF ARISTOPHANES
THE MAJESTIC BEAUTY OF GREEK ART
FREEDOM : THE LEGACY OF GREECE
CULTURE IN THE WAKE OF GREEK CONQUEST
COSMOPOLITANISM AND THE CULT OF THE KING GOD
THE CIVILISATIONS OF ASIA
GREAT RELIGIOUS TEACHERS OF THE ORIENT
THE CIVILISATIONS OF ASIA
CHINA CONFUCIUS AND THE GREAT WALL
WHEN ROME WAS RULED BY WEALTH ALONE
"A BODY OF KINGS": THE SENATE
RIVALS BEAT IN VAIN AT THE DOORS OF ROME
THE MEN WHO MADE ROME
BATTLE FORMATION OF THE ROMAN LEGIONARIES
THE "MACHINE-GUN FIRE" OF THE ROMAN LEGIONS
HOW A WEAK NAVY CONQUERED THE SEAS
A CHANCE THE EMPIRE-BUILDERS MISSED
THE MINDS AND HOMES OF ROME ENRICHED
THE FIRST POLITICAL MURDER IN ROME
THE CITY INVITES HER SOLDIERS TO RULE
THE IMPERIAL LINE OF CAESARS
THE IDES OF MARCH ! "AMBITION'S DEBT IS PAID"
THE GOLDEN YEARS RETURN
HOW AUGUSTUS ORGANISED THE EMPIRE
A GLORIOUS POET SINGS A MIGHTY RULER'S FAME
THE LEGACY A KING FORGOT TO LEAVE
ROME MAKES A UNITED STATES OF EUROPE
AN AGE OF PEACE AND PLENTY UNEQUALLED
THE COMING OF CHRISTIANITY
THE ESTABLISHED CHURCH BECOMES PROSPEROUS
WHEN BRITAIN WAS INVADED BY GERMAN TRIBES
BOOKS ABOUT THE HISTORY OF ANTIQUITY

L. CORNEY, B.A.(Oxon) formerly Scholar of St. John's College, Oxford