1. Creator/Author:
  2. Leech, John, (1)

The comic history of Rome /

Other Title:
Half-title: Comic history of Rome : from the founding of the city to the end of the commonwealth
A Beckett, Gilbert Abbott, Leech, John,
Other Authors:
Leech, John, 1817-1864.
Item ID:
[London] : Bradbury and Evans, [1852]
Call Number:
DG210 .A12 1852 1
Physical Description:
xii, 308, 12 p., [10] leaves of plates : ill. (some col.) ; 23 cm.
Rome -- History -- Humor.
Rome -- History -- Anecdotes.
Illustrated t.p.; CLICK ON WEB ADDRESS TO REACH THIS DOCUMENT.; Book, cloth; spine missing, front cover loose, loose pages, covers worn.; 12 p. of the publisher's advertisements at end.; Includes 10 hand-colored plates.; Includes bibliographical references.; From the foundation of Rome to the death of Romulus -- From the accession of Numa Pompilius to the death of Ancus Marrtius -- From the accession of Tarquinius Priscus to the death of Servius Tullius -- From the accession of Tarquinius Superbus to the banishment of the royal family, and the abolition of the kingly dignity -- From the banishment of Tarquinius Superbus to the Battle of Lake Regillus -- From the Battle of the Lake Regillus to the close war with the Volscians -- From the close war with the Volscians to the passing of the Bill of Terentillus -- From the establishment of the Decemvirate to the taking of Veil -- From the taking of Rome by the Gauls to its subsequent preservation by Manlius -- From the tribuneship of C. Licinius to the defeat of the Gauls by Valerius -- From the first war against the Samnites to the passing of the Laws of Publilius --; From the beginning of the Second to the end of the Third Samnite War -- On the peaceful occupations of the Romans (from the scarcity of subject, necessarily a very short chapter) -- From the end of the Third Samnite War to the subjugation of all Italy by the Romans -- The First Punic War -- Some miscellaneous wars of Rome -- The Second Punic War -- Conclusion of the Second Punic War -- War with the Macedonians ; Proclamation of the freedom of Greece by Flamnius ; War with Antiochus ; Death of Hannibal, and of Scipio Africanus -- Public amusements, morals, manners, customs, and state of the drama and literature among the Romans -- Wars against Perseus ; The Third Punic War ; Siege and destruction of Carthage, and ditto ditto of Corinth -- Wars in Spain ; Viriathus ; Destruction of Numantia ; The Servile War in Sicily ; Appropriation of Pergamus --; The Gracchi and their mother ; Rise and fall of Tiberius and Caius Gracchus -- The Jugurthine War ; War against the Cimbri and Teutoni -- Mithridates, Sulla, Marius, Cinna, et c�tera -- Death of Cinna ; Return of Sulla to Rome ; C. Papirius Carbo ; Dictatorship of Sulla -- Re-action against the policy of Sulla ; Services of Q. Sertorius ; Metellus ; Cn. Pompey ; Spirited steps of Spartacus ; The irate pirate -- The Third Mithridatic War ; Deposition and death of Mithridates -- Conspiracy of Catilline ; Introduction of Cicero ; C�sar, Pompey, Crassus, and co. -- Overthrow of Crassus ; Defeat of Pompey ; Dictatorship and death of C�sar ; End of the Roman Republic.; Bears holograph inscription: Robert T. Lincoln, Cambridge, Mass., May 21st 1861; authenticity doubtful.
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Holding Institution:
Lincoln Financial Foundation Collection, Allen County Public Library, Fort Wayne, Indiana
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