Anno Urbis - The Year of the City

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THE SEVEN GREAT MONARCHIES

OF THE
ANCIENT EASTERN WORLD;
OR,
THE HISTORY, GEOGRAPHY, AND ANTIQUITIES OF CHALDAEA, ASSYRIA
BABYLON, MEDIA, PERSIA, PARTHIA, AND SASSANIAN,
OR NEW PERSIAN EMPIRE.
BY
GEORGE RAWLINSON, M.A.,
CAMDEN PROFESSOR OF ANCIENT HISTORY IN THE UNIVERSITY OF OXFORD
IN THREE VOLUMES.
VOLUME II.
WITH MAPS AND ILLUSTRATIONS





CONTENTS

CHAPTER I. EXTENT OF THE EMPIRE.
CHAPTER II. CLIMATE AND PRODUCTIONS.
CHAPTER III. CHARACTER, MANNERS AND CUSTOMS.
CHAPTER IV. LANGUAGE AND WRITING.
CHAPTER V. ARCHITECTURE AND OTHER ARTS.
CHAPTER VI. RELIGION.
CHAPTER VII. CHRONOLOGY AND HISTORY.


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