First published posthumously in 1902, this collection of the lectures of American historian John Lord (1810-1894) is a charming rummage through 6, 000 years of European and American history, exploring the past from the old pagan civilizations to modern leaders and cultures on both sides of the Atlantic. This replica edition features all the original illustrations, hard to come by in other recent versions. It will delight both readers of history and lovers of beautiful, classic books. Volume III: Ancient Achievements" covers: Greek and Roman jurisprudence, the fine arts: architecture, sculpture, painting, ancient scientific knowledge: astronomy, geography, etc. and more.