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STORIES 


FROM THE 


HISTORY 
OF 


ROME 


EMILY 
BEESLY 


Mrs. Emily Beesly, the writer of this brilliant narrative, lived in an era of 
nothing but fairy tales and "the stories of nursery life" for her children. Yet, 
she believed that when historical stories of importance were reworded into 
narratives fit for her children's ears, they, too could learn the Stories from the 
History of Rome and grow in knowledge, fascination, and wonder with the 
past. This is the product of that idea and desire. 


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Cover image: The Colosseum by Lawrence Alma-Tadema (1836 - 1912). 
Cover designed by Availle. This design is in the public domain.