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Great Men and Famous Women. Vol. 5 A series of pen and pencil sketches of the lives of more than 200 of the most prominent personages in History   By: (1870-1942)

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GREAT MEN AND FAMOUS WOMEN

A Series of Pen and Pencil Sketches of

THE LIVES OF MORE THAN 200 OF THE MOST PROMINENT PERSONAGES IN HISTORY

VOL. V.

Copyright, 1894, BY SELMAR HESS

edited by Charles F. Horne

[Illustration: Publisher's arm.]

New York: Selmar Hess Publisher

Copyright, 1894, by SELMAR HESS.

CONTENTS OF VOLUME V.

SUBJECT AUTHOR PAGE

ÆNEAS, Charlotte M. Yonge , 12 ETHAN ALLEN, Gertrude Van Rensselaer Wickham , 200 KING ARTHUR, Rev. S. Baring Gould , 36 THE CHEVALIER BAYARD, Herbert Greenhough Smith , 145 ST. BERNARD, Henry G. Hewlett , 60 ROBERT BRUCE, Sir J. Bernard Burke, LL.D. , 105 WILLIAM CAXTON, 129 THE CID, Henry G. Hewlett , 56 CHRISTOPHER COLUMBUS, A. R. Spofford, LL.D. , 131 CAPTAIN JAMES COOK, Oliver Optic , 188 ST. FRANCIS OF ASSISI, George Parsons Lathrop, LL.D. , 78 FREDERICK BARBAROSSA, Lady Lamb , 65 VASCO DA GAMA, Judge Albion W. Tourgée , 139 THE GRACCHI, James Anthony Froude, LL.D. , 20 GUSTAVUS VASA, Charles F. Horne , 153 HANS GUTENBERG, Alphonse de Lamartine , 121 HAROLD, KING OF ENGLAND, 54 WILLIAM HARVEY, 172 HERCULES, Charlotte M. Yonge , 1 JOHN HOWARD, Harriet G. Walker , 194 JOAN OF ARC, Ella Wheeler Wilcox , 113 LEIF ERICSON, Hjalmar Hjorth Boyesen , 49 ST. LOUIS, Henry G. Hewlett , 86 MARY, QUEEN OF SCOTS, Samuel L. Knapp , 159 MARCO POLO, Noah Brooks , 92 RICHARD COEUR DE LION, 71 ROLAND, 39 ROLLO THE GANGER, Hjalmar Hjorth Boyesen , 44 SIEGFRIED, Karl Blind , 31 CAPTAIN JOHN SMITH, Marion Harland , 166 PRINCE CHARLES STUART, Andrew Lang, LL.D. , 177 THESEUS, 5 ULYSSES, Charles F. Horne , 7 SIR WILLIAM WALLACE, 100 ARNOLD VON WINKELRIED, 111 XENOPHON, Professor J. Pentland Mahaffy , 15 ZENOBIA, QUEEN OF PALMYRA, Anna Jameson , 26

LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS

VOLUME V.

PHOTOGRAVURES

ILLUSTRATION ARTIST TO FACE PAGE

COLUMBUS BEFORE ISABELLA, Vacslav Brozik Frontispiece ULYSSES DEFYING THE CYCLOPS, Louis Frederic Schutzenberger 10 THE MOTHER OF THE GRACCHI, Gustave Boulanger 20 LEIF ERICSON OFF THE COAST OF VINELAND, O. A. Wergeland 52 THE VISION OF ST. BERNARD, Wilhelm Bernatzik 62 THE DEATH OF BARBAROSSA, Wilhelm Beckmann 70 LOUIS IX. OPENS THE JAILS OF FRANCE, Luc Olivier Merson 90 ARNOLD WINKELRIED AT SEMPACH, Konrad Grob 112 JOAN OF ARC, Mme. Zoe Laure de Chatillon 118 MARY STUART AND RIZZIO, Georg Conrader 162

WOOD ENGRAVINGS AND TYPOGRAVURES

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