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50 Famous Stories

listed with dates and synopsis in chapter order as they appear in the book, and in chronological order
50 Famous Stories by James Baldwin is online here

BOOK ORDER

King Alfred and the Cakes - Saxon England 876-878 AD
King Alfred and the Beggar - Saxon England 876-878 AD
King Canute on the Seashore - England 1017-1035
The Sons of William the Conqueror - Normandy 1087 AD
The White Ship - England 1120 AD
King John and the Abbot - England 1199-1216
A Story of Robin Hood - England 1190-1194
Bruce and the Spider - Britain 1308
The Black Douglas - Britain 1306
Three Men of Gotham - England 1199-1216
Other Wise Men of Gotham - - England 1199-1216
The Miller of the Dee - 1301-1500
Sir Philip Sidney - 1586
The Ungrateful Soldier - 1600s
Sir Humphrey Gilbert - 1583
Sir Walter Raleigh - 1583
Pocahontas - 1607
George Washington and his Hatchet - 1740
Grace Darling - 1838
The Story of William Tell - Switzerland 1300's
Arnold Winkelried - 1386
The Bell of Atri - fairy tale, undated
How Napoleon crossed the Alps - 1800
The Story of Cincinnatus - 458 BC
The Story of Regulus - Rome 255-250 BC
Cornelia's Jewels - Rome 190-100 BC
Androclus and the Lion - Rome 42 BC-37 AD
Horatius at the Bridge - Rome 496 BC
Julius Caesar - 100-44 BC
The Sword of Damocles - Greek 432-367 BC
Damon and Pythias - Greek 432-367 BC
A Laconic Answer - Greek 412-323 BC
The Ungrateful Guest - Greek 412-323 BC
Alexander and Bucephalus - Greek 340's BC
Diogenes the Wise Man - Greek 320 BC
The Brave Three Hundred - Spartan 480 BC
Socrates and his House - Greek 470-399 BC
The King and his Hawk - Genghis Khan 1162-1227 AD
Doctor Goldsmith - Oliver Goldsmith 1730-1774
The Kingdoms - Frederick William of Prussia 1713-1740
The Barmecide Feast - Arabian Nights, 8th century
The Endless Tale - Far East, no date
The Blind Men and the Elephant - 600s BC
Maximilian and the Goose Boy - Bavaria 1805-1825
The Inchcape Rock - 1300's
Whittington and his Cat - Britain, 1350-1423
Casabianca - 1798
Antonio Canova - Italian sculptor, 1757-1822
Picciola - France early 1800's
Mignon - opera based on a story by Goethe, late 1700's


CHRONOLOGICAL ORDER

The Blind Men and the Elephant - 600s BC
Horatius at the Bridge - Roman 496 BC*s
The Brave Three Hundred - Leonidas King of Sparta, Thermopylae 480 BC*
The Story of Cincinnatus - Roman 458 BC*
The Sword of Damocles - Greek Dionysius I of Syracuse, 432-367 BC*
Damon and Pythias - Greek Dionysius I of Syracuse, 432-367 BC*
A Laconic Answer - Greek Philip of Macedon vs Sparta 346 BC* Philip 344 BC* (Greek) ca. 412 -- 323 BC*
The Ungrateful Guest - Greek Philip of Macedon vs Sparta 346 BC* Philip 344 BC* (Greek) ca. 412 -- 323 BC*
Alexander and Bucephalus - Greek Philip of Macedon vs Sparta 346 BC* Philip 344 BC* (Greek) ca. 412 -- 323 BC*
Diogenes the Wise Man - Greek Philip of Macedon vs Sparta 346 BC* Philip 344 BC* (Greek) ca. 412 -- 323 BC*
Socrates and his House - Greek 470-399 BC
The Story of Regulus - Roman 255-250 BC* a treaty was signed between Carthage and Rome
Cornelia's Jewels - Roman 190 -- 100 BC*
Julius Caesar - 100-44 BC*
Androclus and the Lion - Roman slave of Tiberius Claudius Nero (42BC-AD 37) *
The Barmecide Feast - Arabian Nights, 8th century*
King Alfred and the Cakes - Saxon England Alfred the Great. Danish invasion around 876-878*
King Alfred and the Beggar - Saxon England Alfred the Great. Danish defeat around 896-897*.
King Canute on the Seashore - England 1017-1035*
The Sons of William the Conqueror - Duke of Normandy (1035-1087 AD) , then King of England (1066-1087) after won Battle of Hastings (1066) . Died 1087*.
The White Ship - Prince William, son of King Henry, grandson of William the Conq. 1120 AD*
The King and his Hawk - Genghis Khan 1162-1227 AD*
A Story of Robin Hood - 1190-1194*
King John and the Abbot - 1190-1194*
Three Men of Gotham - England 1199-1216*
Other Wise Men of Gotham - England 1199-1216*
Bruce and the Spider - Robert Bruce King of Scotland ~1308*
The Black Douglas - Robert Bruce King of Scotland ~1308*
The Story of William Tell - Switzerland 1300's*
The Inchcape Rock - 14th century*
Whittington and his Cat - Britain, 1350-1423*)
Arnold Winkelried - 1386*
Sir Humphrey Gilbert 1583
Sir Walter Raleigh - 1583*
Sir Philip Sidney - 1586*
The Miller of the Dee - 1300-1500
The Ungrateful Soldier - 1600s*
Pocahontas - 1607*
The Kingdoms - Frederick William, King of Prussia from 1713-1740*
George Washington and his Hatchet - ~1740*
Doctor Goldsmith - Oliver Goldsmith 1730-1774 *
Antonio Canova - Italian sculptor, 1757-1822*
Casabianca - 1798* Battle of the Nile between French and English
Mignon - opera based on a story by Goethe, end of 18th century*
How Napoleon Crossed the Alps - 1800* France, early 1800's*
Picciola - France, early 1800's*
Maximilian and the Goose Boy - King of Bavaria from 1805-1825*
Grace Darling - 1838*
The Bell of Atri - fairy tale, no date
The Endless Tale - Far East, no date

Thanks to Lisa Dal Santo for compiling and arranging this information.