I. The Rise of Prehistoric Man: From the Dawn of Man to the Halaf Culture
II. The Rise and Fall of the Early Great States: From Eridu to the Bronze Age Collapse and the Ancient Dark Ages.
III. The Formation and Rise of Classical Civilization: From Homer to Marcus Aurelius
IV. The Decline and Dissolution of Classical Civilization: From Commodus to the Execution of Boethius
V. The Rise and Reign of the Res Publica Christiana: From Gregory the Great to Boniface VIII
VI. The Decline and Fall of the Res Publica Christiana: From Philip the Fair to Charles V and Martin Luther
VII. The Reign of the Princely State: From Henry VIII to Louis XIV
VIII. The Age of Enlightenment: From Newton to Kant
IX. The Rise and Reign of Liberalism: From the French Revolution to the Chicago World’s Fair
X. The Age of Etatism: From the Spanish American War to the Present
I will not tell these stories in one long succession. Rather, I will cycle through these stories with every post. For example, I will have one post on Story I, and then a post on Story II. After I cycle through all the other stories, I will return to Story 1 and advance it, and so on.
More details and elucidations forthcoming.