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LATE PRINCIPAL OF THE UNIVERSITY OF PARIS, &c.

IN EIGHT VOLUMES.

ILLUSTRATED WITH PLATES.

VOL. VII.

PUBLISHED BY

JOHN BIOREN, AND T. L. PLOWMAN, PHILADELPHIA ; T.

CLARK, PORTLAND; W. & D. TREDWELL, PORTS-

MOUTH ; AND MUNROE & FRANCIS, BOSTON,

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BOOK EIGHTEENTH CONTINUED.

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"ECT. VII. Polyxenides defeated by Livius. L. Scipio carries on

the war against Antiochus, and defeats him near Magnesia

Reflections on the conduct of the Romans respecting the Grecian

states and the kings of Europe and Asia

26

Sect. VIII. Ætolians and Asiatic Gauls subdued by Fulvius and

Manlius. Death of Antiochus and Daniel's prophecy

30

The king's letter to the Marshal D'Asfeldt ..

37

Sea. IX. Seleucus Philopater succeeds Antiochus. Complaints a-

gainst Philip

44

Sea. X. Philopoemen besieges Messene. He is taken prisoner

and put to death. Ptolemy Epiphanes dies .

59

CHAPTER II.

Including part of the reigns of Ptolemy Philometer, Philip,

and Seleucus Philopater.

Scct. I. Perseus conspires against Demetrius. The latter is inno.
cently put to death ; and Perseus succeeds to the throne

71
Sect. II. Seleucus Philopater dies and is succeeded by Antiochus

Epiphanes. Disturbances in Egypt and Palestine :

Se&. III, Antiochus's proceedings against the Jews. His armies

lose several vidories. Is struck by the hand of God .. 115

Scet. IV. Prophecies of Daniel relating to Antiochus Epiphanes 132

1. The wars of Antiochus Epiphanes against Egypt, foretold by

Daniel the prophet

ib.

Antiochus's first expedition into Egypt

ib.

Antiochus's second expedition into Egypt

133

Antiochus's third expedition into Egypt

135

Antiochus's fourth expedition into Egypt

ib

II. Cruel persecution exercised by Antiochus against the Jews,

and foretold by the prophet Daniel

136

BOOK NINETEENTH.

THE HISTORY OF ALEXANDER'S SUCCESSORS CONTINUED

ARTICLE I.

Containing the whole reign of Perseus.

Se&. I. Perseus prepares for war against the Romans. He endea-,
vours à reconciliation with the Achæans

142

Sect. II. Licinius and Perseus take the field. The latter has at

first considerably the advantage

158

Sc&t. III. Marcius enters Macedonia. Perseus takes the alarm;

but afterwards resumes courage

170

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Sect. IV. Æmilius's celebrated victory near the city of Pydna.

Perseus taken prisoner with all his children

179

ARTICLE 11.

From the defeat of Perseus to the taking and destruction of

Corinth by Muminius.

Se&. I. Attalus comes to Rome to congratulate the Romans upon

their success in Macedonia .

Sect. II. Ariarathes dies, and is succeeded by his son. Death of

Eumenes. War between Attalus and Prusias .

229

Sect. III. Andriscus, pretended son of Perseus, causes himself to

be proclaimed king of Macedonia ..

242

Sect. IV. Troubles in Achaia. Metellus and Mummius settle

those troubles. The latter takes Corinth and destroys it . 245

Set. V. Reflections on the causes of the grandeur, declension, and

ruin of Greece

255

The four ages of Greece

256

ARTICLE III.

From the twentieth year of Ptolemy Philometer, to the ex®

pulsion of Ptolemy Auletes.

Sect. I. Chronological abridgment of the history of the kings of

Egypt and Syria

264

Sect. II Antiochus Eupater succeeds to the kingdom of Syria. Ju-

das Maccabæus's celebrated victories

268

Sect. III. Ostavius the Roman ambassador in Syria, is there kil.

led. Death of Judas Maccabæus

Sect. IV. Physcon espouses Cleopatra, and ascends thc throne of

Egypt

286

Sca. V. Sidetes takes Jerusalem, and then makes war against the

Parthians. · Physcon's cruelty and death

304

Sect. VI. Ptolemy Lathyrus succeeds Physcon. Continuation of

the wars in Syria and Egypt

315

Sect. VII. Pompey dispossesses Antiochus Asiaticus of the king-

dom of Syria. Troubles in Judæa and Egypt

330

BOOK TWENTIETH.

THE HISTORY OF ALEXANDER'S SUCCESSORS CONTINUED.

ARTICLE I,

Abridgment of the history of the Jews, from Aristobulus to

Herod the Idumaan..

Sect. I. Reign of Aristobulus I. which lasted two years

341

Se&. II. Reign of Alexander Jannæus, which continued 27 years 343

Sect. III. Reign of Alexandra, the wife of Alexander Jannæus,

which continued nine years

247

Sect. IV. Reign of Aristobulus II. which continued six years 350

Scct. V. Reign of Hyrcanus II. which continued 24 years. 354

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