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THE

ANCIENT HISTORY

OF THE

EGYPTIANS, 1 MEDES AND
CARTHAGINIANS, || PERSIANS,
ASSYRIANS, MACEDONIANS,
BABYLONIANS, ll AND GRECIANS.

By M. ROLLIN,

LATE PRINCIPAL OF THE UNIVERSITY OF PARIS, PROFESSOR OF ELO-
QUENCE IN THE ROYAL COLLEGE, AND MEMBER OF THE ROYAL
ACADEMY OF INSCRIPTIONS AND BELLES LETTRES.

TRANSLATED FROM THE FRENCH.

IN EIGHT VOLUMES.
ILLUST HATED WITH MAPS AND PLATES.

REITUND AND CORRECTED FROM THE LAST LONDON EDITION.

VOL. III.

NEW-YORK:
PUBLISHED BY COLLINS AND CO. NO. 189, PEARL-STREET.

George Long, Printer,

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Sect. XVI. Themistocles flies for shelter to king Admetus, &c. 89

Sect. XVII. Aristides's disinterested administration of the pub.

lic treasure. His death and euiogium ............ 91

Sect. XVIII. Death of Xerxes, who is killed by Artabanus.

His character ......................... 94

BOOK VII.

THE HISTORY OF THE PERSIANS AND GRECIANS.

CHAPTER I.

Sect. I. Artaxerxes ruins the faction of Artabanus, &c. .... 101

Sect. II. Themistocles takes refuge with Artaxerxes ..... 105

Sect. III. Cimon begins to make a figure al Achens, &c. .... 107

Sect. IV. The Egypuans revoli against Persia, supported by

the Athenians ....................:::::

Sect. V. Inarus is delivered up to the King's mother. The af.

fliction of Megabysus who revoits ....... ......

Sect. VI. Artaxerxe, sends Ezra, and afterwards Nehemiah,

to Jerusalem .......................

119
Sect. VII, Character of Pericles, &c. .............. 122

Sect. Viil. An earthquake in Sparia, &c. ............ 123

Sect. IX. Cimon is recalled. His death .............

i 30

Sect. X. Thucydides is opposed to l'ericles, &c. ........

133

Sect. Xi. Pericles changes his conduct with regard to the peo.

pie .............................

Sect. XII. Jealousy and contests arise between the Athenians

and Laced.cmonians ........ ............ 14

Sect. XIII. New subjects of contention between the two nations 144

Sect. XIV. Troubles excited agaiust Pericles, &c. ....... 150

CHAPTER JI.

Transactions of the Greeks in Sicily and Italy ....

Sect. I. The Carthaginians defeated in Sicily. Reign of Gelon

and his two brothers ::::::::::::::........ 100
Sect. II. Famous persons and cities in Græcia Major, &c. ...167

CHAPTER III.

The war of Peloponnesus..................... 175

Sect. I. The siege of Platæa by the Thebans, &c. .......

Sect. Il. The plague makes dreadful havoc in Attica, &c. 183

Sect. III. The Lacedæmonians besiege Platta . ..... ... 192

Sect. IV. The Athenians possess themselves of Pylus, &c. 205

BOOK VIII.

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