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Let my whole soul be fir'd with love divine :
Nor be my love to empty praise confin’d,
What is our praise to thy all-perfect mind?
Let gratitude in acts of goodness flow;
My love to God, in love to man below.

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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.

CECT. VII. Polyxenides defeated by Livius. L. Scipio carries co
D the war against Antiochus, and defcats him near Magnesia I

Reflections on the conduct of the Romans respecting the Grecian

states and the kings of Europe and Asia ............

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. Scleucus Philopater succeeds Antiochus. Complaints a.

gainst Philip ........ ......

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44

Sec. X. Philopæmen besieges Messenc. He is taken prisoner

and put to death. Ptolemy Epiphanes dics ........... 59

CHAPTER II.

Including part of the reigns of Ptolemy Philometer, Philift,

and Seleucus Philopater.

Sect. I. Perseus conspires against Denietrius. The latter is inno.

cently put to death ; and Perseus succeeds to the throne ... 11

Sec. II. Seleucus Philopater dies and is succeeded by Antiochus

Epiphanes. Disturbances in Egypt and Palestine ....... 96

Se&. ill. Antiochus's proceedings against the Jews. His armics

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

Sect. 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 F.gypt .............135

Antiochus's fourth expedition into Egypt .....

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.

Sca. I. Perseus propares 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&. III. Marcius enters Macedonia. Perseus takes the alarm;

but afterwards resumes courage .. ..............: 190

:6X3 90

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

Perscus taken prisoner with all his children ........... 179

ARTICLE II.

From the defeat of Perseus to the taking and destruction of

Corinth by Muminius.

Sect. I. Attalus comes to Rome to congratulate the Romans upon

their success in Macedonia . .................... 216

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

Eumencs. 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

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

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

ruin of Greece . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

The four ages of Greece . . . . . . . . . . . ... 256

ARTICLE III.

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

pulsion of Ptolemy Auletes.

Sect. 1. Chronological abridgment of the history of the kings of

Egypt and Syria .... ....... .. 264

Sect. If Antiochus Eupater succeeds to the kingdom of Syria, Ju.

das Maccabæus's celebrated victories in . . . . .

Se&. III. Octavius the Roman ambassador in Syria, is there kil.

led. Death of Judas Maccabæus ....::.. 276

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

· Egypt . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .,:286

Sect. 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 ..... 33

BOOK TWENTIETH. .

THE HISTORY OF ALEXANDER'S SUCCESSORS CONTINUED.

ARTICLE I.

Abridgment of the history of the Jews, from Aristobulus to

Herod the Idumean..

Sect. 1. Reign of Aristobulus I. which lasted two years . . 341

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

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

which continaed 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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