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w HEREIN AN ATTEMPT 1s MADE To DIves.T TRADITION of FABLE ;
AND TO REDUCE THE TRUTH to ITS ORIGINAL PURITY.
BY JACOB BRYANT, ESQ.
- THE THIRD EDITION.
With A PORTRAIT AND
Observations and Inquiries relating to various
PRINTED FOR J. walk ER ; w. J. AND J. RICHARDSON;
//-2. 7-/23 o NEW SYSTEM; ANALYSIS
PHOENIX AND PHOENICES.
As there has been much uncertainty about the purport and extent of these terms; and they are of great consequence in the course of history; I will endeavour to state their true meaning. Phoinic, or Poinic, was an Egyptian and Canaanitish term of honour; from whence were formed dowo, bowizes, bowizosis of the Greeks, and Phoinic, Poinicus, Poinicius of the Romans; which were afterwards changed to Phoenix, Punicus, and WOL. II. - R