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A

NEW SYSTEM;

OR, AN

ANALYSIS

OF

ANTIENT MYTHOLOGY:

WHEREIN AN ATTEMPT IS MADE TO DIVEST TRADITION OF FABLE ;

AND TO REDUCE THE TRUTH TO ITS ORIGINAL PURITY.

BY JACOB BRYANT, ESQ.

THE THIRD EDITION.

IN SIX VOLUMES.

WITH A PORTRAIT AND

SOME ACCOUNT OF THE AUTHOR;

A VINDICATION OF THE APAMEAN MEDAL;
Observations and Inquiries relating to various

Parts of Autient History;
A COMPLETE IN DE X,

AND FORTY-ONE PLATES, NEATLY ENGRAVED.

VOL. II.

LONDON:
PRINTED FOR J. WALKER ; w. J. AND J. RICHARDSON;

R. FAULDER AND SON; R. LEA ; J. NUNN ; CUTHELL AND
MARTIN; H. D. SYMONDS ; VERNOR, HOOD, AND SHARPE;
E. JEFFERY ; LACKINGTON, ALLEN AND CO.; J. BOOKER ;
BLACK, PARRY,

AND

KINGSBURY ; J. ASPERNE ;
J. MURRAY; AND J. HARRIS.

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NEW SYSTEM;

OR, AN

ANALYSIS

OF

ANTIENT MYTHOLOGY.

PHOENIX AND PHENICES.

As

S 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 Dong, Dowvixes, DO.Vixoets of the Greeks, and Phoinic, Poinicus, Poinicius of the Romans; which were afterwards changed to Phoenix, Punicus, and

VOL, II.

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