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NEAS, after the destruction of Troy, founded a great em,

pire in Italy, Page 10.
Amautas, the antient priests and philosophers of Peru, during the

Ynca government, p. 36.
Alcoran of Mahomet, the strange and absurd doctrine which it

contains in general, p. 82.-Its moral precepts copied from the

New Teltament, and from the laws of Moses, 81.
Aaron, notwithstanding he had been instrumental in doing the mighty

works which were done before Pharaoh, afterwards made a molten

calf, to lead the Israelites to idolatry, p. 97. Aristotle, after twenty years study, abandoned the doctrines of Plata

his master, and treated the purest parts thereof as the chimeras of

a distempered brain, p. 263.
A polio, adored as a god for being the author of music and poetry, p. 9.
Agathyrsi, had all their laws written in verse, p. 90.

Belus received divine honours from the Syrians, p. 9.
Brachmans, their philosophical and religious principles, p.20.--Taught

the worship of one God, and a Itate of future rewards and pu

nishments, p. 18.
Bacchus, adored as a divinity for the invention of wine, p. 9.

Cyrus's memory always celebrated among the Persians, p. 11.
Confucius, establiged a system of moral philosophy in China, p. 13.
Chaldeans, with the sun, moon, planets, and all the host of heaven,

worshipped carved images, and stocks and stones, p. 199.--All

their writings were in poetry, p. 91: Celsus, the first who wrote publicly against Jesus Christ and his doc

trine, p. 202.-His reasoning the basis upon which all the antichristian writers have founded their arguments, ibid. -Says that Jesus Christ did all his miracles by the power of magic, p. 206.Many of his arguments are copied by some modern authors, and have been made the basis of their reasoning againft Chriftianity, p. 295.

D. Democritus,

D. Democritus, his philosophical principles improved by Epicurus, 'p. 22. Druids, their religion and ceremonies, p. 42. Drottes, the priests of Odin, their cruel superstition, and bloody facri

fices, p. 60. David, destroyed all kinds of idolatry in Israel, p. 106. Descartes's laws of nature will not bear a physical enquiry, p. 334.

E. Edda, a body of the antient Scythian mythology, first published in

the year 1057, p. 38.-The allegorical account which it gives

of the creation, and of the end of the world, p. 50-56. Egyptians, their gross idolatry: Worshipped cats, crocodiles, and

other base animals, p. 199.-Their doctors asserted that the world had then existed near ten thousand years, but had often

fuffered from deluges and from fire, p. 214. Epicureans, called every thing superstition and folly which supposed

a divine providence, p. 212. Elijah, raised the son of the widow of Zarephath from the dead, p. 252. Elisha, raised the Shunamite's fon from the dead, p. 253.

F. Fohu, the founder of the empire of China, p. 13. Frigga, adored by the Celts as the mother of the gods, and as the

goddess of voluptuousness, p. 47. Ferrara, his account of the book of Job, p. 91.

G. Gauls, believed in a future state of rewards and punishments, p: 42. Greeks, worshipped all the host of heaven, as well as a number of ima

ginary deities, p. 199.-They degraded human nature by their gross idolatry, ibid.Their philosophers rejected the doctrine

of Christianity, because they could not comprehend it, p. 201. Germans, the antient, had all the annals and records written in verse, p. 90.

H. Herodotus, his account of the religion of the antient Getæ, p. 42..

His idea of the Pythia of Delphos, p: 232. Hesiod, his opinion of the state of mankind in the first ages of the

world, p. 53, and 288. Hercules, adore as a god by the Thebans, for having freed their country from wild beasts, robbers, and lawless tyrants, p. 9, 10.

J. Janus, introduced agriculture into Italy, p. 9. Joshua, the most wile, just, and upright man, that was found among

all the Israelitish nation after the death of Moses, p. 105. Jesus Christ, his coming foretold by all the prophets of the Jewish na

tion, p. 123.--His sermon on the Mount a perfect system of mo. rality,as well as descriptive of the attributes of the Supreme Being, p. 125.---His parable of the Prodigal Son points out the situation of every human being who has offended the Supreme Being, our common Father; and as well the transcendent goodness and mercy of the latter towards all those who return from their wickedness, p. 129.--He delivers the woman taken in adultery, by making her accusers tacitly confess, that they were unworthy to pass fentence upon her, p. 133.--He tells Nicodemus that the regenera

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tian of life is absolutely neceffary to salvation, p. 149.-He re-
primanded the chief priests and pharisees, before all the people,
for the wicked designs which they had formed against him, p. 153

157.--He declares himself to be the Son of God before the
Jewish council,



for his murderers, p. 185.
Julian, emperor, copies Celsus's arguments against Christianity; ad-

mits the facts contained in the Evangelifts, but attempts to dif-

credit them, by attributing them to the power of magic, p. 210.
Josephus, declares it to have been the general opinion of the Jews, that

John Baptist was invested with an authority to baptize, and to pro-

mife remiffion of fins to those who received his baptism,p. 188.
Jupiter, dethroned his father Saturn in Crete, and afterwards con-
quered a great part of Greece, p. 8,

Lycurgus, the report which the Pythian priestess made of him,.p. 109

Learnt his political principles from the Brachmans, p. 22.
Leonidas, chief of the Lacedemonians, chused rather to die than to

preserve his life at the expence of his honour, p. 239,
Lucan, his opinion of the dissolution of the universe, p. 64.

Metaphysics, have never yet discovered any one truth, p. 3:
Materialists, their ideas of the human soul, p. 278.
Minos, from the justness of his laws, gained the repute of being the

son of Jupiter, p. 10.
Montezuma, an absolute and barbarous tyrant, p. 25.
Mango Copac, the founder of the empire of Peru, and of its wife.rc-

gulations, p. 26.
Mahomet, his parentage and education, p. 67. His religion, p. 69–

His idea of paradise, p. 69, 7p.
Moses wrote his books originally in verse, after the manner of writ-

ing of those days, p. 91.--The severe laws which he published,

absolutely necessary to keep the Israelites from idolatry, p.99.
Magi, taught a species of morality, the worship of one God, the im-

mortality of the soul, and a state of future rewards, and punish-

ments, p. 199.
Minerva, adored as a divinity for having invented the art of spinning,

p. 9.
Mercury, adored as a god for being the author of the manual arts and
merchandizing, p. 9.

Numa, was the first who polifhed the civil and religious orders of the

Roman fate, pe 10.
Newton, Sir Isaac, his laws of nature capable of a physical demonftra-
Neptune, worshipped as a god for having invented the art of naviga-

tion, p. 333•

tion, p. 9.

Osyris received divine honours from the Egyptians, p. 9.
Odin Frigg, the conqueror of the northern parts of Europe, was the

high priest of Odin, the fupreme God of the Getæ, p. 43.-
The arts which he used to corrupt the people of the northern
parts of Europe, and to introduce a gross idolatry among them,


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Orpheus, transported all his myftical theology out of Egypt into
Greece, p. 22.

Philosophers, many of the modern, attribute to phyfical causes what

they should have imputed to moral, p. 2.-- -They bewilder
themselves with the jargon of metaphysics, which has never yet

discovered any one truth, p. 3.
Plato, has given a Atriking portrait of Jesus Christ, p. 6.His account

of the discourse which Socrates had with Criton, p. 238. Pliny, the elder, his idea of the uncertainty of human knowledge, p. 7. Pythagoras learnt the principal part of his natural and moral philolo

phy from the Indian Brachmans, p. 22. Pharifees, their fest formed from the law of Moses and the philosophy

of Plato, p. 111, 163.
Pliny, the younger, his letter to the emperor Trajan in favor of the

Christians, p. 196.
Plutarch, his account of the moderation and forgiving temper of Ly-

curgus, p. 331.
Ptolemies, the, formed the great library at Alexandria, and endea.

voured to introduce the study of moral philosophy into Egypt,
but could not fucceed, p, 87.

Romulus, the founder of the Roman state, p. 10.
Romans, their gods, for the most part, imaginary beings, p. 199.

-They persecuted the Christians for attempting to establish the

worship of one god, p. 196.
Rousseau, j. J. his deistical principles, P. 342.

Socrates, the declaration of the oracle of Delphos concerning him,

p. 6.-He points out the necessity of Jesus Christ coming to reveal
the will of God to mankind, p. 6. and 340.-Although he was
informed by Criton of the danger that threatened him, chused

rather to die a philofpher than live ignominiously, p. 238.
Scythians, their religion, manners, and customs, p. 39.
Soemund Sigfuffon, in the year 1057, published the Edda, containing

the principal parts of the antient Celtic mythology, p. 38.
Snorro Sturlefon, republished the Edda, with additions, in 1222. p. 39.
Seneca, his opinion of the dissolution of the universe, p. 63.
Solomon, led the Israelites into idolatry, and to offer up their children

as burnt sacrifices to Moloch, p. 106.
Sadducees, followers of the i picurean philosophy, p. 111.
Saturn, an antient king of Crete, p. 8.

Theseus, the founder of the state of Athens, p. 10.
Tamerlane, and his army, the adorers of one God, p. 42.
Turks, their improvements of the Mahometan principles of religion,

p. 74.—The principles which they established for extending their
empire and dominion, p.75.—The severe and cruel principles of
what they call their justice. p. 77,

Verse, the manner in which all the books and other writings were

wrote, in the early ages of the world, p. 90.
Volcaire, a great admirer of Celsus ; the former has copied and


published many of the assertions of the latter which reflected upon the doctrines of Jesus Christ, to mislead mankind, although

he knew them to be false, p. 226.
Vulcan, worshipped as a god for having invented the forging of
brass and iron, p. 9.

Xenophon, the character which he has given of Cyrus, p. 11.
Xerxes, leads an army of Scythians into Greece, where they destroyed
all the objects of the Grecian idolatrous worship, p. 45.

Ynca's, the family of the emperors of Peru so called, p. 26-38.

Zamolxis, the lawgiver and high-prieft of the antient Getz, p. 42,
Zeno, his opinion of the end of the world, p. 63.
Zoroafter, his idea of the general conflagration, p.64.

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