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A GENERAL INDEX to the Whole.
Ισορίας ἀρχαίας ἐξέρχεται μὴ κατανόει· ἐν αὐταῖς γὰρ ἑυρήσεις
Bafil. Imp. ad Leon. fil.
Printed for T. OSBORNE, in Gray's-Inn; A. MILLAR, in
Earliest Account of Time.
The ASIATIC Hiftory to the Time of
The Hiftory of the Medes.
The defcription of Media.
HE country before us, once the feat of a potent Name, empire, derives its name from Madai, the third fituation, fon of Japhet, as is plain from Scripture, where &c. the Medes are conftantly called Madai (A). It was bounded, according to Ptolemy, on the north by part of
DAN. v. 28. ibid. vi. 8, 12, 15. ibid. viii. 20. ESTн. i. 3, 14, 18, 19. ibid. x. 2. See before, vol. i. p. 379.
(A) Among profane authors, fome derive the name of Me
dia from one Medus, the fon of