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ENTREATING OF THE TIMES FROM THE DESTRUCTION OF JERUSALEM TO THE TIME OF PHILIP OF MACEDON.
Of the time passing between the destruction of Jerusalem and the Assyrian empire.
SECT. I.—Of the connection of sacred and profane history 505
SECT. II .—A brief rehearsal of two opinions touching the beginning of the captivity; with an answer to the cavils of Porphyrins, inveighing against St Matthew and Daniel, upon whom the latter of these opinions is founded 50S
SECT. III.—That the seventy years of the captivity are to be numbered from the destruction of Jerusalem, not from the migration of Jechoniah 511
SECT. IV.—Sundry opinions of the kings which reigned in • Babylon during the seventy years 514
SECT. V.—A more particular examination of one opinion touching the number, persons, and reigns of the Babylonian kings 520
SECT. VI.—What may be held as probable of the persons and times of Nabuchodonosor's successors 526
SECT. VII.—Of the victories which Nabuchodonosor obtained, between the destruction of Jerusalem and conquest of Egypt 530
SECT. VIII.—That Egypt was conquered, and the king therein reigning slain by Nabuchodonosor, contrary to the opinion of most authors; who, following Herodotus and Diodorus, relate it otherwise 535
SECT. IX.—How Egypt was subdued and held by Nabuchochodonosor 540
SECT. X.—Of the sundry accounts drawn from sundry acts of Nebuchadnezzar; and of the destruction of Nineveh by him, the time of which action is uncertain 544
SECT. XI—Of the latter time of Nebuchadnezzar; his buildings, madness, and death -. 546
SECT. XII.—Of Evilmerodach.... 550
SECT. XIII.—A private conjecture of the author, serving to make good those things which are cited out of Berosus concerning the successors of Evilmerodach, without wrong to the truth. The quality and death of Balthasar 553
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Of the original and Jirst greatness of the Persians.
IN FIFE BOOKS.
"THE SECOND BOOK.
OF THE MEMORABLE THINGS THAT HAPPENED IN THE WORLD, FROM THE DEATH OF JOSHUA, TO THE WAR OF TROY J WHICH WAS ABOUT THE TIME OF JEPHTHA.
Of the Inter-regnum after Joshua's death; and of
WHEN Joshua was now dead, who, with the advice of the seventy elders, and the high priest, held authority over the people, and ordered that common-wealth; it pleased God to direct the tribe 'of Judah, (in whom the kingdom was afterwards established,) to undertake the war against the Vol. III. A