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A CHRONOLOGICAL INDEX TO THE HOLY BIBLE,
message from Elijah, seudy Caplains and soldiers
to apprehend hiin, most of whom are slain by fire
From heaven; and Ahaztah dies, according to the
supposed to be only Six
Word of Elljah, and is succeeded hy Jehoram 2
Elijah is taken to heaven in a fiery chariot
The chronology is here.howe
3109 895 Jehoshaphal, king of Judah, and Jehuram, king or
Israel, by following the counsel or Elisha, arel
miraculously supplied with water, and obtain a
772 Shallum reigns one mouth 13-18. || 3112 892 Jehoshaphal a 880ciates his son Jehoram with him 8.16..18
Medlem, who becornes tri-
891 Diognetus succeeds Megacles as perpetual arcbon
of the Atheniane, and governs 28 yrars
of U'zish, he is succeeded by
3115 889 Jehoshaphal dies, and is succeeded by Jehoram, IK1.22.50
years only, when be is elain
3116 888 Jehorala, king of Judah, having murdered his
brethren, and introduced idolatry into Judah, 18
wamed of his miserable end by a letter ler for
3117 887 He is emilien with an incurable disease in his
Rezin, king of Damascus,
3119 895 He dies most miserably, and is succeeded by hiel
lives, chiefly froin Reuben,
3120 884 Jehu slays Jehoram king of Israel, with Ahaziah!
king of Judah, and reigus over the kingdom of 1x.x.
Athallah, mother of Ahaziah, murders all the royall
Judah six years
laws al Lacedemon, and, with Iphitus and Cle.
osthenes, restores the Olympic gaines at Elis,
about 10 years before the æra commonly called
the first Olympiad
tinue his tribute, Shilniane-
3126 878 Jeholada the priest anoints Joash king, slays
Alhallah and her idolatrous priests, and renews2K1.11.3. 21.
the covenant with Jeh vah
319 875 Alladins, or Romulus, Sylvius succeeds agrippar Dionys.lial.
away the remainder of the
In the kingdom of Alha, and reigns 19 years lice.
| 3135 66 Carthage is built by Queen Dido
Thue ends the kingdom
Puido, king of Argos, is supposed to have invented
scales and measures, and first coined silver, al
Pheroclus succeeds to the archonship of the
3142 062 About this time the Ninevites repent at the
preaching of the prophel Jonab
Jonah 1.. iv.
Joash glug arders for repairing the temple, which 2R 220.127.116.11.
1 2hr xil.
is perforind under the direction of Jehoiada 14h 24.1.11
lehu, king of lerael, dies and is succeeded by his 1251 1031.36.
ventinis Sylvius succeeds Alladins Sylvius in D . Halicar.
the kingdom of Alba, and reigns 37 years Ovid. Fast. iv.51.
3160 848 Arron vicce Pd hereclus in the perpetual ar.
cho. hip of the Athenians
3162 R4? Ichiada, the high priezt, dies, aged 130 years Ch 21.15.16.
3163 841 Tchoasi is as vialed witn his father Jehuahaz
3961 810 Zechariah the priest, son of Jehoiada, ix stoned by
oder of Joash, in the temple, for reproving their
24. 17. 22
3165 839 Joach, king of Judah, Is murdered by his servant.
and 18 succeeded by his son Amaziah, who reignal 23.97.
Jehoanaz,king of Israel,dies and is succeeded by his
8:n leheash, or Joach who reigns in all, 16 years 13.1..10.
Jehuach, king of Israel, sisits Elisha, wien near
death, and is assured of several victories over!
3165 839 Hazrel. king of Syria, dies, and is succeeded by
3173 826 Amazian, king of Judah plated by a victory over
the ! domited the previous year, challenges Je.
hoah, king or lerael, who overcomes and takes
him prigoner, breaks down the wall of Jerusa.
lemn, and plunders the treasures of the palace 14.7..14.
3179 8:25 Jeboash, king of Israel, dies, and 18 succeeded by
his son Jeroboam II. who reigns 41 yrats 2K1.14 15,16,23.
3180 24 The picus succeede Ariphron in the government of
About this time, the fall of the Agayrian empire
by the death of Sardanapalus, is supposed to have
taken placa; when Arbaces, who, with Bolesis Euseb.inchr Herlin
king of Babylon, had taken Nineveh, founds the] c 10 Diod. Sic. 1.li.
pire or the Medes
Tegu 29 years. This kingdom continued 646 Instin, I. vii c. 1 Pa.
years, till the battle of Pydna
I ferenl. II c..
810 Amaziah, king or Judah, is slain by conspiratore, K.1: 17..21.
and succeeded by Azallah, or Uzziah, who reigus24h.85 25.92
| 3106 809 God grants great success to Jeroboam, king of Is-
$195 809 Charitatis, the successor of' ycugris, is encceeded
in the kingdom of Lacedæmon, anera reign of
64 years by Nicander, who reigns 19 years
07 797 Ardlysns founds the kingdom of Lydia, and reigns
Agamestor encceede 'Thespieus in the government
of the Atheniana
3208 796 Amulius Sysis and Numitor succeed Procas in
the kingdom of Alba; the fornier of whom reigns Dionya. Hal Liv. l. 1
44 reais, in the latter two years longer, and in 0.3. Tlut in Romul
their last king
3212 792 About this time Sosarmis is posed to succeed
I Arhaces in the kingdom of Wedia, and regue 30
3218 786 Conur second king of Macedon begins to reign
The triremee first invented by the orinthians
3220 784 Jerohranil. King of Terael, having reigned 41
youre, dies, and an intcrregnum of between 11
and 12 years follow's
783 Jotham, Eon or l'zziah. king of Judah, born
925 779 The monarchical government is abolished at Co-
rinin, and the Prytanee elected
3227 777 Eschylus accrods Acam stor in the perpetual
p:12. in tinchth year from the institution of
plus, and 3 years before the foundation of
Rome : this is commonly called the first Olym- Pansurlue,lib.v.c.
A CHRONOLOGICAL INDEX TO THE HOLY BIBLE.
3292 712 who having offended God in his conduct towardsK21
them, the Baylonish captivity le predicted Ilse
No Ainoon, or Theles, in Egypt, destroyed about
this time by Schwacherib, king of Assyria Xahan
3294 710 Sennacherib, on his retum from Egypt, again in-
vades Judah ; but in answer to the prayer O K
Hezekiah and Isaiah, his whole army, consisting C2!
of 165,000 men, 15 destroyed in one night by the Is Y II
angel of the Lord
Arklanus succeeds Merodach-baladan, or Martuch
Empadus, in the kingdom of Babylon, and reigos
Plut. in Lyc.
18 succeeded by his third •son Ezarbaddon, wK:.
reigns forty-three years
3299 709 Sevechus, king of Egypt, is succceded by Tirha-
kah, or Tarachos, the last or that race bla! Afrin
| reigned in Egypt
| 3300 704 Arkianus, king of Babylon, dies withont tesue, and
an interregnurn of two years acreeds
1 Pol. 11.7.
the buildung of Tarentum by the Parthenius 9330
702 Leocrates, the successor of Hippomenea, ying, .
Aspandrus succeeds him in the Athen an gi
Belibus is advanced to the throue of Babyloa, and
Ho.1.1. Am. 1.1. MI.L1.
reigns three years
3304 700 Deioces, goveruor of the Medes, assumes the t'ile
or king, and reigns finty-three years. Ecbatara
3305 099 Apronadius succeeds Belibus on the throne c Ba-
bylon, and reigns six years
98 Hezekiah dies, and is succeeded by hie scu Ma.
nasseh, then only tweive years of age, I
reizna nfty-five years
3 Regib!lus succeeds Apronadius, king of Babylon:|
and the next year is sicceeded by McIlrar
dachux, who reigns four years
692 Eryxius, the last decennial archon of the Atheri
ang, begins his administration
690 Anxidamus succeeds his father Zeux!ame Ca
the throne of Lacedamun, and reigns thirty Pa!
1 nine years
| 3316 688 In this year, being the yll year of Manasseh. Tir.
hakan, king of Egypt, diee, and an interito
of two years succeede
Mecessimordachus, king of Babylon, dies, and 24
interregnum of anarchy follows for et bien
Justin.l.iii.c.4.&c. 3319 680 Twelve princes seize on the kingdom of y '.
and govern it by a joint confederacy tees
The second Messenian war begina, and contate!
fourteen years, till the taking of la, after a
siege of eve years
3321 693/The government of Athens is intrusted to amusi
archons, Creon being the first
3324 630 Esarhaddon, or Assaraddimus, king of Arari,
Sciz's on the kingdom of Babylon, and Iris
Over both countries 13 years
Ardy 8119 II succeeds Gyees on the Lydlan throne,
and reign 49 years
3326 678 Argius, king or Mac-don, begins to reign
Esarhad lon luvades Palestine, and pianid a colocy !
of foreignersta Samaria
677 Manasseh, king of Judah, on account of ble wich
edness and Idolatry. 1s carrird cpuive Lt bio
to Babylon; but on his repentance, Cod reststes
him to his khedorn
674|The end of the second Messenian war,
| firms the essenlans under the power olib
Canon. Plolemæi. 3332 672 | Tullus Hostilius succeedo Numa Pomnilne in the D
kingdom of Rome, and reigns 2 years
3334 60 Psammitichus. One of the wise confederated
princes of Egypt, having overcome the EU
reizes upon the whole kingdom, and relgtis
Justin.l.vii.c.2. 3337 667 Saosduchinus, supposed to be the same as Nabu-
chodonosor, succeeds his father Fsarbaddon 10 C P
the kingdoms of Assyria and Babylon
The battle of the Horatii and Curiatii, to feel
the differences between the Romans and Alans
Death of Melius Snaptius, the Alban dictauit .
Alha destroyed, and the inhabitante estabistrot!
659ypaeus aboliches the Corinthian aristocracy,
and reigns 30 years
658 Byzantium, anerwards Constantinople, ogilt by a
colony of Athenialis 3cciarding Lo Ammianus of
2K1.17.4,5 ; 18.9.
illezians according to Patercolus, or of lace
dxmonians according to Justin
Pauzan.l.iii.c.7. || 3353 651 Archidamus, of the famliy of Procles, snccards to
the throne of larrdinon and reins 5 years
3355 6191 Birth of joalan, afterwards king of Judah
13357 647 Phraortes, 8pposed to be the And et
2K1.17.6..40 ; 8.10..19. 1
tioned in the look or Judith, succeede Deloos e
in the kingdom of Media
Chiniladang ancceed: Saoeduchinos, klog of A
syria and Babyloti, and reigns 2 years
dom of Judah, and in two years
3363 641 Amon is murdered by his serrauts, and sucePed!
by Josiah hij son, only eight years old.
w w 2.,
cell . 74.
Teigtx 31 years
Birth of ihales abont this time
and reigns 3 years
ACUS Vartius Succeeds Tullus lustilles in the
c.2. Plut.in Vil
kingdom of Rome, and reigns 4 years
Solon is born al ont this time
Josian, only 16 years of ase. bering to manliest
Tobit 18.104.22.168 1.
sret zal towards the pare worship of G01 CM
631 Sadyatles succeeds Ardy eus II, on the Lydian
3374 630 Josiah commences a thorough reformation in rell
bion, in Judah and Israel
2975 699 Teremiah called to the prophetic Office
2 K1.18 13..16.
asrar rehea azalist the king of A RYTIAr
and makes himsell kins of Babylur, wete le
igns 21 years
3379 625 yaxares succeeds Phraortes in the biogdom of
Media, and reigns 40 years
Ti 3380 6241 Josiah repairs the temple, puls down Idoiatry.
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ve is the proband
is warned by a remarkable dreain, which Daniel
Interpreis, of a dire calamity which was coming
Surabo,l.xiil. || 3435 589 The dream is fulolled in his extraordinary Insa.
3136 56 The Nemsean games are restored
3140 564 Ariston, king of Lacedæmon, of the family of the
Proclidæ, begins to reign, and reigns 3 years Herodot.l.vi.c.61.&c.
Vers his deuses, and to restored to his authority Dan. 4.33.37.
Anaxandridex, or the family of the Eurysthenid, Her.1.1.c.5.7. Pau. 1.
succeeds to the throne of Lacedemon and reigas 111.c.3, &c. Plut. in
3442 562 Nebuchadnezzır dies, and is succeeded by his son Bero8118 ap Jos.
Evil meroduch, who reigns two years
3113 361 Evil-nerodach releases Jehoiachín from prisou, 2 Ki. 25.27. 30.
| 2 Ch 36.2.4.
Cras succeeds his father Alyatles in the king
|| 3444 560 Evil-merodach is slain by a conspiracy, and is Joseph.ut sup. Eus.
succeeded by Nerigliasar, who reigns fourteen Prap. Ev.l.ix.
Astyages, king of Media, dies, and is succeeded
by his son ('yaxareg Il called Darius the Mede. I Xenoph. Cyrop.
who reigns 23 years
lib. 1. Da.5.3L.
||3115 30 He associates Cyrus with him in the government,
and sends him against the Babylonians
ed by his son Laborosnarchod
Laboronoarchod s slain in a conspiracy on account
of his cruelty, after he had reigned only nine Joseph. Cont. Ap...
Herodotus,lib.i. || 3440 55 Nabonadius, or Belabazzar, succeeds him, and Euseb. Præ. Ev.l.ix
Daniel has a vision of four animals as emblemati.
cal of the four monarchies, to be succeeded by
3451 853 Daniel has the vision of the ram and he goat, &c. vill.
3133 561 Belshazzar goes into Asia Minor, and hires a great
army against Cyrus, of which Crosus has the
Xenoph. Cyrop. lib. n.
3456 548 Cyrus conguera Cropens at the river Halys, and Idem,l.vi.vil.
pursues him to Surdis, which he takes with Herodoll.I.
C:nux in it
Æll.xil c.19,23. 3457 617 Amyntas succeeds his father Alcetas in the king. Justin, I. vil.c3
dom of Macedon, and reigns 30 years
Her Iv.vil vill
3463 541|Cyrus, having conquered a great part of Asla, be. Idem,l. 1. Xenophon.
sirges Pelshazzar in Bahylon
Diod. 1. 1. Her.1.1. 3166 539 He takes Babylon, ellys Beisbazzar, and conati
Integ his uncle Cyaxares. or Dariua. king oflibid. Da.V.A. ill.
ed and hard by the netieg; and by their arthul
devices lo mit into the den of lions, whence he
Is miraculously delivered
About this time Daniel had the vision of the 70
169 36 Darius dying, and Camhyses hemg also dead in
Per la, (yrus ancceeds to the whole empire ;
and in the same year, he proclame liberty to the
captive Jew, restores their sacred verscle, en. Xenoph Cyrop. 1.vill.
courages them to rebuild the city and temple.
2 Ch.36 2,23 Eur.
2 KI.. L Je.D.I.
and thus terminates the 70 years captivity from 11:5 13.15; 7.6.
the third of Jehakim
Isa. 45. 1..6.
Eze 24.. Je 31.4.11. 3100 Kol The remnant of the Jews having returned to Je.
roulem, set up an altır, brain to observe the
solemn feast and prepare to rebuild the temple Ez
3470 630 Theylay the foundations of the temple with ming.
led tears, and acclamations of praise
Abont this time Dantel has to last vislon
Dan. x. xil.
Tarquin18 Puperbia, or Tarquin the proud, suc Liv.1.1.c. 46, &c.
cords Servius Tullius on the throne of Rome. Dionya. Hal.lll.
and reigns 25 years
The Samaritans, bribing the courtiers of Cyrus,
obatract the rebuilding of the temple
3174 690 Cyrus dies, aged 70, and is succeeded hy his son
Cambyses, or Ahasuerus, who reigns eight Xen. Cyr.l. vill. Can.
Ptol. Ezr. 4.6.
Cl omenes, of the family of Eurysthenes, suc- Herod.l.v..vil.
ceeats Anaxandrides in the kingdom of Lace Pausan.l.vii.
droon, and reign 31 years
|| 378 520 Demiratus, of the family of Procles, succeeds his
father Ariston on the throne of Lacedemon,
but ! hanished as illegitimate through the in-Herodot.l.v.c.75,&c.
trip. of (lenenes hid royal collete
3479525 Peaminit chis succeeds his father Amis on the
throne of Egypt; but is vanquished by Camby.
se, who had invaded that country. and who Idem, 1.11.11. Diodo-
conquere the wale kingdom
S42 522 Cambyses dies in Syria, and Sinerdis the Maplan,
called in Scripture Artaxerxes, usurpa the
throne of Persia
Herodot. L. III
The Samaritana write to him against the Jews'
Ezek. xxxii. xl.
rebuting the temple, and obtain a decree for
bidding them to proceed
the Peraian throne
3184 520 Zerulibaliel And Jeshua, excited by the prophet
Bagu ant Zechariah, set forward the building Eur 11%:6.14. Hace
156 518 The Suruar lang and their associates sain at.
tempt to hinder the work, but are made to desist
by decree or Dar 118
3499 516 The Babylonians having revolted from Darius, are
reduced, after a siege of twenty months; and Herodot. L. IL
the high walls of Babylon are reduced from 2001 Jisun.l.Lc. 10
to 36 Chibits, and their 100 gates are taken away. Polynus.l.vii.
3199 314 The temple is finished and dedicated
10 314 The Jews ohtain sentence from Darius against
the Samaritans, concerning the tribute of Sa. &.10.
8491 513 Dartus makes war on the Scythians, and returns Herodot liv.
with the loss of hall his army
3192 512 le suhtues 'Thrace, and returns to Susa
3194 310 The Scythians ravage Thrace, and drive Milladea
out of the Chersones. On their retreat, be
retorns, and reinstated in his former power Idem. Vi
Hippias, son of Pisista 118, tyrant of Athens, la
expelled from the city, with all the Pisistride, Ibid.
and the democracy restored
3495 50 The Tarquins ara expellert from Rome; and the
regul government is supplied by two consuls Liv.1.1.c. 46.&c.
Flor l.ie. 7.&
army 100. ardis vanqui
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3600 104 Athens is taken by Lysander, which poto an endi
1 to the Peloponnexian war, and is governed by 32
D i na
3603 401 Peammiuchus succeeds Pausirls on the throne or
Egypt, and reigns six years
Cyrus the younger 18 slaln at Cunaxa, whilst a rt
fighting against his brother Artaxerxea | CILP
3804 400 | Xenophon accomplishes his glorious T-treat with
C. Nep.in MIIC.
the 10.000 Greeks woo had followed Cyrus XenCret
Socrates is put to death by the Atheolans for con- Dolly
temuing their goda
The thirty tyrants expelled from Athens by Tara.Dindir
3605 399 | Amyntas gucceeds to the throne of Macedon
3606 398 Pausanias succeeds á myntas
3607 397 Amyntas Il.murders Pausanias, and relians 4 years D.Jastuu
Agesilaus, son of Archidamus, or the family of
Procles, succeeds to the throne of Laceda mon, Justin
and reigns 36 years
| Agesipolis, of the family of Eurysthenee, ascends Paul
the throne of Lacedemon, and relgne 17 years | XE
305 Nephereus succeeds Psammitichus on the throae Dunn
of Egypt, and reigns six years
9931 Conon rebuilds the walls of Athens, and restores C.NO
It to 108 pristine staie
11.x.c.5; Chr. Alex. 3614 390) Amyntas, king of Macedon, is deposed by the
niyrians, and Argaus succeeds to the throne;
but in the saine year the former is restored by Jade
the 'Thessalians and spartans
3615 389 Achoris succeeds Nephereus in the kingdom of
Figyrl, and reigns 14 years
1 XL; Just.1.11.c.10. 3617 387 The peace of Antalcidis is made between the La-
cedemonians and Persiana, by which the Greek DWLIT.
cities in Asia are rendered tributary to Persia The
3620 34 Aristotle the philosopher is born
Eurysthenes, succeeds to the throne ol paru. D IT
and reigng nine years
3528 376 Pammuthis succeeds Achorls in the kingdom of
Egypt, ajid reigns only one year
3629 375 Nepherites succeeds Psamuthis; and after a
| reign of fonr tnonths, he is succeeded by Nec
Lanebie, who reigns 12 years
and are obliged to retreat with all soccPSS la pe
3631 373 Johanan, called also Jonathan, succeeds his father.
Jolada in the high priesthood of the Jers, N 2093
which he holds for 32 years
33 371 The Lacedemonians are overthrown by the The
hans á Leuctra, where Cleombrotus 18 siain,
who 18 succeeded by his son Agesipolle II. who Died
reigna one year
3634 370 Alexander II., son of Amyntas, socceeds to the
throue of Macedon: but is murdered the fol
lowing year by his younger brother Prolemy,
who reigns four years
Thucyd. l.1. Clesias.
Cleomenes ll, brother of Agesipolis, of the family
or Euryathenea, succeeds him on the throne of
Sparta, and relgns 61 years
Idem, Diod. Sic.l.xl. 3638 366 Johanan, bigh priest of the Jews, kills his brother
Jeshna in the temple, for which the nation la
Perdiccas II. succeeds to the throne of Macedou,l.
and reigns six years
3611 363) Tachos succeeds Neclanebis in the klagecan of.
3613 361 Agezilans, who had come to assist him against the
Persiane, revolts from him, and makes Necta.
Archidamus, of the famliy of Procles, succeeds!
his father on the throne of Laceda moll, and
Teigns 23 years
44 360 Phill, 800 of Amyntas, succeeds to the throne on
Macedon, and reigns 84 years
Artaxerxes Mocmon dies, and is succeeded on
the Persian throne by Ochus who rezo: searsA
356 Alexander the Great, son of Philip, is born
Pella in Macedonia
Ochus subdues Cyprus and Phonicla, takes and
destroye Sidon, takes many of the Jews cap !
tive, and sends them to Hyrcanla, on the shores
of the Caspian Sea
3654 350 He invades Egypt, expels Nectanebus, and it
duces the whole country; which has ever since
been enslaved by strangers
3656 348 | Plato, the celebrated Athenian philosopher, des, Dixela
Ochus, king of Persia, Is poisoned by Bagoas, who
makes Arogns or Arses king
Aggl., of the family of the Proclide, succeeds tol...
the throne of Sparta, and reigns 8 years
Greece against the Persians
3668 336 Bagoas poisons Arogus, and is put to death by Da-
rins Codomannus, who ascends the throne
Philip, king of Macedon, is elain, and is succeed 10
ed by his son Alexander the Great
Alexander the Great is appointed general anke
Greece against the Persians
He passes over Into Asla, and gang victors|PU
over Darius at the Granicus
1 great victory over Darius at Iseua
3672 3321 He destroys Tyre and Gaza visits Jerusalem
| peaceahly, and conquera Egypt
Ptolemzi Canon. 3673 331 He passes the Euphrates and Tigris, and obtaina.
a decisive victory over Darius at Arbela ; &nd PHIM
thus terminates the Medo-Perpian empire,
which is succeeded by the Grecian or Macedo
Justin.l.vii.c.4. | 3674 330) Darius 18 slain by the traitor Bessus
Eudamidas, or the family of Procles, succeeds to
the Spartan throne, and reigns 36 years
3681 323) Alexander, alter the most extensive and splendid
conquesta, dies at Babylon; and Philip Arld
us, his brother, eucceeds nomically as kiner
while the commanders of his army divide the
empire ainong them
3683321 Onias succeeds Jaddua in the high priesthood, aad .
holds the pontiñcate 21 years
Ptoleiny Soler reizes upon Phoenicia, Coloria
and Judea, takes Jerusalem, and carries a presyo
number of Jews into Egypt, where they for
colony al Alexandria
or bahis time
en vergelded by arca-
Eray Jan 2
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Onine madeene Jews and is
3787 217 Onlas II. succeeds his father Simon in the high Jos. Antl.xll.
C.4. Euseb. Chr.
Ptolemy gains a great victory over Antiochus at
Raphia ; and coming to Jerusalem, he attempts Dan 11.11.3 MaaL
to enter the Holy of Holies, but is hindered by! Polyb.l.v.
216 Having made peace with Antiochus, he attempts
to destroy all the Jews at Alexandria, but fails/3 Mac. 11..ir.
204|Ptolemy Phllopator dies, and is succeeded by Pto-Dan. 11.12.
lemy Epiphanes, then only five years of age Just.l.xxx.c.1.2
203 Antiochus combines with Philip of Macedon to!
divide the dominions of Ptolemy between them, Dan.11 13. Polyb.l.21.
and seizes upon Palestine and Colo-Syria 7 Llv.).xxxl.
01 The Egyptians implore the assistance of the Ro-
mans for their infant king ; who send M. Emili. Ibid. Justin.l.XXX.C.
us Lepidus into Egypt
2,3. Val. Max.vi.6.
Chr. Alex.Euseb. 3806 199 Antiochus being engaged in war with Attalus,
king of Pergamus, Scopas seizes all Judea, and Jos. Ant.l.xii.c.3.
puts a garrison in Jerusalem
199 Having made peace with Attalus, Antiochus van
qulahes Scopas at Paneas, and recovers all heIdem. Liv.lxxxili.c.
3809 195 Hannibal, the celebrated Carthagenlan general,
places himself under the protection of Antio-1C. Nep.in Han. Liv.
chus, and confirms him in his resolution of I.XXX Appian.in
making war on the Romang
Simon the high priest dies, and is gucceeded by his Jos. Ant.l.xll.e.
son Onias lll who holds the pontificate 24 years, Euseb. Chron.
3911 193 Antiochus marries his daughter Cleopatra to Plo. Jos. Antxi1.4. Liv.l.
lemy Epiphanes, king of Egypt
seb.Chron. Chr. Al. 3913 191 Having passed over to Europe against the Ro-Id. lib. XXXVI.
mans, he is driven back into Asia
3814 190 Lucius Scipło, the Roman consul, follows him, and Dan.11.17.. 19. Liv.l.
by a complete victory compels him to make an Xxxvil.
3816 188 Philopoemen takes Lacedemon, and abolishes the Id.1. xxxii.c.4.
laws of Lycurgus for a short period
Plut, in Phllop.
187 Antiochus le slain, while attempting to rob the
Ptol. Appian.in Syr.
temple of Elymais, and 18 succeeded by his son Dan. 11. 19.20.
| Applanin Syr.
190 Ptolemy Epiphanes having been poisoned, is suc.
ceeded by his son Philometor, then only six
Hieron. in Dan. xl.
1 Polyb. Leg.60.
3999 176 Heliodorus, by order or Seleucus, attempts to rob12 Mac. 111. &c.
the temple, but is prevented by an angel 1 J08.de Mac.c.4.
Seleucus is poisoned by Heliodorus, who attempts Dan. 11. 20,21.
to prize the crown
Appian. in Syr.
3929 175 Antiochus, the brother of Seleucus, obtains the
Justin. ut sup.
Idem. 1 Mac. 1.10.
Jason buy & the high priesthood or him, and sup- 12 Mac 4.7.&c.
plants his brother Ontag
3332 172 Menalaux supplants Jason his brother, by buying 2 Mac. 4.23.25.
the high priesthood of Antiochos
3833 171 | Onlas is put to death at Antioch; and Lysima.
chus, the deputy of Menalaus, is slain in a lu-
mult at Jerusalem
Antiochus gains a great victory over the forces of Dan 11.22
Plolemy near Pelusium
3534 170 He gains another victory, and makes himself mag. Dan. 11.24.%.
ter of all Egypl, except Alexandria
Dio Excer. Val.
A report having spread of his death. Jason sur 11 Mac. 1.20.25
prisex Jerusalem, and puts many to death
Antiochur hearing that the Jews rejoiced at the
news of his death, takes Jerusalem, slays 40.0001 Mac. 1.21.22
PAT8008, sells as many more for slaves, and 2 Mac.v.
plunders and profanes the temple
Jos. Ant xii.7.
The Alexandrians make Physcon, brother of Pto. Porphyr. in Gr.
lemy Philometor, king of Egypt
| Eus, Sc.p.60.58
Stra.l. xl.p.515. 3835 169 Antiochus again invades Egypt, and attempts the Liv.1.xliv.c. 19.
Blage of Alexandria, without succe93
Jos. Ant.l.xii.c.3. 3836 168 Hearing that the two brothers had agreed to reign d.l.xxxiv.c.3.
in peace, he again invades Egypt, but is com-
Prvot but is com. Liv.l.xlv.c.11.
pelled by the Romans to return
12. Dan. 11.27.
Mad with rage, he despatches Apollonlus to com-
plete the roin or Jerusalem, who builds the
fortress on mount Acra, and begins his persecu- 11 Mac. 1.43..61.2 Mac
Mattathias and his sons take up arms
The Romane having conquered Perseus at Pydna. Just.I.XXX.
terminate the kingdom of Macedon
c. 14. Ap. In Syr.
167 | The seven Maccabean hrethren and their mother
martyred; and the persecution of the Jews car. 12 Mac.vl.vll.Joseph.
ried on with great violence
das, who obtains magt splendid victories over! 2 Mac. vill.Jo8.
the generals or Antiochi18 Epiphang
3839 165 Ile vanquishes Lyrias, recovers Jerusalem, and
Paus.l.vill. c. 10.
restores the daily sacrifice and the worship or 1 Mac.lv.2 Mac..
Jos. Ant l.xii.c. 11.
3840 164 Antiochus Epiphance dles miserably in the East. II Mac. vi.2 Mac. x.
and is succPetted by his son Antiochus Eupator 1 Jos. Ant.l.xii.c.18.
Plut.in Cleom. 3811 163 Judas, after varion3 Successes against the sur
round!enemies or the Jews, again vanquishes 1 Mac..v1.2 Mac. x..
xiii. Jos. Antxill
Lysias, and compels him to peace
Menatals is slain, and Alcimus made bich priest Idem.
162 Demetrius Sotar, Eon of Seleucis l'htlopaior, ez1 Mac.vil. Polyh.
capes from Rome, kills Antiochus Eupator, and Legal. 114. Jo&.
sncceeds to the throne of Syria
161 Nicanor, sent by Demetrius against the Jews, 18
slain by Judas, with all his army : but Bac 11 Mac.vlil.ix.2 Mac.
Just I. xli.c.4,6
who is succeeded by Jonathan
3311 160 Alcimus, the high priest, dies, and Bacchides
leaving Jerusalem, the Jewa enjoy peace 11 Mac.9.55,&c.
158 Bacchides returning into Judea, is routed by Jona.
than and Simon his brother, and makes peace Idem,lx.70. Jos. Ant.
with the Jew3
Justin. Ib. xxvil.c. 3.
153 Jonathan is made high priest by Alexander Balas,
in consequence of assisting him on his laying 1 Mac. X. 1.48. Jos.
claim to the throne of Syria against Demetrius
150 Demetrius 18 slain by Alexander Balas, who suc-11 Mac. 10.19.&c.
ceeds him, and reigns five years
builds a temple in Egypt, like that at Jerusalem C.6.1.xx.c.&
3857 147 L. Mummius, the Roman consul, conquers the
Achtans, burns Corinth, and reduces the whole. Pansa. I v.c.24.
with the kingdom of Lacedaemon, into a Roman Liv. Epil.l.11.
throne of Syria by Demetrius Nicator
Ptolemy Philometor dics of the wounds he had
received in warring against Alexander. and 18 Idem.Liv. Epit.I.UL
Da.11.10. Polyb.l v.