A History of the Israelitish Nation: From Their Origin to Their Dispersion at the Destruction of Jerusalem by the Romans

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W.S. Martien, 1853 - 620 pages


Famine of Three YearsWar with the PhilistinesThe Pesti
Solomon KingHis sacrifice at GibeonDeath of Adonijah
Division of the kingdomRehoboams reign and deathJero
The good reign of AsaContemporary kings of IsraelNadab
Ahaziahs reignHistory of Elisha and the reign of Jehoram
Jehus conspiracyand reignAthalia usurps the throne
The reign of AhazThe fall of Samaria and destruction
Josiahs reignThe finding of the copy of the LawJosiahs
Reign of Alexander the GreatInvasion of Asia by Alexander
The accession of Simon the JustMegasthenes Historian of
Origin of the SadduceesBerosus the Chaldean HistorianRiches
Accession of Ptolemy Philopater to the throne of EgyptHis
Asmonean family of ModinConstancy of MattathiasHe
History of Judas continuedDistressing condition of the Jews
The War renewedSuicide of RazisVictory of Judas
Carthage and Corinth destroyed in the same yearHistory
Antiochus invades JudeaBesieges Hyrcanus in Jerusalem
Hyrcanus succeeded by Aristobulus his son who forces
Octavius Cesar bornDiodorus SiculusAlexander son of Aristo
Herod obtains the favour of Antony and is solemnly appointed
Ananelus made HighPriestHyrcanus a captive among the Par
Herod visits his sons at RomeAttends the Olympic Games
Joseph returns from EgyptVulgar EraArchelaus goes to Rome
Fadus made Procurator of JudeaDearth in the reign of Clau
Rome set on fire by NeroDisturbances at CesareaFlorus
Vespasians preparations for carrying on the warState of parties

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