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OF THE

EGYPTIANS, CARTHAGINIANS, ASSYRIANS, MEDES
AND PERSIANS, GRECIANS AND

MACEDONIANS.

BY CHARLES ROLLIN,

LATE PRINCIPAL OF THE UNIVERSITY OF PARIS, PROFESSOR OF ELOQUENCB
IN THE ROYAL COLLEGE, AND MEMBER OF THE ROYAL ACADEMY

OF INSCRIPTIONS AND BELLES LETTERS.

TRANSLATED FROM THE FRENCH.

TO WHICH IS PREFIXED,
A LIFE OF THE AUTHOR,

BY THE REV. R. LYNAM, A. M.

ASSISTANT CHAPLAIN TO THE MAGDALEN HOSPITAL.

IN EIGHT VOLONES.
FROM THE FIFTEENTH LONDON EDITION DEVISED AND CORRECTEDA

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Pago

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BOOK IV.

THE FOUNDATION OF THE EMPIRE OF THE PERSIANS AND MEDES, BY

CYRUS : CONTAINING THE REIGNS OF CYRUS, OF CAMBYSES, AND

SMERDIS THE MAGIAN.

CHAP. I. The history of Cyrus

91

ART. I. The history of Cyrus from his infancy to the siege of Babylon

92

SECT. I. Cyrus's education

ibid.

!! Cyrus's journey to his grandfather Astyages, and his return into Persia 94

III. The first campaign of Cyrus, who goes to succour his uncle Cyaxares

against the Babylonians

97

IV. The expedition of Cyaxares and Cyrus against the Babylonians. The

first battle

107

V. The battle of Thymbra, between Cyrus and Crosus

118

VI. The taking of Sardis and of Cresus

• 127

ART. Il. The history of the besieging and taking of Babylon by Cyrus

130

Sect I. Predictions of the principal circumstances relating to the siege and the taking

of Babylon, as they are set down in different places of the Holy Scrip.

turos

ibid.

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