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EGYPTIANS, CARTHAGINIANS, ASSYRIANS, MEDES
BY CHARLES ROLLIN,
LATE PRINCIPAL OF THE UNIVERSITY OF PARIS, PROFESSOR OF ELOQUENCB
OF INSCRIPTIONS AND BELLES LETTERS.
TRANSLATED FROM THE FRENCH.
TO WHICH IS PREFIXED,
BY THE REV. R. LYNAM, A. M.
ASSISTANT CHAPLAIN TO THE MAGDALEN HOSPITAL.
IN EIGHT VOLONES.
Vo: IM NEW YORK
MAR 23 1909
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
ART. I. The history of Cyrus from his infancy to the siege of Babylon
SECT. I. Cyrus's education
!! 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
IV. The expedition of Cyaxares and Cyrus against the Babylonians. The
V. The battle of Thymbra, between Cyrus and Crosus
VI. The taking of Sardis and of Cresus
ART. Il. The history of the besieging and taking of Babylon by Cyrus
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.