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LATE PRINCIPAL OF THE UNIVERSITY OF PARIS, PROFESSOR OF ELO-
QUENCE IN THE ROYAL COLLEGE, AND MEMBER OF THE ROYAL
George Long, Printer.
THE HISTORY OF THE ASSYRIANS,
Sect. V. The baitie of Thymbra, between Cyrus and Cresus 126
Sect. VI. fae king of Sardis and ot Crosus
Art. Il. The history of the besieging and taking of Babylon by
Sect. I. Predictions of the principal circuinstances relating to
the siege and the taking of Babylon, as they are set down
1. The prediction of the Jewish captivity at Babylon, and of
the time of its duration
2. The causes of God's wrath against Babylon .
3. The decree pronounced against Babylou. Prediction of the
cala'pities that were to fall upon her, and other utter de-
4. Cyrus calied to destroy Babylon, and to deliver the Jews 142
5. God gives the sigual to the commanders, and to the troops,
to march against Babylon
6. Particular circu ostances set down relaung to the siege and
the taking of Babylon
Sect. II. A description of the taking of Babylon
Sect. III. Che completion of the prophecy which foretold the
total ruin and destruction of Babylon
Sect. IV. Wuat followed upon the taking of Babylon
Art. III. The history of Cyrus, from the taking of Babylon to
the time of his death .
Sect. I. Cyrus takes a journey into Persia. At his return from
thence to Babylon he forms a plan of government for the
whole einpire, Daniel's credit and power
Sect. II. The beginnin; of the united empire of the Persia is
and Medes. The famous edict of Cyrus. Daniel's prophe-
Reflections upon Daniel's prophecies
Sect. III. The last years of Cyrus. Death of that prince
Character and praise of Cyrus
Sect. IV. Wherein Herodotus and Xenophon differ in their ac-
counts of Cyrus .
Chap. II, The history of Cambyses .
Chap. III. The history of Smerdis the Magian
Chap. IV. The manners and customs of the Assyrians, Babylo-
nians, Lydians, Medes, and Persians
Art. I. Of their government ..
Sect. I. Their monarchical form of government. The respect
they paid their kings. The manner of educating their chil.