An universal history, from the earliest account of time: Compiled from original authors; and illustrated with maps, cuts, notes, &c. With a general index to the whole. ...

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printed for T. Osborne; A. Millar; and J. Osborn, 1747
 

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Стр. 446 - Seventy weeks are determined upon thy people and upon thy holy city, to finish the transgression, and to make an end of sins, and to make reconciliation for iniquity, and to bring in everlasting righteousness, and to seal up the vision and prophecy, and to anoint the most Holy.
Стр. 69 - ... built of these oaks, and being endowed with the like gift of speaking, Lycophron calls it a chattering magpie : the reason of which fiction some think was/ that when the prophets gave answers, they placed themselves in one of these trees, (for some will allow this vocal faculty to one only) and so the oracle was thought to be uttered by the oak, which was only pronounced from its hollow trunk or branches. We learn from Servius, that the will of heaven was here explained at first by an old woman,...
Стр. 9 - Agrippa, who likewife honoured » ^ him with the title of friend and ally of the people of Rome. He afterwards waged war with the neighbouring...
Стр. 638 - Whilst he spoke, the ambassadors and some court sycophants gave a great shout, crying out that it was the voice of a god and not of a man. The king, too ,sensible of the people's praise, and elated with pride, seemed to forget himself, and to approve instead of checking the impious flattery.
Стр. 16 - He obeyed the fummons, and hailened to Rome ; where he was received by the emperor with great wrath and contempt, and foon after accufed as a criminal in the fenate. The crimes alleged againft him were mere...
Стр. 7 - The temples of Diana, at Diofpolis, and of Anias at Zela, were likewife had in great veneration, both by the Cappadocians and Armenians, who flocked to them from all parts. In the latter were tendered all oaths in matters of confequence ; and the chief among the priefts, was no way inferior in dignity, power, or wealth, to any in the kingdom, having a royal attendance, and an uncontrouled power over all the inferior officers and fervants of the temple. The Cappadocians, in the time of the Romans...
Стр. 482 - ... which, immediately after their separation from the body, or from the cage or prison, as they called it, were adjudged to a place of endless happiness or misery : that the good took their flight over the ocean, to some warm or delightful regions prepared for them ; while the wicked were conveyed to some cold and intemperate climates, where they were left to groan under an inexpressible weight of misery. They were likewise entirely opposed to the Sadducean doctrine of freewill, attributing all...
Стр. 626 - I could to save him from the malice of the Jews, but the fear of a total insurrection made me sacrifice him to the peace and interest of your empire.
Стр. 15 - Antony placed on the throne of Cappadocia, though nowise related either to the family of Pharnaces or Ariobarzanes. His preferment was entirely owing to his mother Glaphyra, a woman of great beauty, but of...
Стр. 482 - With refpeft to their faith, they believed the being of angels, the immortality of the foul, a future ftate of rewards and punifhments, like thepharifees; but feem to have had no notion of the refurrcdlion.

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