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Illustrated with MAPs, Cuts, Notes, &c.
W I T H
Ισορίας αρχαίας εξέρχεται μη κατανόει· εν αυτώς γαρ ευρήσους ακόπως, άπερ έτεροι συνήξαν έγκόπως.
Bafil. Imp. ad Leon. fil.
UN RECTO DECVS,
LONDON: Printed for T. OSBORNE, in Gray's-Inn ; A. Millar, in the Strand ; and J. Os Born, in Pater-nofter Row.
Earliest Account of Time.
ALEXANDER the Great.
The religion, government, laws; customs, learning;
art, and commerce, of the Jews. HE institution of the Jewish religion and common:The Jew. wealth is, by Moses; attributed wholly to God; ifh gofor which reason, Josephus makes no scruple to vernment
diftinguish the latter from all the other governments in the world; by the name of the
cracy, or a go-theocracy
. vernment under the immediate command and direction of God: and indeed, though this theocracy has often varied under Moses, Joshua, the judges, kings, and high-priests, and the divine authority differently interposed during those revolutions, yet God was still looked upon as the supreme monarch of the Israelites. We shall.fee, in the sequel of
a Cont. Apion. lib. ii. · VOL. III.
their history, that he was the fole director of every mo-
As for their laws, the greatest part of them were given to