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THE EGYPTIANS, CARTHAGINIANS, ASSYRIANS, BABYLONIANS, MEDES
AND PERSIANS, GRECIANS AND MACEDONIANS.
BY CHARLES ROLLIN,
LATÉ PRINCIPAL OF THE UNIVERSITY OF PARIS, PROFESSOR OF ELOQUENCE IN THE
AND BELLES LETTRES.
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 VOLUMES.
FROM TAB FIFTEENTH LONDON EDITION, REVISED AND CORRECTED,
Stereotyped by L. Johnson.
THE HISTORY OF THE ASSYRIANS.
CHAP. I. The first empire of the Assyrians
SECT. I. Duration of that empire
1. The walls
2. The quays and bridge
3. The lake, ditches, and canals made for the draining of the river
4. The palaces, and hanging gardens
5. The temple of Belus
CHAP. II. The second Assyrian empire, both of Nineveh and Babylon
Kings of Babylon
III. The history of the kingdom of the Medes
IV. The history of the Lydians
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
Il 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
V. The expedition of Cyaxares and Cyrus against the Babylonians. The
V. The battle of Thymbra, between Cyrus and Cræsus
VI. The taking of Sardis and of Cresus
ART. II. The history of the besieging and taking of Babylon by Cyrus
Srot. 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-.