Collectanea de Rebus Hibernicis Volume 4
This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1786 edition. Excerpt: ...Dynasty, according to some Asiatic writers, and they give him the name of Pistidad, or the Law-giver. Ill, Taghmtras, surnamed Divbend, i. e. the humbler of the Devil, supposed to be the son or grandson of Housliang, and by some his cousin only. He is the first Persian Prince recorded to have had a prime minister; he fortified the frontiers of Persia, and laid the foundation of IJlacar, or Perfepolis, which was finished by his successor Giamjhid. Shedad, son of Ad, a King of Arabia, nephew to Taghmuras, sent an army against him, under the command of Dobac, son of Oluan, who surprized him, and obliged him to fly and to abandon his state to the Usurper. He first used a compleat suit of armour: he was called Divbend, or the Tamer of the Giants. Sir Wm. Jones. This is the Tigbermas or Tihermas of the Irish history, who was continually alarmed with the pretensions of the family of Heber-fionn. The first gold mine was discovered in his reign: he divided the people into classes, and obliged the quality of every person to be known by his garb. The cloaths of a slave of one colour, the habit of a soldier two, of the officers three, &c. (This is ascribed to Gjamshid, successor to the Persian Taehmuras.) The The Liber Lecanus concludes the reign of Tighernias, by asserting that he slew 7000 Judi (Jews!) Leab. Lecan. sol. 14. In what part of Ireland were the Israelites fixed? Tahmurus lived B. C. 835. Our Tihermas is placed at 1188 B. C. The Irish Prince is said to have died on the eve of the festival of Sambna, (g) at he was worjhipping Crom cruadh, the fame God that Zerdust or Zoroajires adored. The Iriih Seanachies have placed Tighermas at Anno Mundi 2816, (h) about600 years before (Airgiodlamh, or) the first Zerdust appeared, and 700 before the...
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