An Universal History from the Earliest Account of Time; Compiled from Original Authors and Illustrated with Maps, Cuts, Notes Etc. with a General Index to the Whole Volume 17

An Universal History from the Earliest Account of Time; Compiled from Original Authors and Illustrated with Maps, Cuts, Notes Etc. with a General Index to the Whole Volume 17

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1748 edition. Excerpt: ...Nor will any intclli (4) 7. Cbran. c. xvii. /. 9. (j) Ear. c. iv. v.. (f) Kings, t. xxiii. v. 15. Prill, conmtl. p. 51, 53. Lund. 1716. Univ. bijl. vol. iv. p. 174., 175. 8m. Load. 1747. (7) Dtut. e. xxxi. v. 9 19. Univ. fctft. vol-iii-p. 13. Lent!. 1747. (8) Ncbim. c. xiii. v 28. Prtdtuu, uhi sup. p. 410, 411. (9) Ess. c. iv. v. 3. Univ. bift. vol. iv. p. 7. mit (M). sol. Lund. 173Q. (1J Prid. nhi sup. p. 33. Vid. uiant Job, Cm. Cirpzrv. (fit. fat, l'n. Ttflamint. p. (;z, 603. L-pf.je, 1718. An at-tempt to explain the legends en two Siculo-Punic coins. the Jews to have preceded the captivity, And, when that argument is overthrown, the hypothesis to be established by it can scarce be considered as defensible. Nay, Dr. Prideaux himself seems to affirm, that nothing solid or unanswerable, but the supposed high antiquity of those shekels, can be produced in favour of that hypothesis K. We cannot recollect, that any person has hitherto tried to explain the legends on any of the Punk coins, notwithstanding the letters on many of them seem to be nearly related, partly to the Hebrew, partly to the Syriac, and partly to the Ph nician. However, in order to excite others, who have more leisure, and greater abilities, to some attempts of this kind, we shall here endeavour at an explication of those upon twa Siculo-Punic medals; hoping that our readers will consider the subject as it really is, dark and intricate, and therefore; make all favourable allowances for whatever mistakes may be discovered in our conjectures. I. The first which is here exhibited is taken from Paruta, who ranks it amongst the coins belonging to the city of Patiormus, now known by the name of Palermo. Upon the reverse is an horse in full speed, with these two Punic...show more

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  • Paperback | 278 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 15mm | 499g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236925971
  • 9781236925978