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EGYPTIANS, CARTHAGINIANS, ASSYRIANS, MEDES
BY CHARLES ROLLIN,
LATE PRINCIPAL OF THE UNIVERSITY OF PARIS, PROFESSOR OF ELOQUENCE
OF INSCRIPTIONS AND BELLES LETTERS.
TRANSLATED FROM THE FRENCH
TO WHICH IS PREFIXED,
BY THE REV. R. LYNAM, A. M.
ASSISTANT CHAPLAIN TO THE MAGDALEN
IN EIGHT VOLUMES.
FROM THE FIFTEENTH LONDON EDITION, REVISED AND CORRECTED.
CONTENTS OF THE SECOND VOLUME.
BOOK II. Continued.
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 iemple 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
IV. 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. Il. The history of the besieging and taking of Babylon by Cyrus
Sect 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.
CONTENTS OF THE SECOND VOLUME
Art. VI. The republican form of government almost generally established through-
1. Things commendable in the laws of Lycurgus
The generosity of Syloson rewarded