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ILLUSTRATED BY 70 STYLOGRAPHIC MAPS, AND 700 ENGRAVINGS.

BY S. G. GOODRICH,

AUTHOR OF THE "PICTORIAL GEOGRAPHY OF THE WORLD," "PARLEY'S CABINET LIBRARY,”
"PARLEY'S TALES," &c. &c.

VOL. I.

BOSTON:

PUBLISHED BY WILKINS, CARTER, AND COMPANY,

NO. 16 WATER STREET

1851.

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FOR AN INDEX, SEE CLOSE OF VOLUME II.

STEREOTYPED AT THE
BOSTON TYPE AND STEREOTYPE FOUNDRY.

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CHAP. 91. The Primitive Nations and Tribes in and around

Canaan Ethnographical Position of Canaan - Primitive

gigantic Races - Kenites - Kenizzites - Canaanites prop-

Hittites-Jebusites - Amorites-Girgashites - Hiv-

Amalekites Moabites - Ammonites Midianites

- Philistines,

CHAP. 92. Invasion and Partition of Canaan,..

CHAP. 93. The Judges, or the Heroic Age of the Israelites, 165

CHAP. 94. The Monarchy- Reigns of Saul and David,.... 168

CHAP. 95. The Monarchy-Reign of Solomon - View of

the Kingdom during his Reign,.....

170

CHAP. 96. Kingdoms of Judah and Israel - Ten Tribes re-

bel, and establish their Independence - Policy of Jerobo-

am- - Comparison of the Dynasties of the two Kingdoms

Disastrous Attempt at Union - Wickedness of Ahab

and his Wife Apostasy of Israel-Successful Opposition

of Elijah - The true Religion restored Confederation -

Annals of Israel-Its Deportation- Its Fate in Assyria

-Annals of Judah - Deported by Nebuchadnezzar --- Je-

rusalem destroyed,....

.... 173

CHAP. 97. Cyrus, King of Persia - Ezra - Return of the

Exiles Annals - Two hundred thousand Jews settle in

Egypt and Cyrene - Annals Sufferings under Epiphanes

The Jews cured forever of Idolatry - Revolt - The Mac-

cabees - Independence established by a Series of glorious

Exploits Annals - Dissensions call in the Interference

of Rome-Pompey renders the Jews tributary,.....

.... 176

CHAP. 98. Herod, afterwards surnamed "the Great" — His

Vigorous but Murderous Policy His Wife Mariamne

Courts the Favor of the Emperors His Jealousies and

Crimes - Sarcasm of Augustus - Rebuilds the Temple -

Reduces Judea completely to a Roman Province - His

Children and Successors - Jewry in the Times of our Sa-

vior-The Sanhedrim - Sects - Roman Governors - An-

nals Agrippa,

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