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THE SAMARITAN

CHRONICLE

OR

THE BOOK OF JOSHUA

THE SON OF NUN

TRANSLATED FROM THE ARABIC, WITH NOTES

BY

OLIVER TURNBULL CRANE, M.A.

MEMBER OF THE AMERICAN ORIENTAL SOCIETY

NEW YORK
JOHN B. ALDEN, PUBLISHER

1890

Copyright, 1890,

BY

OLIVER TURNBULL CRANE.

XVI. An account of the hymn of praise which Yash'a

the king offered up..

48

XVII. An aecount of ancient Yarîha (Jericho), at the

time of its conquest .

50

XVIII. An account of the discovery of the one who

took the devoted thing.

53

XIX. The account of how certain peoples of the

Kanâ’anites practiced a stratagem, and obtain-

ed protection of the king

55

XX. An account of the Kanâ’anites, whose territories

the land was.....

57

XXI. The account of this army, and its triumph, and

the destruction of its enemies......

59

XXII. An account of the apportionment of the territo-

ries belonging to the children of Isrâil, and

their boundaries....

61

XXIII. The account of what Yûsh'â did until the sur-

veyors returned unto him.....

63

XXIV. The account of the return of the men who were

eminent in making surveys and estimating

just proportions unto Yûsh'à the son of Nan

the king...

66

XXV. An account of the circumstances of the children

of Isrâil, after the distribution.....

68

XXVI. The history of Shaubak the son of Hamân, the

king of the Persians....

69

XXVII. Statement of a copy of the letter which the

giants sent unto Yûsh'à the son of Nûn, the

king.....

71

XXVIII. The history of the messenger, and what came of

73

XXIX. An account of the reply sent to the giants...... 75

XXX. The account of what happened before the de-

parture of the messenger from Yûsh'â the

king.

81

XXXI. An account of the return of the messenger, and

what he did when he reached them (i. e., the

enemies)...

83

XXXII. The account of the reading of the letter, and

what the enemy did when it was read.. 83

XXXIII. The account of the setting out of Yûsh'â the

king upon his expedition.....

86

XXXIV. The account of what happened to the children

of Israil in this place ...

87

XXXV. The account of how God facilitated the escape

of the children of Isrâïl from the magicians... 89

XXXVI. A statement of a copy of the letter...

89

XXXVII. An account of Nabîh, and what he did..... 90

XXXVIII. An account of what was done during the days of

Divine favor..

95

XXXIX. The history of the duration of the days of Divine

favor, up to the time of the beginning of error. 98

XL. The history of the vicegerents of the Lord, and

of the ministers of the days of Divine favor,

during the preceding period that has been

mentioned

100

XLI. The history of the beginning of error after the

death of Shamsham, the king of that time.... 102

XLII. An account of how the beginning of error was

stopped among the people....

104

XLIII. The history of the erring man who was envious

of the descendant of Fînahas-peace be upon

him.....

108

XLIV. The account of the cause of the destruction of

this erring man, and of his sons and company. 110

XLV. The history of Bokhtonassar (Nebuchadnezzar),

the king of el-Mausil (Mosul) ; which is found

in the books of the chronicles of his deeds... 111

XLVI. The history of el-Iskandar ( Alexander the Great) 116

XLVII. The history of Adrînûs (Hadrian), and how he

destroyed el-Quds (Jerusalem), and what hap-

pened to him with Afrîm (Ephraim) and Man-

ashshîh (Manasseh)..

120

XLVIII. The history of ’Aqbûn the imâm....

126

XLIX. The history of what happened unto Natanal

from the Romans, after the death of his

father....

128

L. The history of Babâ Rabba, and what hap-

pened to him with the Romans...

130

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