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RESEARCHES

INTO

· THE ORIGIN AND PROGRESS,

HISTORICAL TIME,

FROM THE CREATION
TO THE Accession of C. Caligula:

AN
Attempt to ascertain the Dates of the more notable Events

in Ancient Universal History by Astronomical Calcula-
tion; the mean Quantity of Generations, proportionate
to the Standard of Natural Life, in the several Ages of
the World; Magistracies, National Epochs, &c. ; and to
connect, by an accurate Chronology, the Times of the
Hebrews with those of the co-existent Pagan Empires ;
interspersed with Remarks on Archbishop Usher's Annals

of the Old and New Testament.
Subjoined is an Appendix, containing Strictures on Sir Isaac

Newton's Chronology of Ancient Kingdoms, and on Mr.
Falconer's Chronological Tables, from Solomon to the Death
of Alexander the Great,

BY THE REV. ROBERT WALKER,

RECTOR OF SHINGHAM, NORFOLK.

The purest and most fruitful Source of Ancient History is,. doubtless, to be
- found in the Holy Bible. BIELFIELD ON UNIVERSAL ERUDITION.

LONDON:
Printed for T. CADELL jun. and W. Davies, (Successors

to Mr. CADELL), in the Strand.
Sold also by F. and C. Rivington, St. Paul's Church-yard;
J. PRIDDEN, Fleet-street; and R. FAULDER,

in Bond-street.

1796.

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HISTORICAL TIME,

FROM THE CREATION
TO THE Accession of C. CALIGULA:

AN

Attempt to ascertain the Dates of the more notable Events

in Ancient Universal History by Astronomical Calculation; the mean Quantity of Generations, proportionate to the Standard of Natural Life, in the several Ages of the World ; Magistracies, National Epochs, &c.; and to connect, by an accurate Chronology, the Times of the Hebrews with those of the co-existent Pagan Empires ; interspersed with Remarks on Archbishop Ulher's Annals

of the Old and New Testament. Subjoined is an Appendix, containing Strictures on Sir Isaac

Newton's Chronology of Ancient Kingdoms, and on Mr. Falconer's Chronological Tables, from Solomon to the Death of Alexander the Great,

BY THE REV. ROBERT WALKER,

RECTOR OP SHINGHAM, NORFOLK.

The purest and most fruitful Source of Ancient Hiftory is,. doubtless, to be - found in the Holy Bible. BIELFIELD ON UNIVERSAL ERUDITION.

LONDON: Printed for T. Cadell jun. and W. Davies, (Successors

to MR. CADELL), in the Strand. Sold also by F. and C. Rivington, St. Paul's Church-yard; J. PRIDDEN, Fleet-street; and R. FAUIDER,

in Bond-street.

1796.

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THE REVEREND AND LEARNZD,

THE PROFESSORS AND OTHER MEMBERS

BOTH THE FLOURISHING UNIVERSITIES

IN ENGLAND,

THIS SPECIMEN OF SACRED CRITICISM

IS RESPECTFULLY DEDICATED,

BY THEIR MOST HUMBLE SERVANT,

THE AUTHOR.

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