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ANALYTICAL TABLE OF CONTENTS.

1. INTRODUCTION; (1-21: pp. 1-14.

Discrepancies in Josephus; 1: how to be accounted for; 2.

Our theory substantially new,—what it is ; 4–5. Mystical

quotation from Josephus; 6. List of astronomical periods,

with remarks ; 17-20. Formation of the periods; 21. Scru-

tiny will be chiefly directed to chronological numbers ; | 22.

How far the results certain ; 23.

II. DIVISIONS AND SUBDIVISIONS; 9 24-671.

1. PERIOD A. FROM THE CREATION TO THE CALL; | 24-178:

pp. 15—89.

(1). Divisions adopted; 24.

(2). Divisions A AND BGenealogical Tables of Gen. V. and XI.;

25–143.
[1]. Ante-procreation or Chronological Ages; [ 29—118b. Expo-

sition of part of theory; | 29-42. The Samaritan;

43–58. The Original derived from it, deductions;

59–76. The Hebrew ; 77–84. The LXX. ; 85—
100. Josephus; 101-104. Summary of mystical
periods ; 105–110. Birth coincidences ; 111-112.
Other miscellaneous periods ; | 113–118. Formation of

periods ; ( 118a and 118b.
[2]. Post-procreation Ages ; [ 119–127. Character of numbers,

round, periodic, &c.; | 119–120. Sothiac > Apis Cycle ;

| 121-127.

[37. Total Ages; [ 128–143. Difference between sums of antet

post-procreation and total ages; | 128. Sothiac > Apis Cycle

again made out; | 129--130. Sothiac and other coinci-

dences ; | 131--134. Stackhouse's explanation of Mane-

tho's dynasties ; 135—137. View of the “Vindication

of Protestant Principles ;” 9 138. Periodic combinations ;

139-140. Periodic total ages ; [ 141. Post-diluvian

periods ; 142. Death coincidences; 143.

(3). Posterity of Cain and Seth ; | 144-145.

Parallelism, 7's; 144. Names ; 145.

(4). Significance of the names; | 146–148.

(5). 120y. limitation of man's days ; | 149.

(6). The Year of Deluge ; | 150—178.

[1]. Abstract of Gen. VII–VIII. ; | 151.

[2]. Ambiguities ; | 152–159. Noah's age ; | 153. When

Flood endedį 154. What years in use; | 155—158.

Equation of years; 1 159.

(3). Periodic divisions; 160-174. At 30 days to a month ;

| 161-164. At 29 and 30 days; | 165–166. Why

civil and not sacred year introduced; 7°167. Two 150-day

5. PERIOD E. FROM THE FIRST TO THE SECOND DESTRUCTION OF

JERUSALEM ; | 406—661: pp. 265–482.

Termini of Period and Divisions : 406–407.

(1). Division A : from the first destruction to the Return; 408—

475: pp. 270–324.

[1]. Particulars of Division A : The aixualwoia; 408-466.

i. Durations attributed; 409. 50 years proved from

Phænician records; 410–412. Captivity of 10

Tribes to Return 240y. ; 413. Between the 2 sieges

of Tyre 240y. ; 414. Üth to 14th years of the 2

Hirom's ; 1415. 210y. from captivity of 10 Tribes

to Cyrus or Darius H. ; 416. Decads of Kings;

[ 417. Indications of periodic combinations ; 418.

į. Table (No. 8) of 10 Babylonian and Persian Kings

during the captivity; 419. iii. Table (No. 9) of

10 Persian Kings to whom the Jews were subject;

420. iv. Remarks on Table No. 8. Corruption of

52 years; 421. Discordant opinions ; 422. Cyrus

and Darius, ages and reigns ; 424-425. Cyrus 31

years; 1426. The Astronomical Canon, periods
428y., 240y., 210y.; 426. Why Nabopolassar in-
serted; [ 427—429.“ Number of Kings; 430.

Durations and combinations; 431. Captivity-epochs

of ancient Chronologers; 432. Syncellus, Africanus,

&c., combinations, 42y., 56y., 14y., 112y., 100y., 50y.,

70y., 80y., 112y.; T 433. Epochs of Captivities and

Returns ; | 434. Täble (No. 10) of Captivities ; ( 435.

Remarks and combinations ; 436–443. v. Re-

marks in reference to the Returns from Captivity as

shewn in Tables 8 and 9; 444-445. vi. The

true Captivity ; [ 446–456." 20y., 50y., 70y., 100y.;

446. ' Equation between 50 and 70 years ; 72's;

70's ; 72's ; 3500y.; 447-452. 490y. and 560y.;

453. 50 and 100 years; 454–456. vii. Time
spent in building Temple, 46 (Jno ii. 20), 23y., Sac.
Cycle; 50 and 100; 457–465. viii. Time occu-
pied in fortifying Jerusalem ; 52d., 120w., 28m., 28y. ;

T 466.

[2]. PROPHECIES; 467-473.

i. Isaiah's three 70's, and the date of his death; (467.

ü. Hananiah's prophecy of 2 years, and his punish-

ment after 2 months ;' 468. ï. The 70 years'

oblivion of Tyre; 469. iv. The predicted 40

years' desolation of Egypt; 470—473.

[3]. Miscellaneous periodic combinations; 474.

[4]. Numbers not chronometrical, particularly the numbers of the

captives who returned ; 9 475.

(2). Division B : from the Return to the Maccabæan independence ;

476–545 : pp. 325-394.

[1]. Propriety of the terminus ad quem shewn; 476_480.

[2]. Particulars of Division B. (the onuorparéta); | 481–487.

i. The 14° Persian Kings, 208y., combinations ; 482.

ii. Table (No. 11.) of 10 Macedonian and Syrian

Kings; 483. i. Remarks on No. 11:-combi-

nations ; '484-485. iv. Durations, 414y., 374y.,

300y.; 486–487.

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