The Ancient History of the Egyptians, Carthaginians, Assyrians, Babylonians, Medes and Persians, Macedonians, and Greeks, Volume 9

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J., J. and P. Knapton, 1736

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Page 218 - In that day there shall be an altar to the Lord in the midst of the land of Kpy pt ; and a pillar at the border thereof to the Lord.
Page 322 - And as the latter were much the greater number, the other party retired to the mountain of the temple, to defend it, and caused the bridges of the ditch and valley which surrounded it to be broken down. Pompey, to whom the city immediately opened its gates, resolved to besiege the temple. The place held out three...
Page 64 - I shall take care to transmit to you, as well as to the senate, an exact account of all that passes ; and you may rely upon the certainty and truth of my letters. But I beg of you, as a great favour, that you will not give credit to, or lay any weight, out of credulity, upon the light reports, which are frequently spread atroad without any author.
Page 275 - Jordan, the same evening he gained the battle, in going to take up his quarters in the neighbouring villages, he found them full of women and children, and caused them all to be put to the sword, and their bodies to be cut to pieces, and put into cauldrons in order to their being dressed, as if he intended to make his army sup upon them.
Page 321 - ... accommodation, by promising an entire submission, and a great sum of money to prevent the war. Pompey accepted his offers, and sent Gabinius at the head of a detachment to receive the money: but when that lieutenantgeneral arrived at Jerusalem, he found the gates shut against him, and, instead of receiving the money, he was told from the top of the walls, that the city would not stand to the agreement Pompey, thereupon, not being willing that they should deceive him with impunity, ordered Aristobulus,...

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