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Maneh, Mma, or Mina, as a Coin, 60 shekels 7
Talent of silver, 3000 shekels . . . . . 375
Trachma of Gold not more than . . . . . . O
Shekel of gold not more than e O
Daric of gold . . . . . . . . . . . 1
Talent of gold not more than . . . . . . 648

Table of the Jewish MoNTHS in Josephus and others, with the Names of the Syromacedonian Names Josephus gives them,

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and of the Julian or Roman Months corresponding to them.

Hebrew Names. Syromacedonian Names. Roman Names. (1.) Nisan Xanthicus March and April (2.) Jyar Artemisius April and May (3.) Sivan Daesius May and June (4.) Tamuz Panemus June and July (5.) Ab Lous July and August (6.) Elul Gorpiaeus August and September (7.) Tisri Hyperberetaeus September and October

(8.) Marhesvan Dius

October and November

(9.) Casleu Appellaeus November and December

(10.) Tebeth Audinaeus December and January (11.) Shebat Peritius January and February (12.) Adar Dystrus February and March

We Adar, or the second Adar, intercalated.

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The first number is that of the respective Volume, the second refers to the page.

AARON, i. 93; made high priest, 131; his sons, 132; his death, 164. Abdastartus, iv. 280. Abdemon, i. 394; iv. 280. Abdenago, or Abednego, ii. 70. Abdon succeeds Elon, i. 239. Abel, i. 11; his sacrifice, ib. Abiathar, the son of Ahimelech, i. 292; flies to David, 293; is highpriest, 307, 328, 341,350; deprived of the high priesthood, 372. Abibalus, iv. 280. Abigail, i. 298; married to David, 299. Abihu, the son of Aaron, i. 132. Abijah, or Abia, i. 348, 41.1; succeeds his father, 413; conquers the ten tribes, 416. Abilamaradochus, or Evil-Merodach, ii. 76. Abimael, i. 24. Abimelech tyrannizes over the Shechemites, i. 234; expelled, 235; destroys them all, ib; killed, 236. Abiram, i. 154. Abishag, David's nurse, i. 364. Abishai, i. 300. Abner, i. 272, 311 et seq.; Saul's kinsman, 272; general of his army, 311; reconciles the Israelites to David, 314; is killed, 315. Abram, or Abraham, leaves Chaldea, goes to Canaan, i. 25; lives at Damascus, 27; advises his sons to plant colonies, 38; instructs the Egyptians in the

mathematical sciences, 27; divides the country between himself and Lot, ib.; God promises him a son, 29; beats the Assyrians, 28; dies, 41. Absalom, flies to Geshur, i. 338; recalled by a stratagem of Joab's, 339; rebels against David, 340; pursues him, 346; his army put to flight, 347; hangs on a tree by his hair, ib.; is stabbed by Joab, and dies, ib. Achar, or Achan, is guilty of theft, i. 206; is punished, 207. Achitophel, or Ahitophel, i. 341; gives evil counsel, 343; hangs himself, 345. Acme, iii. 335; her letters to Antipater and Herod, iii. 19; her death, 26. Acmon, attacks David, i. 356; is killed by Abishai, ib. Acratheus, or Hatach, ii. 112. Actium, battle at, ii. 318, 325; iii. 290. Ada, the wife of Lamech, i. 12. Adad, a king of Damascus, i. 327. Adam created, i. 8; his fall, 10. Ader, or Hadad, i. 402. Adonias, or Adonijah, pretends to the crown, i. 364; takes sanctuary, 365; is refused Abishag to wife, 372; killed, 372. Adonibesek, made prisoner, his hands and feet cut off, and dies, i. 218. Adoram, i. 380. Adrasar, or Hadadezer, i. 327, 403.

AEbutius, a decurion, iii. 296.
AEgypt, whence named, iv. 278.
AEgyptian kings called Pharaohs
for 1300 years, i. 395.
Hogyptians, famous for wisdom, i.
377; learned mathematics of
Abraham, 27; their sacred
scribes or priests, 83; held it
unlawful to feed cattle, 79.
AEgyptian false prophet put to
flight by Felix, iii. 170, 375.
AElius Gallus, ii. 345.
HEmilius Regulus, iii. 105.
AEneas, succeeds Obodas, ii. 395.
AEsop, a servant, ii. 310.
AEthiopian commodities were
slaves and monkeys, i. 399.
Agag, i. 273; is killed, 276.
Agar, or Hagar, and Ishmael, are
sent away by Abraham, i. 34.
Ayyapusoffat, or forcible pres-
sure, taken off the Jews by De-
metrius, ii. 187.
Aggeus, or Haggai, the prophet,
ii. 96; he prophesies at the re-
building of the temple, 98.
Agones, or games, instituted by
Herod, ii. 338; at the finishing
Caesarea, 377.
Agrippa (Marcus) bounty to-
wards the Jews, ii. 144; splen-
didly entertained by Herod,
362; makes equal returns to
him, ib.; his expedition to the
Bosphorus, ib.; hears the cause
of the Jews in Ionia, 363; con-
firms their privileges, 367; his
letter to the Ephesians, in fa-
vour of the Jews, 380, 381;
and to those of Cyrene, 381.
Agrippa the Great, or Elder, He-
rod's grandson, iii. 4, 321; his
adventures, 70, 71; is im-
prisoned, 77; his liberty and
happiness foretold, 78; re-
leased, and made lord of two
tetrarchies, with the title of
king, 83; gives Caius a sump-
suous entertainment at Rome,
91; is sent to Claudius, 132;
his advice to Claudius, ib.; is

sent back to his kingdom, 136;
Claudius bestows on him al-
most all the dominions of his
grandfather, ib.; his eulogium,
143; his bounty towards those
of Berytus, 144; he treats se-
veral kings splendidly, ib.; en-
tertains Caesarea with shows,
and appears himself upon the
stage in a magnificent dress,
145; dies soon after, 146; his
death and children, 369.
Agrippa, his son by Cypros, iii.
269; did not immediately suc-
ceed in his father's kingdom,
148; Claudius gave him that
of his uncle Herod, 160, 373;
to which he added the tetrar-
chies of Philip and Lysanias,
165; is hurt at the siege of Ga-
mala, iv. 52; his letters to Jo-
sephus, iii. 224; his speech to
the Jews, to dissuade them
from a war with the Romans,
Agrippa, son of Felix, iii. 166.
Agrippa Fonteius slain, iv. 232.
Ahab, i.421; reproved by Elijah,
427; fights with Benhadad,
429; pardons him, 431; is af.
terwards killed by the Syrians,
436; his sons, ii. 18. -
Ahaz, king of Judah, ii. 36.
Ahaziah, king of Israel, ii. 4.
Ahaziah, king of Judah, ii. 17.
Abijah, the prophet, i. 403.
Ahimelech, or Achimelech, slain
by the order of Saul, i. 292.
Ahitophel, or Achitophel, i. 341;
gives evil counsel, 343; hangs
himself, 345.
Ai besieged, i. 206; taken, 208.
Aizel, or Uzal, i. 24.
Alans, iv. 245.
Albinus, iii. 173.
Alcimus, or Jacimus, ii. 176; ca-
lumniates Judas, 177; dies,
Alcyon, a physician, iii. 121.
Alexander Lysimachus, the ala-
barch, iii. 73, 137, 160.

Alexander, the son of Alexander,
by Glaphyra, iii. 321.
Alexander, the son of Antiochus
Epiphanes, ii. 185; surnamed
Balas, ib. in note; king of Sy-
ria, 186; his letter to Jona-
than, ib.; engages in a battle
with Demetrius, 188; demands
Ptolemy's daughter in mar-
riage, 192; is killed in Arabia,
and his head sent to Ptolemy,
Alexander and Aristobulus, He-
rod's sons, strangled by their
father's order, ii. 407; iii. 321.
Alexander, the son of Aristobu-
lus, ii. 252; iii. 257; troubles
Syria, ii. 253; makes war upon
the Romans, iii. 257; is con-
quered, ib.; killed, ii. 257; iii.
Alexander Janneus succeeds his
brother Aristobulus, iii. 246;
a sedition raised against him,
231; his expedition against
Ptolemais, 226; is called Thra-
cida, for his barbarous cruelty,
233; dies of a quartan ague,
236; iii. 249; his sons Hyrca-
nus and Aristobulus, ii. 237;
iii. 261.
Alexander the Great succeeds his
father Philip, ii. 123; conquers
Darius, 124; pursues his vic-
tories, ib.; sends a letter to
the high priest at Jerusalem,
ib.; goes to Jerusalem, 125;
his dream, 126; adores the
name of God on the high
priest's forehead, ib.; enters
the temple, ib.; grants privi-
leges to the Jews, ib.; the Pam-
phylian sea gives way to his
army, i. 104; his arms and
armour kept in the temple of
Diana, ii. 171.
Alexander, son of Phasaelus and
Salampsio, iii. 70.
Alexander (Tiberius) succeeds
Cuspius Fadus, iii. 160, 369;
is made procurator of Egypt,

381; chief commander of the
Roman army, iv. 109, 199.
Alexander Zebina, king of Syria,
is conquered and dies, ii. 218.
Alexandra, Alexander Janneus's
widow, holds the administra-
tion after his death, ii. 237;
dies, 240; her eulogium, ib.
Alexandra, daughter of Hyrca-
nus, writes a letter to Cleopa-
tra, ii. 307; sends the pictures
of her son and daughter to An-
tonius, ib.; is feignedly recon-
ciled to Herod, 308; is sus-
pected by Herod, 309; pre-
pares to fly into Egyyt, 310;
bemoans the death of Aristo-
bulus, 312; acquaints Cleopa-
tra with the snares of Herod,
and the death of her son, ib.;
is put into prison, 315; her in-
decent behaviour towards her
daughter Mariamne, 334; is
killed by Herod's order, 336.
Alexandra, daughter of Phasaelus
and Salampsio, iii. 70; is mar-
ried to Timius Cyprius, ib.
Alexandria, a great part of that
city assigned to the Jews, ii.
256; the Jews declared its
citizens, 266.
Alisphragmuthosis, or
phragmuthosis, iv. 276.
Aliturius, a Jew, iii. 184.
Alliance between Ptolemy and
- Antiochus, ii. 147.
Altar of incense, i. 125; of burnt-
offering made of unhewn stone,
iv. 290.
Amalekites attack the Israelites,
i. 112; are conquered and
plundered, 114, 115.
Aman, or Haman, enemy of the
Jews, ii.111; his edict against
the Jews, ib.; orders a gallows
for Mordecai, 115; is obliged
to honour Mordecai, 116; his
malicious design laid before the
king, 117; his edict counter-
manded, 118; he is himself
hanged, 117.


Amarinus, or Omri, i. 420.
Amasa, i. 346; killed by Joab,
son of Jether, 354, 369.
Amasias, or Amaziah, ii. 28;
makes war on Jehoash, and is
beaten, 30; murdered in a con-
spiracy, ib.
Amathus, i. 23.
Ambassadors sent with presents
to Hezekiah, ii. 49; ambassa-
dors slain by the Arabs, ii. 320;
this a violation of the law of
nations, 322.
Ambassage sent by Jonathan to
the Lacedemonians, ii. 202;
sent by the Jews to Rome,
Ambivius (Marcus) iii. 55.
Amenophis, iv. 277,294, 301.
Amesses, iv. 277.
Ammonius, killed, ii. 195.
Amnon falls in love with his sis-
ter Tamar, i. 336; is slain by
Absalom's order, 337.
Amorites given to the tribes of
Reuben and Gad, and the half
tribe of Manasseh, i. 201.
Amphitheatres built at Jerusa-
lem by Herod, ii. 338; another
at Jericho, iii. 28.
Amram, Moses's father, i. 83.
Amram, iii. 149.
Amraphel, i. 28.
Anacharis, or Rabsaris, ii. 44.
Ananelus made high priest, ii.
307; deprived of it, 309; re-
stored to it, 311.
Ananias made high priest, iii.
160, 372, 394; he and his son
sent in fetters to Rome, iii.
164; slain together with his
brother, 397.
Ananias, son of Onias, ii. 220,
Ananias, the son of Masambalus,
iv. 170.
Ananus, senior, made high priest,
iii. 173; his eulogium, iv. 65.
Ananus, junior, made high priest,
iii. 173,205; iv.66; his speech
to the people, ib.; accused of

the murder of James, iii. 173;
deprived of the high priest-
hood, 174; his death, iv. 81.

Ananus, the son of Seth, made
high priest, iii. 55; deposed,

Ananus, son of Bamadus, iv. 170;
flies to Titus, 198.
Ananus, governor of the temple,
iii. 164.
Ananus, son of Jonathan, iii. 408.
Anchus, or Achish, i. 301.
Andromachus expelled the court
of Herod, ii. 389.
Andronicus, ii. 191.
Angels of God become familiar
with women, i. 14. -
Anileus, iii. 94; killed by the
Babylonians, 101.
Annibal put to death by Fadus
for a mutiny, iii. 149.
Annius (Lucius) takes Gerasa, iv.

Annius Minucianus, iii. 105.
Annius Rufus, iii. 55.
Anoch or Enoch, i. 12.
Anteius killed, iii. 118.
Antigonus governs Asia, ii. 128.
Antigonus, son of Aristobulus, ii.
252, 254; impeaches Hyrca-
nus and Antipater, 259; iii.
263; conquered by Herod, ii.
280; invades Judea, 284; re-
established, 288; iii. 275; cuts
off Hyrcanus's ears, and causes
the death of Phasaelus, ii.288;
surrenders himself, ii. 302; iii.
288; sent in fetters to Marcus
Antonius, iii. 289; the first
king whose head was cut off
by the Romans, ii. 305.
Antigonus, son of Hyrcanus I.
made commander at the siege
of Samaria, ii. 219; beloved by
his brother, 222; watched by
the queen and her favourites,
223; iii. 244.
Antioch, the chief city in Syria,
iv. 4; the Jews made citizens
thereof by Seleucus, ii. 143; it
is burnt, iv. 228.

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