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TABLE of the Jewish Weights and MEASURES, particularly of those mentioned
in JOSEPHus's WORKS.
Of the JEWISH Measures of CAPACITY.
Cub. Inch. Pints of Pounds Bath or Epha .
807,274 . , 27,83 Chorus or Chomer
8072,74 , 278,3 Seah or Saton .
269,091 , 9,226 Ditto according to Josephus
828,28 . . 28,3 Hin
4,4633 Ditto according to Josephus .
414,12 . . 14,3 Omer or Assaron
80,722. 2,78 Cab
44,859. 1,544 Log . . . . . . .
11,21 . . Metretes or Syrian firkin n nrkin . . . . 207
Of the Jewish Weights and Coins.
Statur, Siclus, or shekel of the sanctuary, the standard 0
0 Bekah, half of the shekel
0 Drachma Attica, one fourth
0 Drachma Alexandrina, or Darchmon, or Adarchmon, one half . . . .
• 0 Gerah, or Obolos, one twentieth
0 Maneh, or Mna, — 100 shekel in weight - 219
Table of the JEWISH MONTHS in Josephus and others, with the Syro-Macedonian
Names which Josephus gives them, and of the Julian or Roman Months cor.
responding to them. Hebrew names. Syro-Macedonian Names,
Roman Names. (1.) Nisan Xanthicus
March and April (2.) Jyar Artemisius
April and May (3.) Sivan Dæsius
May and June (4.) Tamuz Panemus
June and July (5.) Ab Lous
July and August (6.) Elul Gorpiæus
August and September 17.) Tisri Hyperberetæus
September and October (S.) Marhesvan Dius
October and November (9.) Casleu Appellæus
November and Deceinber 10.) Tebeth Audinæus
December and January 11.) Shebat Peritius
January and February 12.) Adar Dystrus
February and March
The first number is that of the respective Volume, the second refers to the pages
Acme, ii. 233; her letters to Antipater
and Herod, ii. 17; her death, 21.
Acmon, attacks David, i. 248 ; is killed
by Abishai, ib.
Acratheus, or Hatach, i. 379.
Actium, battle at, i. 520, 525; ü. 202.
flies to David, 206 ; is high priest, Adad, a king of Damascus, 1. 228.
Ader, or Hadad, i. 280.
Adonias, or Adonijah, pretends to the
is refused Abishag to wife, 258; killed,
his father, 287; conquers the ten Adonibesek, made prisoner, his hands
and feet cut off, and dies, i. 156.
Adrasar, or Hadadezer, i. 229, 280.
Æbutius, a decurion, ii. 137.
mites, i. 166; expelled, ib.; destroys Ægyptian kings called Pharaobs for
1300 years, i. 275.
Egyptians, fainous for wisdom, i. 263;
learned mathematics of Abraham, 24;
their sacred scribes or priests, 63;
man, 192 ; general of his army, 219; Ægyptian false prophet put to flight by
Ælius Gallus, i. 539.
gues to Canaan, i. 23; lives at Da. Æneas, succeeds Obodas, i. 575
Agyagsúodou or forcible pressure, takes
called by a stratagem of Joab's, 237; Aggeus, or Haggai, the prophet, i, 368;
i. 534; at the finishing Cæsarea, 561.
the Jews, i. 400; splendidly enter.
returns to him, ib.; his expedition to 54, 96, 113.
462 ; dies of a quartan ague, 464; ii.
temple, ib.; grants privileges to the
Jews, ib.; the Pamphylian sea gives
way to his army, i. 77; his arms and
lampsio, ii. 51.
Fadus, ii. 113, 256 ; is made procu.
rator of Egypt, 264; chief commander
of the Roman army, ii. 366, 427.
quered and dies, i. 452.
evil counsel, 240; hangs himself, 241. holds the administration after his
death, i. 465; dies, 467 ; her eulo
Alexandra, daughter of Hyrcanus, writes
a letter to Cleopatra, i. 513, sendy
to Antonius, ib. ; is feignedly recun.
ciled to Herod 514; is suspected by
Herod, 515; prepares to fly into Amram, Moses's father, i. 63
is killed by Herod's order, 532.. Ananias made high priest, ü. 113,258,
Salampsio, ii. 51; is married to Timius to Rome, ii. 115 ; slain together with
his brother, 275
signed to the Jews, i. 478; the Jews Ananias, the son of Masambalus, ii. 403
Ananus, senior, made high priest, i
Ananus, junior, made bigh priest, i
121, 143, 337; his speech to the pece
James, 122; deprived of the bigt
ing made of unhewn stone, ii. 488. Ananus, the son of Seth, made high
are conquered and plundered, 85. Ananus, son of Barnadus, ii. 408; djes
i. 378; his edict against the Jews, ib.; Ananus, governor of the temple, i. 115
383; he is himself hanged, 382. Andronicus, i. 433.
Angels of God become familiar with
Anileus, ii. 67; killed by the Babylo-
on Jehoash, and is beaten, 322; mur. Annibal put to death by Fadus for a
mutiny ii. 105.
Apnius (Lucius) takes Gerasa, ii. 355
zekiah, i. 335; ambassadors slain by Annius Rufus, ii. 42.
Anteius killed, ii. 84.
cedemonians, i. 440; sent by the Jews Antigonus, son of Aristobulus, i. 459,
477 ; impeaches Hyrcanus and Anti-
pater, 480; ii. 483; conquered by
Herod, i. 494; invades Judea, 497;
re-established, 500; ii. 192; cuts or
Hyrcanus's ears, and causes the deži.
mar, i. 235; is slain by Absalom's self, i. 509; ii. 200 ; sent in fetten
to Marcus Antonius, ii. 201 ; the first
and Gad, and the hall tribe of Ma. Romans, i. 511.
Antigonus, son of Hyrcanus I. made
rodi. 534 ; apothor at Jericho, ii. 23. .. 452; beloved by his brother, 14,