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By JAMES PARSONS, M. D. Member of the College of Physicians,
and Fellow of the Royal and Antiquary Societies of London.
“ The fons of Japheth; Gomer, and Magog, and Madai, and Javan, and Tubal, and
“ Meshech, and Tiras. And the sons of Gomer; Ashkenaz, and Riphath, and To-
tongue, after their families, in their nations.” Genesis, X. 2, 3, 4, 5.
L. O N D ON,
Printed for the AUTHOR:
Boyle's Head, B. White, at Horace's Head, Fleet Street ;
and G. FAULKNER, at Dublin. MDCCLXVII.
To the RIGHT REVEREND
LORD BI'S HOP of CARLISLE,
Fellow of the ROYAL SOCIETY, and PRESIDENT of the
Society of ANTIQUARI2s of LONDON.
MY LORD *******Y leisure hours, for some time past,
en he have been employed in considering
the striking affinity in the languages
of Europe; and finding, every day, new and most engaging entertainment in this pursuit, I was insensibly led on to attempt following them to their source.