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7. By allusions and references to things, persons, places, manners,
customs, and opinions, &c., perfectly conformable to the
statements of the most authentic records that remain; such as,
(1.) The origin of the Assyrians, Elamites, Lydians, Medes, &c.
(2.) Shepherds being an abomination to the Egyptians
(3.) The political division of the land of Egypt