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A new system, or, An analysis of ancient mythology : wherein an attempt is made to divest tradition of fable; and to reduce the truth to its original purity. In this work is given an history of the Babylonians, Chaldeans, Egyptians, Canaanites, Helladians, Ionians, Leleges, Dorians, Pelasgi: Also of the Scythæ, Indoscythæ, Ethiopians, Phenicians. The whole contains an account of the principal events in the first ages, from the deluge to the dispersion: also of the various migrations, which ensued, and the settlements made afterwards in different parts: circumstances of great consequence, which were subsequent to the Gentile history of Moses. ... By Jacob Bryant, formerly of King's College, Cambridge; and Secretary to His Grace the late Duke of Marlborough, during his command abroad; and Secretary to him as Master General of His Majesty's ordnance. Preview this item
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A new system, or, An analysis of ancient mythology : wherein an attempt is made to divest tradition of fable; and to reduce the truth to its original purity. In this work is given an history of the Babylonians, Chaldeans, Egyptians, Canaanites, Helladians, Ionians, Leleges, Dorians, Pelasgi: Also of the Scythæ, Indoscythæ, Ethiopians, Phenicians. The whole contains an account of the principal events in the first ages, from the deluge to the dispersion: also of the various migrations, which ensued, and the settlements made afterwards in different parts: circumstances of great consequence, which were subsequent to the Gentile history of Moses. ... By Jacob Bryant, formerly of King's College, Cambridge; and Secretary to His Grace the late Duke of Marlborough, during his command abroad; and Secretary to him as Master General of His Majesty's ordnance.

Author: Jacob Bryant
Publisher: London : Printed for T. Payne, Mews-Gate; P. Elmsly, in the Strand; B. White, in Fleet-street; and J. Walter, Charing-cross, M. DCC. LXXIV. [1774]
Series: Eighteenth century collections online.
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Genre/Form: Early works
Early works to 1800
Material Type: Online system or service, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jacob Bryant
OCLC Number: 728420089
Notes: The third volume was published in 1776.
Reproduction of original from Trinity College Library Watkinson Collection.
Description: 1 online resource (2 v., plates) : ill.
Series Title: Eighteenth century collections online.

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