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This last king was vanquished by Alexander the Great, who put an end to the Persian monarchy, on the ruin of which arose the Grecian empire. After the death of Alexander this empire was divided into four kingdoms, Egypt, Syria, Asia, Macedon.

XIV. KINGS OF EGYPT, TO WHOM THE JEWS WERE IN SUBJECTION IN CONSEQUENCE OF THE DIVISION OF ALEX.

ANDER'S KINGDOM. PTOLEMY Soter,

ProLEMY EVERGETES, PTOLEMY PHILADEL

PTOLEMY EPIPHANES,
PHUS,

PTOLEMY PHILOMETER: During the reign of the last king, the land of Judea was annexed to the kingdom of Syria.

XV.

KINGS OF SYRIA, TO WHOM THE JEWS WERE IN

SUBJECTION. ANTIOCHUS the Great, Antiochus EUPATER, ANTIOCHUS EPIPHANES, DEMETRIUS SOTEK.

In the reign of this king the Jews made a league with the Romans. ALEXANDER BELUS, ANTIOCHUS SIDETES, DEMETRIUS NICANOR, DEMETRIUS NICANOR, ANTIOCHUS THEUS,

restored. THYPHON,

In the reign of this king John Hyrcanus shook off the Syrian yoke.

XVI.
ROMAN TRIUMVIRS ON WHOM THE JEWS WERE

DEPENDENT.
Pompey the Great, OCTAVIANUS, called after-
JULIUS CÆSAR, after- wards AUGUSTUS CÆ-

SAR, emperor, MARC ANTONY,

wards emperor,

XVII,
ROMAN GOVERNORS OF SYRIA, WHO OPPRESSED THE

JEWS UNDER THE TRIUMVIRS.
GABINIUS,

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CRASSUS. The first set up a new form of government in Judea. The latter plundered the Temple at Jerusalem.

XVII.
HIGH PRIESTS OF JUDAH AFTER THE RETURN FROM

THE BABYLONISH CAPTIVITY.
JESHUA,

ELEAZAR,
JOIAKIM,

MANASSEH
ELIASHIB,

ONIAS II.
JOIADAH;

SIMON II.
JOHANAN,

ONIAS III.
JADDUA,

JASON,
ONIAS I.

MENELAUS,
SIMON THE JUST,

ALCIMUS.

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XIX.

PRINCES OF JUDAH, Raised up by God, and miraculously assisted to protect the people from the cruel persecution of Antiochus Epiphanes, and other tyrants, who attempted to dispossess them of their land, to which Divine goodness had restored them. MATTATHIAS,

SIMON,
Judas MACCABEUS, John HYRCANUS.
JONATITAN,

XX.

KINGS OF JUDAH, Who forgetful that the Lord had given the inheritance

to David and his seed for ever, usurped the title of king, and reduced their country to a level with hea-

then nations. ARISTOBULUS,

HYRCANUS II. ALEXANDER JANÆUS,

ANTIGONUS, ALEXANDRA,

HEROD..
ARISTOBULUS II.

END OF THE FOURTH VOLUME.
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