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CHAP. XVI.

Of Saul.

Sect. I. Of the deliberation to change the government into a

kingdom.

471

Sect. II. Of the election of Saul.

475
Sect. III. Of the establishing of Saul by his first victories. 478
Sect. IV. Of Saul's disobedience in his proceedings in the wars

with the Philistines and Amalekites, which caused his final re-
jection.

481

Sect. V. Of the occurrents between the rejection of Saul and his

death.

486

Sect. VI. Of such as lived with Samuel and Saul; of Hellen and

Hercules, and of their issues : upon occasion of the Dores,
with the Heraclidæ, entering Peloponnesus about this time.

489
Sect. VII. Of Homer and Hesiod, and many changes in the
world that happened about this age.

494

Sect. I. Of David's estate in the time of Saul.

498
Sect. II. Of the beginning of David's reign, and the war made
by Abner for Ishbosheth.

501
Sect. III. Of the death of Abner slain by Joab, and of Ishbosheth
by Rechab and Baanah.

503
Sect. IV. Of the flourishing time of David's kingdom, the taking

of Jerusalem, with two overthrows given to the Philistines, and
the conduction of the ark to the city of David.

504
Sect. V. The overthrow of the Philistines and Moabites.

507

Sect. VI. The war which David made

upon

the Syrians.

508

Sect. VII. Of David's troubles in his reign, and of his forces. 512
Sect. VIII. Of the last acts of David; Adonijah's faction; the
revenge upon Joab and Shimei.

522
Sect. IX. Of the treasures of David and Solomon.

527
Sect. X. Of the Philistines, whom David absolutely mastered ;
and of sundry other contemporaries with David.

533

CHAP. XX.

Of Jehoram the son of Jehoshaphat, and Abaziah.
Sect. I. That Jehoram was made king sundry times. 581
Sect. II. Probable conjectures of the motives inducing the old
586

king Jehoshaphat to change his purpose often, in making his
son Jehoram king.

584
Sect. III. The doings of Jehoram when he reigned alone; and

the rebellion of Edom and Libna.

Sect. IV. Of the miseries falling upon Jehoram, and of his

death.

589

Sect. V. Of the reign of Ahaziah, and his business with the king

of Israel.

593

Sect. VI. How Ahaziah perished with the house of Ahab; and

how that family was destroyed by Jehu.

594

CHAP. XXIV.

Of the antiquities of Italy, and foundation of Rome in the time

of Ahaz.
Sect. I. Of the old inhabitants, and of the name of Italy.

697
Sect. II. Of the aborigines, and other inhabitants of Latium, and
of the reason of the names of Latini and Latium.

700

718

CHAP. XXVI.

Of the kings that reigned in Egypt, between the deliverance of

Israel from thence and the reign of Ezekias in Juda, when

Egypt and Juda made a league against the Assyrians.
Sect. I. That many names of Egyptian kings, found in history,

are like to have belonged only to viceroys. An example proving

this out of William of Tyre's History of the Holy War. 729
Sect. II. Of Acherres, whether he were Uchoreus that was the

eighth from Osymandyas. Of Osymandyas and his tomb. 735
Sect. III. Of Cherres, Armeus, Ramesses, and Amenophis. Of
Myris, and the lake that bears his name.

737
Sect. IV. Of kings that reigned in the dynasty of the Larthes. 739
Sect. V. Of Egyptian kings whose names are found scattering in

sundry authors, their times being not recorded. The kings of

Egypt, according to Cedrenus. Of Vaphres and Sesac. 742
Sect. VI. Of Chemmis, Cheops, Cephrenes, and other kings re-

cited by Herodotus and Diodorus Siculus, which reigned be-
tween the times of Rehoboam and Ezekias.

745

Sect. VII. Of Sethon who reigned with Ezekias, and sided with

him against Sennacherib.

751

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