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CONTENTS.



BOOK I.—Page 13—47.
Chapter I.—Subject of the work, 13
Chap. II.—Summary view of the pre-existence and divinity of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ, 15
Reasons why the gospel was not proclaimed sooner, 18
Chap. III.—The name Jesus, as also that of Christ, was both known and honoured from ancient times, by the inspired prophets, 21
Chap. IV.—The religion announced by Christ among all nations, was neither unexpected nor strange, 25
Chap. V.—The times of our Saviour's manifestation among men, 28
Chap. VI.—About the time of our Lord, agreeably to prophecy, those rulers ceased that had formerly governed the nation of the Jews by regular succession; and Herod was the first foreigner that reigned over them, 29
Chap. VII.—On the discrepancy which is supposed to exist in the gospels, respecting the genealogy of Christ, 31
Chap. VIII.—Herod's cruelty against the infants, and his wretched end, 35
Chap. IX.—Of the times of Pilate, 38
Chap. X.—The high priests of the Jews, under whom Christ promulgated his doctrines, 39
Chap. XI.—The testimonies respecting John the Baptist and Christ, 41
Chap. XII.—Of the disciples of our Lord, 42
Chap. XIII.—Narrative respecting the prince of Edessa, 43

BOOK II.—Pages 48—81.

Chapter I.—The course pursued by the apostles after the ascension of Christ, 48
Chap. II.—How Tiberius was affected, when informed by Pilate respecting Christ, 51
Chap. III.—How the Christian doctrine spread throughout the whole world, 52
Chap. IV.—Caius (Caligula) after the death of Tiberius, appointed Agrippa king of the Jews, after punishing Herod with perpetual exile, 53
Chap. V.—Philo was sent on an embassy to Caius, in behalf of the Jews, 54
Chap. VI.—What evils overwhelmed the Jews, after their presumption against Christ, 55
Chap. VII.—How Pilate destroyed himself, 57
Chap. VIII.—The famine that happened in the reign of Claudius, ib.
Chap. IX.—The martyrdom of the apostle James, 58
Chap. X.—Herod Agrippa persecuting the apostles, immediately experienced the divine judgment, 59
Chap. XI.—Concerning the impostor Theudas and his followers, 61
Chap. XII.—Helen, queen of the Oschcenians, ib.
Chap. XIII.—Simon Magus, 62
Chap. XIV.—The preaching of Peter in the city of Rome, 63
Chap. XV.—The gospel according to Mark, 64
Chap. XVI.—Mark first proclaimed Christianity to the inhabitants of Egypt, 65
Chap. XVII.—The account given by Philo respecting the Ascetics of Egypt, 66
Chap. XVIII.—The books of Philo that have come down to us, 70
Chap. XIX.—The calamity which befel the Jews at Jerusalem, on the day of the passover, 72
Chap. XX.—The deeds done at Jerusalem in the reign of Nero, ib.

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