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Years

before

Christ. 1st PERIOD.

about

4000

THE CREATION OF THE WORLD.

or

4181 Adam and Eve created:-The seventh day distinguished by God:-The marriage bond established:-Paradise -Forfeiture.

Seth.

Enos,

Cainan.

Mahalaleel.

2348

ANTIENT HISTORY..

A Saviour promised,

Cain-Abel.

Methusaleh,

Lamech.

Noah.

Jared.

3000 Enoch, prophecies:-foretels the majesty of God's final judgment:-is taken up into Heaven.

SACRED.

Shem-Ham-Japhet,

Universal depravity of mankind:-The Flood foretold.

2469 One hundred and twenty years of warning given of the impending catastrophe.

The Ark built.

THE FLOOD.

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Years

before

Christ. 2d PERIOD.

about

THE FLOOD.

2348 Noah and his family descend from the Ark upon Ararat, a mountain in Armenia:-The Rainbow made the Divine pledge, that the earth should not be again destroyed by Water: (being reserved for a final catastrophe by Fire.)-Noah plants the Vine.-He imparts his knowledge to the new race.-His family multiplies in Armenia.

2234 First migration of the new race, to the plain of Shinaar, between Euphrates and Tigris:-They prepare to build the Tower of Babel, for a mark and centre to prevent their dispersion:-The miraculous multiplication of languages, and providential dispersion of the heads of future nations to their destined seats, are the conse quences of that attempt.

The descendants of

2126 Terah..

ANTIENT HISTORY.

Japhet,

Ham,

People Asia Minor, | People the West
Greece, and the
adjoining parts of
Europe.

of Asia, Egypt,
and Africa.

1996 Abraham.

1921

2188 Mizraim founds a sovereignty in Egypt:-Nimrod in Shinaar:-Assur on the East bank of the Tigris:-Arphaxad settles in Chaldæa, or Chaldia, by Armenia.

Sarah.

SACRED.

Shem,

People Asia, east,
north, and south
of the Tigris.

CALL OF ABRAHAM.

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FABLE.

THE FLOOD.

Deucalion and Pyrrha.-Xisuthrus.
Dionysius I. or Bacchus I.--Silenus.

(Ovid, Diod. Sic. Virgil, Ecl. 6.)

Menes.

PROFANE.

The Giants pile up the mountain to assail Heaven. (Passim.)

TUTE OF

The progenitors of a people of Asia Minor suddenly lose their primitive language, and acquire a new one.

(Arrian, Exped. Alex.)

Japetus, regarded by the Greeks as the father of mankind.

(Passim.)

FIRST EGYPTIAN MONARCHY.

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