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Encyclopædia metropolitana; or, System of universal knowledge 'Encyclopaedia
HISTORICAL DIVISION. A good work on General History has long been a great desideratum in our literature. The summaries of Tytler and Russell are too brief, and the Uni- 09: 20
versal History, independently of the heavy manner in which it is written, is
PÆDIA METROPOLITANA will be found to meet this want in an efficient man-
each remarkable country, combined with an Ecclesiastical History remark-
Dissertations of great importance in a philosophical point of view, such as
In preparing this department of the Encyclopædia for publication in the
CABINET EDITION, the greatest care will be taken to render every section of
Treatise will be compared with the recent works of eminent Historians, Geo- &
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Pictures of celebrated Events, Views of remarkable Places and Buildings, 60 CC Coins, Medals, and other subjects of archæological interest; taken from the
2 most authentic sources, and Drawn and Engraved on Wood by eminent Artists.
of the Encyclopædia without the other Departments.
PLAN OF THE UNIVERSAL HISTORY.
Two Dissertations: I. On the Uses of History as a Study. II. On the Separation of the
Rev. G. C. RENOUARD, B.D., Fel. of Sydney-Sussex Coll. Cam., and other Contributors.
D.D., LL.D., JOHN MASON GOOD, M.D., and others. Second Edition, Revised. 6s.
Destruction of Jerusalem by the Romans under Titus, A.M. 3595, B.C. 409 to A.D. 70.
illustrated by numerous Engravings. Nearly Ready.
&c. By the Rev. Professor EADIE, D.D., LL.D Illustrated by Engravings, exhibiting
the Discoveries of Wilkinson, Botta, Layard, &c. One Volume. Nearly Ready,
Peloponnesian War, including a Sketch of the Geography of Greece, and Dissertations
by One Hundred and Forty Engravings. 9s.
to the absorption of Greece in the Roman Empire, including the History of Macedonia 929
SELL, LL.D., D.C.L. Illustrated by numerous Wood Engravings. Nearly Ready.
D.C.L.. the Right Rev. CHARLES JAMES BLOMFIELD, D.D., Lord Bishop of London:
Edition. Revised and greatly enlarged. 7s. Ed.
Extinction of the Western Empire. By the Rev. THOMAS ARNOLD, D.D., late Head
1. THE ROMAN REPUBLIC.
3. THE DECLINE AND FALL OF THE ROMAN POWER,
D.D., late Head Master of Rugby School; the Rev. HENRY THOMPSON, M.A., late
the Right Rev. CHAS. JAMES BLOMFIELD, D.D., Lord Bishop of London; W. LOWNDES,
the Rev WM. WHEWELL, D.D., F.R.S., Master of Trinity Coil., Cam. Nearly Ready.. ROMAN ANTIQUITIES. BY WILLIAM RAMSAY, M.A., Trinity College, 16
Cambridge, Professor of Humanity in the University of Glasgow. With numerous