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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 SUB
JECTION 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.
In the reign of this king the Jews made a league with the Romans. ALEXANDER BELUS, ANTIOCHUS SIDETES, DEMETRIUS NICANOR, 1 DEMETRIUS NICANOR, ANTIOCHUS THEUS,
In the reign of this king John Hyrcanus shook off the Syrian yoke.
SAR, emperor, MARC ANTONY,
JEWS UNDER THE TRIUMVIRS.
THE BABYLONISH CAPTIVITY.
PRINCES OF JUDAH, Raised up by God, and miraculously assisted to protect
the people from the cruel persecution of Antiochus
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,
END OF THE FOURTH VOLUME.