Anno Urbis - The Year of the City

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THE SEVEN GREAT MONARCHIES

OF THE
ANCIENT EASTERN WORLD;
OR,
THE HISTORY, GEOGRAPHY, AND ANTIQUITIES OF CHALDAEA, ASSYRIA
BABYLON, MEDIA, PERSIA, PARTHIA, AND SASSANIAN,
OR NEW PERSIAN EMPIRE.
BY
GEORGE RAWLINSON, M.A.,
CAMDEN PROFESSOR OF ANCIENT HISTORY IN THE UNIVERSITY OF OXFORD
IN THREE VOLUMES.
VOLUME II.
WITH MAPS AND ILLUSTRATIONS





CHAPTER I. EXTENT OF THE EMPIRE.
CHAPTER II. CLIMATE AND PRODUCTIONS.
CHAPTER III. THE PEOPLE.
CHAPTER IV. THE CAPITAL.
CHAPTER V. ARTS AND SCIENCES.
CHAPTER VI. MANNERS AND CUSTOMS.
CHAPTER VII. RELIGION.
CHAPTER VIII. HISTORY AND CHRONOLOGY.
A. STANDARD INSCRIPTION OF NEBUCHADNEZZAR.
B. ON THE MEANINGS OF BABYLONIAN NAMES.






THE FOURTH MONARCHY

BABYLONIA.


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