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About 2{8}|7| years after Antiochus magnus the son of Callinicus invading|ed| Cælosyria & Phœnicia was met by \wth a great army &/ Ptolomy Philopator in the confines of Phœ neare Gaza in Phalestine & beaten wit met him the son of Eurgetes met near Gaza in Phœnicia with another great army & beat him \Callinicus reigned 20 years & was succeeded by his sons/

About 27 years after, Antichus magnus \the son of Callinicus/ invaded Cælosyria & with little opposition possest himself of a good part thereof, & the next year returned to prosecute his invade the rest of Cælosyria & Phœnicia, & beat the army of Ptolomy \Philopator the son of Euergetes/ neare Berytus, & invaded Palæstine & the neighbou{rin}g parts of Arabia & the third year returned wth an army of 78000 & Ptolomy met him\coming out of Egypt/ wth an army of 75000 at Rap met & fought \& routed/ him wth a g at Raphia near Gaza between Palestine in|&| Egypt \put him to flight/ & recovered all C|P|hœnicia & CæloSyria [ an 3 Olymp 140. ] ann. Philip 107. And the Ægyptians seing the luxury of And Philopator being puft up wth this victory & living in all manner of luxury & behaving himself cruelly, a great body body {sic} of Ægyptians revolted but were subdued by Philopater & 60 thousand of them slain \& in the broiles 60000 Egyptian Iews were slain/ . All wch is thus mentioned \described/ by Daniel. But his sons [ the \the sons of Call/ Seleucus Ceraunus & Antiochus magnus the sons of Callicus ] shall be stirred up & shall to war to warr & shall gather a great army & he [ Antiochus magnus ] shall come effectually & overflow & pass through, & return & be stirred up [ \marching/ even ] to his fortress [ the {fo} fort{ress} for Pal{easi om} the fort{h}ress \in ye very border/ of the king of the south [ the fortress \frontier {towns}/ of ye king of the south ] or strong holds in the border of {illeg} kingdom. ] And the king of the south shall be moved with choler{a} {illeg} come forth & fight with him even with the king of the nort{h} {illeg}e [ the king of the north ] shall set \lead/ forth a great multitude but the {multit}ude shall be given into his hand. & b when he [ the king of the south. A {illeg} multitude [ of Egypt ] shall be {&} And the multitude being taken his {illeg} shall be lifted up but & he shall cast down ten many thousands, b{ut {illeg} n}ot be strengthened [ by it. ] For the king of the north sh{o}{a}{illeg} &c. Dan 10|1| . 10, 11, 2|1|2.

About 12 years {illeg}{betw}een Philopator & Antiochus, Philopator died & lef{t} {illeg} Ptolomæus Epiphanes a child 5 years old {illeg} {&} {al} {illeg}us confederated wth the \Philip/ king of Macedon {ten} {illeg} {dom}inions of Epiphanes wch lay next \to each of/ them & {w} {illeg} various war between{illeg} Antiochus & Scopas the Gent{iles} {illeg} {Ep}iphanes \the S E{illeg}/ they seizing Phœnicia & Cælosyria by turns First A{nt}ichus {sic} seized seized those countries, then Scopas being \sent/ wth the army from {illeg} \of/ Ægypt recovered them from Antiochus & the next year ( anno Philippi 126 ) An{i}tiochus {he} fought & routed Scopas neare ye fountains of Iordan, beseiged him in Sidon & took the city & recovered Syria & Phœnicia from Ægypt. But about three years after preparing for a war against the Romans he made peace wth Epiphanes & gave him his daughter Cr|l|eopatra wth wth {sic} Cælosyria \& Phœnicia/ for a portion, & the next autumn passed the Hes|l|lespont to invade the cities of Greece but was beaten \by the Romans/ the summer following by {A} Acilius the R the Romans|An. Philip. 133 by| & forced to return back wth his army into Asia, & this|be|fore the end of the year the fleet of Ani|t|iochus was beaten by the fleet of the Romans near Phocæa & Epiphanes & Cleopatra sent an embassy to Rome to congratulate the Romans for their success |against Antiochus| & \to/ exhort them to prosecute the war against Antiochus \him/ into Asia; & the next year the Romans beat Antiochus again at sea near Ephesus & past the|ir| Hellspont army over the Hellespont & routed A got a great victory over him by land & took from \him/ all Asia on this side ye mountain |Taurus & gave it to their associates the king of Pergamus who assisted them in the war| Taurus {sic} \& imposed a large Tribute upon him Antiochus/ . And Antiochus retiring into the remainder of his kingdom was slain two years after by the Persians as he was robbing the Temple of Iupiter Belus in Elymais \to raise money for the Romans/ . All wch is thus described by Daniel.

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After Philetærus \had/ revolte{d} {illeg} king of Macedon he kept the bastle of Pergamus {illeg}ut mor Some ancient coins in the Thesaurus of Goltzius {illeg} {su}{cc}essor \{illeg}ll one/ Eumenes kept the same principality 22 years{ , } {illeg} end of he|is| reign took |from Seleucus Callinicus & his broth| the k greatest part of Asia Asia on {th}is {side the} mountain Taurus And his successor Attalus who reigned 44 years beat the Gauls \who were at that time potent in Asia/ . but soon |but| afterward|s| h \he/ \ [ about the 18th or 20th year of his reign/ lost almost all his conquests to Achæus w\Achæus a captain of/ Antiochus magnus. & then {T} In \& three or four years after recovered some cities from Achæus Achæus revolting from/ In the 30{th} year of his reign he entered into a strict leg|a|gue wth the Romans & s assisted them in some warrs they had against Philip king of Macedon & ] afterwards about ye 18th or 20th year of his reign he lost almost all his conquests to Achæus & {illeg} \a/ captain whom Antiochus magnus sent against him & Antiochus magnus {b}|&| soon after recovered some cities & made peace wth Antiochus & in the 30th yeare of his reign made a strict league wth the Romans, by means of wch he recovered all Asia |& assisted them faithfully first in some wars they had with Philip king of Macedon & then \his son & successor {Enmenes} assisted them as faithfully in their wars wth Antiochus magnus & thereby recovered \almost/ all Asia on this side ye mountain/ in the wars they had| on this side T the mountain Taurus. For he assisted the Romans in their wars against And the kings of Macedon & Asia & for his faithfull service the Romans gave|ing| {sic} \w/ him \& the Rhodians/ what they took from Antiochus . |M||agnus, excepting \that is all Asia {in}/ except a few cities of Asia wch they gave to the Rhodians. |

Antiochus \magnus/ was succeeded by \his son/ Seleucus Philopator who \Anno Philip. 137. & Seleucus/ rec|i|gned 12 years |but| & did nothing memorable but being tributary to the Romans [ & therefore is by Daniel called a miser of taxes . ] \being intent upon raising of money for the Romans to whom he was the tributary/{ . } He was slain by Heliodorus whom he had sent to rob the Temple of Ierusalem. Daniel thus describes his reign. Then shall stand up in he|is| seat a raiser of taxes in the glory of the kingdom, but wthin few days he shall be destroyed neither in anger nor in battel .

Antiochus Epiphanes the brother & successor of {illeg} Seleuc{illeg}us obteined the <2r> by craft {b}|&| by the interest of the king of S|P|ergamus, the right being in Demetrius the son of Seleucus a Child of ten years old being then a hostage at Rome. Antiochus Vpon the death of Cleopatra the mother of \Ptolomæus Philometor/ ye young king of Egypt the governours of the young king claimed Cælosyria & Phœnicia as her joynture from Antiochus Epiphanes in whose possession they were \prepared an army to take Cæloyria & Phœnicia from Antiochus pretending it to be her joynture. / . Wherupon Antiochus met & for routed the army of the Egyptians between Mount Casius & Pl|e|lusius|m| , & entered Egypt & went on to Memphys pretending & took upon the government of Egypt \pretending friendship to the young king went on to Memphys to order the affairs of Egypt/ anno Philip. . 153. And the next year returned into Egypt wth a great army, put the Egyptians to flight & seized many of their cities & returned \into Syria/ wth much spoile & in his return entered Ierusalem slew many of the Iews & spoiled the Temple And the third year returned again & b{e} again \being offended at them because upon a report the {sic} he was dead, Iason \had/ made a great commotion to recover the High Priesthood from wch he had been removed by Antiochus. The next year Antiochus/ entered Egypt a third time & beat the Egyptians & put became lord of almost all Egypt. |And then| Then the Egyptians \of Alexandria/ seing Philometor educated in luxury & deposed by Antiochus made his younger brother Euergetes their king. This was in ye 12th year of Philometor. Whereupon Antiochus pretended friendship {to the} banished king \made peace wth Philometor &/ {sic} that \pretending that/ he would restore him to his kingdom & und{er t}hat pretense beseiged Euergetes in Alexandria: but no{t bei}ng able to take the city left Philometor at Memphis r{eturn}ed into Syria wth his army leaving Philometor at {Mem}phis to govern Egypt in his absence. TThen Philometor consid{ered the d}anger \he was in/ of joyning with Antiochus against his brother ] dividing E of a {illeg} {wr}ote to his brother & made a league wth him that they should rei{gn} {illeg} to {Gr} \{illeg} upon him at/ Alexandria to reign with him . At wch Antiochu{s} {illeg}ed in spring wth his army to both the b make war {illeg} : But being entred \being entered Egypt/ was met in |in his way| Egypt |to Alexandria| by P{illeg}{li}{illeg}{illeg} Hostilus sent embassadors from to Roman Ser{illeg} war {betwe}en the kings. & \{illeg}us & offered them his hand to kiss but/ Popilis|u|s delivering to him the ta{b}{illeg} {t}he message of the Senate bad him read those first. When he had {illeg} sh{illeg} he replied that he would consider with his friends what was fit to be done: But Popilius drawing his rod \a circle/ about ye king |with his rod| bad him answer before he went out of the circle. At wch unusual & blunt imperiousness the king being astonished made answer that he would do what the Romans commanded. And then Popilius gave the king his hand to kiss. & the same year by his cap Antiochus returned into Syria. the same year \&/ by his captains spoiled Iews & slaughtered the Iews, prophaned the Temple & set up the worship of the heathen Gods in Iudea. All wch is thus described by Daniel. And in his estate or \ [ Philopator's ] / seat [ the seat of Ph Seleucus Philopator ] shall stand up a vile person to whom they \ [ the Syrians ] the great men of his fathe{rs} court/ shall not give the \honour of ye/ kingdom, yet he shall come in peaceably by flatteries. And wth the arms of a flood shall they [ of the south ] be overflown from before him & shall be broken: yea also the Prince of the covenant. And after the league made with him [ at Memphys ] he shall work deceiptfully: for he shall come up [ again ] & shall become strong with a small people. He shall enter peaceably upon the fattest places of the Province. And he shall do that [ to Egypt ] wch his fathers have not done nor his fathers fathers. He shall scatter among them the prey & the spoil & riches & shall forcast his devices against the strong holds [ or fenced \fortified/ cities of Egypt ] \even/ for a <2v> time. And [ again ] he shall stir up his power & his courage against the king of the south wth a great army & the king of ye south shall be stirred up to battel wth a very great & mighty army, but he shall not stand: for they shall forecast devices against him. Yea they that feed of the portion of his meat shall destroy \him/ [ setting up his brother Euergetes against him ] & his army shall be overflown & many shall fall down slain. And [ upon making a league against Eueretes ] both these kings hearts shall be to do mischief \ [ to the Iews ] / & they shall speak lyes at one table [ against them \& the Holy covenant/ ] but it shall not prosper: for yet the end [ in wch the|y| setting indignation & \people are land is to be made desolate & the/ setting up the abomination of desolation she is to prosper ] shall be at a time appointed{ . } Then shall he return into his land wth great riches & his heart shall be against the holy covenant & he shall act \ [ against it spoiling the Temple ] / & return into his own land. At the time appointed he shall come toward the south [ making a fourth expedition into Egypt ] but it \the latter/ shall not be as the former or as the latter . For the ships of Chittin shall come [ from Rome wth an embassy ] against him. Therefore he shall be grieved & return & have indignation against the holy covenant. So shall he do, he shall even return & \ [ to the end of his reign ] / have intelligence wth them that forsake the holy covenant.



Callinicus being w reigned 20 years

After \these things/ Callinicus [ had lost all the southern part of his kingdom to the king of Egypt he ] w|h|ad civil wars with his brother Hierax & ] about the six|fift| year of his reign lost almost all Asia on this side Tau mount Taurus to the king of Pergamus & after an ignominious \inglorius/ reign of 20 years, left his kingdom to his sons Seleucus Ceraunus & Antiochus magnus who proved men of warlike spirits. Ceraunus reigned first \three years/ & raised a great army against the king of Pergamus but died in the expedition, & after a reign of almost three years Antiochus Achæus that gen a Captain of Seleuc{illeg}us \& one of his Captains/ led on the army for Antiochus & took from ye king of Pergamus almost all the lesser Asia. And Antiochus led another army against Molo Satrapa of Media & Alexander Satrapa of Persia who had revolted & recovered those provinces \from them/ . Euergetes king of Egypt lived for five years longer than Callinicus & left his kingdom to his son Ptolomætes Philopator \an slo effeminate Princ{e}/ & in the third year of Philopator Antiochus magnus being now grow{n} powerful, invaded Cælosyria

Callinicus also in the fift year of his reign lost almost all Asia on this side the mountain Taurus to ye king of Pergamus & after an inglorious reign of 20 years left his kingdom to his son Seleucus Ceraunus, & \Euergetes dying/ five years after left his kingdom to his son Ptolomeus Philopator

The sons of Callinicus proved warlik{e} . Ceraunus reigned three years & raised a great army against the king of Pergamus but died in the expedition, & one of his captains led on the army for his brother & successor Antiochus magnus & took for ye king of Pergamus almost all Asia the lesser Asia: & Antiochus {illeg}{ent again} {Miho} satrapa of Media & Alexander Satrapa of Persia ] wth another {illeg} Provinces of Media Persia & Babylonia from the governors who had rei{gned} {illeg}er \{illeg}{s}in/ of his reign

this        day of Iuly 1707

Received of Sr Isaac Newton \Master & Worker of her Majts Mint in ye \Tower// by the hands of his Deputy of Iohn Francis Fauquier Deputy master & Worker of the \her Majts/ Mint \in ye Tower/ the summ of                 fr being my Fees for six Warrants directed \sent/ by my Ld Chancillour to the Wardens & Companies of Goldsmiths of York, Exeter Bristol{e} , Chester Norwich & Newcastle for \requiring/ bringing up their \{C}{b} directing them to/ sending the|ir| Diets to the Mint to be tried. I say received the said summ of



Received this         day of Iuly 1707 of Sr Isaac Newton by the hands of Iohn Francis Fauquier the summ {illeg} \being my fees/ For sending the W six Warr{illeg}{m}enti{on}ed to ye t York Exeter Bristow Ches{ter} {illeg} {N}ewcastle. I say received the the {illeg}

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