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RACTERS, PERIODS and EPO-
By Giles Strauchius, D.D. and Publick Pro-
fessor in the University of Wittebergh.
Now done into English from the Third
Edition, in Latin. By
The Second Edition, Correated
And Enlarged with all the usefullest things
Comitted by the Author) taken from Dr. Beve-
Bible against St. Dunftans Church in Fleet-
R E A D E R.
Here present thee with the Translation of an Author who has never yet appeared in an English Dress ; one so famous for that sort of Learning he treats of, that
I thought it might prove no ungrateful Work to the Publick to make him speak our Language, which has hitherto been so great a Stranger to Chronology, the Subject which our Author here so learnedly handles. In it thou wilt find that Accuracy, Method, and Exact ness, that it may justly be esteemed the most useful Book of this kind that has ever yet appear, ed abroad in the World, and withail so fully written, that it contains all that is necessary to be taught a young Gentleman concerning Chronology
The Usefulness of this Study I cannot better recommend to thee, than in the Words of the Ingenious and Learned Mr. Lock; who thus expresses himself upon this Occasion in his Extraordinary Thoughts concerning Education (p. 327.) With Geography (says.he) Chronology ought to go Hand in Hand'