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For which reason, and a well-grounded apprehension, that several transactions of those times were not placed in their true light by Monsieur Vertot, whose representations of them had been copied in the first edition of this volume, that portion of the history was revised with some attention, and compared with the original writers; and this comparison occasioned, in the second edition, not only some variations from M. Vertot, but here and there a critical remark on the ancient historians themselves; and in the present edition the reader will find several remarks that are not in the former, and of which some, perhaps, will appear to him entirely new.
Rec. part 2. seems confident that Troy iraj taken just 1270 years before the Christian era, which computation (he says) agrees with the chronology of the author of the Life of Homer, supposed to be reasons for questioning the truth of the received chronology of ancient kingdoms in general, and of the Roman kingdom in particular. The chro- 9All nations, before they began to keep exact accounts of time, have been nology of prone to raise their antiquities; and this humour has been promoted by the conancient tentions between nations about their originals.
Plutarch tells us, that the Romans, when Numa ascended the throne, were become hard as iron by war; and that this prince thought religion the only means to soften such stubborn minds, and moderate their martial fury: and Livy calls them animos militia efferatos. a 17-1 ocx/iaţoƇTJ ctUT<|> Ta iraKtfita irfaTTtm, ty ajna yimrUai i8oţ*. p. 144. f Hsec fertile Romulo regnante domi militisque gesta. 1. c. 15. J ToUTOV tff%*Tt,v WOKtflLCt i 9PttlttvXOf tVOhiftr, fftr. VU. KODI. p. 33. to the thirty-seventh year of the city, and make his wars end about the seventeenth.