POLITICAL ANTIO.UITIES OP THE JEWS.
Chapter I. Different Forms of Government, and
Political State of the Hebrews, or Jews, from the
Patriarchal Times to the Babylonian Captivity.
I. Patriarchal Government 40
II. Government under Moses,—a Theocracy; its Na-
ture and Design 41
1. Heads, or Princes of Tribes and Families 41,42
2. Jcthronian Prefects, or Judges appointed by'
3. The Senate, or Council of Seventy Assessors ib.
4. Scribes ib.
ni. Government of the Judges ib
IV. Regal Government instituted . . . . 42,43
1. Functions and Privileges of the Kings 43,44
2. Inauguration of the Kings .... 44
3. Chief Distinctions of Majesty . . to
4. Scriptural Allusions to the Courts of Sove-
reigns and Princes explained . . . 45,4G
V. Revenues of the Kings of Israel .... 46
VI. Magistrates under the Monarchy . • . 46,4"
VII. Officers of the Palace 47
VIII. The Royal Harem ib.
IX. Promulgation of Laws 47,48
X. The Kingdoms of Judah and Israel founded . 48
Schism between the Twelve Tribes; its latent
XI. Reasons why the Kingdom of Judah subsisted
longer than that of Israel 49
XH. State of the Hebrews during the Babylonish Cap-
Chapter II. Political State of the Jews, from their
Return from the Babylonish Captivity to the Sub-
version of their Civil and Ecclesiastical Polity.
Section I. Political Stale of the Jeitis under the Mdc-
cabees, and the Sovereigns of the llerodian Family.
I. Brief Account of the Maccabees .... 50
II. Sovereigns of the Herodian Family :—
1. Herod the Great—St. Matthew's Narrative
of his Murder of the Infants at Bethlehem
2. Archelaus 51
3. Herod Antipas 52
4. Philip ib.
5. Herod Agrippa to
6. Agrippa,Junior ib.
7. Bernice and Drusilla t'6.
Section II. Political State of the Jews under the
Roman Procurators, to the Subversion of their
Civil and Ecclesiastical IJolity.