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there tben foall be many Princes in Ægypt, (that sg the Turks Mall Supplant the Saracen Caliph, and the Mammalukes the Turks). By the Inun, dation of Nile, these several Invasions are defcribd, The Inundation of Euphrates fball destroy Persia; the Iberi, Babylon; the Massagetæ, and all Aga, to Pergamus, Pirane, Lesbos, Smyrna, Bithynia, Syria, Phoenicia, Lycia, Phrygia, Pontus; and this is Tangrolopix, who fettid in Persia; and Curlumuses, who was the Head of the Turks, mbo fettl'd in Anatolia; and anather Branch poreßid Syria, Phænicia, viz. Ducas

and Meleck. The Inundation of Peneus mill_destroy Theffaly,

(this is the Turks Ino afion of Europe.) Eridanus, ( the Po in Italy ) will produce many

forms of wild Beafts, (many Small States in Italy) at the time the great King of Rome invades the Isthmus, (that is, the Pope invades Naples, and sets up many fucceffive Princes there.) Tben a horrible King foall file from Babylon (this is

Meleck and Ducas, who set up the Syrian Kingdom, and took Jerusalem,) or the Ottomans, who

defroy'd Conftantinople. When the Comet foall appear in the great Year, a · great Star foall come from the North, (Haolan

the Tartar) be all burn Pontus and Babylon: * Then Civil Wars will make Italy a Defart. Then Ægypt will suffer, when the Men of Barca,

who were in fordid Vestures, like Slaves, Noall put on a white Garment; [the Mammalukes were Slaves, and possess'd Ægypt] then Libya will suffer much Injury, and Cyrene, in the Holy War. The French and English will stain the Sea with

their Blood, because they injur'd the Design of the Holy War, by taking their Armies from thence, upon fome Differences betwixt 'em. The Disputes in Italy ( betwixt the Pope and Emperor)

will occafion the Naughter of the Christians in the East,

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burnt in Æthiopia and India. Corinth must be conquer’d, (by the Turk, who is like

Nero) and be wil break thro' the Wal built on the ift bmm. All Men will be affrighted when they remember the great City (Conftantinople.) And Mahomer the Great is callid a great Mif. chief to Mankind.

Now will the Sibyl declare what is to

happen in our Days. When Perfia foall be in Peace, the Nation of the

Jews Mall revive, who will inhabit the boly City, which shall be encompasi'd with Walls as far as Joppa ; and these shall prosper in all plenty, bus the Wicked foall bide themselves till the World

chang'd: And a Showre of Fire fall fall from Heaven on their Enemies. The next Calamities fall be Earthquakes in Afia,

Sardis, Trallis, Laodicea, and Ephesus : Greas Mischiefs Mall befal Caria, Lydia, Ionia ; sbe Wicked Mall be sain by Thunder, and Smyrna and Cuma cast down : Lesbos, Corcyra, Hiera, must fall; Tripoly and Miletus Mall be destroy'd by Thunder : In Thrace the Wall

, having the Sea on each fide, Mall be destroyd. Toe Affyrians fall invade Hellespont, and overcome Thrace; and the King of Ægypt fall invade Macedonia; And there Mall be a Civil War in Pisidia, betwixt the Lydians, Galacians, and Pamphylians. Icaly Mall become a Defart ; a great Darkness fall bappen, and they fall bear much Thunder. An Eastern Prince fall make a deceitful War tam wards the end of the Moon, (that is, the Turkija

Empire) be mall destroy all, and be destroy'd.
Wars Mall

arise in Macedonia, and they fball fend for Aid from tbe Weft, (tbis Wat hall be in the Winter) sben Fire And Storms from Heaven Mall

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destroy all the Kings, and so the miserable War

will end, After all these things, Rome must be destroy'd for its

Wickednefjes; tbe Pepes are calld Maleonita, and the City luxurious. The Capital was destroy'd At the same time that Vefpafian deftroyed the Temple : but nopp, an ignoble Prince Mall ascend into Italy, and destroy Rome, and will be 4 great Wonder bopo Strangers could destroy so great

a City, Cbrift foall come and burn all Cities, and build nem

Jerusalem, and then will be the last times, in

which the Saints muft reign, Babylon Mall fall by an Earthquake ; then will all

Water's be dry'd up in the West, and the East
Suffer an Inundation. Crete, Cyprus, Paphos,
Salamina, Mall Suffer great Calamities, and
Tyre also: Phænicia shall be destroy'd in the fifth
Generation. When the Mi series of Ægypt fialk
ceafe, many wicked Kings Thall be mix'd in it,
and all Nations pollej it. And in Macedonia,
Lycią, and Afia there will be a destructive War,
very bloody, which the Roman Kings and Western

Princes will cause to cease.
Then a barbarous Nation (the Tartars) fall come

over. the frozen Rivers and invade Asia, and des
stroy the Thracians, (the Turks; so the Cossacks
invaded them, ann. 1616.) then mall be a great

Darknes, but a Light shall be to the Fust.
The Idolatry in Ægypt Mall be destroy'd; and under

the Name of Ilis and Serapis, the Turks Worship of the black Stone at Mecca, and their Alcoran, and the Christian Idolatry, is defcribd; and tben there will be erected in Ægypt a Christian pure Church, which the Æthiopians, who will fete tle in Ægypt, will destroy. Then God will detroy the Æthiopians, and the World will be burnt, After the figbting of the Stars, they shall fall, and consume all things,

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of the famous Latins, who ?rofe first after the successive Kings of Ægypt were all dead and buried, and after the Citizen of Pella, [Alexander), who conquerid all the East, and the rich West, whom Babylox con futed, and prov'd to be descended from Philip, and not from Jupiter Ammon, as Fame reported.

Note, That Pella is a Ciry in Macedonia, where Alexander was born; he died at Babylon : which proves him to be the Son of Philip, and not of 74 piter. Or else this relates to Aridaus, the Brother of Alexander, who was calld Philip from his Faz ther; and by the Vulgar he was made Governour of Babylon, after the Death of Alexander,

Afterwards the Generation of Affaracus fall reign, (of Aneas's Blood) who polo fess’d Troy, and divided the Fury of its Fire. After many Kings, and Men delighting in Wars, and after the Children who were Twins fed by the Beaft, (Romulus and Remus, fed by a Wolf ) there shall be the first King, [ Fulius Cefax ] the first * Letter of* K fignifies 20. whose Name signifies twice ten, and he The Roman Emshall conquer many countries; and the perours to A. Letter will have the firft fignification of a Denarius. The next Prince that reigns will have the first Letter of the Alphabet : Thrace shall fubmit to him thro' Fear, and Sicily and Memphis, which will be destroy'd chro' the Vices of their Governours, and of

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a Woman who would not bear Subjection, but cast her self into the Waters. He will give Laws to the People, and conquer all, [Auguftus conquer'd Anthony and Cleopatra] and after a long time he will deliver the Kingdom to another, the first Letter of whose Name fignifies 300, and he shall have the beloved Name of a River, (Tiber.) He fhall reign over the Persians and Babylon, and shall have War with the Medes. ( The. Persians, ever since Augustus's Days, receiv'd their Parthian Kings from the Romans. ] Then he shall reign who hath the Number of three (Gaius); and afterwards he shall be King whose first Letter signifies twice ten (Claudius,) and he shall go to the ex. tream parts of the Sea, and subject those Tides to the Romans. [ Claudius conquer'd Britain and the Orcades.] Then he whose first Letter signifies so shall be Emperour ; he shall be a cruel Serpent, Author of a great War, who shall murder his Mother entreating his Mercy, and shall trouble all things by his Gymnastic Exercises, by kil. ling the People, and infinite Enterprizes: He fhall attempt to cut the Isthmus at Corinth, and level Mount Athos, (Nero began the Jewish War by Vespasian; be strove in the Olympics with Fidlers, Tragedians, &c. Athos is a Hill in Mygdonia] but he shall be utterly destroy’d. Afterwards he shall return, equalling himself to God, but God shall make him know himself to be but a Man. The three Kings after him shall destroy one

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