The History of the World, Petavius (1659)

This article contains links to my edition of Dionysius Petavius’ History of the World (1659).

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Table of Contents

Book One: 13 Chapters. Pages 1-38.

Containing the years from the beginning of the World, or from the year of the Julian Period 730, unto the third of Solomon, which is the 3702 year of the same Period.

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Book Two: 12 Chapters. Pages 39-73.

Containing 484 Years, from the fourth year of Salomon, which is 3702 year of the Julian Period, to the death of Cyrus, 4185 years of the same Period.

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Book Three: 18 Chapters. Pages 74-111.

Containing the Times from the Year of the Julian Period 4186 to 4430: or from the beginning of Cambyses, unto the beginnings of Ptolomey Philadelphius.

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Book Four: 22 Chapters. Pages 112-168.

Containing an History of memorable affairs from the Year of the Julian Period 4431. to 4713.

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Book Five: 15 Chapters. Pages 169-201.

Containing Years from the first of CHRIST, to the Thirty fourth.

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Book Six: 18 Chapters. Pages 202-257.

Wherein are contained the Years from the 304 of CHRIST, unto 491.

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Book Seven: 14 Chapters. Pages 258-295.

Wherein are contained the Years from the 491 of CHRIST, unto 641.

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Book Eight: 22 Chapters. Pages 296-362.

Wherein are contained the Years from the 641 of CHRIST, unto 1100.

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Book Nine: 14 Chapters. Pages 363-424.

Wherein are contained the Years from the 1200 of CHRIST, unto 1632.

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Book Ten: 6 Chapters. Pages 425-610.

A Summary RELATION of what Memorable things happened from the year 1632, unto 1656.

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INDEX: Pages 611-645.

AN Alphabetical Table of all the Memorable Things contained in this Book, of An Account of Time.

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