Jacob Bryant (1717 - 1804)
RA Collection: People and Organisations
Antiquary, and classical scholar.
A New System, Or, An Analysis Of Ancient Mythology: Wherein an Attempt is made to divest Tradition of Fable; and to reduce the Truth to its original Purity. In this Work is given an History of the Babylonians, Chaldeans, Egyptians, Canaanites, Helladians, Ionians, Leleges, Dorians, Pelasgi: Also Of The Scythæ, Indoscythæ, Ethiopians, Phenicians. The Whole contains an Account of the principal Events in the first Ages, from the Deluge to the Dispersion: Also of the various Migrations, which ensued, and the Settlements made afterwards in different Parts: Circumstances of great Consequence, which were subsequent to the Gentile History of Moses. Vol. I. (II.) By Jacob Bryant, Formerly of King's College, Cambridge; and Secretary to his Grace the late Duke of Marlborough, during his Command abroad; and Secretary to him as Master eneral of his Majesty's Ordnance. - London:: [1774(-1776)]
Gemmarum Antiquarum Delectus; Ex Præstantioribus Desumptus, Quæ In Dactyliothecis Ducis Marlburiensis Conservantur. - Choix De Pierres Antiques Gravées Du Cabinet Du Duc De Marlborough. - Tom. I. (II.) - - Londini::