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Author: Talon, Nicolas, 1605-1691.
Title: The holy history.: Written in French by Nicolas Talon. S.I. and translated into English by the Marquess of Winchester.
Publication info: Ann Arbor, Michigan: University of Michigan Library
2012 November (TCP phase 2)

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Print source: The holy history.: Written in French by Nicolas Talon. S.I. and translated into English by the Marquess of Winchester.
Talon, Nicolas, 1605-1691., Winchester, John Paulet, Earl of, 1598-1675.

London: Printed by T. W. for J. Crook and J. Baker, and are to be sold at the Ship in St. Pauls Church-yard, 1653.
Alternate titles: Histoire sainte. English
Subject terms:
Bible. -- O.T. -- History of Biblical events

title page
Table of Chapters.
CHAP. I. Gods First Sally out of himself in the Birth of the Universe.
CHAP. II. The work of the six dayes.
CHAP. III. The Creation of Adam.
CHAP. IIII. The Terrestriall Paradice.
CHAP. V. The Disasters and Banishment of Adam and Eve.
CHAP. VI. The Murther of Abel, and the Despair of Cain.
CHAP. VII. The Desolations and Spoyles of Envie.
CHAP. VIII. Remedies against Envie.
CHAP. IX. The Building of the Ark, and the Deluge.
CHAP. X. Noahs descent out of the Ark, and his Sacrifice on the Hills of Armenia
CHAP. XI. The Rain-Bow in the Heavens.
CHAP. XII. The unhappy effects of Wine.
CHAP. XIII. The Tower of Babel.
CHAP. I. Abrahams departure out of his Territories, and his en∣try into the Fields of Moreth, where he erected an Altar, and where God appeared to him the second time.
CHAP. II. The Voyages of Abraham and Sara into the Land of Egypt.
CHAP. III. The Agreement of Abraham and Lot upon the Contro∣versy between their Shepheards.
CHAP. IV. The Victories of Abraham, and the assurances God gave him of a most flourishing Posterity.
CHAP. V. The Assurances God gave unto Abraham of a most flourishing Posteritie.
CHAP. VI. The Continuation of the favours which God conferred on Abraham.
CHAP. VII. The Charitie of Abraham towards Pilgrims, and the tenderness of God towards him.
CHAP. VIII. The firing of Sodom, and the deliverance of Lot.
CHAP. IX. The Birth of Isaack, and the Banishment of Agar and Ismael.
CHAP. X. The Sacrifice of Abraham, and the admirable Artifices of God to try his Constancy and Fidelitie.
CHAP. XI. The Master-peece of Obedience, and the Triumph of Love in the Sacrifice of Abraham.
CHAP. XII. The Death of Sara.
CHAP. XIII. The Mariage of Isaack with Rebecca, and the Death of Abraham.
CHAP. I. Their Birth.
CHAP. II. The Education of Esau and Jacob, and the shamefull sale he made of his right of Primogenture.
CHAP. III. The Dexterity of Rebecca to procure for Jacob the blessing of Isaack.
CHAP. IV. Gods design in preferring Jacob.
CHAP. V. Jacobs Ladder.
CHAP. VI. The Constancy of Jacob in the Quest of Rachel.
CHAP. VII. The reward Jacob received for his services, and his departure out of Mesopotamia.
CHAP. VIII. Jacobs Wrastling with the Angell, and his return into Canaan.
THE HOLY HISTORIE, FIRST TOME. Joseph and his Brethren.
CHAP. I. Joseph sold by his Brethren.
CHAP. II. The Combats of Joseph for defence of his Chastity.
CHAP. III. The Predictions of Joseph.
CHAP. IV. The Releasement of Joseph.
CHAP. V. The Government of Joseph in Egypt.
CHAP. VI. The Voyage of Jacobs Children into Egypt, and the entertainment they there received from Joseph.
CHAP. VII. Jacob resolves to send Benjamin into Egypt.
CHAP. VIII. Joseph known by his Brethren.
CHAP. IX. Jacob's going down into Egypt, and the honourable entertainment he there received from Pharaoh.
CHAP. X. The last words of Jacob.
CHAP. XI. The last Will and Testament of Jacob, containing the benedictions given unto the twelve Patriarks.
CHAP. XII. The Lamentations of Joseph for the Death of Jacob.
CHAP. I. His Birth and Education.
CHAP. II. The Zeal of Moses, and his Marriage with the Daughter of the Prince of Madian.
CHAP. III. Of the flaming Bush.
CHAP. IV. The Commission of Moses touching the deliverance of the people of Israel.
CHAP. V. The assured markes of Moses Power.
CHAP. VI. The Embassie of Moses, and of Aaron into Egypt.
CHAP. VII. The Obduration of Pharaoh's Heart.
CHAP. VIII. The Plagues of Egypt.
CHAP. IX. The Waters of Egypt turned into Blood.
CHAP. X. The Frogs of Egypt.
CHAP. XI. The Flies of Egypt.
CHAP. XII. The Plague and Ulcers.
CHAP. XIII. The Hail, Storms, Lightnings, and Thunders.
CHAP. XIV. The Grasshoppers of Egypt.
CHAP. XV. The Darkness of Egypt.
CHAP. XVI. The Death of the First-born of Egypt.
CHAP. XVII. The Paschal Lamb, and the departure of the Children, of Israel out of Egypt.
CHAP. XVIII. Pharaoh Swallowed up in the Red Sea.
CHAP. XIX. The Canticle of Moses after the death of Pharaoh.
CHAP. XX. The Manna of the Desart.
CHAP. XXI. The Fountain of Horeb.
CHAP. XXII. The defeat of the Amalekites by the prayers of Moses.
CHAP. XXIII. Moses is visited in the Desart, where he Creates Judges and Magistrates.
CHAP. XXIV. The Sanctification of the people to receive the Law of God upon Mount Sina.
CHAP. XXV. The Promulgation of the Law upon Mount Sina.
CHAP. XXVI. The subversion of Idols.
CHAP. XXVII. An Edict against Blasphemers.
CHAP. XXVIII. The Sanctification of the Sabbath.
CHAP. XXIX. The duty of Children towards their Parents.
CHAP. XXX. A sentence of Death against Murtherers.
CHAP. XXXI. The Triumph of Chastity.
CHAP. XXXII. Against the unjust usurpation of other mens goods.
CHAP. XXXIII. Condemnation of false witnesses and Lyars.
CHAP. XXXIV. The Tomb of Concupiscence.
CHAP. XXXV. An Abridgement of the Law.
CHAP. XXXVI. The antient Policies.
CHAP. XXXVII. The Adoration of the golden Calf.
CHAP. XXXVIII. The re-establishment of the Laws and the Ceremonies of the Old Testament.
CHAP. XXXIX. Of the Ornaments and other Utensils ordained for the Sanctuary, which were usefull in the Ce∣remonies of the Law of Moses.
CHAP. XL. The Ark of the Old Testament.
CHAP. XLI. The Tabernacle.
CHAP. XLII. The Altar of Holocausts.
CHAP. XLIII. The Vestments of the High Priest.
CHAP. XLIIII. The Sacrifices of Aaron consumed by fire from Heaven.
CHAP. XLV. The Pillar of Fire, and the Cloud.
CHAP. XLVI. The Brazen Serpent.
CHAP. XLVII. The last Actions of Moses.
CHAP. XLVIII. The last Canticle of Moses.
CHAP. XLIX. The Death of Moses at the sight of the holy Land.
ERRATA, Emendanda.
A TABLE of the principal Matters contained IN THIS TOME.
The Printer to the Reader.