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Hayton enumerating to a pope and two rulers the four considerations for a war: just cause, sufficient power and funds, accurate knowledge of the enemy, suitable weather.

Added notes in a later hand, including 4 lines in Flemish on the causes of war as bad counsel and lack of wisdom, and 8 lines in French punning on the word "corde" (string).

Opening of First and Second Seal.

Opening of First and Second Seal.

130 BCE: Hyrcanus I battles his brother-in-law, Ptolemy, who has tortured Hyrcanus's mother and brothers. Jewish War 1.2 [Niese 1.54-57]

The printer, Anthoine Vérard, kneeling center, presents his book to the king of France, Charles VIII (1492). Behind Vérard, Josephus (died circa 93 CE), holding a scroll with his name on it to identify him as the author, looks on approvingly. Behind Josephus, a scene of mayhem typical of The Jewish War plays itself out. In the foreground, a mounted King Charles enters Paris, and, center right, Charles's servants hold his horse while he receives the book from Vérard.

66 CE: After an impassioned speech by Herod Agrippa II urging the Jews to avoid war with Rome by paying the tribute tax, magistrates disperse to the villages to levy the tribute.

170 BCE: Antiochus IV, in the course of war with Ptolemy VI, attacks Jerusalem and seizes control of it from him.

70 CE: Titus holds a war council with his officers. He decides to blockade Jerusalem by building a wall around the entire city, with every exit blocked and guarded. The wall, 4 1/2 miles long, is completed in only three days.

69 CE: War breaks out in Rome between the supporters of the emperor Vitellius and those of Vespasian.

107 BCE: Scythopolis (Bet She'an) is laid waste by Aristobolus I and Antigonus I, sons of Hyrcanus I. Jewish War 1.2 [Niese 1.64]

70 CE: Titus, eldest son of Vespasian, advances into Jerusalem to reconnoiter. Although he is not wearing a helmet or breastplate, he is unharmed as he rides through the war zone.

The seat of war on the Rhine being a new map of the course of that river from Strasbourgh to Bonn with the adjacent countries.

Anno 1741 im Monath Septembr. Ist diser Hirsch von 16 Enden bey dem Hochfürstl. Jagt-Haus Jœgerthal im Forst Romrod von J. H. Fürstl. Durchl. dem regierenden Hr. Land-Grafen zu Hessen-Darmstatt selbst geschossen worden. Er war von Farbe weis, besonders dere Kopff am weissesten aber die Ohren.

A new chart of the vast Atlantic Ocean : exhibiting the seat of war, both in Europe and America, likewise the trade winds & course of sailing from one continent to the other, with the banks, shoals and rocks drawn according to the latest discoveries, and regulated by astronomical observations

A new chart of the vast Atlantic Ocean : exhibiting the seat of war, both in Europe and America, likewise the trade winds & course of sailing from one continent to the other, with the banks, shoals and rocks drawn according to the latest discoveries, and regulated by astronomical observations

A new & correct map of the trading part of the West Indies : including the seat of war between Gr. Britain and Spain; likewise the British Empire in America, with the French and Spanish settlements adjacent thereto; adorn'd with prospects of ye most considerable towns, ports, harbours &c. therein contained from the latest & best observations.

Mandarins or place-men; Those of war - Tartar, Chinese; Those in the government - winter habits, summer habits.

Anno 1700 im Monath Augusti Haben Sr. Hochfürstl. Durchl. Alexander Sigismundus Herzog zu Pfaltz und Bischoff zu Augspurg disen Hirsch lebendig gefangen dessen Farbe war an Kopf hals Leib und Lœuffen war die helffte weis und die andere schwartz und ist selbiger von dem Hn. Carl Willh. von Hamilton nach dem Leben gemahlet worden.

A new chart of the vast Atlantic Ocean : exhibiting the seat of war, both in Europe and America, likewise the trade winds & course of sailing from one continent to the other, with the banks, shoals and rocks drawn according to the latest discoveries,

Habit of a mandarin of war in Chinese Tartary in 1700. Mandarin de guerre de la Tartarie Chinoise.

Habit of a Chinese mandarin of war in 1700. Mandarin de guerre de la Chine.

Eleazer Oswald Lieut. Colonel of the Revolutionary War

An accurate map of Canada, with the adjacent countries : exhibiting the late seat of war between the English & French in those parts

Barrington. War Office. To Rt. Honorable Lords and other Commissioners for the Affairs of Chelsea Hospital

Barrington. War Office. To Rt. Honorable Lords and other Commissioners for the Affairs of Chelsea Hospital

A view of the city of Quebec, the capital of Canada, taken partly from Point des Peres, and partly on board the Vanguard Man of War, by Captain Hervey Smyth.

The seat of war, in New England

A new and accurate map of the present seat of war in North America, from a late survey

Escape of Rev. Thomas Andros, from the old Jersey prison ship, during the Revolutionary War

To the Hone. Ino. Hancock Esqre. president of ye Continental Congress, this map of the seat of Civil War in America...

Letter to Captain Don Francisco de Beninduaga, Commandant of the Spanish Prisoners of War

Letter to the Officer Commanding His Majesty's ships of war in the West Indies

Letter to Charles Jenkinson, Secretary at War [London]

Letter to the Officer Commanding His Majesty's Ships of War, Jamaica

Letter to Lewis Cass, Secretary of War, Washington

Letter to the Officer Commanding His Majesty's ships of war in the West Indies

Letter to Sir George Yonge [Secretary at war]

Letter to Capt. [John] Colpoys, Commanding Ships of War, off Charlestown

Letter to the Board of War and Ordnance

The Theatre of war in North America.

Barrington. War Office. To Officer commanding the forces at Portsmouth

Letter to Sir George Yonge [Secretary at war]

Letter to Capt. Packenham, Commanding His Majesty's Ships of War [off Charleston]

Letter to Capt Loughearne, Commanding Ships of War [off Charleston]

Letter to Capt Loughearne, Commanding Ships of War [off Charleston]

Letter to James Barbour, Secretary of War

Letter to the Board of War and Ordnance

Letter to the Council of War sitting at Providence [R. I.]

Letter to M[atthew?] Lewis, War Office [London]

Letter to the Officer Commanding His Majesty's Ships of War, Jamaica

Letter to Col. William Davies, War Office, Richmond

Letter to the Officer Commanding His Majesty's ships of war in the West Indies

Letter to the Board of War of New Hampshire

Letter to Capt. Swiney, commanding His Majesty's Ships of War

Letter to Capt. Swiney, commanding His Majesty's Ships of War

Letter to Capt. Swiney, Commanding His Majesty's Ships of War, Tybee

Letter to Capt. Swiney, Commanding His Majesty's Ships of War, Tybee

Letter to Capt. Swiney, commanding His Majesty's Ships of War

Letter to Col. William Davies, War Office, Richmond

Barrington. War Office. To Officer commanding the forces at Portsmouth

An Accurate map of the present seat of war between Great-Britain and her colonies in North America.

Letter to the Board of War and Ordnance

Letter to Lewis Cass, Secretary of War, Washington

Letter to the Rt. Hon. Sir George Yonge, Bart. [Secretary at War]

Letter to Capt. [John] Colpoys Commanding Ships of War [Orpheus Frigate], off Charlestown

Letter to the Secretary at War [Sir George Yonge, Bart., London.]

Letter to the Secretary at War [Sir George Yonge, Bart., London.]

Letter to the Board of War and Ordnance

Letter to M[atthew?] Lewis, War Office [London]

Letter to Col. William Davies, War Office, Richmond

Letter to the Officer Commanding His Majesty's Ships of War, Jamaica

Letter to James Barbour, Secretary of War

Letter to Capt. [John] Colpoys, Commanding Ships of War, off Charlestown

Letter to Capt. Packenham, Commanding Ships of War [off Charleston]

Letter to Capt. Swiney, Commanding His Majesty's Ships of War, Tybee

Letter to Capt. Packenham, Commanding Ships of War [off Charleston]

Letter to the Board of War of New Hampshire

Peters, Richard. War Office - Baltimore. To Col. Morgan

Peters, Richard. War Office - Baltimore. To Col. Morgan

A new map of the British colonies in North America : shewing the seat of the present war, taken from the best surveys, compared with and improved from manuscripts of several noblemen and gentlemen

A new map of the British colonies in North America : shewing the seat of the present war, taken from the best surveys, compared with and improved from manuscripts of several noblemen and gentlemen

A new map of the British colonies in North America : shewing the seat of the present war, taken from the best surveys, compared with and improved from manuscripts of several noblemen and gentlemen

A New and accurate map of the present seat of war in North America : comprehending New Jersey, Philadelphia, Pensylvania, New-York, &c.

A new map of the British colonies in North America : shewing the seat of the present war, taken from the best surveys, compared with and improved from manuscripts of several noblemen and gentlemen

Seat of war in the environs of Philadelphia

Seat of war in the environs of Philadeliphia

A New and accurate map of the present seat of war in North America : comprehending New Jersey, Philadelphia, Pensylvania, New-York, &c.

A new map of the British colonies in North America : shewing the seat of the present war, taken from the best surveys, compared with and improved from manuscripts of several noblemen and gentlemen

A map of that part of Pensylvania now the principal seat of war in America : wherein may be seen the situation of Philadelphia, Red Bank, Mud Island, & Germantown

Part of the counties of Charlotte and Albany, in the province of New York : being the seat of war between the King's forces under Lieut. Gen. Burgoyne and the rebel army

A view of part of the town of Boston in New England and Brittish [sic] ships of war landing their troops 1768.

Carleton, Joseph. War Office

Carleton, Joseph. War Office

A new and correct map of North America : in which the places of the principal engagements during the present war are accurately inserted

A new and correct map of North America : in which the places of the principal engagements during the present war are accurately inserted

A new and accurate map of the province of New York and part of the Jerseys, New England and Canada : shewing the scenes of our military operations during the present war : also the new erected state of Vermont

Jenkinson, [Charles]. War Office. To Richard Rigby

A map and chart of those parts of the Bay of Chesapeak, York and James rivers which are at present the seat of war

Peters, Richard. War Office