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THE

HISTORY

O F T H E

WORKS of the LEARNED,

FOR THE

Year One Thousand Seven Hundred
and Thirty-nine.

CONTAINING

Impartial Accounts and Accurate
Abstracts of the most valuable
Books published in Great-Britain
and Foreign Parts.

INTERSPERS'D WITH

Dissertations on several curious and enter-
taining Subjects, Critical Reflections, and
Memoirs of the most eminent Writers in
all Branches of polite Literature.

Vol. I.

LONDON:

Printed for Jacob Robinson, under the Inner-
, Temple Gate in Fleet-Street, M Dccxxxix.

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THE

H ISTORY

: . O F T H E

WORKS of the LEARNED.

For JANUARY, 1739.

ARTICLE L

To the Author of the History of the Works of the Learned.

A Vindication of the Jews and their Religion, from the Calumnies of //^Egyptian, the Greek, and the Roman Writers.

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