* another kingdom.
The empire of the Medes and Persians, whose union was denoted
by the breast and two arms of silver; and which was
established on the ruins of that of the Chaldeans on the
capture of Babylon by Cyrus, B.C. 538.
32 5:28-31 7:5 8:3,4,20 11:2 Isa 44:28 45:1-5
* another third.
The empire of the Macedonians, or "brazen-coated Greeks,"
aptly denoted by the belly and thighs of brass, founded by
Alexander the Great, who terminated the Persian monarchy by
the overthrow of Darius Codomanus at Arbela, B.C. 331
32 7:6,7,23 8:5-14 10:20 11:3-20 Zec 6:3,6