fruils and fine plants, that grow there, within and without gardens.

p. 45 Chap. VII. Of the high places and authority of Ba

Maws, what great courts they keep, and how they administer their offices ; as also of their way of living, of their privileges, of their manners and conversation.

p. 51 Chap. VIII. Of the great trading and dealing of the

city of Aleppo; as also several sorts of their meats and drinks ; of their ceremonies, and their peculiar way of sitting down at meals. Chap. IX. A short and plain relation of plants, which

i gather'd during my stay at Aleppo, in and round about it, not without great danger and trouble, which I glued upon paper very carefully. P: 73

p. 6,


Chap. I.

HOW W I departed from Aleppo to

the famous city of Bir; and how I

failed from thence on the Euphrates to Old Babylon.

P. 87 Chap. II. Which way we went into the ship, and failed

to Racka ; and how the son of the King of Arabia, with his retinue came to our ship to demand his customs ; what else we saw by the way, and what we did suffer from the Arabians and their Mendi

cants. Chap. III. Of the city of Racka, and of it's situation ;

and also something of the departure of the King of Arabia ; and of his league with the Turkish Emperor ; and also of the trouble we had with the Custom-house-officer or Publican.


p. 96

p. 110

Chap. IV. Of the inhabitants of the mountains, and the

great wilderness we came through to Deer ; of

their ancient origination, and miserable and laborious


P. 117

Chap. y. Of our voyage to the famous town Ana, in

which we passed again through great sandy wildernes-

ses; for the performance whereof we must provide our-

felves with victuals, and be very careful in our naviga-

tion. Some relation of the inhabitants, of their cloaths,

and other things we did observe and see by the way,

and what else did happen unto us.

P. 124

Chap. VI. Which way we travellid from Ana far-

ther to Old Babylon, by some ancient towns callid

Haddidt, Juppe, Idt, and saw more pleasant,

fruitful and well cultivated fields on each side than


p. 132

Chap. VII. Of Old Babylon the Metropolis of Chal-

dee, and it's situation ; and how it is still to this

day, after it's terrible desolation, to be seen, with the

tower or turret, and the old ruined walls lying in the

p. 137

Chap. VIII. Of the famous city of Bagdat, called

Baldac ; of it's situation, strange plants, great traf.

fick, and Merchants of several nations that live there,

together with several other things I saw and did learn

at my departing.

p. 142

Chap. IX. Which


I came in my return from Bag-

dat, through Assyria, the confines of Persia, and the

province of the Curters, to the town Carcuch,

Capril, &c. and at length to ihe river. Tygris, to

Moffel, that famous town which was formerly call’d.


p. 159

Chap. X. Which way me went through Mesopotamia,

by the way of Zibin and Orpha, to Bir, not without

a great deal of danger ; and afterwards how we

palled the great river, the Euphrates, and came at
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p. 168

last into Syria, by Nisib, to the famous town of

Aleppo. Chap.XI. Of the Turkish Physicians and Apothecaries ;

of my comrade Hans Ulrich Krafft of Ulm's hard imprisonment ; of the great danger that I was in, in the two towns of Aleppo and Tripoli ; of the murdering of some Merchants, and what else did happen when I was there.

p. 179 Chip. XII. Of the large and bigh mount of Libanus,

it's inhabitants and strange plants that are found

there. Chap. XIII. Cunning and deceitful fratagems of the

Grand Turk against the inhabitants of mount Libanus, the Trusci, and Maronites, and how be made war with them, and what damage they sustained by it.

P. 186

P. 198


Chap. I. A

Short description of his departure from
Tripoli, a town

ria, and how I went from thence 10 Joppa.

p.203 Chap. II. A short relation of my travels by land from the barbour of Joppa, to the city of Jeru

lalem. Chap. III. A plain description of the city of Jerufa

lem, as it was to be seen in our time ; and of the adjacent countries.

P. 220 Chap. IV. Of mount Sion, and it's holy places. p. 229 Chap. V. Of the mount Moria, and the glorious temple of Solomon.

P: 239 Chap. VI. Of the Saracens and Turkish religion, ceremonies and hypocritical life, with a foort bint


P. 258

P. 260


p. 288

bow long time their reign fall last after Mahomets decease.

p. 257 Chap. VII. Of mount Bethzetha, and the two houses

of Pilate and Herod. Chap. VIII. Of mount Calvaria, and the holy grave

of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ. Chap. IX. Here follow some epithaps of tbe Christian

Kings of Jerusalem, together with a short relation of their reigns and mighty deedsa

p. 271 Chap. X. X common account of several forts of Chii

ftians, but chiefly of them that are always to be found in the temple of mount Calvaria. And alo how these, and many other strangers, are treated by the Turkish Emperor (as by their chief head, to whom they are generally subjeEted) and bis offi

p. 275 Chap. XI. Of the Greeks. Chap. XII. Of the Surians that esteem themselves to be Christians.

p. 290 Chap. XIII. Of the Gregorians.

p. 291 Chap. XIV.Of the Armenians and their religion.p.292 Chap. XV. Of the Neftorians.

p: 294 Chap. XVI. Of the Jacobites callid Golti. p. 296 Chap. XVII. Of the Abyssins, Priest John, callid Lederwick, subjet unto the King of the Moors.

p. 297 Chap. XVIII. Of the Maronites.

P. 300 Chap. XIX. Of the Latinists or Papists. p. 301 Chap. XX. Of the Knights of the Temple of Jerufalem, the Order of the Johannites.

P-304 Chap. XXI. A sport description of some places, bills

, valleys, &c. that lie near and about Jerusalem.

Of the mount of Olives, and it's holy places. P. 309 Chap. XXII. Of Bethlehem, the mountains of Judea,

and their famous places. Wbere also is made mention of my returning back from Jerusalem to Tripoli.

p. 316 Chap.

Chap. XXIII, How I took fhip at Tripolis in Syria,

and failed back from thence to Venice, and travellid home again to my own relations at Augspurg. p. 327


Chap. I. MR Belon's remarks in the island of Creta or Candy.

p. 341 Chap. II. A description of mouut Athos, commonly

calld Monte Santo, by Mr Belon. p. 345 Chap. III. An account of a journey by land from mount

Athos to Conftantinople, wherein the gold and filver mines of Macedonia, together wiih many anti

quities and natural rarities are described. p. 349 Chap. IV. The ways of fishing on the Propontis, the

Bosphorus, and Hellespont; as also of the fishes taken. By M. Belon.

p. 353 Chap. V. Of some beasts and mechanic trades at Con.. ftantinople.

p. 354 Mr Francis Vernon's letter, written Mr to Oldenburg, Jan, 10, 1675-6.

p. 355 Some plants observed by Sir George Wheeler, in his

Voyage to Greece and Asia minor. p. 364 Historical observations relating to Constantinople, by

the reverend and learned Tho. Smith, D.D. Fellow of Magd. College Oxon, and of the Royal Socie

ty. An account of the city of Prusa in Bithynia, and a

continuation of the historical cbfervations relating to

Constantinople. An account of the latitude of Constantinople and

Rhodes; by the learned Mr John Greaves.p. 404 Chap. VI. Some observations made in a Voyage to Egypt, by Mr Belon,

p. 409 More

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