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Moréri, Louis and Bohun, Edmund (1703-1703): An Universal, Historical, Geographical, Chronological and Poetical Dictionary, exactly describing The Situation, Extent, Customs, Laws, Manners, Commodities, &c. of all Kingdoms, Common-Wealths, Provinces, Islands and Cities, in the known World. Containing likewise The Lives of the Patriarchs, Prophets, Apostles, and Primitive Fathers; Emperors, Kings, Princes, Popes, Cardinals, Bishops, and other eminent Persons; with an Account of the Inventors and Improvers of Arts and Sciences, Philosophers, and all Celebrated Authors. Also The History of the Pagan Gods, very useful for the Understanding of Classick Authors; of the several Sects among the Jews, Christians, Heathens and Mahometans, with theeir principal Ceremonies, Games and Festivals; of the General Councils and Synods, when, and where Assembled; of the Establishment and Progress of Religious and Military Orders; and of the Genealogies of the most Illustrious Families, especially our English, Scotch and Irish. The Whole consisting of a curious Miscellany of Sacred and Prophane History, Extracted from Moreri, Bayle, Baudrand, Hoffman, Danet, and many more of the best and choicest Historians, Geographers, Chronologers and Lexicographers, Antient and Modern. In Two Volumes. 2, 1, vol. 1: [X] p., 757 p., [1]; vol. 2: 563 p., London. folio,

Moréri, Louis and Bohun, Edmund (1694-1694): The great historical, geographical and poetical dictionary; being a Curious Miscellany of Sacred and Prophane History. Containing, in short, the Lives and most remarkable Actions Of the Patriarchs, Judges, and Kings of the Jews, Of the Apostles, Fathers, and Doctors of the Church; Of Popes, Cardinals, Bishops, &c. Of Heresiarchs and Schismaticks, with an Account to their Principal Doctrines; Of Emperors, Kings, Illustrious Princes, and Great Captains; Of Ancient and Modern Authors; Of Philosophers, Inventors of Arts, and all those who have recommended themselves to the World, by their Valour, Virtue, Learning, or some Notable Circumstances of their Lives. Together with the Establishment and Progress both of Religious and Military Orders, and the Lives of their Founders. The Genealogy of several Illustrious Families in Europe. The Fabulous History of the Heathen Gods and Heroes. The Description of Empires, Kingdoms, Common-Wealths, Provinces, Cities, Towns, Islands, Mountains, Rivers, and other considerable Places, both of the Ancient and Modern Geography; wherein is observed the Situation, Extent and Quality of the Country; the Religion, Government, Morals and Customs of the Inhabitants; the Sects of Christians, Jews, Heathens and Mahometans. The principal Terms of Arts and Sciences; the Publick and Solemn Actions, as Festivals, Plays, &c. The Statutes and Laws; and withall, the History of General and Particular Councils, under the Names of the Places where they have been Celebrated. The Whole being full of Remarks and Curious Enquiries, for the Illustration of several Difficulties in Theology, History, Chronology and Geography. Collected form the best Historians, Chronologers, and Lexicographers; as Calvisius, Helvicus, Isaacson, Marsbam, Bandrand, Hoffman, Lloyd, Chevreau, and others: But more especially out of Lewis Moréri, D. D. his Sixth Edition Corrected and Enlarged by Monsieur Le Clerk; in Two Volumes in Folio. Now done into English. To which are added, by way of Supplement, intermix’d throughout the Alphabet, The Lives, most Remarkable Actions, and Writings of the Illustrious Families of our English, Scotch and Irish Nobility, Genrty, Eminent Clergy, and most Famous Men of all Arts and Sciences: As also, an exact Description of these Kingdoms; with the most considerable Occurences that have happened to this Present Time. By several Learned Men. Wherein are Inserted The last Five Years Historical and Geopraphical Collections of Edmund Bohun, Esq; designed at first for his own Geographical Dictionary, and never Extant till in this Work. 2, 1, vol. 1: (n. p.), [IX-XII p., 539 p.] vol. 2: 712 p., London. folio,

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