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By: POCOCKE, EDWARD.
Publisher: London:, Printed for the Editor, and Sold by R. Gosling, at the Mitre and Crown in Fleet-Street.: MDCCXL.  1740
Item Number: 16749
"Edward Pocock (Pococke) (1604-1691) Orientalist, professor of Arabic at Oxford, 1636-40; was in Constantinople to seek for manuscripts, 1637-40... ""He was one of the foremost orientalists in his day. His works are numerous and valuable. His Theological Works were first published with a Life by the editor, Leonard Twells (2 vols., London, 1740). They embrace Porta Mosis (a Latin translation of Maimonides' six discourses prefatory to his commentary upon the Mishna, 1655), Commentaries on Hosea (1685), Joel (1691), Micah and Malachi (1677), and a Latin treatise upon ancient weights ... View more info