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The Theological Works of the Learned Dr. Pocock, Sometime Professor of the Hebrew and Arabick Tongues, in the University of Oxford, and Canon of Christ Church: Containing His Porta Mosis, and English Commentaries on Hosea, Joel, Micah, and Malachi. To which is prefixed, An Account of his Life and Writings, never before printed; with the Addition of a New General Index to the Commentaries. In Two Volumes. Vol. I. [& II] By Leonard Twells, M.A. Rector of the United Parishes of St. Matthew's, Friday-Street, and St. Peter's Cheap, and Prebendary of St. Paul's, London.


Price: $1,250.00

Publisher: London:, Printed for the Editor, and Sold by R. Gosling, at the Mitre and Crown in Fleet-Street.: MDCCXL. [1740] 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