A new history of Ethiopia. :
Being a full and accurate description of the kingdom of Abessinia, vulgarly, though erroneously called the empire of Prester John. In four books. Wherein are contained I. An account of the nature, quality and condition of the country, and inhabitants; ... II. Their political government; the genealogy and succession of their kings; a description of their court, ... III. Their ecclesiastical affairs; their conversion to the Christian religion, and the propagation thereof, their sacred writings, ... IV. Their private oeconomy, their books and learning; their common names, their dyet, marriages, and polygamies, their mechanick arts, and trades, their burials, their merchandize and commerce, &c. Illustrated with copper plates. By the learned Job Ludolphus, author of the Ethiopic Lexicon. Made English, by J.P. Gent.
|Main Creator:||Ludolf, Hiob, 1624-1704.|
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London : printed for Samuel Smith bookseller, at the Prince's Arms in St. Pauls Church-yard, 1682.
A translation of: Historia Aethiopica.
Includes bibliographical references.
Physical description: , 88, 151-370, 375-398 p., folded genealogical table,  leaves of plates (some folded) ; fol.
Citations/References: Wing (CD-ROM, 1996), L3468
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