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George Sandys (1673)

Travels containing an history of the original and present state of the Turkish Empire: their laws, government, policy, military force, courts of justice, and commerce: the Mahometan religion and ceremonies: a description of Constantinople, the Grand Signior's Seraglio, and his manner of living; also, of Greece, with the religion and customs of the Grecians: of Aegypt; the antiquity, hieroglyphicks, rites, customs, discipline, and religion of the Aegyptians; a voyage on the River Nylus: Of Armenia, Grand Cairo, Rhodes, the Pyramides, Colossus; the former flourishing and present state of Alexandria: a description of the Holy-Land; of the Jews, and several sects of Christians living there: of Jerusalem, sepulchre of Christ, Temple of Solomon; and what else either of antiquity, or worth observation: lastly Italy described, and the Islands adjoining, as Cyprus, Crete, Malta, Sicilia, the Aeolian Islands; of Rome, Venice, Naples, Syracusa, Mesena, Aetna, Scylla, and Charybdis, and other places of note.

Williams, London.