Purchas, His Pilgrimage or Relations of the World and the Religions Observed in All Ages and Places Discovered From the Creation Unto This Present V1
By: Purchas, Samuel
1617. Other volumes in this set include ISBN number(s): 0766169359. Volume 1 of 2. This work contains a theological and geographical history of Asia, Africa and America, with the lands adjacent, declaring the ancient religions before the Flood, the Heathenish, Jewish and Saracenical in all ages since, in those parts professed, with their several opinions, idols, oracles, temples, priests, fasts, feasts, sacrifices and rites religious; their beginnings, proceedings, alterations, sects, orders and successions. With brief descriptions of the countries, nations, states, discoveries; private and public customs, and the most remarkable rarities of nature or human industry, in the same. Due to the age and scarcity of the original we reproduced, some pages may be spotty, faded or difficult to read. Written in Old English.