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Context of Sandys 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 Ægypt, the antiquity, hieroglyphicks, rites, customs, discipline, and religion of the Ægyptians ; A voyage on the River Nylvs ; 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 adjoyning, as Cyprus, Crete, Malta, Sicilia, the Æolian Islands, of Rome, Venice, Naples, Syracusa, Mesena, Ætna, Scylla and Charybdis, and other places of note : illustrated with fifty graven maps and figures
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