Memoirs of a Malayan family

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Printed for the Oriental translation fund, sold by J. Murray, 1830 - 88 pages
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Page 86 - THE LIFE OF SHEIKH MOHAMMED ALI HAZIN, Written by Himself : translated from two Persian Manuscripts, and illustrated with Notes explanatory of the History, Poetry, Geography, &c. which therein occur. By FC BELFOUR, MA Oxon, Sic. &c. In Demy Octavo ; 10».
Page 85 - THE TRAVELS OF IBN BATUTA, Translated from the abridged Arabic Manuscript Copies preserved in the Public Library of Cambridge, with NOTES illustrative of the History, Geography, Botany, Antiquities, &c.
Page 87 - A Collation of the Syriac MSS. of the New Testament, both Nestorian and Jacobite, that are accessible in England, by the Rev. Professor Lee. This collation will include the various readings of the Syriac MSS. of the New Testament in the British Museum, and the Libraries at Oxford, Cambridge, &c.
Page 86 - YAKKUN NATTANNAWA. A Cingalese Poem, descriptive of the Ceylon System of Demonology : to which is appended, the Practices of a Capua, or Devil Priest, as described by a Buddhist ; and KOLAN NATTANNAWA, a Cingalese Poem, descriptive of the Characters assumed by Natives of Ceylon in a Masquerade.
Page 87 - The Annals of Elias, Metropolitan of Nisibis; translated by the Rev. Josiah Forshall, AM This Syriac Chronicle contains chronological tables of the principal dynasties of the world, brief memoirs of the Patriarchs of the Nestorian church, and notices of...
Page 88 - The great Geographical Work of Idrisi ; translated by the Rev. GC Renouard, BD This Arabic work was written AD 1153, to illustrate a large silver globe made for Roger, King of Sicily, and is divided into the seven climates described by the Greek geographers.
Page 86 - The Tuhfat al Kebar of Kateb Chelebi al Marhoom : translated by James Mitchell. Esq. This Turkish History contains a detailed account of the maritime wars of the Turks in the Mediterranean and Black Seas, and on the Danube, &c. from the foundation of their empire in Europe to the commencement of 1640.
Page ii - ... merit is that of exhibiting a genuine picture, by a native hand, of Malayan manners and dispositions, more forcibly, and, it may be said, more dramatically represented, than they could be drawn by the pencil of any stranger.
Page 87 - HISTORY, GEOGRAPHY, and TRAVELS. The Travels of Macarius, Patriarch of Antioch. Written by his Attendant Archdeacon Paul of Aleppo ; translated by FC Belfour, Esq. LL.D.
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