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Pory, John 1572-1636

Overview
Works: 40 works in 157 publications in 2 languages and 2,707 library holdings
Genres: History  Biography  Records and correspondence  Personal narratives  Maps 
Roles: Translator, Author, Other
Classifications: F68, B
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Most widely held works by John Pory
The history and description of Africa : and of the notable things therein contained by Leo( Book )

59 editions published between 1896 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 436 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The publications of the Hakluyt Society (founded in 1846) made available edited (and sometimes translated) early accounts of exploration. The first series, which ran from 1847 to 1899, consists of 100 books containing published or previously unpublished works by authors from Christopher Columbus to Sir Francis Drake, and covering voyages to the New World, to China and Japan, to Russia and to Africa and India. Leo Africanus (c. 1494-c. 1554) was an Arab diplomat captured by Europeans in 1518 and taken to Rome. He was later released by Pope Leo X and enjoyed papal patronage until he left Rome in 1527. This work describes the region of north Africa known as the Maghreb, and was considered the most authoritative account of the cultures, religions and politics of this region until the start of European exploration in the nineteenth century. Volume 2 describes the kingdoms of Marrakesh, Fez and Tlemcen
Three visitors to early Plymouth : letters about the pilgrim settlement in New England during its first seven years by Sydney V James( Book )

8 editions published between 1963 and 1997 in English and held by 287 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A geographical historie of Africa by Leo( Book )

28 editions published between 1600 and 1994 in 3 languages and held by 104 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Written in Arabicke and Italian by John Leo a More ... Translated ... by J. Pory
Proceedings of the general assembly of Virginia July 30 - August 4, 1619 by Virginia( Book )

2 editions published in 1969 in English and held by 71 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A geographical histories of Africa written in Arabic and Italian by John Leo, a Moor born in Granada brought up in Barbarie by Leo( Book )

1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Leo's travels in the Sudan by Leo( Book )

4 editions published in 1962 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

John Pory, 1572-1636 : the life and letters of a man of many parts by William S Powell( Book )

1 edition published in 1977 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The History and Description of Africa, Volume 3 : And of the Notable Things Therein Contained by Leo( )

1 edition published in 1896 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The publications of the Hakluyt Society (founded in 1846) made available edited (and sometimes translated) early accounts of exploration. The first series, which ran from 1847 to 1899, consists of 100 books containing published or previously unpublished works by authors from Christopher Columbus to Sir Francis Drake, and covering voyages to the New World, to China and Japan, to Russia and to Africa and India. Leo Africanus (c. 1494-c. 1554) was an Arab diplomat captured by Spanish corsairs in 1518 and taken to Rome. He was later released by Pope Leo X and enjoyed papal patronage until he left Rome in 1527. This work describes the region of north Africa known as the Maghreb, and was considered the most authoritative account of the cultures, religions and politics of this region until the start of European exploration in the nineteenth century. Volume 3 describes Tunisia, Libya, Egypt and Sudanic Africa
The History and Description of Africa, Volume 1 : And of the Notable Things Therein Contained by Leo( )

1 edition published in 1896 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The publications of the Hakluyt Society (founded in 1846) made available edited (and sometimes translated) early accounts of exploration. The first series, which ran from 1847 to 1899, consists of 100 books containing published or previously unpublished works by authors from Christopher Columbus to Sir Francis Drake, and covering voyages to the New World, to China and Japan, to Russia and to Africa and India. Leo Africanus (c. 1494-c. 1554) was an Arab diplomat captured by Spanish corsairs in 1518 and taken to Rome. He was later released by Pope Leo X and enjoyed papal patronage until he left Rome in 1527. This work describes the region of north Africa known as the Maghreb and was considered the most authoritative account of the cultures, religions and politics of this region until the start of European exploration in the nineteenth century. Volume 1 contains a general description of north Africa
The History and Description of Africa, Volume 2 : And of the Notable Things Therein Contained by Leo( )

1 edition published in 1896 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The publications of the Hakluyt Society (founded in 1846) made available edited (and sometimes translated) early accounts of exploration. The first series, which ran from 1847 to 1899, consists of 100 books containing published or previously unpublished works by authors from Christopher Columbus to Sir Francis Drake, and covering voyages to the New World, to China and Japan, to Russia and to Africa and India. Leo Africanus (c. 1494-c. 1554) was an Arab diplomat captured by Europeans in 1518 and taken to Rome. He was later released by Pope Leo X and enjoyed papal patronage until he left Rome in 1527. This work describes the region of north Africa known as the Maghreb, and was considered the most authoritative account of the cultures, religions and politics of this region until the start of European exploration in the nineteenth century. Volume 2 describes the kingdoms of Marrakesh, Fez and Tlemcen
Obseruations of Africa by Leo( )

1 edition published in 1625 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A geographical historie of Africa by Leo( )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

John Pory on the death of Sir Walter Raleigh by William S Powell( Book )

2 editions published in 1952 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

[Description of Africa] by Al Wazzän, Al Fäsi Hasan Ibn Muhammed( Book )

1 edition published in 1600 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

John Pory, 1572-1636 by William S Powell( Book )

1 edition published in 1977 in Undetermined and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Letter of John Pory, 1619 by John Pory( )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Three visitors to early Plymouth : letters about the pilgrim settlement in New England during its first seven years
Alternative Names
John Pory English government administrator, traveller and author

Pory, Iohn 1572-1636

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Languages
English (141)

French (1)

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Three visitors to early Plymouth : letters about the pilgrim settlement in New England during its first seven yearsThe History and Description of Africa, Volume 3 : And of the Notable Things Therein ContainedThe History and Description of Africa, Volume 1 : And of the Notable Things Therein ContainedThe History and Description of Africa, Volume 2 : And of the Notable Things Therein Contained