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Leo Africanus approximately 1492-approximately 1550

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Works: 103 works in 149 publications in 10 languages and 3,223 library holdings
Genres: History  Maps 
Roles: Author
Classifications: DT7, 916
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The history and description of Africa : and of the notable things therein contained by Leo( )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 769 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 The first series, which ran from 1847 to 1899, consists of 100 books containing published or previously unpublished works by authors from Christopher Columbus to Sir Francis Drake, and covering voyages to the New World, to China and Japan, to Russia and to Africa and India.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 : and of the notable things therein contained by Leo( )

9 editions published between 1896 and 2013 in English and held by 552 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 The first series, which ran from 1847 to 1899, consists of 100 books containing published or previously unpublished works by authors from Christopher Columbus to Sir Francis Drake, and covering voyages to the New World, to China and Japan, to Russia and to Africa and India.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
Beschreibung Afrikas by Leo( Book )

2 editions published in 1984 in German and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A geographical historie of Africa by Leo( Book )

4 editions published between 1600 and 1969 in English and French and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Written in Arabicke and Italian by John Leo a More ... Translated ... by J. Pory
A geographical historie of Africa by Leo( )

1 edition published in 1600 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Descripción general del Africa : y de las cosas peregrinas que allí hay by Leo( Book )

4 editions published between 1995 and 2004 in Spanish and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Description de l'Afrique, tierce partie du monde by Leo( Book )

3 editions published in 1993 in French and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Description de l'Afrique by Leo( Book )

2 editions published in 1956 in French and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Description de l'Afrique tierce partie du monde : Premièrement en langue Arabesque, puis en Toscane et à présent mise en François by Leo( Book )

3 editions published between 1896 and 1898 in French and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Waṣf Ifrīqīyā by Leo( Book )

2 editions published in 1983 in Arabic and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

De la descripción de Africa y de las cosas notables que en ella se encuentran by Leo( Book )

2 editions published in 1952 in Spanish and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Littafi na bakwai na Leo Africanus = Leo Africanus book 7 by Leo( Book )

1 edition published in 1930 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Africae descriptio IX. lib. absoluta by Léon l'Africain( Book )

1 edition published in 1632 in Latin and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Johann Leo's des Africaners Beschreibung von Africa by Leo( Book )

1 edition published in 1805 in German and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The history and description of Africa and the notable things therein contained by Leo( Book )

1 edition published in 1965 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Historiale description de l'Afrique : tierce partie du monde ... by Leo( Book )

3 editions published in 1556 in French and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Escrite de nôtre tems par Jean Leon, African, premierement en langue Arabesque, puis en Toscane, & à present mise en François, etc
Primo volume, & terza editione delle nauigationi et viaggi by Giovanni Battista Ramusio( Book )

2 editions published in 1563 in Italian and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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