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Author: Pontier, Gédéon, d. 1709.
Title: A modern view of such parts of Europe that hath lately been and still are the places of great transactions, viz. Italy with all its principalities. France with all its provinces and bishopricks. Germany with the Dukedome of Lorrain, and all the electorates, and lordshops of the empire. Spain, with all its dominions, &c. Wherein is shewed the present state of all those countries, with curious remarks of antiquity interwoven.
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2011 December (TCP phase 2)
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Print source: A modern view of such parts of Europe that hath lately been and still are the places of great transactions, viz. Italy with all its principalities. France with all its provinces and bishopricks. Germany with the Dukedome of Lorrain, and all the electorates, and lordshops of the empire. Spain, with all its dominions, &c. Wherein is shewed the present state of all those countries, with curious remarks of antiquity interwoven.
Pontier, Gédéon, d. 1709.

London: printed and sold by J. Bird, at the Sun near the Kings-Bench in Westerminster-Hall, 1689.
Alternate titles: New survey of the state of the world.
Notes:
"To the reader" signed: Gidion Pontier.
Caption title on p.1 reads: A new survey of the state of the world.
With an index.
Reproduction of the original in the British Library.
Subject terms:
Europe -- History -- 1648-1715 -- Early works to 1800.
France -- History -- Louis XIV, 1643-1715 -- Early works to 1800.
Italy -- Church history -- 17th century -- Early works to 1800.
Germany -- History -- 1648-1740 -- Early works to 1800.
Spain -- History -- Charles II, 1665-1700 -- Early works to 1800.
URL: http://name.umdl.umich.edu/A55353.0001.001

Contents
title page
TO THE Candid Reader.
A TABLE OF THE Contents of this Book.
A New Survey OF THE STATE of the WORLD.
ITALY.
The PAPACY.
The Etymologie of the Name Cardinal: his In∣stitution and his Habit.
The Continuation of the Actions of Pope Innocent the Eleventh.
Singularities, and curious and remarkable Actions of some Popes.
Observations on the reducement of Jubiles, un∣der what Popes, and in what times.
The Opening of the Jubile.
The shutting up of the Jubile.
In what sence the Title of Holiness is attributed to the Pope, against the Protestants.
Other Splendid Ceremonies.
A touch in the Honour of Rome.
Three desires of St. Austin.
The Dominion of the Pope.
Places of Pleasure.
Other Ornaments of Rome.
The chief Towns of Italy, with their Epithetes and Elogies, are,
The chief Rivers.
Popes by birth French-men; and some passages of their Lives.
Christi Saluti. Gregorius XI. Lemovicensi, humanitate & doctrinâ pietateque admirabili, qui ut Italiae seditioni∣bus laboranti mederetur, sedem Pontificiam A∣venione diu translatam divini afflatus numine, hominumque maximo plausu, post Annos LXX. Romam, foeliciter perduxit, Pontificatûs sui de Anno VII. S. P. Q. R. tantoe Religionis & Bene∣ficii non Immemor Gre. XIII. P. Opt. Max. com∣probante, An. ab or be Redempto MDLXXXIV.
The future Popes, conformably to the Prophecies mentioned, are these.
The Duke of Savoy.
The Great Duke of Tuscany.
The Duke of Mantua.
The Duke of Modena.
The Duke of Parma and of Placentia.
The Bishop of Trent.
The Figure of Italy, and its Length.
An Itinerary.
FRANCE.
The Dolphin of France, and his Marriage.
The Duke of Orleans.
The Prince of Condé and the Duke d'Enguien.
Prince Henry de la Tour d'Auvergne, Vicount de Turenne.
The Ancientest Mrshls of France living, Anno 1680. are these.
The Ministers and Secretaries of State.
The Chancellour.
M. de la Vrilliere.
M. de Louvois.
M. Colbert.
M. Colbert Croissi.
The Councels.
France the Mountain of the Muses.
The ordinary places of Residence of their most Christian Majesties.
The Louvre.
The Tuilleries.
Fontainbleau.
Versailles.
Paris.
Colledge Mazarin, its Institution, Library, and Academy.
The House of President Perrot.
Houses of Pleasure about Paris.
Houses and Places of Devotion neer Paris.
The Treasury of St. Denis.
The Tombs of the Kings of France.
Other famous places of Devotion and Pilgrimages greatly frequented in the Kingdom, and favour'd with the kindest Aspect of Heaven.
The twelve ancient General Governments of the Provinces were called together at Paris under Loüis the Thirteenth, according to their rank and place in the States General, 1614.
The Governours of the Provinces An. 1679. are these.
Conquer'd Countries.
The Fertility of France.
The Channel of Languedoc.
The chief Towns after Paris, are
The most considerable Maritime Towns are
Rivers.
The Epithetes of these four Rivers are
The principal small Rivers are
Pont du Gard.
A Catalogue of the Archbishopricks of France, and the Suffragan Bishopricks: containing the num∣ber and the name of the first and last Bishop of each Diocess, to the year 1680.
The Archbishoprick of Rheims.
The Archbishoprick of Narbonne.
The Archbishoprick of Bourges.
The Archbishoprick of Vienne.
The Archbishoprick of Tolose.
The Archbishoprick of Roüen.
The Archbishoprick of Sens.
Bishops of Bethléem.
The Archbishoprick of Lyons.
The Archbishoprick of Bourdeaux.
The Archbishoprick of Arles.
The Archbishoprick of Ambrun.
The Archbishoprick of Tours.
The Archbishoprick of Aix.
The Archbishoprick of Paris.
The Archbishoprick of Albi.
The Archbishoprick of Cambray.
The Archbishoprick of Bezancon.
The Rank and Seats of the Prelates.
Agents General of the Clergie of France.
The ordinary List of the Parliaments of France, and the time of their erection.
Remarkable things of these times happening from the year 1672. to the beginning of 1680.
Of the Peace betwixt France, Holland, Spain, the Emperour, the Elector of Brandenburg, and Denmark.
The Marriage of the Princess Mary-Loüise of Or∣leans with the King of Spain.
A Continuation of Affairs of this time.
LORAIN.
The chief Towns of Lorain are
Those of the Dutchy of Bar,
Mausoleums of the Dukes of Lorain.
The Marriage of Prince Charles of Lorain.
GERMANY.
The chief Imperial Houses of Pleasure in the Country.
The Coronation of the Emperour, with the signifi∣cation of the three Crowns.
The Golden Bull.
Prerogatives of the Emperour.
Fourteen Emperours of the House of Austria.
The chief Towns of Germany.
The Ceremony observ'd in the Electioa of the Bi∣shop.
The number of the Canons.
The limited Residence of the Canons.
The antient Entrance of the Bishop at Strasburg.
The number of its Prelates.
The Imperial and Hans-Towns.
Archbishopricks of Germany.
Chief Bishopricks.
Principalities and Lordships of the Empire, and its Division.
The chief Rivers.
The Electors of the Empire, An. 1679.
The Archbishop and Elector of Mayence.
The Invention of Printing.
VIRO CONSƲLARI. Laurentio Costero Harlemensi, Alteri Cadmo, & Artis Typographicoe circa annum Domini 1430. Inventori primo, benè de literis ac toto orbi me∣rito, hanc Q. L. Q. C. Statuam, quia oeream non habuit, pro Monumento posuit gratissimus.
The Archbishop and Elector of Treves.
The Archbishop and Elector of Cologne.
An Observation on the three Ecclesiastical Ele∣ctors.
Another Observation on the Lay Electors.
The Electoral Habit.
The Elector and King of Bohemia.
The Elector of Bavaria.
The Elector of Saxony.
The Elector of Brandenburg.
The Elector Palatine.
Of the number of the Electors, and other Circum∣stances.
The Invention of Powder and Cannon.
SPAIN.
The chief Houses of Pleasure belonging to the King, and out of Madrid, are
The chief places of Devotion.
The Division of the Spanish Monarchy.
The chief Towns are
Rivers of ancient Spain.
The Archbishopricks.
The Copy of the Letter of the King of Spain writ to Don John of Austria.
The Copy of the Letter of the Queen-Mother to Don John.
The Answer of Don Juan to the Queens Letter.
The Kings Marriage.