Batman vppon Bartholome his booke De proprietatibus rerum, newly corrected, enlarged and amended: with such additions as are requisite, vnto euery seuerall booke: taken foorth of the most approued authors, the like heretofore not translated in English. Profitable for all estates, as well for the benefite of the mind as the bodie. 1582.
Bartholomaeus, Anglicus, 13th cent., Trevisa, John, d. 1402., Batman, Stephen, d. 1584.

¶Of the hill Esau. Chap. 11.

THe Mount Esau and Mount Seyr, is all one. In this hill is the Citie Idomea,* and hath that name of Esau Iacobs sonne, that first builded that Ci∣tie, as it is sayde, as Ierome sayeth su∣per Abdian, for Esau was called Seyr, and Edom. Also heereof the Glose spea∣keth super Deuteronomium 2. and say∣eth, that Seyr is an hill in the lande of Edom, where Esau dwelled in the coun∣trey of Gabalena: where first dwelled Torrens, and him slewe. Chodorlao∣mor Genesis. 14. And this hill is called Seyr, that is to vnderstande, rough and hayrie, and hath that name of Esau, that was rough and hayrie. In this hill in∣habited first the Horreysees, men of Giaunts stature, that were horrible by expressing of the bodye, as the Glose sai∣eth super Deut. 2. These huge men wer put out, & Esaus children dwelled there, as it is sayd Deut 2. Also the hills of the land of Edom, be most high, and so it seemeth in some place that it toucheth the clowdes. And those hills be full of hollownesse and dennes, as the Glose sayth, Super Abdian: wherein men dwell in Summer, for the heate is so great and streng.