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 Gelboe. cap. 17.

AS Ierome saith, Gelboe are hills of Aliens and straunge Nations, sea∣uen mile out of Sitopoli. In which mountaines is a great stréete, that is cal∣led Gelboes. In these hills, Saule with his sonne Ionathas, was perished and o∣uercome with the Philistines, as it is said 1. Re. ca. vlti. AudDauid had indig∣nation of them, and cursed them for the slaughter of the people, and in cursing he mad: them drye and barren, as the Glose sayth 2. Re. 1. And saith, that these Mountaines of Gelboe were plenteous before the cursing: and it is sayde, they remaine yet vnder cursing: also no raine commeth therein any time, as it is said.