Of Tripolitana. chap. 164.
TRipolitana is a region, and Tripeli∣tana is the name of two Regions. That one is in Fenicia, and hath that name of Tripolis, that is a most famous citie, so strong and mightie, that he defen∣deth and succoureth all the Countrie a∣bout. And the other Tripolitana is in Affrica, betwéene Pentapolis and Bizan∣tium, and hath the name of thrée greate Cities, that is to wit, Osea, Sabine, and Leptis the greate. This lande hath the more Sirtes in the East side, and Trogo∣ditas in the North, and the sea Adriati∣cum in the West: Bizantium, Gelulas, and Garamantes in the south and stret∣cheth to the Occean of Ethiopia, as Isi∣dore sayth.
(*Tiypolis a Countrie in Affrike, and another in Syria, the third in Phoe∣nicia.)