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 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.)