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 Galilea. chap. 63.

GAlilea is a countrey in Palestina, and hath that name, for that the men thereof: he more white than men of o∣ther countries of Palestina: and Gali∣lea is double, the ouer and the neather, and they ioyne togethers, and stretcheth vnto Siria, and so the Prouince of Fe∣rus. In either is grounde: very apte is be are corne and fruite. There is plentie of dines, and of olyues and of water, for in some part thereof, the riuer Iordane runneth thereby. There be most noble lakes, profitable and healthfull, and bée there called seas for hugenesse and mul∣titude of Fishes. And (as Isidore sayth) ther is the lake that is called Lacus Ti∣beriadis, and hath that name of a iowne that so is called, and is more wholsome than all the other, and more effectuall to health and preseruation of bodyes. And containeth ten, forlongs, Looke before in the Lake Tiberiades and in Lacus Ge∣nesar 〈…〉ractatu de A••• & stag•••t.

*Galilea, a countrey which ••cheth on Synas Arabia, & A••yps.