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 Astrione. chap. 16.

AStrion is a precious stone of Inde, nigh like to Christall. In the middle thereof shineth a star with cléerenesse of the full Moone: and hath that name of A∣stris, starres: for if it be set in the starres light, it taketh light of them, as Isidore saith, cap. de Christal.

Page  [unnumbered](*Astrios, a precious stone in Indie. Astroites, a stone lyke a Fishes eie.)