Samuel Purchas - geograf, udgiver og redaktør


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Denne tekst er skrevet med baggrund i de udgivelser, som geografen og historikeren Richard Hakluyt samlede, udgav og delvis forfattede. Teksterne om Richard Hakluyt og mine indledende bemærkninger om sammenhæng og eftertid er samlede i artiklen om Hakluyts første bind af Practical Navigation, 1598.

Hakluyts "efterfølger" Samuel Purchas og hans 20-binds værk om samme emner som Hakluyts værk introduceres i artiklen (filen) Purchas1 her.

De i Purchas' Hakluyt Posthumus indsatte kort er registreret i kortbasen. De kan findes med strengen "PUR-X-" i fritekstsøgning (feltet Regnr HS).

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Contayning Navigations, Voyages and Discoveries of the Sea-Coasts and In-land Regions of Africa, which is generally called Æthiopia, by Englishmen and others.

Navigations, Voyages, and Land-Discoveries, with other Historicall Relations of Afrike.

Chapter I.
Observations of Africa, taken out of John Leo his nine Bookes, translated by Master Pory, and the most remarkable things hither transcribed.
§. 1. Collections out of the first Booke of John Leo, touching the People, Tribes, Languages, Seasons, Vertues, Vices, and other more generall considerations of Africa. ibid.
§. 2. Collections of things most remarkable in John Leo his second Booke of the Historie of Africa.
§. 3. Collections of things most remarkable in John Leo his third Booke of the Historie of Africa.
§. 4. The most remarkable things of John Leo, in his fourth Booke of the Historie of Africa.
§. 5. The most remarkable things in John Leo his fifth Booke of the Historie of Africa, and a description of the Kingdomes of Bugia and Tunis.
§. 6. Collections taken out of John Leo his sixt Booke of the Historie of Africa.
§. 7. Extracts taken out of John Leo his seventh Booke of the Historie of Africa, wherein hee intreateth of the Land of Negros, and of the Confines of Egypt.

De første 7 paragraffer i Chapter I findes i bind 5's sidste sider 307-529 og slut på bind fem.

Bind 6 indledes med paragrafferne 8 og 9 fra Chapter I på siderne 1-54..

§. 8. Notes of principall things in John Leo his eight Booke of the Historie of Africa.
§. 9. Principall occurrents in John Leo his ninth Booke of the Historie of Africa.

Chapter II.
Collections of things most remarkable in the Historie of Barbarie, written by Ro. C.

§. 1. How the Kingdome of Barbarie came to Muley Hamet Xarif, the late deceased King, and the course of his government; of his sonnes and their behaviour: Shecks misgovernment and imprisonment? Hamets death.
§. 2. Muley Sidan proclaimeth himself king in Fez. Muley Boferes in Moruecos. Muley Nassar would have done the like in Taradant, but is hindred. The death of Nassar. Warre betweene Sidan and Boferes. Sheck set free. Fokers employed. The battell. Sidans flight. Fewds and robberies.
§. 3. Muley Sheck proclaimeth himself king in Fez. Sidan goeth to Tafilet, from thence into Sus. Peace concluded betweene Muley Boferes, and Muley Sidan. Abdela Shecks sonne escapeth. Sir Anthonie Sherleys Embassage, Bountie and State.
§. 4. Muley Abdela goeth in person against Muley Boferes; driveth him out of Moruecos; Putteth to death Basha Sidar, and other Noblemen; Sidan expelleth him, and killeth three thousand Fezans perfidiously; requited by Abdela. Shracies treacherie unjustly punished. Sidans flight. Many Englishmen imployed in these wars, and slaine.
§. 5. Muley Hamet Bosonne commeth against Abdela, and causeth him flie to his Father. Boferes like to bee taken, flieth to Salie. Muley Sidan commeth against Muley Hamet Bosonne; who flyeth, and is poysoned by old Azus. Muley Sheck sendeth into Spaine. Some observations of their Policie, and Trade to Gago.
The Policie of Barbarie.
The trading of the Moores into Guinee and Gago for gold Ore, or sandie Gold.

Siderne 54-109.

Chapter III.
The African possessions of the King of Spaine, and the Turke.

§. 1. The Dominions and Fortresses which the King of Spaine hath vpon the Iles and maine Lands of Africa, and of the Great Turkes.

Siderne 109-112.

Chapter IV.
The Description of the Citie of Alger, written by Nicholas Nicholay, and how it came into the possession of Barbarossa, and also of Malta and Tripolie.

Siderne 112-131.

Chapter V.
A large Voyage in a Journall or briefe Repertory of all occurrents, hapning in the fleet of Ships sent out by the King his most excellent Majestie, as well against the Pirats of Algiers, as others; the whole body of the Fleet consisting of eighteene saile. Sixe of his Majesties ships, ten Merchants ships, two Pinnaces. Under the command of Sir Robert Mansel Knight, Vice-Admirall of England, and Admirall of that Fleet: and a Counsell of Warre appointed by his Majestie. Written by one employed in that Voyage, formerly published, and here contracted.
The names of the Captaines, Ships, their burdens, number of men, and Ordnance in his Majesties sixe Ships.
In the Merchants ships.

Siderne 131-145.

ChapterV I.
The Relation of the Jacob, a ship of Bristoll, of one hundred and twenty Tunnes, which was about the end of October 1621. taken by the Turkish Pirats of Argier: and within five dayes after, foure English youths did valiantly overcome thirteene of the said Turkes, where they sold nine of the Turkes for Gallie-slaves: with mention of some other like English aduentures.

Siderne 146-151.

Chapter VII.
The wonderfull recovery of the Exchange of Bristow, from the Turkish Pirats of Argier, published by John Rawlins, here abbreviated.

Siderne 151-171.

Chapter VIII.
Relations of Africa, taken out of George Sandys his larger discourse observed in his Journey, begunne Ann. 1610. Lib. 2.

§. 1. His Voyage from Rhodes to Alexandria, observations there, of Egypt in generall, and of Nilus.
§. 2. His journey to Cairo, the things remarkeable there, and by the way.
§. 3. The Pyramides viewed, Sphynx and other Antiquities. Journey from Cairo to Gaza.
§. 4. Arrivall at Malta, and observations there.

Siderne 172-233.

Navigations, Voyages, and Discoveries of the Sea-coasts and In-land Regions of Africa, which is generally called Æthiopia : by Englishmen and others.

Chapter I.
A True Relation of Master Richard Jobsons Voyage, employed by Sir William Saint John, Knight, and others; for the Discovery of Gambra, in the Sion, a shippe of two hundred tunnes, Admirall; and the Saint John of fiftie, Vice-Admirall. In which they passed nine hundred and sixtie miles up the Riuer into the Continent. Exracted out of his large Journall.

Siderne 234-247.

Chapter II.
A description and historicall declaration of the golden Kingdome of Guinea, otherwise called the golden Coast of Myna, lying in a part of Africa, shewing their beliefe, opinions, traffiquing, bartering, and manner of speech; together with the scituation of the Countrie, Townes, Cottages, and Houses of the same; with their Persons and Properties, Havens and Rivers, as they are now found out and discovered: all perfectly viewed and curiously discovered, and written by one that hath oftentimes beene there. Translated out of Dutch, conferred also with the Latine Edition, and contracted. H. P.

§. 1. What course the ships hold which seeke to goe to the Gold Coast of Guinea. Of Cape Verde, and the course from thence.
§. 2. How they marrie each with other, and what goods their Fathers gie with their Children; their House-keeping together; the womans lying in; education of their Children: Their proportions, industry, and conditions.
§. 3. Of their Apparell, Customes within doores, manner of diet, Merchandising, the use of Dache; Wares carried thither. pag.
§. 4. What Custome the Merchants pay to their Kings. Their Measures, Weights, Scales, Markets: Also their Sabbath, Fetissos, and superstition.
§. 5. Of their houses, townes, countrey wayes, warres, armes, state of their Kings, judgements, lawes, justice, thefts, promises, oathes, and other rites.
§. 6. Of their Summer and Winter; And of their manner of Tilling and Sowing the Land; Their Corne, Rents, Raines; Beasts and hunting: Fowles, Trees, and Fruits.
§. 7. Of their Gentlemen, and how they are made; Their Dancings, Sports, Diseases, Cures, Visitations, Mournings, Funerals: and of their Gold.
§. 8. The passage from the golden Coast to the Kingdome of Benni, or Rio de Benni, and Rio Floreado: The Citie, Court, Gentry, Apparell: also other places adjoyning described.

Siderne 247-366.

Chapter III.
The strange adventures of Andrew Battell of Leigh in Essex, sent by the Portugals prisoner to Angola, who lived there, and in the adioyning Regions, neere eighteene yeeres.

§. 1. Andrew Battell, his Voyage to the River of Plate, who being taken on the Coast of Brasil, was sent to Angola.
§. 2. His trading on the Coast, offer to escape, imprisonment, exile; escape, and new imprisonment: his sending to Elambo, and Bahia Das Vaccas; Many strange occurrents.
§. 3. Discovery of the Gagas; Their Warres, Man-eating: Overrunning Countries: His Trade with them, betraying, escape to them, and living with them, with many strange adventures. And also the Rites and manner of life observed by the Jagges or Gagas, which no Christian could ever know well but this Author.
§. 4. His returne to the Portugals: invasions of divers Countries, abuse, flight from them, and living in the Woods divers moneths: His strange Boate, and comming to Loango.
§. 5. Of the Province of Engoy, and other Regions of Loango, with the Customes there observed by the King and people.
§. 6. Of the Provinces of Bongo, Calongo, Mayombe, Manikesocke, Motimbas: of the Apemonster Pongo, their hunting, Idolatries, and divers other observations.
§. 7. Of the Zebra and Hippopotamus: The Portugals Warres in those parts: The Fishing, Graine, and other things remarkable.

Siderne 367-406.

Chapter IV.
A report of the Kingdome of Congo, a Region of Affrica, gathered by Philippo Pigafetta, out of the Discourses of Master Edward Lopes a Portugall, translated out of Italian into English, by Master Abraham Hartwell, and here abbreviated.

§. 1. The journey by Sea from Lisbone to the Kingdome of Congo: Of the Ayre, Winds, Raines, Temperature thereof.
§. 2. Of the circuit of the Kingdome of Congo, and of the borders and confines thereof; As also of divers bordering Nations, and remarkeable rarities therein.
§. 3. Of Angola, the Warres betweene Congo and Angola: their manner of warfare. The present Kingdome of Congo bounded. Of Banba, one of the six Provinces of Congo, and the Creatures therein.
§. 4. Of the five other Provinces of Congo, to wit, Sogno, Sundi, Pango, Batta, and Pemba.
§. 5. Of the situation of the Royall Citie of the Kingdome of Congo: of their first conversion and Warre, thence arising betwixt the Kings two Sonnes.
§. 6. The death of the King Don Alfonso, and the succession of Don Piedro. How the Iland of S. Thomas was first inhabited, and of the Bishoppe that was sent thither: The Kings Image extinct? Invasion of the Jagges: Their savage conditions.
§. 7. Of the Court of the King of Congo. Of the apparell of that people before they became Christians and after. Of the Kings Table, and manner of his Court.
§. 8. Of the Countries that are beyond the Kingdomes of Congo, towards the Cape of Good-Hope: of the River Nilus, and of Sofala, Monomotapa, the Amazones, Saint Laurence, and other Aethiopian Countries.

Siderne 407-517.

Chapter V.
The Voyage of Sir Francis Alvarez, a Portugall Priest, made unto the Court of Prete Janni, the great Christian Emperour of Ethiopia.

§. 1. Matthew the Ambassadour of Prete Janni, is conducted by the Portugals unto the Haven of Maczua in the Red Sea, and what hapned to his death.
§. 2. Of the manner and scituation of the Monasteries, and of their holy Rites, Times, Places, and Things: And first of this of Saint Michael.

Siderne 517-543.
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