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Simon Ockley


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Simon Ockley : History of the Saracens

'I have been reading Cornewall Lewis's Astronomy of the Ancients, Ockley's History of the Saracens, Astronomical Geography, and Spanish Ballads on Bernardo del Carpio'.

Century: 1850-1899     Reader/Listener/Group: George Eliot [pseud.]      Print: BookManuscript: Unknown


Simon Ockley : The Conquest of Syria, Persia and Aegypt, by the Saracens

'[italics to indicate Shelley's hand] S. has read the life of Chaucer - Ochley's History of the Saracens. Mad. du Stael sur la litteratur - to page 113. of the third Vol. of Livy. [end italics]'.

Century: 1800-1849     Reader/Listener/Group: Percy Bysshe Shelley      Print: Book


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