Travels in Various Countries of Europe, Asia and Africa, Vol. 6 (Classic Reprint)
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Excerpt from Travels in Various Countries of Europe, Asia and Africa, Vol. 6
The names of Nicholas the F fth of Francis the First, of some of the Medici family, of Bessarion, Busbeck', and Peiresc, are held in just esti mation by the lovers of antient literature. By their means, the Libraries of Europe have been furnished with great numbers of valuable Manuscripts, collected with cost and labour, in different parts of the Levant. The first of these persons laid the foundation of the vatican librafzy, and supplied it with many Manu scripts from Greece. From the same country, Francis the First, at the exhortation of Badrans.
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