Translations

  • Historia de gli riti hebraici, dove si ha breve, e total relazione di tutta la vita, costumi, riti e osservanze, de gl' Hebrei di questi tempi

  • Translation Title: History of the Present Jews Throughout the World. Being a complete tho' Succinct Account of their Customs, Ceremonies, and Manner of Living, at this time
  • Original Author: Leon Modena
  • Original title: Historia de gli riti hebraici, dove si ha breve, e total relazione di tutta la vita, costumi, riti e osservanze, de gl' Hebrei di questi tempi
  • Publ. Year From: 1736 to:
  • lang: Italian
  • Title: Cérémonies et coustumes qui s'observent aujourd'hui parmi les Juijs. Traduites de l'italien de Leon de Modene, Rabin de Venise, Avec un Supplément touchant les Sectes des Caraïtes et des Samaritains de nostre tempss
  • Publisher: Louis Billaine
  • Pub. Place: Paris
  • Pub. Year: 1673
  • Lang: French
  • Note:

    Ockley indicates that he consulted this translation as well as the Italian original, and he included a translation of Richard Simon's Supplements and explanatory notes. This work went through several editions before 1707 and it is not known which one Ockley used.

  • Translation: History of the Present Jews Throughout the World. Being a complete tho' Succinct Account of their Customs, Ceremonies, and Manner of Living, at this time
  • Publisher: Edm. Powell
  • Pub. Place: London
  • Pub. Date: 1706
  • Lang: English
  • Ḥayy ibn Yaqẓān

  • Translation Title: The Improvement of Humane Reason, Exhibited in the Life of Hai Ebn Yokdhan
  • Original Author: Abu Ja'far Abu Bakr Ibn Al-Ṫufail
  • Original title: Ḥayy ibn Yaqẓān
  • lang: Arabic
  • Note:

    The work probably dates from the 12th Century. It had been translated into Latin by Edward Pococke the younger but Ockley went back to the original Arabic manuscript.

  • Translation: The Improvement of Humane Reason, Exhibited in the Life of Hai Ebn Yokdhan
  • Publisher: I. Morphew
  • Pub. Place: London
  • Pub. Date: 1707
  • Lang: English
  • Note:

    Ockley added an Appendix, "In which the Notion of the Possibility of Man's attaining the True Knowledge of God, and Things Necessary to Salvation, without Instruction, is briefly consider'd"

  • Nahj al-Balāghah

  • Translation Title: Sentences of Ali, son-in-law of Mahomet, and his fourth successor. Translated from an authentick Arabic manuscript
  • Original Author: ʿAlī ibn Abī Ṭālib
  • Original title: Nahj al-Balāghah
  • lang: Arabic
  • Note:

    The work, collected by al-Sharif al-Radi, dates from the 10th Century. It is not known

  • Translation: Sentences of Ali, son-in-law of Mahomet, and his fourth successor. Translated from an authentick Arabic manuscript
  • Publisher: Bernard Lintot
  • Pub. Place: London
  • Pub. Date: 1716
  • Lang: English