Note 016
From The Invasion of Persia, part of Chapter 51 of the Decline & Fall

Pocock will explain the chronology, (Specimen Hist. Arabum, p. 66 - 74,) and D'Anville the geography, (l'Euphrate, et le Tigre, p. 125,) of the dynasty of the Almondars. The English scholar understood more Arabic than the mufti of Aleppo, (Ockley, vol. ii. p. 34: ) the French geographer is equally at home in every age and every climate of the world.

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