Pococke, Edward, 1604-1691

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Edward Pococke (1604-91) was the first Laudian Professor of Arabic at Oxford University, and later Regius Professor of Hebrew. He spent five years in Aleppo as chaplain to the Levant Company, and a further three years in Constantinople. See the Dictionary of National Biography for details.

From the guide to the Arabic, Hebrew, and other Oriental manuscripts of Edward Pococke, 12th-17th century, (University of Oxford, Department of Oriental Collections, Bodleian Library)

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Birth 1604-11-08

Death 1691-09-10

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