Pococke is a surname, and may refer to

*Edward Pococke (1604-1691) - an English Orientalist and biblical scholar.
*Richard Pococke (1704-1765) - an English prelate and anthropologist.

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  • Pococke — ist der Name folgender Personen: Edward Pococke (1604–1691), britischer Orientalist und Theologe Richard Pococke (1704–1765), Bischof von Meath, Anthropologe Diese Seite ist eine Begriffsklärung zur Unterscheidung mehrerer …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Pococke — (spr. Pohkock), 1) Eduard, geb. 1604 in Oxford, wurde 1630 Capellan an der englischen Factorei in Aleppo, 1636 Professor in Oxford, reiste nach einigen Jahren wieder nach dem Orient u. blieb bis 1640 in Constantinopel. Nach seiner Rückkehr hielt… …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Pococke — (Pokack), Edward, geb. 1604 zu Oxford, gest. 1691 daselbst als Professor der oriental. Sprachen, gab den Abul Faradsch, Abu Ismael Tograi u. ein »Specimen historiae arabum« heraus. – Sein Verwandter Richard P., geb. 1704, gest. 1765 als Bischof… …   Herders Conversations-Lexikon

  • POCOCKE, EDWARD° — (1604–1691), English Orientalist and Hebraist. In 1630–36, as Anglican chaplain to the English merchants in Aleppo, Syria, Pococke was able to perfect his knowledge of Arabic, Syriac, and Ethiopic, to translate Arab historical works, and to… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • POCOCKE, RICHARD° — (1704–1765), British ecclesiastic and traveler. From 1735 to 1742 he traveled extensively in the Near East, visiting Ereẓ Israel in 1738. He spent some time in Jerusalem, visited the Dead Sea in order to check Pliny s account of it, and journeyed …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Pococke — This interesting surname is of Anglo Saxon origin, and derives from the early medieval English pecoc or pecok , itself coming from the Olde English pre 7th Century peacocc , meaning peacock and originally given as a personal nickname to one who… …   Surnames reference

  • Pococke, Richard — (1704–1763)    British traveler. He was born in Southampton, Great Britain, in 1704 and educated at Oxford. He visited Egypt from 1737–1738, journeying as far up the Nile as Philae. He visited the Valley of the Kings and left the first map of the …   Ancient Egypt

  • POCOCKE, RICHARD —    English prelate, born at Southampton; travelled extensively, particularly in the East; wrote a description of the countries of the East and of others, among them Tours In Scotland and a Tour in Ireland, all deemed of value (1704 1765) …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

  • Edward Pococke — (1604 1691) was an English Orientalist and biblical scholar.Early lifeHe was the son of clergyman from Chieveley in Berkshire, and was educated at Lord Williams s School of Thame in Oxfordshire and at Corpus Christi College, Oxford (scholar in… …   Wikipedia

  • Richard Pococke — Infobox Writer name = Richard Pococke imagesize = 174px caption = Richard Pococke in Oriental Costume, 1738 mdash; by Jean Étienne Liotard. pseudonym = birthname = birthdate = birth date|1704|11|19|df=y birthplace = Southampton, England.… …   Wikipedia

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