Full text: Trigault, Nicolas: Regni Chinensis descriptio

NIC. TRIGAVT. centa ſexaginta, habes univerſam
regni Sinenſis Mathematico more
latitudinem ab Auſtro in Boream,
id eſt, ſeptem millia nongenta vi-
gintiquinque ſtadia Sinenſia, quæ
in Italica miliaria reducta mille
quingenta octoginta quinque nu-
merantur. Eadem ſi in leucas con-
traxeris, quæ tribus Italicis milia-
ribus conſtent ſingulæ, quingen-
tas viginti octo cum tertia leucæ
parte conficies. Et hanc vaſtitatem
unius Regni non Noſtri ſolum
prope quotidie, ſed ego quoque
luſtravi, ſi eam partem demas, quæ
Pequino in Tartariam triduo vix
toto decurritur. Sed huic ſupputa-
tioni ad regni amplitudinem col-
ligendam tantum demas oportet,
quantum fluminum anfractus à re-
cto itinere deflectunt.

Nam ſi rectam lineam velis, ex
graduum numero certiſſime col-
ligetur, ſi enim cum ſint in latitu-
dine fere vigintiquatuor, & in lon-

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