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... Libation Bearers, and the Eumenides of Aeschylus, which tell the tragic stories of the descendants of Pelops, or plays like Sophocles' Oedipus trilogy, in all of which Creon has a part. Cf. llpen, 99. 57. Ovid tells the story (Met.
According to Ovid's story (Met. X, 735-9), Venus caused the anemone to grow from the blood of the dying Adonis. Cf. Comus, 999. 63–64. Milton was thinking of Ovid's imaginary letters by famous women (the Heroides) and his many stories ...
If you were bidden by your Apollo” to go—a swift messenger—and convene the files of gownsmen, you were like wingSpenser retold the story Talis in Iliaca stabat Cyllenius aula Alipes, aetherea missus ab.
... theft of fire from heaven in Patrem, 20. 2. Milton makes poetic use of Geoffrey of Monmouth's story 14 ON THE IN VENTOR OF GUNPOWDER IN EANDEM (ON THE SAME) IN EANDEM (ON THE SAME) IN INVENTOREM BOMBARDAE (ON THE INVENTOR OF GUNPOWDER)
Milton makes poetic use of Geoffrey of Monmouth's story of the settlement of England by the followers of Brutus, a grandson of Aeneas—a story retold by Spenser in F.9. II, x, 9 and iii, 9, 46–51. 7. Acheron, like the other infernal ...
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - jsburbidge - LibraryThing
This is pretty well the standard edition of Milton, with a critically established text, a reasonable level of apparatus for non-expert readers, and a critical mass of Milton's work extending beyond his major works to everything that anyone who is not a specialist is likely to need. Read full review
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Ok, so I didn't read this whole thing, obviously. But I did read "Paradise Lost" and that's the important thing, right? And I actually ended up enjoying it a lot more than I expected to. The language ... Read full review