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TextEEBO-TCP (Phase 1)The life and death of Hector One, and the first of the most puissant, valiant, and renowned monarches of the world, called the nyne worthies. Shewing his jnvincible force, together with the marvailous, and most famous acts by him atchieved and done in the great, long, and terrible siege, which the princes of Greece held about the towne of Troy, for the space of tenne yeares. And finally his vnfortunate death after hee had fought a hundred mayne battailes in open field against the Grecians: the which heerein are all at large described. Wherein there were slaine on both sides fourteene hundred, and sixe thowsand, fourscore, and sixe men. VVritten by Iohn Lidgate monke of Berry, and by him dedicated to the high and mighty prince Henrie the fift, King of England.Date of publication:
1614Author(s):Description:A modernized verse paraphrase of the "Troy book" of John Lydgate, which was in turn ".. a very much amplified version .. of the prose Latin 'Historia destructionis Troiae' of Guido delle Colonne (about 1287) .. in turn a ...This item contains 4 files (22.21 MB).Publicly Available