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John Milton, English poet Featured John Milton Print

John Milton, English poet

John Milton (1608-1674), English poet. Milton was born in London and was educated at St. Paul's School and at Christ's College, Cambridge. After receiving his MA in 1632 Milton embarked on six years of private study, including travels in Europe where he met Grotius, Galileo and Tasso. On his return to England Milton wrote extensively on church issues such as the power of the bishops and the morality of divorce. The English Civil War gave Milton the chance to flourish in a republican setting, but the Restoration of the monarchy in 1660 meant Milton had to spend some years in hiding from the authorities. It was in this period he started to write his classic blank verse epic poem, Paradise Lost, reflecting his despair at the failure of the revolution. This engraving by Houbraken comes from Birch's The Heads of Illustrious Persons of Great Britain, published at London in 1747


The Three Graces - L'Allegro by William Edward Frost Featured John Milton Print

The Three Graces - L'Allegro by William Edward Frost

Coloured engraving after L'Allegro by William Edward Frost inspired by lines 11 to16 of the poem L'Allegro by John Milton. The Three Graces from Greek mythology are led in dance by the nymph Euphrosyne, who personifies joy or mirth, playing a tambourine. She is accompanied by her sisters, Aglaia representing elegance and Thalia, embodying youth and beauty. They were the daughters of Zeus and came to symbolise pagan beauty

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John Milton (1608-1674). British poet. Paradise lost. Colore Featured John Milton Print

John Milton (1608-1674). British poet. Paradise lost. Colore

John Milton (1608-1674). British poet. Paradise Lost. Epic poem in blank verse. It was originally published in 1667 in ten books. Colored engraving depicting the encounter of three poets in three different ages born in Greece, Italy and England. Edition printed in London in 1727. Library of Catalonia. Barcelona

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