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Elizabeth I and Counsel

Susan Doran

in The Politics of Counsel in England and Scotland, 1286-1707

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780197266038
eISBN:
9780191844805
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197266038.003.0008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter focuses on Elizabeth I’s statements about counsel that appeared in printed works (such as her Sententiae,published prayers and proclamations), public orations (especially to parliament) ... More


The Moral Sentence

W. Martin Bloomer

in The School of Rome: Latin Studies and the Origins of Liberal Education

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520255760
eISBN:
9780520948402
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520255760.003.0008
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter explores a popular and long-lived school book of sententiae, the Distichs of Cato, and seeks to understand the microcosm of commands and obedience, faithful copying and study, of which ... More


Fragments and Their Collectors†

Rudolf Kassel

in Lost Dramas of Classical Athens: Greek Tragic Fragments

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780859897525
eISBN:
9781781380628
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780859897525.003.0002
Subject:
Classical Studies, Plays and Playwrights: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter traces the history of scholarship on tragic fragments from its beginnings in the sixteenth and seventeenth up to the nineteenth century, finishing with the work of August Meineke. It ... More


The first English printed commonplace books and the rise of the common reader

Heather James

in Formal matters: Reading the materials of English Renaissance literature

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780719085536
eISBN:
9781781707173
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719085536.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

Heather James examines late-sixteenth- and early- seventeenth-century printed commonplace books, a form which played a vital role in elevating the status of English vernacular literature. James ... More


‘The Wiser Sort’: The Distinction of Politics and Gabriel Harvey’s Machiavellian Hamlet

András Kiséry

in Hamlet’s Moment: Drama and Political Knowledge in Early Modern England

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2016
ISBN:
9780198746201
eISBN:
9780191808814
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198746201.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

The marginalia of Gabriel Harvey, a humanist famously eager for a political career, allow us to insert Hamlet in the contexts of late sixteenth-century political education, the discussion about the ... More


Authorship, Appropriation, Authenticity

Kristina Milnor

in Graffiti and the Literary Landscape in Roman Pompeii

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199684618
eISBN:
9780191765049
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199684618.003.0004
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

A collection of epigrams by a ‘Tiburtinus’ and a group of quotations from Pompeii’s basilica—where couplets from Ovid and Propertius are listed along with other, less recognizable, fragments—show the ... More


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