Paradise Lost by John MiltonParadise Lost by John Milton

Paradise Lost

byJohn Milton

Paperback | June 10, 2005


First published in 1667, Paradise Lost is considered to be the greatest epic poem in English literature. Its roots lie in the Genesis account of the world's creation and Adam and Eve's expulsion from Eden; it also references tales from the Metamorphoses, the Iliad and Odyssey, and the Aeneid.
John Milton, English scholar and classical poet, is one of the major figures of Western literature. He was born in 1608 into a prosperous London family. By the age of 17, he was proficient in Latin, Greek, and Hebrew. Milton attended Cambridge University, earning a B.A. and an M.A. before secluding himself for five years to read, write...
Title:Paradise LostFormat:PaperbackDimensions:480 pages, 8.25 × 5.19 × 0.68 inPublished:June 10, 2005Publisher:Dover PublicationsLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:048644287X

ISBN - 13:9780486442877

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