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Scholars discover rare 16th-century tome with handwritten notes by John Milton

Posted on AllSides May 15th, 2024
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John Milton is widely considered to be one of the greatest English poets who ever lived—just ask such luminaries as John Dryden, Alexander Pope, Samuel Jonson, and Voltaire, who once declared, "Milton remains the glory and the wonder of England." But while Milton's own books continue to be widely read and studied, there are only a handful of books in collections today known to have been part of his personal library. Add one more title to that small list, as scholars recently discovered a copy of Holinshed's Chronicles of England,...

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https://arstechnica.com/culture/2024/05/john-miltons-handwritten-notes-make-this-16th-century-history-book-a-rare-find

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