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Elizabeth I

Author: Janel Mueller; Joshua Scodel; Elizabeth I
Publisher: Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2008.
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England's Virgin Queen, Elizabeth Tudor, had a reputation for proficiency in foreign languages, repeatedly demonstrated in multilingual exchanges with foreign emissaries at court and in the extemporized Latin she spoke on formal visits to Cambridge and Oxford. But the supreme proof of her mastery of other tongues is the sizable body of translations she made over the course of her lifetime. This two-volume set is the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Mueller, Janel.
Elizabeth I: Translations, 1544-1589.
Chicago : The University of Chicago Press, ©2008
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Janel Mueller; Joshua Scodel; Elizabeth I
ISBN: 9780226201337 0226201333
OCLC Number: 665581445
Description: 1 online resource (505 pages)
Contents: Contents; List of Illustrations; Acknowledgments; General Introduction; I. 1544: Marguerite de Navarre's le Miroir de L'me Pcheresse; II. 1545: Katherine Parr's Prayers or Meditations; III. 1545: John Calvin's Institution de la Religion Chrestienne, Chapter One; IV. 1547: Bernardino Ochino's "Che Cosa Christo"; V. 1563: Elizabeth's Sententiae; VI. Pre- 15581580s: Elizabeth's Book Inscriptions; VII. ca. 1567: Seneca's Epistulae Morales 107; VIII. ca. 1579: Cicero's Epistulae Ad Familiares 2.6; IX. ca. 1589: Choral Ode from Hercules Oetaeus. Appendix 1: Translation Ascribed to Elizabeth of Francesco Petrarch's Trionfo dell'Eternit, lines 190Appendix 2: The Reliability of Nugae Antiquae as a Source for Translations Ascribed to Elizabeth; Index of Names.

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England's Virgin Queen, Elizabeth Tudor, had a reputation for proficiency in foreign languages, repeatedly demonstrated in multilingual exchanges with foreign emissaries at court and in the extemporized Latin she spoke on formal visits to Cambridge and Oxford. But the supreme proof of her mastery of other tongues is the sizable body of translations she made over the course of her lifetime. This two-volume set is the first complete collection of Elizabeth's translations from and into Latin, French, and Italian. Presenting original and modernized spellings in a facing-page format, these two volu.

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