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The virgin prophetess; or, The fate of Troy

Godfrey Finger

The virgin prophetess; or, The fate of Troy

An opera, perform"d at the Theatre Royal, by His Majesty"s servants. ...

by Godfrey Finger

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Published by Printed for A. Roper at the Black Boy, and R. Basset at the Mitre, in Fleet-street in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Operas -- To 1800 -- Librettos.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesFate of Troy.
    GenreLibrettos.
    SeriesThree centuries of drama, Three centuries of English and American plays, 1500-1800
    ContributionsSettle, Elkanah, 1648-1724.
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination[11], 42 p.
    Number of Pages42
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16881857M

    1. Hesiod of Ascra: Theogonia 2. The Judgement of Paris, on “many-fountained Ida,” Idê una is Juno, “Iovis soror et coniunx,” i. The great temple on the Capitol contained three shrines, dedicated to Jupiter, Juno, and Minerva.   Author of The triumphs of London, Virgin prophetess, Thalia triumphans, Augusta lacrimans, Virtuti sacellum, The world in the moon, The city-ramble: or, a .

    Marion Zimmer Bradley's The Firebrand is an excellent book, and one that I look forward to rereading again at some point in time. This novel, at just over pages, tells the story of the Trojan War from the perspective of Kassandra the Prophetess, one of the daughters of /5. 1 ene. - One of the greatest prophetess of the Greek mythology. Daughter of King Priam and Queen Hecuba of Troy, was cursed by Apollo because she refuses of having sexual intercourse with the God, since that event no one ever believed hers prophecies despite she was always right. Ve más ideas sobre Mitología, John everett millais y Mitología griega y romana pins.

    The ancient authors of Greek mythology agree on her fate: when the Greeks conquer the city of Troy, she gets raped by Ajax the Lesser of the Greeks, even though she has sought refuge in the temple of Athena, which is sacrosanct.. Cassandra’s rape was so brutal that in some versions of the story, the wooden statue of Athena turns its head. The Aeneid Of Virgil: Book 2 poem by Publius Vergilius Maro. ALL were attentive to the godlike man When from his lofty couch he thus began Great queen what you command me to relate. Page/5.


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OCLC Number: Notes: Preliminaries and introductory matter omitted. Transcribed from: Settle, Elkanah, The virgin prophetess, or, The fate of Troy. Buy The Virgin Prophetess by Elkanah Settle from Waterstones today. Click and Collect from your local Waterstones or get FREE UK delivery on orders over £ The Virgin Prophetess, or The Fate of Troy (), an opera Elkanah Settle in the 21st Century [ edit ] Shortly before the Scottish Referendum in Septembera copy of Settle’s Carmen Irenicum: The Union of the Imperial Crowns of Great Britain, a poem supporting the union of England and Scotland that is dedicated to the monarch Queen.

“O happy beyond all others was that virgin daughter of Priam, commanded to die beside an enemy tomb, under Troy’s high walls, who never suffered fate’s lottery, or, as a prisoner, reached her victorious master’s bed.

Carried over distant seas, my country set afire, I endured the scorn of Achilles’s son, and his youthful arrogance. thinking deeply, and pitying their sad fate in his heart. He saw Leucaspis and Orontes, captain of the Lycian fleet, there, grieving and lacking honour in death, whom a Southerly overwhelmed, as they sailed together from Troy on the windswept waters, engulfing both the ship and crew in the waves.

BkVI The Shade of Palinurus. ELKANAH SETTLE (), English poet and playwright, was born at Dunstable on the 1st of January He entered Trinity College, Oxford, inbut left the university without taking a degree.

His first tragedy, Cambyses, King of Persia, was produced at Lincoln's Inn Fields in The success of this play led the earl of Rochester to encourage the new writer as a rival to Dryden.

You, too, many now fitly spare the race of Pergamus, you gods and goddesses all, to whom Troy and Dardania’s great glory were an offence. And you, most holy prophetess, who foreknow the future, grant – I ask no realm unpledged by my fate – that the Teucrians may rest in Latium, with the wandering gods and storm-tossed powers of Troy.

Elkanah Settle () was an English poet and was born at Dunstable, Bedfordshire, England, the son of Josiashe went to Trinity College, Oxford, but did not take a degree. His first tragedy was Cambyses, King of Persia ().

It was the first English play to have its climax reached in a musical scene with an original score. In Greek mythology, Helen of Troy (Ancient Greek: Ἑλένη Helénē, pronounced), also known as Helen of Sparta, was said to have been the most beautiful woman in the was married to King Menelaus of Sparta but was abducted by Prince Paris of Troy after the goddess Aphrodite promised her to him in the Judgement of resulted in the Trojan War when the Achaeans set out to.

Elkanah Settle () was an English poet and was born at Dunstable, Bedfordshire, England, the son of Josiashe went to Trinity College, Oxford, but did not take a degree. His first tragedy was Cambyses, King of Persia ().

It was the first English play to have its climax reached in a musical scene with an original :Dunstable, Bedfordshire, England. Elkanah Settle (1 February – 12 February ) was an English poet and playwright. He was born at Dunstable, and entered Trinity College, Oxford, inbut left without taking a first tragedy, Cambyses, King of Persia, was produced at Lincoln's Inn Fields in The success of this play led the earl of Rochester to encourage the new writer as a rival to John Dryden.

Deep in the face of that Euboean crag A cavern vast is hollowed out amain, With hundred openings, a hundred mouths, Whence voices flow, the Sibyl's answering songs. While at the door they paused, the virgin cried: “Ask now thy doom!—the god. the god is nigh!” So saying, from her face its color flew, Her twisted locks flowed free, the heaving breast Swelled with her heart's wild blood.

In The Women of Troy, not much happens in terms of action or plot; Troy has fallen at the hands of the Greeks, and while the men have been killed, the women await their fate. They will become slaves, this much they know; it only remains to be seen with whom, and in /5.

Eurypylus t' enquire their fate was sent. He from the gods this dreadful answer brought: "O Grecians, when the Trojan shores you sought, Your passage with a virgin's blood was bought: So must your safe return be bought again, And Grecian blood once more atone the.

And thou, most holy prophetess, whose soul Foreknows events to come, grant to my prayer (Which asks no kingdom save what Fate decrees) That I may stablish in the Latin land My Trojans, my far-wandering household-gods, And storm-tossed deities of fallen Troy.

The palace of the sun turns out to be made entirely of precious metals, and far superior to anything featured on MTV's Cribs.; Ovid tells us that what was most stupendously awesome, however, was the artwork on the doors.

There, Vulcan, the god of fire and technology, had created a picture of the world through metal-working. SETTLE, ELKANAH (–), English poet and playwright, was born at Dunstable on the 1st of January He entered Trinity College, Oxford, inbut left the university without taking a degree.

His first tragedy, Cambyses, King of Persia, was produced at Lincoln's Inn Fields in The success of this play led the earl of Rochester to encourage the new writer as a rival to Dryden.Book II THE ARGUMENT.

Aeneas relates how the city of Troy was taken, after a ten years' siege, by the treachery of Sinon, and the stratagem of a wooden horse. He declares the fixed resolution he had taken not to survive the ruin of his country, and the various adventures he met with in defence of it.THE VIRGIN PROPHETESS: OR, THE FATE OF TROY, AN OPERA, PERFORM'D AT THE THEATRE ROYAL BY HIS MAJESTY'S SERVANTS and illuminated edition of a famous Medieval travel book is one of the finest productions of the Grabhorn Press, and was recognized in as one of the 50 Books of the Year by the AIGA design association.

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