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Rare Book Room Presents: Holinshed, Milton, and Shakespeare Exhibit

Rare Book Room Presents: Holinshed, Milton, and Shakespeare Exhibit

Join us as we celebrate Phoenix Public Library’s exciting news on the recent historic discovery: Our copy of the 1587 edition of Holinshed's Chronicles of England, Scotland, and Ireland once belonged to John Milton!

Originally published in 1577, Raphael Holinshed's Chronicles is a thorough account of the history of England, Scotland, and Ireland, and recognized as a key reference for Shakespeare and his writings. John Milton (1608-1674), widely considered the most significant English poet after Shakespeare, author of the epic poem Paradise Lost, first appeared in print in Shakespeare’s Second Folio. Click here to learn more about this discovery.

Holinshed's Chronicles will be on exhibit outside the Rare Book Room, alongside other literary treasures from the 17th and 18th century, including Paradise Lost and works by Shakespeare! Visit the exhibit on the 4th floor of Burton Barr Central Library through August 3rd.

Date:
Friday, July 12, 2024 Show more dates
Time:
All Day Event
Time Zone:
Arizona Time (change)
Location:
Rare Book Room, Burton Barr Central Library
Audience:
  Adults     Kids     Seniors     Teens  
Categories:
  Arts, Culture, Literature and Exhibits  

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