- Idiot's Guide to Renaissance Epic The first word here says it all, but some readers may find it amusing
- Davideis Abraham Cowley's unfinished 1656 epic, with images of title pages as well as lightly modernized text; Daniel Kinney's large site , the Abraham Cowley Text and Image Archive, is well worth exploring
Delivered Fairfax's translation at Project Gutenberg
Spenser Home Page Richard Bear has texts of many other poets,
including most of the Ovidian narratives (epyllions, or minor epics) of the period. A great place
to wander around in.
- Albion's England An excerpt at least from William Warner's elaborate foundational narrative.
Milton Reading Room Contains most of his major poetry in English and some of his prose
Agonistes Etext with annotations, links and research aids from Dartmouth University
Milton-L Home Page links to articles, works, and other pieces of recent scholarship
Ariosto Biographical information on Ludovico Ariosto
Furioso An attractive Italian text, well put together and quick to
Furioso W. S. Rose's nineteenth-century translation, based on
the 1532 version of the poem.
Encyclopedia: LUDOVICO ARIOSTO Brief remarks on the "Italian
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Jeremy M. Downes
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Original: January, 1999
Last update: September 2011