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Paradise Lost

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Explore the masterwork of seventeenth-century poet, polemicist, and man of letters, John Milton. Paradise Lost is a controversial work that has shaped Western conceptions of angels, demons, Satan, and God. It has been simultaneously venerated and denounced through the centuries. This sweeping epic poem explores the biblical story of the fall of Man and the origin of evil, including the temptation of Adam and Eve, and their expulsion from paradise in the Garden of Eden. Published in 1674, the poem contains over ten thousand lines of blank verse, and helped to establish Milton’s reputation as one of the greatest English poets.

  • Title: Paradise Lost
  • Author: John Milton
  • Publisher: S. Simmons
  • Print Publication Date: 1674
  • Logos Release Date: 2001
  • Pages: 400
  • Language: English
  • Resources: 1
  • Format: Digital › Logos Research Edition
  • Subjects: Adam (Biblical figure) › Poetry; Eve (Biblical figure) › Poetry; Fall of man › Poetry; Bible. O.T. Genesis › History of Biblical events--Poetry
  • Resource ID: LLS:4.0.1
  • Resource Type: Monograph
  • Metadata Last Updated: 2019-10-03T21:56:18Z
John Milton

John Milton (1608–1674) was an English poet and civil servant of the Commonwealth of England under Oliver Cromwell. Best known for his blank verse epic poem, Paradise Lost, Milton is often named among the greatest English poets ever. His politics have also made him one of the most enduringly controversial figures in British history. In addition to his poetry, he wrote extensively on political theory, theology, and history.

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