A complete commentary, with etymological, explanatory, critical and classical notes on Milton's Paradise Lost Explaining 1. All the Hebrew, Chaldaic, Arabic, Syriac, Phoenician, Egyptian, Greek, Latin, Italian, Spanish, Portuguese, Danish, Russian, Tatarian, Saxon, Teutonic (or German) Dutch, Norman, (or Old French) Old English (or Scottish) Indian, American and Miltonian Words, i. e. Those of the Author's own Coining, thro' the whole Poem. 2. All the difficult Terms of Divinity, Philosophy, Mathematics, Astronomy, Astrology, History, Geography, Architecture, Navigation, Anatomy, Surgery, Chymistry, Alchemy, Hunting, Hawking, Gardening, and other Human Arts and Sciences. 3. All the fine Epithets, the Mythology (or Fables) of the Antients) all the Figures of Grammar and Rhetoric, Comparisons, Similies, Digressions, different Persons; and setting all the Transposed Sentences in a plain English Prose Order; with many new Theological, Critical, Historical and Political Observations, never published before. For without such a Work the Poem is useless to most Readers of it. By James Paterson, M. A. And Philologist

Main Author: Paterson, James
Format: eBook
Published: London printed by the proprietor, R. Walker, in Fleet-Lane 1744, MDCCXLIV. [1744]
Online Access:
Collection: Eighteenth Century Collections Online / ECCO - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Item Description:Alston, III.74. - English Short Title Catalog, T115285. - Reproduction of original from British Library. - Titlepage in red and black
Physical Description:Online-Ressource ([4],512p.,plate) port 12°