England s Virgin Queen, Elizabeth Tudor, had a reputation for proficiency in foreign languages, repeatedly demonstrated in multilingual exchanges with foreign emissaries at court and in the extemporized Latin she spoke on formal visits to Cambridge and Oxford. But the supreme proof of her mastery of other tongues is the sizable body of translations she made over the course of her lifetime. This two-volume set is the first complete collection of Elizabeth s translations from and into Latin, French, and Italian. Presenting ...

Elizabeth I: Translations, 1592-1598 2009, University of Chicago Press, Chicago, IL

ISBN-13: 9780226201320

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