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Selected Poetry of Æmilia Lanyer (1569-1645)

from Representative Poetry On-line
Prepared by members of the Department of English at the University of Toronto
from 1912 to the present and published by the University of Toronto Press from 1912 to 1967.
RPO Edited by Ian Lancashire
A UTEL (University of Toronto English Library) Edition
Published by the Web Development Group, Information Technology Services, University of Toronto Libraries
© 2003, Ian Lancashire for the Department of English, University of Toronto

Index to poems

If Eue did erre, it was for knowledge sake,
The fruit beeing faire perswaded him to fall
        (Salve Deus Rex Iudæorum)
  1. Salve Deus Rex Iudæorum (Eve's Apology in Defence of Women) (excerpt)

Biographical information

Given name: Æmilia
Family name: Lanyer
Birth date: 1569
Death date: April 1645
Nationality: Italian
Literary period: Renaissance