[Milton-L] Milton and St. Peter's Basilica

Jameela Lares Jameela.Lares at usm.edu
Sun Jul 3 18:59:05 EDT 2005

Quoting Lewis H Whitaker <lhwhitaker at gsu.edu>:

> I'm wondering if someone might know if there is some record of Milton
> touring St. Peter's Basilica when he visited Rome in 1638. On one hand
> we often say "no one goes to Rome without visiting St. Peter's" but I'd
> prefer to have something factual to back up my claims.

Lewis, have you checked Gordon Campbell's blow-by-blow guide, A Milton
Chronology (Macmillan, 1997)?  If you do not have it to hand--and I
don't--perhaps someone who does can flip to the relevant pages and give you the
quick answer.



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