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

jfleming at sfu.ca jfleming at sfu.ca
Mon Jul 4 12:55:59 EDT 2005


According to biographers (Arthos, Parker, Lewalski), the meeting took place
at the then-recently-completed Palazzo Barberini on the Quattro Fontane. Now
the National Gallery. JDF

On Mon, 4 Jul 2005 14:32:56 -0400 milton-l at lists.richmond.edu wrote:
> 1639,   18/28   February
> 
> ----- Original Message ----- 
> From: "Lewis H Whitaker" <lhwhitaker at gsu.edu>
> To: "John Milton Discussion List" <milton-l at lists.richmond.edu>
> Sent: Monday, July 04, 2005 2:11 PM
> Subject: RE: [Milton-L] Milton and St. Peter's Basilica
> 
> 
> > Carl:
> >
> > Fascinating! Wouldn't one have wanted to be a fly on the wall during
> > THAT meeting. Do you happen to have the date of this meeting at hand?
> > I'm assuming it was during JM's Grand Tour in 1638.
> >
> > Thanks so much!
> >
> > LHW
> >
> >
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: milton-l-bounces at lists.richmond.edu
> > [mailto:milton-l-bounces at lists.richmond.edu]On Behalf Of carl bellinger
> > Sent: Monday, July 04, 2005 1:57 PM
> > To: John Milton Discussion List
> > Subject: Re: [Milton-L] Milton and St. Peter's Basilica
> >
> >
> > Jameela mentioned Gordon's 'A Milton Chronology'  which I looked
> > through, pp
> > 62-65, finding no specific mention of St. Peter's. However, it mentions,

> > p
> > 65, that "JM has a private audience with Cardinal Franscesco Barberini
> > who
> > was then Prime Minister of Rome and cheif adviser to his uncle Pope
> > Urban
> > VIII. Would this audience have been in the Vatican? If so how close to
> > St.
> > Peter's?
> >
> > Carl
> >
> > ----- Original Message -----
> > From: "Lewis H Whitaker" <lhwhitaker at gsu.edu>
> > To: "John Milton Discussion List" <milton-l at lists.richmond.edu>
> > Sent: Sunday, July 03, 2005 4:52 PM
> > Subject: [Milton-L] Milton and St. Peter's Basilica
> >
> >
> >> Dear colleagues:
> >>
> >> I'm revisiting a project that I've not touched in some time, and
> > finding
> >> some holes in my research. Of course, having put things off until the
> >> last minute I've not planned (as I should) for running down details
> > and
> >> checking facts.
> >>
> >> 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.
> >>
> >> Can anyone help?
> >>
> >> Lewis H Whitaker
> >> Department of English
> >> Georgia State University
> >>
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James Dougal Fleming, Ph.D.
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Simon Fraser University,
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