[Milton-L] on Eikonoklastes

Carol Barton cbartonphd at earthlink.net
Sun Nov 27 08:13:27 EST 2005


One picture being worth a thousand words, Antti, if you have access to them,
you can see the original printing for yourself in the microfilmed Thomason
Tracts, number E.578.(5.), reel 89.

Best to all,

Carol Barton

----- Original Message ----- 
From: <anttahva at mappi.helsinki.fi>
To: <milton-l at lists.richmond.edu>
Sent: Sunday, November 27, 2005 7:31 AM
Subject: [Milton-L] on Eikonoklastes


> I wonder if anyone on the list would be in a position to give me an
> insight on why the Yale edition of Eikonoklastes, in CPW vol. 3 (p. 392-
> 393), has Milton referring to "Damagogues"? I was already thinking that
> perhaps it was a pun ("damaging damagogues" or so), or a jibe to the Greek
> skills of the writer of Eikon Basilike, thus putting the "goblin word" in
> a new context. But alas, all the versions of Eikon Basilike and
> Eikonoklastes that I could find from EEBO are using "Demagogues". Is there
> a version of Eikonoklastes somewhere with the spelling "Damagogue", or is
> it just a simple typo by the editor and I am wasting everyone's time?
>
> Best regards,
>
> Antti Tahvanainen





More information about the Milton-L mailing list