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An apology, or answer in defence of the Church of England

John Jewell's 'Apology of the Church of England' attempts to provide a statement of the faith for the Church of England, and to answer Catholic challenges to Protestantism. Read the full text of this edition here.

Joan. Ravisii Textoris Nivernen: dialogi aliquot

Dialogues by Jean Tixier de Ravisi (1470-1592), French Renaissance humanist scholar and professor of rhetoric. These were often read in schools.

Epistolae Joannis Ravisii Textoris

Collected correspondence of Jean Tixier de Ravisi (1470-1592), French Renaissance humanist scholar and professor of rhetoric.

Poetarum illustrium flores

A collection of classical writings.

Homer's Odyssey

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A side-by-side Greek text and Latin translation of Homer's Odyssey. The edition pictured, from St. Nicholas Cathedral Library, is probably too early to be the edition actually stocked in William Corbett's shop.

The Roman histories of Lucius Julius Florus

A history of Rome, from the foundation of the city to the closing of the temple of Janus by Augustus in 25 BC, compiled by Roman scholar Lucius Florus (74 AD - c.130 AD). Translated into English by Edmund Maria Bolton. Read the full text of this…

Disertissimi viri Rogeri Aschami

The collected correspondence of Roger Ascham (1515-1568), in Latin. Ascham was an English scholar and writer, who acted as tutor to Elizabeth I. His books included Toxophilus, a work in praise of archery, and The Scholemaster, on the teaching of…

Jesu Christi D.N. Novum Testamentum, Theodoro Beza interprete

A translation of the New Testament from Greek into Latin by French Protestant theologan Théodore de Bèze.