The Abraham Cowley
Text and Image Archive

New and Improved
Pages new or substantially enhanced since
July 2001:

Homepage / site-map, About the archive, Search the archive, Outside links, Image-references keyed to the Latin line-numbers, Texts, editions, and early illustrations, Anatomica, Emblematica, Some portraits of Abraham Cowley, Botanica, Numismatica, Mythica, Art, nature, and wonder, Old World cultural histories, New World cultural reckonings, Civil War England and aftermath, English Civil War chronology and commentary, Images of resurgence, Latin-English Cowley parallel texts (Plantarum 4.1-48; "Hymnus in Lucem" -- "To light"; "Solitudo" -- "Solitude"; Ode "Quid relinquendos" -- "Why dost thou"; "The Living Author's Epitaph," Latin, Englished by various hands), Related short works not by Cowley, Ovid Illustrated (1563), Pegasean trick-rider (desultor), Garden microcosm, Gardening in a circle / The gardener as Orpheus, Theatrum Botanicum, Pageant of the Four Continents, Earth the planter / Four seasons' fecundity, Flora in the garden, Flora and Pomona, The lord of the harvest / A dance to the music of time, Virtual standpoints: the power of outlandishness, Famous Orpheus: some points of departure, Man ex tree, First things, Cosmic coordinates, Solar Currency, Ripa's Iconologia and Other Emblem Links, Aristotle and Phyllis, Young man and American wild women, The American Amazon, Virtue of the Romans / Roma as Amazon, The Isle of the Amazons, Amazon en garde?, Bacchus out of bounds / Savior Hercules, Some Labors of Hercules, Herculean Virtue, Out-bruting the brutes, Venus ready for battle, When the worm turns / The Theater of England's Miseries, Charles I on the scaffold, Orpheus his Descerpcion on Charles I's beheading, Cromwell and adversaries, Sprouting trunk, Lower plant emblematics, The Royal Oak, Bacchus Turn'd Doctor, A mirror of some health-care, Living chained to the dead

2001 was the 350th anniversary of Charles II's defeat and escape from the Battle of Worcester, a main theme of Cowley's Plantarum.

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