ANALYTIC TABLE OF CONTENTS

A reader recently suggested that the list of contents of texts posted in The Philological Museum could profitably be enhanced by some sort of indication of the nature of each item. In response to this recommendation, here is a subject-by-subject analysis of the Museum’s textual contents.

BIOGRAPHY AND AUTOBIOGRAPHY

William Alabaster, Alabaster’s Conversion
William Alabaster, Six Responses
George Buchanan, Vita ab Ipso Scripta Biennio ante Mortem
William Camden, Diary
Edward Grant, Oratio de Vita et Obitu Roberti Aschami
Thomas Smith, Vita Clarissimi Viri Gulielmi Camdeni (1691)
Thomas Smith, Vita D. Roberti Cottoni

DRAMA

William Alabaster, Roxana
Henry Bellamy, Iphis
John Blencowe (?), Mercurius sive Literarum Luctus
George Buchanan, Baptistes
George Buchanan, Five Masques
Edmund Campion S. J., Doctor Ironicus and Dialogus Mutus
Thomas Compton Carleton S. J., Fatum Vortigerni
Florent Chrestien, Latin Translation of Euripides’ Cyclops
Abraham Cowley, Naufragium Ioculare
Joseph Crowther, Cephalus et Procris
Aquila Cruso, Euribates
Edward Cuffaud S. J. et al., the Jesuit Play Felix Concordia Fratrum sive Ioannes et Paulus
Edward Cuffaud S. J. et al., the Jesuit Play Gemitus Columbae sive Theophili Lachrymae
Giambattista Della Porta, La Trappolaria
Dempster, Thomas, Decemviratus Abrogatus
William Drury, Aluredus sive Alfredus tragicomoedia
William Drury, Mors comoedia
William Drury, Reparatus sive Depositum tragicomoedia
Charles Estienne, Les Abusez
Friedrich Hermann Flayder, Argenis
Friedrich Hermann Flayder, Imma Portatrix
Friedrich Hermann Flayder, Ludovicus Bigamus
Friedrich Hermann Flayder, Moria Rediviva
Edward Forsett , Pedantius (1581)
Abraham Fraunce (?), Hymenaeus (1578)
Abraham Fraunce, Victoria (1583)
William Gager, The Plays
Luigi Groto, La Dalida
Matthew Gwinne, Nero
Matthew Gwinne, Tres Sibyllae
John Hacket, Loiola
William Hegate, Gallia Victrix
Leonard Hutten, Bellum Grammaticale
Charles Johnson, Fortune in her Wits (1705)
William Johnson, Valetudinarium
Henry Jackson, Letter of September 1610
Sir Thomas Killigrew, The Imperial Tragedy
Robert Knightley, Alfrede, or Right Reinthron’d
Thomas Legge, Richardus Tertius (1579)
Thomas Legge, Solymitana Clades
Peter Mease, Adrastus Parentans sive Vindicta
Adrien de Roulers, Stuarta Tragoedia
George Ruggle
, Ignoramus
George Ruggle, De Repetita Cantabrigia
Thomas Ryley, Cornelianum Dolium
Joseph Simons S. J., Leo Armenus (
Joseph Simons S. J., Mercia, sive Pietas Coronata
Joseph Simons S. J. (?), Montezuma
Joseph Simons S. J., Sanctus Damianus
Joseph Simons S. J., Sanctus Pelagius Martyr
Joseph Simons S. J., Theoctistus
Joseph Simons S. J., Vitus

Joseph Simons S. J., Zeno
Thomas Snelling, Thibaldus sive Vindictae Ingenium (printed 1640)
Thomas Sparrowe, Confessor
Robert Squire, Death, a Comedy
Edmund Stubbe, Fraus Honesta
Owen Vertue, Saturnalia
Thomas Vicars, Extract from Χειραγωγία, Manuductio ad Artem Rhetoricam
Robert Ward, Fucus sive Histriomastix (1623)
David Waterhouse, Cleophilus (printed 1700)
David Waterhouse, Simo (printed 1702)
Thomas Watson, Antigone
Christopher Wren Sr. Physiponomachia
The Jesuit Tragedy Ambitio Infaelix sive Absalon
The Jesuit Play Ananias, Azarias, Mizael
The Jesuit History Play Artaxerxes
The Comedy Ara Fortunae
The Jesuit Tragedy Basilindus

The Jesuit Tragicomedy Captiva Religio
The Jesuit History Play Crux Vindicata
The Jesuit Tragedy Fortunae Ludibrium sive Bellisarius
The Comedy Ira Fortunae
The Comedy Laelia
The Jesuit play Magister Bonus sive Arsenius
The Jesuit Intermedium Minutum
The Jesuit Tragedy Morus
The Comedy Philomathes
The Tragedy Philomela
The Jesuit Comedy Psyche et Filii Eius
The Comedy Risus Anglicanus
The Jesuit Tragedy Roffensis
The Tragedy Romeus et Julietta
The Interlude The Seven Dayes of the Weeke ycle)
The Comedy Silvanus (1597)
The Tragedy Solymannidae (1582)
The Performance Piece Sors Caesarea
The Comedy Stoicus Vapulans
The Jesuit Tragedy Thomas Cantuariensis
The Jesuit Tragedy Thomas Morus
The Interlude Time’s Complaint
The Jesuit Intermedium Vulpinus
The Comedy Zelotypus

HISTORY

Bernard André, De Vita atque Gestis Henrici Septimi Historia
Sir Francis Bacon, Historia Regni Henrici Septimi Regis Angliae
Hector Boece, Scotorum Historia
George Buchanan, Rerum Scotarum Historia
William Camden, Annales Rerum Anglicarum et Hibernicarum Regnante Elizabetha
Robert Johnston, History of the Reign of James VI of Scotland
Polydore Vergil, Anglica Historia
Digory Whear, De Ratione et Methodo Legendi Historias

HUMOR

“Isaac Casaubon,” Corona Regia
James Hume, Pantaleonis Vaticinia Satyra

LITERATURE AND LITERARY THEORY

Martin Bucer, De honestis ludis
Nicholas Carr, De Scriptorum Britannicorum Paucitate et Studiorum Impedimentis Oratio
William Gager, Letter to Dr. John Rainolds
Thomas Heywood, An Apology for Actors

MISCELLANEOUS

John Case, Adeste, tyrunculi

MNEMONICS

Alexander Dickson, De Umbra Rationis et Iudicii
Thomas Watson, Compendium Memoriae Localis

MUSIC

John Case, Apologia Musices tam Vocalis quam Instrumentalis et Mixtae
John Case, The Praise of Musicke
John Dowland, Letter to Robert Cecil
Matthew Gwinne, In Laudem Musices Oratio
Thomas Watson, The First Sett of Italian Madrigalls Englished

PHILOSOPHY

Sir Francis Bacon, Sermones Fideles sive Interiora Rerum
John Case, Reflexus Speculi Moralis
John Case, Speculum Moralium Quaestionum
John Case, Sphaera Civitatis
Alberico Gentili, Observations on Machiavelli
David Hume of Godscroft, Apologia Basilica
Polydore Vergil, Dialogus de Iureiurando et Periurio
Polydore Vergil, Dialogus de Patientia et eius Fructu
Polydore Vergil, Dialogus de Prodigiis
Polydore Vergil, Dialogus de Veritate et Mendacio
Polydore Vergil, Dialogus de Vita Perfecta
Florence Wilson (Volusenus), De Animi Tranquillitate Dialogus

POETRY

Joseph Addison, Latin Prose and Poetry
William Alabaster, Carmina
Andrea Ammonio, Carmina
Christopher Anstey, Epistola Poetica Familiaris
Christopher Anstey, Two Translations and an Ode
Roger Ascham, Carmina
John Barclay, Poematum Libri Duo
Edward Benlowes, A Glance at the Glories of Sacred Friendship
Theodore Beza, Three Poems
Andrew Boyd, Carmina (with Jamie Reid Baxter)
John Brownswerd, Progymnasmata Quaedam Poetica
George Buchanan, De Caleto Nuper Recepta Carmen
George Buchanan, Psalmorum Davidis Paraphrasis Poetica
Robert Burton, Poemata
William Camden, Poems and Epitaphs
Thomas Campion, Latin Poetry
Sir Richard Carew, Partial English Translation of Tasso’s Gerusalemme Liberata
George Coryate, Posthuma Fragmenta Poematum
Abraham Cowley, Carmina
Abraham Cowley, Davideos Liber I
Abraham Cowley, De Plantis Libri VI
Thomas Craig, Two Elegies for James Stewart, Earl of Moray and Regent of Scotland
Francis Davison, Anagrammata in Nomina Illustrissimorum Heroum
John Dunbar, Epigrammaton Ioannis Dunbari Megalo-Britanni Centuriae Sex, Decades totidem
John Dunbar, Daphnaeum Doctorale
Richard Eedes, Iter Boreale
Charles Fitzgeoffrey, Affaniae and Cenotaphia
Charles Fitzgeoffrey, Sir Francis Drake, His Honourable Lifes Commendation, and his Tragicall Deathes Lamentation
Giles Fletcher the Elder, Carmina
Phineas Fletcher, Sylva Poetica
William Forbes, Poemata Miscellania
William Gager, The Poetry
William Gager, Exequiae Illustratissimi Equitis D. Philippi Sidnaei, Gratissimae Memoriae ac Nomini Impensae
William Gamage, Linsi-Woolsie
Scipio Gentili, Alcon and Hymnus Christo Resurgenti
Scipio Gentili, Nereus
Scipio Gentili, Partial Latin Translation of Tasso’s Gerusalemme Liberata
Scipio Gentili, Psalm Metaphrases
Samuel Gott, Philippica
Hugo Grotius, Inauguratio Regis Brittaniarum
John Hoskyns, Poems on the Death of Anne Cecil
David Hume of Godscroft, Carmina Varia
David Hume of Godscroft, Daphn-Amaryllis
David Hume of Godscroft, Lusus Poetici
David Hume of Godscroft, Poetry to Commemorate Royal Occasions
James Hume, The Richeliad
Johnston, Arthur, De Loco Suo Natali
Hadrianus Junius, Philippeis
Adam King, Ad Iacobum Sextum Scotorum Regem a Nefaria Fratrum Ruvenorum Coniuratione divinitus servatum SOTERIA
Sir Francis Kynaston, Amorum Troili et Creseidae Libri Quinque
Sir Francis Kynaston, Testamentum Creseidae
John Leech, Anacreontica
John Leech, Epigrammatum Libri Quatuor
John Leland, Epigrammata
John Leland, Geneathlicon Illustrissimi Eduwardi Principis Cambriae
John Leland, Naeniae in Mortem Thomae Viati Equitis Incomparabilis
John Leland, ΚΥΚΝΕΙΟΝ ΑΙΣΜΑ
John Leland, Two Poems on the French War
John Maitland, Epigrammata
Baptista Mantuanus (Battista Spagnoli), Adulescentia
John Milton, In Quintum Novembris
Alexander Montgomerie, Solsequium
Christopher Ockland, Anglo rum Praelia
Christopher Ockland, Εἰρηναρχία
Christopher Ockland, Elizabetheis
Owen, Corbet, Carmen Pindaricum in Theatrum Sheldonianum
John Owen, Epigrammata
George Peele, Pareus
Ramsay, Andrew, Creationis Rerum Descriptio Poetica
John Ross, Britannica
Samuel Rutherford, Four Latin Poems
George Salterne, Tomumbeius
John Sandsbury, the tragedy Periander
John Sanford, Apollinis et Musarum Εὐκτικὰ Εἰδύλλια
Paulus Melissus Schede, The English Poetry )
Anne, Margaret and Jane Seymour, In Mortem Divae Margaritae Valesiae Navarrorum Reginae Hecatodistichon
Robert Percy Smith, Cartesii Principia
Sir John Stradling, Beati Pacifici
Sir John Stradling, Epigrammatum Libri Quatuor
Raphael Thorius, Hymnus Tabaci
Nicholas Udall and John Leland, Poetry for the Coronation of Anne Boleyn
Michael Wallace, The Latin Poetry
Thomas Watson, Complete Works
Alexander Yule, Descriptio Horrendi Parricidii
De Caede et Interitu Gallorum Regis Henrici Tertii

Dum placidum membris hauriret nocte soporem

POLITICS

William Alabaster, Intelligence Report
George Buchanan, Ane Admonition Direct to the Trew Lordis Mantenaris of the Kingis Graces Authoritie
George Buchanan, De Iure Regni Apud Scotos Dialogus
George Buchanan, De Maria Scotorum Regina
William Camden, Actio in Henricum Garnetum
A True and Perfect Relation of the Proceedings at the severall Arraignments of the Late Most Barbarous Traitors

RELIGION

William Alabaster, Alabaster’s Conversion
“Isaac Casaubon,” Corona Regia
Jewel, Bishop John, Epistola Cuiusdam Angli
Francisco Suarez, S. J., Defensio Fidei Catholicae et Apostolicae Adversus Anglicanae Sectae Errores

RHETORIC

William Gager, Eloquentiae Encomium

SCHOLARSHIP

Richard Bentley, A Dissertation upon the Epistles of Phalaris
George Buchanan and Alexander Yule, Ecphrasis Paraphraseos Georgii Buchanani in Psalmos Davidis
Nathan Chytraeus, Scholia on George Buchanan’s Paraphrases of the Psalms
Desiderius Erasmus, Festina Lente
Desiderius Erasmus, Herculei Labores
Polydore Vergil, Adagiorum Libellus

SCIENCE

Christopher Wren, Oratio Inauguralis

TRAVEL AND TOPOGRAPHY

Walter Bigges, Expeditio Francisci Draki Equitis Angli in Indias Occidentales Anno MDLXXXV
William Camden, Britannia
Richard Eedes, Iter Boreale
Paulus Hentzner, Itinerarium Angliae
Humphrey Llwyd, Commentarioli Britannicae Descriptionis Fragmentum