Jerusalem Delivered


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Jerusalem Delivered

Tasso’s celebrated romantic epic written during Renaissance. [Ital. Lit.: Jerusalem Delivered]
See: Epic
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The dailies added staff of the so-called Israeli Municipality of Jerusalem delivered demolition orders to a number of Palestinian homes in East Jerusalem neighborhood of Silwan.
Inspired by Tasso's Jerusalem Delivered and, as that title suggests, set against the Christian and Moslem conflict of the First Crusade, Armide, for all its venerability, resonates thematically in today's world, with the combination of Gerard Gauci's sets, Dora Rust D'Eye's sumptuous costumes, Marshall Pynkoski's direction and Jeannette Zingg's choreography achieving a unity of effect impressive even by international standards.
Monica Bisi's book is a study of the dialectics between pagan and Christian culture in Italian literature, in relation to the theme of transformation and its dynamics in Dante Alighieri's Divine Comedy, Torquato Tasso's Jerusalem Delivered, Giambattista Marino's Adonis, and Alessandro Manzoni's Adelchi, Count of Carmagnola and The Betrothed.
This is only reasonable, given that some forty editions appeared in the sixteenth and early seventeenth centuries and almost thirty translations into the modern vernaculars followed, which helps explain the work's influence on poems like Jerusalem Delivered and Paradise Lost.
In the sixteenth canto of Torquato Tasso's Jerusalem Delivered, the Christian paladin Rinaldo prepares to abandon the pagan sorceress Armida and her amorous enchantments in order to return to his martial and religious duties.
At the ballot box in January, the Palestinians of the West Bank, Gaza and East Jerusalem delivered a resounding "yes" vote in favour of the peace process.
It was published in English as Jerusalem Delivered.
The dailies said Israeli police and crews from the Israeli municipality of Jerusalem delivered demolition orders for Palestinian houses and stores in the Arab East Jerusalem neighborhood of Silwan, bordering the Old City.
It was drawn from Tasso's epic poem Jerusalem Delivered, in which a fatal love story is set against the Muslim-versus-Christian background of the First Crusade.
To do so, however, Teskey must ignore Jerusalem Delivered, though he cites Tasso's allegorical theory.
From the time of Edward Fairfax's translation into English of Jerusalem Delivered (1594, 1600), Tasso strongly influenced English poets, from Spenser to Byron.
Based upon Torquato Tasso's epic Jerusalem Delivered (1581), an account of the capture of the city during the First Crusade, Gluck's opera centres around the wicked sorceress Armide, the Princess of Damascus, and her downfall at the hands of a handsome knight Renaud.

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