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A heroic poem on the theme of the biblical King David. Dedicated to Maria Maddalena de' Medici, the Archduchess of Austria and Grand Duchess of Tuscany, the poem also included flattering allusions to contemporary Florentine nobles.
A compilation of poems by famed poet Katherine Philips who often signed her work as "Orinda", a classical pseudonym.
Bridwell Library's copy of the fifth edition of Lucan's epic poem on the battle of Pharsalus (48 BCE) bears a painted coat-of-arms depicting a leaping white hound on a red field belonging to Wenceslaus Brack (d. 1495).