Inn which Satan’s council agrees to look for the Garden of Eden, where another kind of creature is to be created. Paintings by William Blake, engravings Doré and others.
Paintings of the Frog Prince and variants by Marianne Stokes, Kolo Moser, and Pierre Bonnard. Medea by Sandys and Waterhouse.
Summary of Satan and the bad angels being cast down to Hell, and Satan arousing the rebels to join in a council in Pandemonium.
When completely blind, likely to be arrested and sentenced to death, with the remains of the English state around him, John Milton wrote one of the greatest works in English.
Orlando discovers that Angelica has already married, and goes mad. Paintings by Delacroix, Böcklin, frescoes and Doré’s prints.
Rarely painted, particularly in classical form, until the 19th century, the Grim Reaper is based on Father Time, not Thanatos.
Leon takes Ruggiero back to Paris and confesses his deception to Charlemagne. At Bradamante and Ruggiero’s wedding banquet a black knight shows up, bringing more trouble.
Ruggiero is thrown into jail, about to be cruelly killed, when his opponent for the hand of Bradamante helps him escape. Things then go from bad to worse.
The burial of Brandimarte, and death of his wife. After that, Charlemagne celebrates the triumph of his paladins, before Ruggiero and Bradamante’s marriage is called off.
Rinaldo is told of two stories about unfaithfulness and the tricks husbands and wives use to catch one another out.