Personography

Draft personography file created by undergraduates enrolled in Kristen Abbott Bennett and Scott Hamlin's Spring 2018 "Rogues Progress" learning community at Stonehill College. For more information about this project, please see www.kitmarlowe.org.

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                    <name>Kristen Abbott Bennett</name>
                    <name>Scott Hamlin</name>
                    <name>Rowan Pereira</name>
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                    <name>Colin O'Donnell</name>
                    <name>Liam Hilderbrand</name>
                    <name>Robert Coleman</name>
                    <name>Julia Carolan</name>
                    <name>Rachel Maher</name>
                    <name>Taylor Long</name>
                    <name>Emily Rosano</name>
                    <name>Brendan Murphy</name>
                    <name>Jerel Archer</name>
                    <name>William Wingo</name>
                    <name>Musa Mansaray</name>
                    <name>DJ Haskins</name>
                    <name>Mackenzie Gomes</name>
                    <name>Jack Fleming</name>
                    <name>Cassie Monteiro</name>
                    <name>Zoe Smith</name> 
                    <name>Kat Clavette</name> 
                    <name>Bridget Dwyer</name> 
                    <name>Haley Riley</name> 
                    <name>Madison Ward</name>
                    <name>Justin Boure</name>
                    <name>Abby Ballou</name>
                    <name>Nick Ramirez</name>
                    <name>Justin Weitbrecht</name>
                    <name>Tonino Sarandrea</name>
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                    <person xml:id="pers_ABEL1" sex="1">
                        <persName type="lit">
                            <reg>Abel</reg>
                            <forename>Abel</forename>
                        </persName>
                        <note>
                            <p>Biblical figure, murdered by his brother Cain.</p>
                            <list type="links">
                                <item><ref target="https://www.patheos.com/blogs/christiancrier/2014/04/20/cain-and-abel-bible-story-lesson-summary-and-study/">Patheos</ref></item>
                            </list>
                        </note>
                    </person>
                    
                    <person xml:id="pers_ADAM1" sex="1">
                        <persName type="lit">
                            <reg>Adam</reg>
                            <forename>Adam</forename>
                        </persName>
                        <note>
                            <p>The first man created by God, intended to be a progenitor with Eve, lived in the Garden of Eden.</p>
                            <list type="links">
                                <item><ref target="https://www.whatchristianswanttoknow.com/adam-and-eve-bible-story-summary/">What Christians Want to Know</ref></item>   
                            </list>
                        </note>
                    </person>
                    
                    <person xml:id="pers_AESC1" sex="1">
                        <persName type="hist">
                            <reg>Aeschylus</reg>
                            <forename>Aeschylus</forename>
                        </persName>
                        <birth notBefore-iso="-0524" notAfter-iso="-0525" when-custom="525/524"/>
                        <note>
                            <p>Athenian Comedic Poet, fought in the battle at Marathon.</p>
                            <list type="links">
                                <item>
                                    <ref target="http://classics.oxfordre.com/view/10.1093/acrefore/9780199381135.001.0001/acrefore-9780199381135-e-146?rskey=b7bQpl&amp;result=1">Oxford Classical Dictionary</ref>
                                </item>
                            </list>
                        </note>
                    </person>
                    
                    <person xml:id="pers_AETO1" sex="1">
                        <persName type="lit">
                            <reg>Aetolus, Alexander</reg>
                            <forename>Alexander</forename>
                            <surname>Aetolus</surname>
                        </persName>
                        <birth notAfter-custom="-0280"/>
                        <note>
                            <p>Athenian playwright</p>
                            <list type="links">
                                <item>
                                    <ref target="https://www.revolvy.com/page/Alexander-Aetolus">Revolvy</ref>
                                </item>
                            </list>
                        </note>
                    </person>
                    
                    <person xml:id="pers_ALCI1" sex="1">
                        <persName type="lit">
                            <reg>Alciatus, Andreas</reg>
                            <forename>Andreas</forename>
                            <surname>Alciatus</surname>
                        </persName>
                        <birth when="1492"/>
                        <death when="1550"/>
                        <note>
                            <p>Italian writer</p>
                            <list type="links">
                                <item><ref target="http://www.emblems.arts.gla.ac.uk/alciato/index.php">Alciato at Glasgow</ref></item>
                            </list>
                        </note>
                    </person>
                    
                    <person xml:id="pers_ALEX1" sex="1">
                        <persName type="hist">
                            <reg>Alexander III of Macedon</reg>
                            <forename>Alexander</forename>
                            <genName>III</genName>
                            <addName>Alexander the Great</addName>
                        </persName>
                        <birth when="-0356" when-custom="356 BCE"/>
                        <death when="-0323" when-custom="323 BCE"/>
                        <note>
                            <p>Leader of the Macedonians.</p>
                            <list type="links">
                                <item>
                                    <ref target="https://www.ancient.eu/Alexander_the_Great/">Ancient History Enyclopedia</ref>
                                </item>
                            </list>
                        </note>
                    </person>
                    
                    <person xml:id="pers_ANAC1" sex="1">
                        <persName type="lit">
                            <reg>Anacreon</reg>
                            <forename>Anacreon</forename>
                        </persName>
                        <birth when="-0570" when-custom="570 BCE"/>
                        <death when="-0478" when-custom="478 BCE"/>
                        <note>
                            <p>A Greek lyric poet</p>
                            <list type="links">
                                <item><ref target="http://www.oxfordreference.com/view/10.1093/oi/authority.20110803095410129">Oxford Reference</ref></item>
                            </list>
                        </note>    
                    </person>
                    
                    <person xml:id="pers_APOL1" sex="1">
                        <persName type="lit">
                            <reg>Apollo</reg>
                            <forename>Apollo</forename>
                            <addName type="alt_name">Phaebus</addName>
                            <addName type="alt_name">Phoebus</addName>
                        </persName>
                        <note>
                            <p>God of the sun, prophecy, and poetry.</p>
                            <list type="links">
                                <item><ref target="http://www.perseus.tufts.edu/hopper/searchresults?q=Apollo">Perseus Project</ref></item>
                            </list>
                        </note>    
                    </person>
                    
                    <person xml:id="pers_ARCH1" sex="1">
                        <persName type="hist">
                            <reg>Archelaus</reg>
                            <forename>Archelaus</forename>
                            <addName type="honorific">Duke</addName>
                            <addName type="alt_spelling">Archilaus</addName>
                        </persName>
                        <birth when="-0400" when-custom="400 BCE"/>
                        <note>
                            <p>A Greek philosopher who may have taught Socrates.</p>
                            <list type="links">
                                <item>
                                    <ref target="https://www.revolvy.com/page/Archelaus-%28philosopher%29">Revolvy</ref>
                                </item>
                            </list>
                        </note>
                    </person>
                    
                    <person xml:id="pers_ARET1" sex="1">
                        <persName type="lit">
                            <reg>Arete</reg>
                            <forename>Arete</forename>
                            <roleName>Queen</roleName>
                        </persName>
                        <note>
                            <p>Figure in Greek mythology, descendent of Posideon, wife of Alcinous.</p>
                            <list type="links">
                                <item><ref target="https://www.greekmythology.com/Myths/Mortals/Arete/arete.html">Greek Mythology</ref></item>
                            </list>
                        </note>    
                    </person>
                    
                    <person xml:id="pers_ARGO1" sex="1">
                        <persName type="lit">
                            <reg>Argos</reg>
                            <forename>Argos</forename>
                            <addName type="alt_name">Argus Panoptes</addName>
                        </persName>
                        <note>
                            <p>A giant in Greek mythology who had one hundred eyes and was a servant of Hera.</p>
                            <list type="links">
                                <item>
                                    <ref target="https://www.greekmythology.com/Myths/Creatures/Argus_Panoptes/argus_panoptes.html">Greek Mythology</ref>
                                </item>
                            </list>
                        </note>
                    </person> 
                    
                    <person xml:id="pers_ARIA1" sex="0">
                        <persName type="lit">
                            <reg>Ariadne</reg>
                            <forename>Ariadne</forename>
                        </persName>
                        <note>
                            <p>Daughter of Pasiphae and the Cretan king Minos.</p>
                            <list type="links">
                                <item><ref target="http://www.perseus.tufts.edu/hopper/searchresults?q=Ariadne">Perseus Project</ref></item>
                            </list>
                        </note>    
                    </person>  
                    
                    <person xml:id="pers_ARIO1" sex="1">
                        <persName type="hist">
                            <reg>Ariosto, Ludivico</reg>
                            <forename>Ludivico</forename>
                            <surname>Ariosto</surname>
                        </persName>
                        <birth when-custom="1474"/>
                        <death when-custom="1533"/>
                        <note>
                            <p>Italian poet.</p>
                            <list type="links">
                                <item>
                                    <ref target="http://www.oxfordreference.com/view/10.1093/oi/authority.20110803095423618">Oxford Reference</ref>
                                </item>
                            </list>
                        </note>
                    </person>
                    
                    <person xml:id="pers_ARIS1" sex="1">
                        <persName type="hist">
                            <reg>Aristophanes</reg>
                            <forename>Aristophanes</forename>
                        </persName>
                        <birth notAfter-iso="-0450" notBefore-iso="-0460" when-custom="450-460 BCE"/>
                        <death notBefore-iso="-0386" notAfter-iso="-0380" when-custom="386-380BCE"/>
                        <note>
                            <p>Comic playwright of ancient Athens.</p>
                            <list type="links">
                                <item>
                                    <ref target="https://www.ancient.eu/Aristophanes/">Ancient History Encyclopedia</ref>
                                </item>
                            </list>
                        </note>
                    </person> 
                    
                    <person xml:id="pers_ARIS2" sex="1">
                        <persName type="hist">  
                            <reg>Aristotle</reg>
                            <forename>Aristotle</forename>
                        </persName>
                        <birth when="-0384" when-custom="384 BCE"/>
                        <death when="-0322" when-custom="322 BCE"/>
                        <note>
                            <p>Ancient Greek philosopher, considered the father of logic .</p>
                            <list type="links">
                                <item>
                                    <ref target="http://www.oxfordreference.com/view/10.1093/acref/9780198662037.001.0001/acref-9780198662037-e-101?rskey=wdKdcGamp:result=8">Oxford Reference</ref>
                                </item>
                            </list>
                        </note>
                    </person> 
                    
                    <person xml:id="pers_ASTY1" sex="1">
                        <persName type="hist">
                            <reg> Atheniensis, Astydamus</reg>
                            <forename>Astydamus</forename>
                            <surname> Atheniensis</surname>
                            <addName type="alt_spelling">Astydamas</addName>
                        </persName>
                        <birth when-custom="unknown"/>
                        <death when-custom="unknown"/>
                        <note>
                            <p>Name of both father and son, tragic Athenian poets (Athenian may indicate younger, but that is not certain).</p>
                            <list type="links">
                                <item>
                                    <ref target="http://www.oxfordreference.com/view/10.1093/oi/authority.20110803095430827">Oxford Reference</ref>
                                </item>
                            </list>
                        </note>
                    </person>
                    
                    <person xml:id="pers_ATLA1" sex="1">
                        <persName type="lit">
                            <reg>Atlas</reg>
                        </persName>
                        <note>
                            <p>A Greek Titan, punished by Zues and forced to hold the world on his shoulders.</p>
                            <list type="links">
                                <item>
                                    <ref target="https://greekgodsandgoddesses.net/gods/atlas/">Greek Gods and Goddesses</ref>
                                </item>
                            </list>
                        </note>
                    </person>
                    
                    <person xml:id="pers_BANK1" sex="1">
                        <persName type="hist">
                            <reg>Bankes, William</reg>
                            <forename>William</forename>
                            <surname>Bankes</surname>
                        </persName>
                        <birth when="1786"/>
                        <death when="1823"/>
                        <note>
                            <p>A member of Parliament between 1810 and 1834.</p>
                            <list type="links">
                                <item>
                                    <ref target="http://www.historyofparliamentonline.org/volume/1790-1820/member/bankes-william-john-1786-1855">Parliament History</ref>
                                </item>
                            </list>
                        </note>
                    </person>
                    
                    <person xml:id="pers_BARN1" sex="1">
                        <persName type="hist">
                            <reg>Barnfield, Richard</reg>
                            <forename>Richard</forename>
                            <surname>Barnfield</surname> 
                        </persName>
                        <birth when="1574"/>
                        <death when="1627"/>
                        <note>
                            <p>English poet, close with William Shakespeare.</p>
                            <list type="links">
                                <item>
                                    <ref target="https://www.poetryfoundation.org/poets/richard-barnfield">Poetry Foundation</ref>
                                </item>
                            </list>
                        </note>
                    </person>
                    
                    <person xml:id="pers_BEEL1" sex="1">
                        <persName type="lit">
                            <reg>Beelzebub</reg>
                            <forename>Beelzebub</forename>
                            <addName>Belzebub</addName>
                        </persName>
                        <note>
                            <p>Prince of Devils.</p>
                            <list type="links">
                                <item><ref target="http://www.perseus.tufts.edu/hopper/text?doc=Perseus:text:1999.03.0079:entry=Belzebub&amp;highlight=belzebub">Perseus Project</ref></item>
                            </list>
                        </note>    
                    </person>
                    
                    <person xml:id="pers_BEMB1" sex="1">
                        <persName type="lit">
                            <reg>Bembus</reg>
                            <forename>Pietro</forename>
                            <surname>Bembus</surname>
                            <addName type="honorific">Cardinal</addName>
                        </persName>
                        <birth when="1470"/>
                        <death when="1547"/>
                        <note>
                            <p>A Cardinal and a lyric poet.</p>
                            <list type="links">
                                <item><ref target="http://www.perseus.tufts.edu/hopper/text?doc=Perseus:text:1999.03.0075:paragraph=57&amp;highlight=bembus">Perseus Project</ref></item>
                            </list>
                        </note>    
                    </person> 
                    
                    <person xml:id="pers_BOCC1" sex="1">
                        <persName type="hist">
                            <reg>Boccaccio, Giovanni</reg>
                            <forename>Giovani</forename>
                            <surname>Boccaccio</surname>
                            <addName type="alt_spelling">Boccace</addName>
                        </persName>
                        <birth when-custom="1313"/>
                        <death when-custom="1375"/>
                        <note>
                            <p>Italian writer and poet.</p>
                            <list type="links">
                                <item>
                                    <ref target="http://www.oxfordbibliographies.com/view/document/obo-9780195399301/obo-9780195399301-0203.xml">Oxford Bibliographies</ref>
                                </item>
                            </list>
                        </note>
                    </person>
                    
                    <person xml:id="pers_BRET1" sex="1">
                        <persName type="hist">
                            <reg>Breton, Nicholas</reg>
                            <forename>Nicholas</forename>
                            <surname>Breton</surname>
                        </persName>
                        <birth when="1555"/>
                        <death when="1626"/>
                        <note>
                            <p>English novelist and poet.</p>
                            <list type="links">
                                <item>
                                    <ref target="http://www.oxfordreference.com/view/10.1093/oi/authority.20110803095526384">Oxford Reference</ref>
                                </item>
                            </list>
                        </note>
                    </person>
                    
                    <person xml:id="pers_BRUN1" sex="1">
                        <persName type="hist">
                            <reg>Brunas</reg>
                            <forename>Giordano</forename>
                            <surname>Bruno</surname>
                            <addName type="alt_name">Filippo</addName>
                        </persName>
                        <birth when="1548"/>
                        <death when="1600"/>
                        <note>
                            <p>An Italian poet and philosopher.</p>
                            <list type="links">
                                <item>
                                    <ref target="http://galileo.rice.edu/chr/bruno.html">The Galileo Project</ref>
                                </item>
                            </list>
                        </note>
                    </person>  
                    
                    <person xml:id="CAES1" sex="1">
                        <persName type="hist">
                            <reg>Augustus Caesar</reg>
                            <forename>Augustus</forename>
                            <surname>Caesar</surname>
                            <addName type="alt_name">Gaius Octavius</addName>
                        </persName>
                        <birth when="-0063" when-custom="63 BCE"/>
                        <death when="0014" when-custom="14 CE"/>
                        <note>
                            <p>Grandnephew of Julius Caesar, became ruler of Roman Empire.</p>
                            <list type="links">
                                <item>
                                    <ref target="http://www.oxfordreference.com/view/10.1093/acref/9780190622718.001.0001/acref-9780190622718-e-79">Oxford Reference</ref>
                                </item>
                            </list>
                        </note>
                    </person>
                    
                    <person xml:id="pers_CALI1" sex="1">
                        <persName type="hist">"
                            <reg>Calimachus</reg>
                            <forename>Calimachus</forename>
                            <addName type="alt_spelling">Callimachus</addName>
                        </persName>
                        <birth when="-0310" when-custom="310 BC"/>
                        <death when="-0240" when-custom="240 BC"/>
                        <note>
                            <p>Greek poet who founded Cyrene</p>
                            <list type="links">
                                <item>
                                    <ref target="http://www.oxfordbibliographies.com/view/document/obo-9780195389661/obo-9780195389661-0009.xml?rskey=FsBBvK&amp;result=1&amp;q=Callimachus#firstMatch">Oxford Bibliographies</ref>
                                </item>
                            </list>
                        </note>
                    </person>
                    
                    <person xml:id="pers_CASS1" sex="1">
                        <persName type="hist">
                            <reg>Cassius</reg>
                            <forename>Gaius</forename>
                            <forename type="middle">Cassius</forename>
                            <surname>Longinus</surname>
                        </persName>
                        <note>
                            <p>A Roman emperor who was plotting to kill Julius Caesar.</p>
                            <list type="links">
                                <item>
                                    <ref target="http://www.greatthoughtstreasury.com/author/gaius-cassius-longinus">Great Thoughts Treasury</ref>
                                </item>
                            </list>
                        </note>    
                    </person>
                    
                    <person xml:id="pers_CATU1" sex="1">
                        <persName type="hist">
                            <reg>Catullus</reg>
                            <forename>Gaius</forename>
                            <forename type="middle">Valerius</forename>
                            <surname>Catullus</surname>
                        </persName>
                        <birth when="-0087" when-custom="87 BC"/>
                        <death when="-0057" when-custom="57 BC"/>
                        <note>
                            <p>Roman poet, whose works influenced other well known poets such as Ovid.</p>
                            <list type="links">
                                <item>
                                    <ref target="http://www.ancient-literature.com/rome_catullus.html">Classical Literature</ref>
                                </item>
                            </list>
                        </note>
                    </person>
                    
                    <person xml:id="pers_CELI" sex="1">
                        <persName type="lit">
                            <reg>Celiano</reg>
                            <forename>Angelo</forename>
                            <surname>Grillo</surname>
                            <addName type="alt_spelling">Levio Celiano</addName>
                        </persName>
                        <birth when="1557"/>
                        <death when="1629"/>
                        <note>
                            <p>Italian writer who wrote under the pen name Livio Celiano and collaborated with Shakespeare.</p>
                            <list type="links">
                                <item>
                                    <ref target="https://www.revolvy.com/page/Angelo-Grillo">Relvolvy</ref>
                                </item>
                            </list>
                        </note>
                    </person>
                    
                    <person xml:id="pers_CERB1" sex="1">
                        <persName type="lit">
                            <reg>Cerberus</reg>
                            <forename>Cerberus</forename>
                            <addName type="alt_name">Hound of Hades</addName>
                        </persName>
                        <note>
                            <p>A dog with three heads that protected the gates of the Underworld, preventing anyone from leaving.</p>
                            <list type="links">
                                <item>
                                    <ref target="https://www.greekmythology.com/Myths/Creatures/Cerberus/cerberus.html">Greek Mythology</ref>
                                </item>
                            </list>
                        </note>
                    </person> 
                    
                    <person xml:id="pers_CICE1" sex="1">
                        <persName type="hist">
                            <reg>Cicero</reg>
                            <forename>Marcus</forename>
                            <forename type="middle">Tullius</forename>
                            <surname>Cicero</surname>
                            <addName type="alt_name">Tully</addName>
                        </persName>
                        <birth when="-0106" when-custom="106 BC"/>
                        <death when="-0043" when-custom="43 BC"/>
                        <note>
                            <p>Greek philosopher and writer who was prominent during the time of Julius Caesar.</p>
                            <list type="links">
                                <item>
                                    <ref target="https://www.history.com/topics/ancient-history/marcus-tullius-cicero">History</ref>
                                </item>
                            </list>
                        </note>
                    </person>
                    
                    <person xml:id="pers_CIRC1" sex="1">
                        <persName type="lit">
                            <reg>Circes</reg>
                            <forename>Circes</forename>
                            <addName type="alt_spelling">Circe</addName>
                        </persName>
                        <note>
                            <p>A key character in the <hi style="font-style:italic;">Odyssey</hi> and an enchantress who specialized in herbs and potions.</p>
                            <list type="links">
                                <item>
                                    <ref target="https://www.greekmythology.com/Other_Gods/Circe/circe.html">Greek Mythology</ref>
                                </item>
                            </list>
                        </note>
                    </person> 
                    
                    <person xml:id="pers_CLAU1" sex="1">
                        <persName type="hist">
                            <reg>Claudianus</reg>
                            <forename>Claudius</forename>
                            <surname>Claudianus</surname>
                            <addName type="alt_name">Claudian</addName>
                        </persName>
                        <birth when="-0370" when-custom="370 CE"/>
                        <death when="-0404" when-custom="404 CE"/>
                        <note>
                            <p>A native Greek speaker, who was discovered in Rome and whose works were mostly written in Latin.</p>
                            <list type="links">
                                <item>
                                    <ref target="http://www.oxfordbibliographies.com/view/document/obo-9780195389661/obo-9780195389661-0215.xml#obo-9780195389661-0215-div1-0004">Oxford Bibliography</ref>
                                </item>
                            </list>
                        </note>
                    </person>
                    
                    <person xml:id="pers_CORN1" sex="1">
                        <persName type="hist">
                            <reg>Cornisicius, Quintus</reg>
                            <forename>Quintus</forename>
                            <surname>Cornisicius </surname>
                            <addName>Quintus Corniſicius</addName>
                        </persName>
                        <death when="-0004" when-custom="4 BC"/>
                        <note>
                            <p>General, orator, poet </p>
                            <list type="links">
                                <item>
                                    <ref target="http://classics.oxfordre.com/view/10.1093/acrefore/9780199381135.001.0001/acrefore-9780199381135-e-1880">Oxford Reference</ref>
                                </item>
                            </list>
                        </note>
                    </person>
                    
                    <person xml:id="pers_COUS1" sex="1">
                        <persName type="hist">
                            <reg>Cous, Philetas</reg>
                            <addName type="alt_name"> Philitas of Cos </addName>
                            <addName type="alt_name"> Philetas de Cos</addName>
                            <forename>Philetas</forename>
                            <surname>Cous</surname>
                        </persName>
                        <birth when="-0340" when-custom="340 BCE"/>
                        <death when="-0270" when-custom="270 BCE"/>
                        <note>
                            <p>Greek poet and scholar born in Cos which is now the Aegean Islands in Greece. He has been accredited with influencing the Hellenistic school of poetry and Latin poetry. Only fragments of his work have survived. His poem Demeter was especially highly esteemed.</p>
                            <list type="links">
                                <item>
                                    <ref target="http://www.oxfordreference.com/view/10.1093/oi/authority.20110803100322802">Oxford Reference</ref>
                                </item>
                            </list>
                        </note>
                    </person>
                    
                    <person xml:id="pers_CYRU1" sex="1">
                        <persName type="hist">
                            <reg>Cyrus</reg>
                            <forename>Cryus</forename> 
                            <addName type="epithet">the Great</addName>
                            <roleName>King</roleName>
                        </persName>
                        <birth when="-0576" when-custom="576 BCE"/>
                        <death when="-0530" when-custom="530 BCE"/>
                        <note>
                            <p>First king of the Achaemenid Empire from 559 BCE - 530 BCE.</p>
                            <list type="links">
                                <item>
                                    <ref target="https://www.ancient.eu/Cyrus_the_Great/">Ancient History Encyclopedia</ref>
                                </item>
                            </list>
                        </note>
                    </person>
                    
                    <person xml:id="pers_DANT1" sex="1">
                        <persName type="hist">
                            <reg>Dante</reg>
                            <forename>Dante</forename>
                            <surname>Algihieri</surname>
                        </persName>
                        <birth when="1265"/>
                        <death when="1321"/>
                        <note>
                            <p>Italian poet and author of The Divine Comedy.</p>
                            <list type="links">
                                <item>
                                    <ref target="https://exhibits.library.villanova.edu/dante-illustrated/dante-s-biography/">Villanova University, Falvey Memorial Library</ref>
                                </item>
                            </list>
                        </note>
                    </person>
                    
                    <person xml:id="pers_DAVI1" sex="1">
                        <persName type="hist">
                            <reg>Davies</reg>
                            <forename>John</forename>
                            <surname>Davies</surname>
                        </persName>
                        <birth when="1569"/>
                        <death when="1626"/>
                        <note>
                            <p>Author, Attorney General of Ireland, Lord Chief Justice of England, circuit judge and MP for Newcastle-under-Lyne.</p>
                            <list type="links">
                                <item>
                                    <ref target="http://www.luminarium.org/renlit/daviebio.htm">Luminarium</ref>
                                </item>
                            </list>
                        </note>
                    </person>
                    
                    <person xml:id="pers_DECI1" sex="1">
                        <persName type="hist">
                            <reg>Decius</reg>
                            <forename>Decius</forename>
                            <surname>Valerinus</surname>
                            <addName type="alt_spelling">Quintis</addName>
                            <roleName>Emporer</roleName>
                        </persName>
                        <birth when="0190" when-custom="190 CE"/>
                        <death when="0251" when-custom="251 CE"/>
                        <note>
                            <p>Roman emporer from 249-251 CE.</p>
                            <list type="links">
                                <item>
                                    <ref target="https://www.ancient.eu/Decius/">Ancient History Encyclopedia</ref>
                                </item>
                            </list>
                        </note>
                    </person>
                    
                    <person xml:id="pers_DECK1" sex="1"> 
                        <persName type="hist">
                            <reg>Dekker, Thomas</reg>
                            <forename>Thomas</forename>
                            <surname>Dekker</surname>
                            <addName type="alt_spelling">Decker</addName>
                        </persName>
                        <birth when="1570"/>
                        <death when="1632"/>
                        <note>
                            <p>A profilic writer,wrote plays and prose.</p>
                            <list type="links">
                                <item>
                                    <ref target="http://www.luminarium.org/sevenlit/dekker/dekkerbio.htm">Luminarium</ref>
                                </item>
                            </list>
                        </note>
                    </person>
                    
                    <person xml:id="pers_DEIA1" sex="1">
                        <persName type="lit">
                            <reg>Deianire</reg>
                            <forename>Deianire</forename>
                            <addName type="alt_spelling">Deianira</addName>
                        </persName>
                        <note>
                            <p>Married to Hercules, she is eventually tricked by Nessus to poison her husband, believing that the "potion" would make Hercules remain faithful to her.</p>
                            <list type="links">
                                <item>
                                    <ref target="https://www.greekmythology.com/Myths/Mortals/Deianira/deianira.html">Greek Mythology</ref>
                                </item>
                            </list>
                        </note>
                    </person> 
                    
                    <person xml:id="pers_DELI1" sex="0">
                        <persName type="lit">
                            <reg>Delia</reg>
                            <forename>Delia</forename>
                        </persName>
                        <note>
                            <p> A fictional character within Samuel Daniel's writing.</p>
                            <list type="links">
                                <item>
                                    <ref target="http://www.luminarium.org/renascence-editions/delia.html">Luminarium</ref>
                                </item>
                            </list>
                        </note>
                    </person>
                    
                    <person xml:id="pers_DRAK1" sex="1">
                        <persName type="hist">
                            <reg>Drake, Francis</reg>
                            <forename>Francis</forename>
                            <surname>Drake</surname>
                            <addName type="honorific">Sir</addName>
                        </persName>
                        <birth when="1540"/>
                        <death when="1596"/>
                        <note>
                            <p>A sailor and a navigator. He was one of the first englishmen to circumnavigate the globe.</p>
                            <list type="links">
                                <item>
                                    <ref target="http://www.oxfordreference.com/view/10.1093/acref/9780195149227.001.0001/acref-9780195149227-e-0201?rskey=oNtBHN&amp;result=1">Oxford Refernce</ref>
                                </item>
                            </list>
                        </note>
                    </person>
                    
                    <person xml:id="pers_DRAY1" sex="1">
                        <persName type="hist">
                            <reg>Drayton, Michael</reg>
                            <forename>Michael</forename>
                            <surname>Drayton</surname>
                        </persName>
                        <birth when="1563"/>
                        <death when="1631"/>
                        <note>
                            <p>Early modern English poet and playwright. Drayton's most popular work was Nymphidia, much influenced by Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream</p>
                            <list type="links">
                                <item>
                                    <ref target="http://www.luminarium.org/renlit/draybio.htm">Luminarium</ref>
                                </item>
                            </list>
                        </note>
                    </person>
                    
                    <person xml:id="DYER1" sex="1">
                        <persName type="hist">
                            <reg>Sir Edward Dyer</reg>
                            <forename>Edward</forename>
                            <surname>Dyer</surname>
                            <addName type="honorific">Sir</addName>
                        </persName>
                        <birth when="1543"/>
                        <death when="1607"/>
                        <note>
                            <p>Member of aristocratic courtier and poets in Elizabethan England.</p>
                            <list type="links">
                                <item>
                                    <ref target="https://www.revolvy.com/page/Edward-Dyer">Revolvy</ref>
                                </item>
                            </list>
                        </note>
                    </person>
                    
                    <person xml:id="pers_EDWA2" sex="1">
                        <persName type="hist">
                            <reg>King Edward IV</reg>
                            <forename>Edward</forename>
                            <surname>York</surname>
                            <roleName>King </roleName>
                        </persName>
                        <birth when="1442"/>
                        <death when="1483"/>
                        <note>
                            <p> King of England IV</p>
                            <list type="links">
                                <item>
                                    <ref target="http://www.oxforddnb.com/view/10.1093/ref:odnb/9780198614128.001.0001/odnb-9780198614128-e-8520">Oxford Dictionary of National Biography</ref>
                                </item>
                            </list>
                        </note>
                    </person>
                    
                    <person xml:id="pers_ELIZ1" sex="1">
                        <persName type="hist">
                            <reg>Queen Elizabeth I</reg>
                            <forename>Elizabeth</forename>
                            <genName>I</genName>
                        </persName>
                        <birth when="1533"/>
                        <death when="1603"/>
                        <note>
                            <p>She was crowned the Queen of England in 1558. Her reign was considered the "Golden Age"</p>
                            <list type="links">
                                <item>
                                    <ref target="http://www.elizabethi.org/">Elizabeth I</ref>
                                </item>
                            </list>
                        </note>
                    </person> 
                    
                    <person xml:id="pers_ENNI1" sex="1">
                        <persName type="hist">
                            <reg>Ennius, Quintus</reg>
                            <forename>Quintus</forename>
                            <surname>Ennius</surname>
                        </persName>
                        <birth when="-0239" when-custom="239 BC"/>
                        <death when="-0239" when-custom="169 BC"/>
                        <note>
                            <p>Early Roman epic poet, dramatist, and satirist.</p>
                            <list type="links">
                                <item>
                                    <ref target="http://earlylatinwritings.com/oldlatin/ennius/">Early Latin Writings</ref>
                                </item>
                            </list>
                        </note>
                    </person> 
                    
                    <person xml:id="pers_EROS1" sex="1">
                        <persName type="lit">
                            <reg>Cupid</reg>
                            <forename>Cupid</forename>
                            <addName type="alt_spelling">Eros</addName>
                        </persName>
                        <note>
                            <p>He was the Greek god of love and companion to Aphrodite.</p>
                            <list type="links">
                                <item>
                                    <ref target="https://www.theoi.com/Ouranios/Eros.html">Theoi Project</ref>
                                </item>
                            </list>
                        </note>
                    </person> 
                    
                    <person xml:id="pers_EURI1" sex="1">
                        <persName type="hist">
                            <reg>Euripedes</reg>
                            <forename>Euripedes</forename>
                            <addName type="alt_spelling">Euripides</addName>
                        </persName>
                        <birth when="-0484" when-custom="484 BC"/>
                        <death when="-0406" when-custom="406 BC"/>
                        <note>
                            <p>Early Greek tragic dramatist.</p>
                            <list type="links">
                                <item>
                                    <ref target="http://www.ancient-literature.com/greece_euripides.html">Classical Literature</ref>
                                </item>
                            </list>
                        </note>
                    </person>
                    
                    <person xml:id="pers_EURI2" sex="1">
                        <persName type="hist">
                            <reg>Euriſtippus</reg>
                            <forename>Euriſtippus</forename>
                            <addName type="alt_spelling">Aristippus</addName>
                        </persName>
                        <birth when="-0435" when-custom="435 BCE"/>
                        <death when="-0356" when-custom="356 BCE"/>
                        <note>
                            <p>A Greek philosopher who was taught by Socrates.</p>
                            <list type="links">
                                <item>
                                    <ref target="https://www.revolvy.com/page/Aristippus">Revolvy</ref>
                                </item>
                            </list>
                        </note>
                    </person>
                    
                    <person xml:id="pers_EURY1" sex="1">
                        <persName type="lit">
                            <reg>Euridice</reg>
                            <forename>Euridice</forename>
                            <addName type="alt_spelling">Eurydice</addName>
                        </persName>
                        <note>
                            <p>An oak nymph and one of the daughters of Apollo.</p>
                            <list type="links">
                                <item>
                                    <ref target="https://www.greekmythology.com/Myths/Mortals/Eurydice/eurydice.html">Greek Mythology</ref>
                                </item>
                            </list>
                        </note>
                    </person> 
                    
                    <person xml:id="pers_FAUS1" sex="1">
                        <persName type="lit">
                            <reg> Doctor Faustus</reg>
                            <forename>John</forename>
                            <surname>Faustus</surname>
                            <roleName>Doctor</roleName>
                        </persName>
                        <note>
                            <p>The main Character of Christopher Marlowe's 1604 play Doctor Faustus</p>
                            <list type="links">
                                <item><ref target="https://emed.folger.edu/drfaust">A Digital Anthology of Early Modern English Drama</ref></item>
                            </list>
                        </note>    
                    </person>
                    
                    <person xml:id="FERR1" sex="1">
                        <persName type="hist">
                            <reg>Ferris, Edward</reg>
                            <forename>Edward</forename>
                            <surname>Ferris</surname>
                            <roleName>Maister</roleName>  
                            <addName>Ferrers</addName>
                        </persName>
                        <birth when="1524"/>
                        <death when="1564"/> 
                        <note>
                            <p>An English dramatist</p>
                            <list type="links">
                                <item>
                                    <ref target="https://www.revolvy.com/page/Edward-Ferrers-(dramatist)">Revolvy</ref>
                                </item>
                            </list>
                        </note>
                    </person>
                    
                    <person xml:id="pers_FRAU1" sex="1">
                        <persName type="hist">
                            <reg>Fraunce, Abraham</reg>
                            <forename>Abraham</forename>
                            <surname>Fraunce</surname>
                        </persName>
                        <birth when="1559"/>
                        <death when="1592"/>
                        <note>
                            <p>Elizabethan Poet</p>
                            <list type="Links">
                                <item><ref target="http://www.oxfordreference.com/view/10.1093/oi/authority.20110803095833529">Oxford Reference</ref>
                                </item>
                            </list>
                        </note>
                    </person>
                    
                    <person xml:id="pers_GAGE1" sex="1">
                        <persName type="hist">
                            <reg>Gager, William</reg>
                            <forename>William</forename>
                            <surname>Gager</surname>
                        </persName>
                        <note>
                            <p>Latin playwright and poet. </p>
                            <list type="links">
                                <item><ref target="http://www.oxforddnb.com/view/10.1093/ref:odnb/9780198614128.001.0001/odnb-9780198614128-e-10277">Oxford Dictionary of National Biography</ref></item>
                            </list> 
                        </note>
                    </person>
                    
                    <person xml:id="pers_GETU1" sex="1">
                        <persName type="hist">
                            <reg> Getulicus</reg>
                            <forename> Cornelius</forename>
                            <forename type="middle"> Lentulus</forename>
                            <surname> Gaetulicus</surname>
                        </persName>
                        <note> 
                            <p> Consul and legate of Upper Germany</p>
                            <list type="links">
                                <item>
                                    <ref target="http://www.oxfordreference.com/view/10.1093/oi/authority.20110803095639674">Oxford Reference</ref>
                                </item>
                            </list>
                        </note>
                    </person>
                    
                    <person xml:id="pers_GOOG1" sex="1">
                        <persName type="hist">
                            <reg>Googe, Barnabe</reg>
                            <forename>Barnabe</forename>
                            <surname>Googe</surname>
                        </persName>
                        <birth when="1540"/>
                        <death when="1594"/>
                        <note>
                            <p>English poet, pursued a career in the court, educated at Christ College in Cambridge</p>
                            <list type="links">
                                <item><ref target="http://www.oxfordreference.com/view/10.1093/acref/9780192806871.001.0001/acref-9780192806871-e-3180?rskey=8Re0Nh&amp;result=3">Oxford Reference</ref></item>
                            </list>
                        </note>
                    </person> 
                    
                    <person xml:id="GRAT1" sex="1">
                        <persName type="hist">
                            <reg> Emperor Gratian</reg>
                            <forename>Flavius</forename>
                            <surname>Augustus</surname>
                            <forename type="middle">Gratianus</forename>
                            <roleName>Emperor</roleName>
                        </persName>
                        <birth when="0359" when-custom="359 CE"/>
                        <death when="0383" when-custom="383 CE"/>
                        <note>
                            <p>Roman Emperor</p>
                            <list type="links">
                                <item>
                                    <ref target="http://classics.oxfordre.com/view/10.1093/acrefore/9780199381135.001.0001/acrefore-9780199381135-e-2890?product=orecla#acrefore-9780199381135-e-2890">Oxford Reference</ref>
                                </item>
                            </list>
                        </note>
                    </person>
                    
                    <person xml:id="pers_GREE1" sex="1">
                        <persName type="hist">
                            <reg>Greene, Robert</reg>
                            <forename>Robert</forename>
                            <surname>Greene</surname>
                        </persName>
                        <birth when="1560" when-custom="1560"/>
                        <death when="1592" when-custom="1592"/>
                        <note>
                            <p>English dramatist and writer</p>
                            <list type="links">
                                <item>
                                    <ref target="http://www.luminarium.org/renlit/greenebio.htm">Luminarium</ref>
                                </item>
                            </list>
                        </note>
                    </person> 
                    
                    <person xml:id="pers_HADD1" sex="1">
                        <persName type="hist">
                            <reg>Haddon, Gualter</reg>
                            <forename>Walter</forename>
                        </persName>
                        <birth when="1516"/>
                        <death when="1572"/>
                        <note>
                            <p>Tudor-era ecclesiastical scholar, translator, and poet. </p>
                            <list type="links">
                                <item><ref target="http://www.luminarium.org/encyclopedia/haddon.htm">Luminarium</ref></item>
                            </list>
                        </note>
                    </person>
                    
                    <person xml:id="pers_HARV1" sex="1">
                        <persName type="hist">
                            <reg>Gabriel</reg>
                            <addName>Harvey</addName>
                        </persName>
                        <birth when="1552"/>
                        <death when="1631"/>                            
                        <note>
                            <p>Noted for his tenacious participation in literary feuds, he engaged Thomas Nashe in a long-running pamphlet war.</p>
                            <list type="links">
                                <item><ref target="http://www.oxfordhandbooks.com/view/10.1093/oxfordhb/9780199580682.001.0001/oxfordhb-9780199580682-e-37">Oxford Handbooks</ref></item>
                            </list>
                        </note>    
                    </person>
                    
                    <person xml:id="HECT1" sex="1">
                        <persName type="lit">
                            <reg>Prince Hector</reg>
                            <roleName>Prince</roleName>
                        </persName>
                        <note>
                            <p>Hector, Prince of Troy, was Troy's greatest warrior; his story is told in Homer's Iliad</p>
                            <list type="links">
                                <item><ref target="https://www.greekmythology.com/Myths/Mortals/Hector/hector.html">Greek Mythology</ref></item>
                            </list>
                        </note>    
                    </person>
                    
                    <person xml:id="pers_HELL1" sex="1">
                        <persName type="lit">
                            <reg>Hellen</reg>
                            <forename>Hellen</forename>
                            <addName type="alt_name">Helen of Troy</addName>
                            <addName type="alt_spelling">Helen</addName>
                        </persName>
                        <note>
                            <p>Daughter of Zeus and Leda. She was abducted by Paris and brought to Troy.</p>
                            <list type="links">
                                <item>
                                    <ref target="https://www.greekmythology.com/Myths/Mortals/Helen/helen.html">Greek Mythology</ref>
                                </item>
                            </list>
                        </note>
                    </person>
                    
                    <person xml:id="HENR1" sex="1">
                        <persName type="hist">
                            <reg> King Henry VII</reg>
                            <forename>Henry</forename>
                            <genName> VII</genName>
                            <addName> Henrie</addName>
                            <surname> Tudor</surname>
                            <roleName> King</roleName>
                        </persName>
                        <birth when="1491"/>
                        <death when="1547"/>
                        <note>
                            <p> Henry VIII reigned England from 1509-1547</p>
                            <list type="links">
                                <item>
                                    <ref target= "http://www.oxfordreference.com/view/10.1093/oi/authority.20110803095931328">Oxford Reference</ref>
                                </item>
                            </list>
                        </note>
                    </person>
                    
                    <person xml:id="pers_HENR3" sex="1">
                        <persName type="hist">
                            <reg>King Henry III</reg>
                            <forename>Henry</forename>
                            <genName>III</genName>
                            <addName type="alt_spelling">Henrie</addName>
                            <roleName>King</roleName>
                        </persName>
                        <birth when="1207"/>
                        <death when="1272"/>
                        <note>
                            <p>King of England 1216 - 1272.</p>
                            <list type="links">
                                <item>
                                    <ref target="http://www.oxforddnb.com/view/10.1093/ref:odnb/9780198614128.001.0001/odnb-9780198614128-e-12950">Oxford Dictionary of National Biography</ref>
                                </item>
                            </list>
                        </note>
                    </person>
                    
                    <person xml:id="pers_HERC1" sex="1">
                        <persName type="lit">
                            <reg>Hercules</reg>
                            <forename>Hercules</forename>
                            <addName type="alt_spelling">Heracles</addName>
                            <addName type="alt_spelling">Herakles</addName>
                            <addName type="alt_name">Alcides</addName>
                        </persName>
                        <note>
                            <p>A Greek Hero born with great strength. He was forced to perform twelve labors to nullify his sins.</p>
                            <list type="links">
                                <item>
                                    <ref target="https://www.ancient.eu/article/733/the-life-of-hercules-in-myth--legend/">Ancient History Encyclopedia</ref>
                                </item>
                            </list>
                        </note>
                    </person> 
                    
                    <person xml:id="pers_HERM1" sex="1">
                        <persName type="lit">
                            <reg>Hermaphrodite</reg>
                            <forename>Hermaphrodite</forename>
                            <addName type="alt_spelling">Hermophroditis</addName>
                            <addName type="alt_spelling">Hermaphroditos</addName>
                        </persName>
                        <note>
                            <p>The son of Hermes and Aphrodite, he was the god of male and female sexuality.</p>
                            <list type="links">
                                <item><ref target="https://www.theoi.com/Ouranios/ErosHermaphroditos.html">Theoi Project</ref></item>
                            </list>
                        </note>    
                    </person>
                    
                    <person xml:id="pers_HERO1" sex="2">
                        <persName type="lit">
                            <reg>Hero</reg>
                            <forename>Hero</forename>
                        </persName>
                        <note>
                            <p>A priestess of Aphrodite who was in love with Leander.</p>
                            <list type="links">
                                <item><ref target="http://www.maicar.com/GML/Hero.html">Greek Mythology Link</ref></item>
                            </list>
                        </note>
                    </person> 
                    
                    <person xml:id="pers_HESI1" sex="1">
                        <persName type="lit">
                            <reg>Hesiod</reg>
                        </persName>
                        <note>
                            <p> Often called the “father of Greek didactic poetry”,  lived in the village of Ascra in Boeotia and won a tripod in a bardic competition at the funeral games of King Amphidamas.</p>
                            <list type="links">
                                <item><ref target="http://www.oxfordbibliographies.com/view/document/obo-9780195389661/obo-9780195389661-0019.xml">Oxford Bibliographies</ref></item>
                            </list>
                        </note> 
                    </person>
                    
                    <person xml:id="pers_HEYW1" sex="1">
                        <persName type="lit">
                            <reg> Heywood, John</reg>
                            <forename> John</forename>
                            <surname> Heywood</surname>
                        </persName>
                        <birth when="1497"/>
                        <death when="1580"/>
                        <note>
                            <p> Playwright and epigrammatist</p>
                            <list type="links">
                                <item><ref target="http://www.oxfordreference.com/view/10.1093/oi/authority.20110803095934979">Oxford Reference</ref></item>
                            </list>
                        </note>
                    </person>
                    
                    <person xml:id="pers_HEYW2" sex="1">
                        <persName type="hist">
                            <reg>Heywood, Thomas</reg>
                            <forename>Thomas</forename>
                            <surname>Heywood </surname>
                        </persName>
                        <birth when="1574" when-custom="1574"/>
                        <death when="1641" when-custom="1641"/>
                        <note>
                            <p>Actor-playwright </p>
                            <list type="links">
                                <item>
                                    <ref target="https://www.poetryfoundation.org/poets/thomas-heywood">Poetry Foundation</ref>
                                </item>
                            </list>
                        </note>
                    </person>
                    
                    <person xml:id="HIPP1" sex="1">
                        <persName type="hist">
                            <reg> Hipponax</reg>
                            <forename> Hipponax</forename>
                            <roleName> poet</roleName>
                        </persName>
                        <birth when="-0006" when-custom="6 B.C.E."/>
                        <note>
                            <p> poet of Ephesus and Clazamonae. Composed monologues and songs.</p>
                            <list type="links">
                                <item>
                                    <ref target= "http://www.oxfordreference.com/view/10.1093/acref/9780198606413.001.0001/acref-9780198606413-e-3125"> Oxford Reference</ref>
                                </item> 
                            </list>
                        </note>
                    </person>
                    
                    <person xml:id="HOME1" sex="1">
                        <persName type="hist">
                            <reg> Homer</reg>
                            <forename> Homer</forename>
                            <roleName>poet</roleName>
                        </persName>
                        <birth when="-0650" when-custom="650 B.C.E."/>
                        <note>
                            <p>Author of The Iliad and The Odyssey.</p>
                            <list type= "links">
                                <item>
                                    <ref target= "http://www.perseus.tufts.edu/hopper/collection?collection=Perseus%3Acorpus%3Aperseus%2Cauthor%2CHomer">Perseus Project</ref>
                                </item>
                            </list>
                        </note>
                    </person>
                    
                    <person xml:id="HOWA1" sex="1">
                        <persName type="hist">
                            <reg> Earl Howard, Henry</reg>
                            <forename>Henry</forename>
                            <surname>Howard</surname>
                            <addName> Henrie</addName>
                            <roleName> Earl</roleName>
                        </persName>
                        <birth when="1562"/>
                        <death when="1633"/>
                        <note>
                            <p>Vice-Chancellor of the University of Oxford, 1601-06; Archbishop of Canterbury,
                                1611-33.</p>
                            <list type="links">
                                <item>
                                    <ref target="https://www.poetryfoundation.org/poets/henry-howard">Poetry Foundation</ref>
                                </item>
                            </list>
                        </note>
                    </person>  
                    
                    <person xml:id="pers_JOVE1" sex="1">
                        <persName type="lit">
                            <reg>Jove</reg>
                            <forename>Jove</forename>
                            <addName type="alt_name">Jupiter</addName>
                        </persName>
                        <note>
                            <p>In Roman mythology, Jove was teh god of the heavens and the sky.</p>
                            <list type="links">
                                <item><ref target="http://www.newworldencyclopedia.org/entry/Jupiter_(mythology)">New World Encyclopedia</ref></item>
                            </list>
                        </note>    
                    </person>
                    
                    <person xml:id="pers_JUNO1" sex="2">
                        <persName type="lit">
                            <reg>Juno</reg>
                            <forename>Juno</forename>
                        </persName>
                        <note>
                            <p>Married to Jove, Juno was the queen of the gods, as well as the goddess of marriage and childbirth in Roman mythology.</p>
                            <list type="links">
                                <item><ref target="https://greekgodsandgoddesses.net/goddesses/juno/">Greek Gods and Goddesses</ref></item>
                            </list>
                        </note>    
                    </person>
                    
                    <person xml:id="pers_KYD1" sex="1">
                        <persName type="hist">
                            <reg>Kyd, Thomas</reg>
                            <forename>Thomas</forename>
                            <surname>Kyd</surname>
                        </persName>
                        <birth when="1558"/>
                        <death when="1594"/>
                        <note>
                            <p>Dramatist </p>
                            <list type="links">
                                <item>
                                    <ref target="http://www.theatrehistory.com/british/kyd001.html">Theatre History</ref>
                                </item>
                            </list>
                        </note>
                    </person>
                    
                    <person xml:id="pers_LEAN1" sex="1">
                        <persName type="lit">
                            <reg>Leander</reg>
                            <forename>Leander</forename>                           
                        </persName>
                        <note>
                            <p>A young man from Abydos and was in love with Hero.</p>
                            <list type="links">
                                <item>
                                    <ref target="https://www.greekmythology.com/Myths/Mortals/Leander/leander.html">Greek Mythology</ref>
                                </item>
                            </list>
                        </note>
                    </person>
                    
                    <person xml:id="pers_LEPI1" sex="1">
                        <persName type="hist">
                            <reg>Lepidus, Marcus </reg>
                            <forename>Marcus</forename>
                            <forename type="middle"> Aemillius</forename>
                            <surname>Lepidus </surname>
                        </persName>
                        <birth when="-0090" when-custom="90BC"/>
                        <death when="-0013" when-custom="13BC"/>
                        <note>
                            <p> Roman Statesman and Consul.</p>
                            <list type="links">
                                <item>
                                    <ref target="https://cof.quantumfuturegroup.org/events/5663">QFG Historical Database</ref>
                                </item>
                            </list>
                        </note>
                    </person>  
                    
                    <person xml:id="pers_LICI" sex="1">
                        <persName type="hist">
                            <reg>Imbrex, Licinius</reg>
                            <forename>Licinius</forename>
                            <surname>Imbrex</surname>
                        </persName>
                        <note>
                            <p>Latin Poet</p>
                            <list type="links">
                                <item>
                                    <ref target="http://www.oxfordreference.com/view/10.1093/oi/authority.20110803100104490">Oxford Refrence</ref>
                                </item>
                            </list>
                        </note>
                    </person>
                    
                    <person xml:id="pers_LINU1" sex="1">
                        <persName type="hist">
                            <reg>Linus</reg>
                            <surname>Linos</surname>
                        </persName>
                        <note>
                            <p>The son of Apollo by a Muse (Calliope, or by Psamathe or Chalciope, Apollod</p>
                            <list type="links">
                                <item>
                                    <ref target="https://pantheon.org/articles/l/linus.html">Ecyclopedia Mythica</ref>
                                </item>
                            </list>
                        </note>
                    </person>
                    
                    <person xml:id="pers_LODG1" sex="1">
                        <persName type="lit">
                            <reg>Lodge, Thomas</reg>
                            <forename>Thomas</forename>
                            <surname>Lodge</surname>
                        </persName>
                        <birth when="1558"/>
                        <death when="1625"/>
                        <note>
                            <p>Poet, physician, and playwright in the Elizabethan Age.</p>
                            <list type="links">
                                <item>
                                    <ref target="http://www.oxfordreference.com/search?q=thomas+lodge&amp;searchBtn=Search&amp;isQuickSearch=true">Oxford Reference</ref>
                                </item>
                            </list>
                        </note>
                    </person>
                    
                    <person xml:id="pers_LUCA1" sex="1">
                        <persName type="hist">
                            <reg> Lucanus,Marcus</reg>
                            <forename>Marcus</forename>
                            <forename type="middle"> Annaeus</forename>
                            <surname>Lucanus</surname>
                        </persName>
                        <birth when="0039" when-custom="39AD"/>
                        <death when="0065" when-custom="65AD"/>
                        <note>
                            <p>Roman poet; Marlowe translated his work into English</p>
                            <list type="links">
                                <item>
                                    <ref target="https://www.ancient.eu/Marcus_Annaeus_Lucanus/">Ancient History Encyclopedia</ref>
                                </item>
                            </list>
                        </note>
                    </person>
                    
                    <person xml:id="pers_LUCI1" sex="1">
                        <persName type="lit">
                            <reg>Lucifer</reg>
                            <addName type="alt_name">Satan</addName>
                        </persName>
                        <note>
                            <p>Lucifer is the angel created by God, but eventually turns evil and is kicked out of heaven earning the name satan.</p>
                            <list type="links">
                                <item><ref target= "https://www.history.com/topics/folklore/history-of-the-devil">History</ref></item>
                            </list>
                        </note>    
                    </person>
                    
                    <person xml:id="pers_LUCI2" sex="1">
                        <persName type="lit">
                            <reg>Lucilius</reg>
                            <forename>Gaius</forename>
                            <surname>Lucilius</surname>
                        </persName>
                        <birth when="-0180" when-custom="180 BC"/>        
                        <death when="-0103" when-custom="103 BC"/>
                        <note>
                            <p>One of the earliest Roman writers and the inventor poetical satire.</p>
                            <list type="links">
                                <item><ref target= "http://earlylatinwritings.com/oldlatin/lucilius/">Early Latin Writings</ref></item>
                            </list></note>   
                    </person>
                    
                    <person xml:id="pers_LUCR1" sex="1">
                        <persName type="lit">
                            <reg>Lucretius</reg>
                            <forename>Titus</forename>
                            <surname>Lucretius </surname>
                        </persName>
                        <birth when="-0099" when-custom="99 BC"/>
                        <death when="-0055" when-custom="55 BC"/>
                        <note>
                            <p>Roman Poet and Philosoper  </p>
                            <list type="links">
                                <item><ref target= "https://www.iep.utm.edu/lucretiu/">Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy</ref></item>
                            </list></note>   
                    </person>   
                    
                    <person xml:id="pers_LUCU1" sex="1">
                        <persName type="hist">
                            <roleName>General</roleName>
                            <reg>Lucullus, Lucius</reg>
                            <forename>Lucius</forename>
                            <forename type="middle">Licinius</forename>
                            <surname>Lucullus</surname>
                        </persName>
                        <birth when="-0118" when-custom="118 BC"/>
                        <death when="-0056" when-custom="56 BC"/>
                        <note>
                            <p>Lucullus was a roman politician and General.</p>
                            <list type="links">
                                <item>
                                    <ref target="https://www.nndb.com/people/018/000097724/">Notable Names Database</ref>
                                </item>
                            </list>
                        </note>
                    </person>
                    
                    <person xml:id="pers_LUNA1" sex="1">
                        <persName type="lit">
                            <reg>Luna</reg>
                            <forename>Luna</forename>
                            <addName type="alt_name">Selene</addName>
                        </persName>
                        <note>
                            <p>The Roman goddess (Selene in Greek) of the moon.</p>
                            <list type="links">
                                <item>
                                    <ref target="https://www.theoi.com/Titan/Selene.html">Theoi Project</ref>
                                </item>
                            </list>
                        </note>
                    </person> 
                    
                    <person xml:id="pers_LUTA1" sex="1">
                        <persName type="hist">
                            <reg>Lutatius, Quintus Catulus</reg>
                            <forename>Quintus</forename>
                            <forename type="middle">Lutatius</forename>
                            <surname>Catulus</surname>
                        </persName>
                        <birth when="-0120" when-custom="120 BC"/>
                        <death when="-0060" when-custom="60 BC"/>
                        <note>
                            <p>Roman politican that led the conservative faction of the senate </p>
                            <list type="links">
                                <item>
                                    <ref target="http://oxfordre.com/classics/view/10.1093/acrefore/9780199381135.001.0001/acrefore-9780199381135-e-3802">Oxford Research Encyclopedia</ref>
                                </item>
                            </list>
                        </note>
                    </person>
                    
                    <person xml:id="pers_LYLY1" sex="1">
                        <persName type="lit">
                            <reg>Lyly, John</reg>
                            <forename>John</forename>
                            <surname>Lyly</surname>
                        </persName>
                        <birth when-custom="1553"/>
                        <death when-custom="1606"/>
                        <note>
                            <p>An English dramatist, poet, and writer of "Euphuism". </p>
                            <list type="links">
                                <item>
                                    <ref target="http://www.oxfordreference.com/view/10.1093/acref/9780199546091.001.0001/acref-9780199546091-e-6993?rskey=vgX1yp&amp;result=1">Oxford Reference</ref>
                                </item>
                            </list>
                        </note>
                    </person>
                    
                    <person xml:id="pers_MAEC1" sex="1">
                        <persName type="hist">
                            <reg>Maecenus, Gaius</reg>
                            <forename>Gaius</forename>
                            <surname>Maecenus</surname>
                            <roleName>Diplomat</roleName>
                        </persName>
                        <birth when="-0070" when-custom="70 BC"/>
                        <death when="-0008" when-custom="8 BC"/>
                        <note>
                            <p>Roman diplomat, counsellor to the Roman emperor Augustus, and wealthy patron of such poets as Virgil and Horace. One of Octavian’s earliest supporters.</p>
                            <list type="links">
                                <item>
                                    <ref target="http://www.oxfordreference.com/view/10.1093/oi/authority.20110803100125131">Oxford Reference</ref>
                                </item>
                            </list>
                        </note>
                    </person>
                    
                    <person xml:id="pers_MAED1" sex="1">
                        <persName type="lit">
                            <reg>Maedeas</reg>
                            <forename>Maedeas</forename>
                            <addName type="alt_name">Medea</addName>
                        </persName>
                        <note>
                            <p>In Greek mythology, she was the wife of the hero Jason. She helped her husband complete three tasks to claim the Golden Fleece from King Aeetes</p>
                            <list type="links">
                                <item>
                                    <ref target="https://www.greekmythology.com/Myths/Mortals/Medea/medea.html">Greek Mythology</ref>
                                </item>
                            </list>
                        </note>
                    </person>
                    
                    <person xml:id="pers_MARL1" sex="1">
                        <persName type="hist">
                            <reg>Marlowe, Christopher</reg>
                            <forename>Christopher</forename>
                            <surname>Marlowe</surname>
                            <addName type="alt_spelling">Marloe</addName>
                            <addName type="alt_spelling">Marlo</addName>
                        </persName>
                        <birth when="1564"/>
                        <death when="1593"/>
                        <note>
                            <p>English Poet who died in mysterious circumstances. Wrote works including <title style="font-style:italic;">The Jew of Malta</title>, <title style="font-style:italic;">Doctor Faustus</title>, and <title style="font-style:italic;">Hero and Leander</title>.</p>
                            <list type="links">
                                <item>
                                    <ref target="http://www.marlowe-society.org/">The Marlowe Society</ref>
                                </item>
                            </list>
                        </note>
                    </person>
                    
                    <person xml:id="pers_MARU1" sex="1">
                        <persName type="hist">
                            <reg>Marullus</reg>
                        </persName>
                        <note>
                            <p>A rhetorician known for teaching Seneca the Younger.</p>
                            <list type="links">
                                <item>
                                    <ref target="http://www.oxfordreference.com/search?q=marullus&amp;searchBtn=Search&amp;isQuickSearch=true%EF%BB%BF%EF%BB%BF%EF%BB%BF%EF%BB%BF%EF%BB%BF%EF%BB%BF%EF%BB%BF%EF%BB%BF%EF%BB%BF%EF%BB%BF%EF%BB%BF">Oxford Reference</ref>
                                </item>
                            </list>
                        </note>
                    </person>
                    
                    <person xml:id="pers_MELA1" sex="1">
                        <persName type="hist">
                            <reg>Melanthus</reg>
                            <forename>Melanthus</forename>
                            <addName type="alt_spelling">Melanthius</addName>
                            <roleName>Poet</roleName>
                        </persName>
                        <note>
                            <p>A 5th century tragic poet. Author of Atthis, split into two books, only one fragment has survived to date.</p>
                            <list type="links">
                                <item>
                                    <ref target="http://www.oxfordreference.com/view/10.1093/oi/authority.20110803100148522">Oxford Reference</ref>
                                </item>
                            </list>
                        </note>
                    </person>
                    
                    <person xml:id="pers_MENA1" sex="1">
                        <persName type="hist">
                            <reg>Menander</reg>
                            <forename>Menander</forename>
                            <addName type="alt_spelling">Menandros</addName>
                        </persName>
                        <birth when="-0342" when-custom="342 BC"/>
                        <death when="-0291" when-custom="291 BC"/>
                        <note>
                            <p>a Hellenistic Greek dramatist and the best-known representative of Athenian New Comedy. Very little of his work has survived.</p>
                            <list type="links">
                                <item>
                                    <ref target="http://www.ancient-literature.com/greece_menander.html">Ancient Literature</ref>
                                </item>
                            </list>
                        </note>
                    </person>
                    
                    <person xml:id="pers_MEPH1" sex="1">
                        <persName type="lit">
                            <reg>Mephistopheles</reg>
                            <addName type="alt_spelling">Mephisto</addName>
                        </persName>
                        <note>
                            <p>An evil spirit to whom Faust, in the German legend, sold his soul.</p>
                            <list type="links">
                                <item><ref target="http://www.oxfordreference.com/view/10.1093/oi/authority.20110803100150753">Oxford Reference</ref></item>
                            </list>
                        </note>    
                    </person>
                    
                    <person xml:id="pers_MINO1" sex="0">
                        <persName type="hist">
                            <reg>Minor, Octavia</reg>
                            <forename>Octavia</forename>
                            <surname>Minor</surname>
                        </persName>
                        <birth when="-0069" when-custom="69 BCE"/>
                        <death when="-0011" when-custom="11 BCE"/>
                        <note>
                            <p>Full sister of Octavian (later the emperor Augustus) and speculated wife of Mark Antony.</p>
                            <list type="links">
                                <item>
                                    <ref target="http://www.livius.org/articles/person/octavia-minor">Livius</ref>
                                </item>
                            </list>
                        </note>
                    </person>
                    
                    <person xml:id="pers_MUND1" sex="1">
                        <persName type="hist">
                            <reg>Munday, Anthony</reg>
                            <forename>Anthony</forename>
                            <surname>Munday</surname>
                            <addName type="alt_spelling">Mundye</addName>
                        </persName>
                        <birth when="1560"/>
                        <death when="1633"/>
                        <note>
                            <p>English poet, and dramatist..</p>
                            <list type="links">
                                <item>
                                    <ref target="http://www.luminarium.org/renlit/munday.htm ">Luminarium</ref>
                                </item>
                            </list>
                        </note>
                    </person>
                    
                    <person xml:id="pers_MUSA1" sex="1">
                        <persName type="hist">
                            <reg>Musaeus</reg>
                            <forename>Musaeus</forename>
                            <addName type="alt_name">Grammaticus</addName>
                            <addName type="alt_spelling">Musaios</addName>
                        </persName>
                        <note>
                            <p>A Greek poet, the story Hero and the Lender has been the subject of two poems, one by Musaeus and one begun by Christopher Marlowe.</p>
                            <list type="links">
                                <item>
                                    <ref target="http://classics.oxfordre.com/view/10.1093/acrefore/9780199381135.001.0001/acrefore-9780199381135-e-8249">Oxford Reference</ref>
                                </item>
                            </list>
                        </note>
                    </person>
                    
                    <person xml:id="pers_NASO1" sex="0">
                        <persName type="hist">
                            <reg>Ovid</reg>
                            <forename>Publius</forename>
                            <forename type = "Middle"> Ovius</forename>
                            <surname>Naso</surname>
                        </persName>
                        <birth when="-0043" when-custom="43 BCE"/>
                        <death when="0017" when-custom="17AD"/>
                        <note>
                            <p>Famous works include Amores, Ars Amatoria, and the Metamophoses.</p>
                            <list type="links">
                                <item>
                                    <ref target="https://www.ancient.eu/ovid/">Ancient History Encyclopedia</ref>
                                </item>
                            </list>
                        </note>
                    </person>
                    
                    <person xml:id="pers_NESS1" sex="1">
                        <persName type="lit">
                            <reg>Nessus</reg>
                            <forename>Nessus</forename>
                        </persName>
                        <note>
                            <p>A centaur in Greek Mythology who was killed by Hercules.</p>
                            <list type="links">
                                <item>
                                    <ref target="https://www.greekmythology.com/Myths/Creatures/Nessus/nessus.html">Greek Mythology</ref>
                                </item>
                            </list>
                        </note>
                    </person> 
                    
                    <person xml:id="pers_NICO1" sex="1">
                        <persName type="lit">
                            <reg>Nicostratus</reg>
                        </persName>
                        <note>
                            <p>A Middle Comedy Greek poet known as the son of Aristophanes.</p>
                            <list type="links">
                                <item><ref target="http://www.oxfordreference.com/search?q=nicostratus&amp;searchBtn=Search&amp;isQuickSearch=true">Oxford Reference</ref></item>
                            </list>
                        </note>    
                    </person>
                    
                    <person xml:id="pers_NOAH1" sex="1">
                        <persName type="lit">
                            <reg>Noah</reg>
                            <addName>Noe</addName>
                        </persName>
                        <note>
                            <p>A biblical figure, featured most frequently in Genesis, who built an Ark to save his family and hold two of every type of animal.</p>
                            <list type="links">
                                <item><ref target="http://www.oxfordreference.com/search?q=Noah&amp;searchBtn=Search&amp;isQuickSearch=true">Oxford Reference</ref></item>
                            </list>
                        </note>    
                    </person>
                    
                    <person xml:id="pers_OCLA1" sex="1">
                        <persName type="hist">
                            <reg>Christopher Ocland</reg>
                            <forename>Christopher</forename>
                            <surname>Ocland</surname>
                            <addName type="alt_spelling">Christopher Ochland</addName>
                        </persName>
                        <death when-custom="1590"/>
                        <note>
                            <p>Writer, who became the first headmaster of St Saviour's Grammar School in 1652.</p>
                            <list type="links">
                                <item>
                                    <ref target="http://www.oxforddnb.com/view/10.1093/ref:odnb/9780198614128.001.0001/odnb-9780198614128-e-20495">Oxford Dictionary of National Biography</ref>
                                </item>
                            </list>
                        </note>
                    </person>
                    
                    <person xml:id="pers_ORPH1" sex="1">
                        <persName type="lit">
                            <reg>Orpheus</reg>
                            <addName type="alt_name">Orphey</addName>
                            <title>Hero</title>
                        </persName>
                        <note>
                            <p>Son of Apollo, ancient Greek legendary hero endowed with superhuman musical skills.</p>
                            <list type="links">
                                <item><ref target="https://www.ancient.eu/Orpheus/">Ancient History Encyclopedia</ref></item>
                            </list>
                        </note>    
                    </person>
                    
                    <person xml:id="pers_PANA1" sex="1">
                        <persName type="hist">
                            <reg>Panapolyta, Nonnus</reg>
                            <forename>Nonnus</forename>
                            <surname>Panapolyta</surname>
                        </persName>
                        <note>
                            <p>As written in the Writs of Francis, Nonnus wrote the gospel of Saint John in Greek Hexameter.</p>
                            <list type="links">
                                <item>
                                    <ref target="http://www.oxforddnb.com/index/101000004/">Oxford Dictionary of National Bibliography</ref>
                                </item>
                            </list>
                        </note>
                    </person>
                    
                    <person xml:id="pers_PARI1" sex="1">
                    <persName type="hist">
                        <reg>Parius, Archilochus</reg>
                        <forename>Archilochus</forename>
                        <surname>Parius</surname>
                    </persName>
                    <birth when="-0680" when-custom="680 BC"/>
                    <death when="-0645" when-custom="645 BC"/>
                    <note>
                        <p>Greek lyric poet.</p>
                        <list type="links">
                            <item>
                                <ref target="http://www.perseus.tufts.edu/hopper/searchresults?q=Archilochus">Perseus Project</ref>
                            </item>
                        </list>
                    </note>
                    </person>
                    
                    <person xml:id="pers_PARI2" sex="1">
                        <persName type="lit">
                            <reg>Paris</reg>
                            <forename>Paris</forename>
                            <addName type="alt_name">Alexander</addName>
                        </persName>
                        <note>
                            <p>The son of King Priam and Queen Hecuba of Troy. He allegedly eloped with Helen of Troy, starting the Trojan War.</p>
                            <list type="links">
                                <item>
                                    <ref target="https://www.greekmythology.com/Myths/Mortals/Paris/paris.html">Greek Mythology</ref>
                                </item>
                            </list>
                        </note>
                    </person>
                    
                    <person xml:id="pers_PEEL1" sex="1">
                        <persName type="hist">
                            <reg>Peele, George</reg>
                            <forename>George</forename>
                            <surname>Peele</surname>
                        </persName>
                        <birth when="1558"/>
                        <death when="1598"/>
                        <note>
                            <p>Elizabethan English translator, dramatist, and poet.</p>
                            <list type="links">
                                <item>
                                    <ref target="http://www.luminarium.org/renlit/peelebio.htm">Luminarium</ref>
                                </item>
                            </list>
                        </note>
                    </person>
                    
                    <person xml:id="pers_PERS1" sex="1">
                        <persName type="hist">
                            <reg>Persius</reg>
                            <forename>Persius</forename>
                        </persName>
                        <birth when="0034" when-custom="34 CE"/>
                        <death when="0062" when-custom="62 CE"/>
                        <note>
                            <p>Roman satirist; author of 6 satires.</p>
                            <list type="links">
                                <item>
                                    <ref target="http://www.oxfordreference.com/view/10.1093/oi/authority.20110803100319726">Oxford Reference</ref>
                                </item>
                            </list>
                        </note>
                    </person>
                    
                    <person xml:id="pers_PETO1" sex="1">
                        <persName type="hist">
                            <reg>Petowe, Henry</reg>
                            <forename>Henry</forename>
                            <surname>Petowe</surname>
                            <addName type="alt_spelling">Henrie</addName>
                        </persName>
                        <birth when="1575"/>
                        <death when="1636"/>
                        <note>
                            <p>Elizabethan poet known best for writing <hi style="font-style:italic;">The Second Part of Hero and Leander</hi>.</p>
                            <list type="links">
                                <item>
                                    <ref target="https://www.revolvy.com/page/Henry-Petowe">Revolvy</ref>
                                </item>
                            </list>
                        </note>
                    </person>
                    
                    <person xml:id="pers_PETR1" sex="1">
                        <persName type="hist">
                            <reg>Petrarch, Francesco</reg>
                            <forename>Francesco</forename>
                            <surname>Petrarch</surname>
                        </persName>
                        <birth when="1304" when-custom="1304 CE"/>
                        <death when="1374" when-custom="1374 CE"/>
                        <note>
                            <p>Fourteenth-century Italian poet best known for introducing the 8/6 sonnet structure.</p>
                            <list type="links">
                                <item>
                                    <ref target="http://www.oxfordreference.com/view/10.1093/oi/authority.20110803100320505">Oxford Reference</ref>
                                </item>
                            </list>
                        </note>
                    </person>
                    
                    <person xml:id="pers_PHAE1" sex="1">
                        <persName type="hist">
                            <reg>Phaer, Thomas</reg>
                            <forename>Thomas</forename>
                            <surname>Phaer</surname>
                        </persName>
                        <birth when="1514" when-custom="1514 CE"/>
                        <death when="1560" when-custom="1560 CE"/>
                        <note>
                            <p>Constable, forester, crown searcher, crown solicitor, council in the Marches of Wales.</p>
                            <list type="links">
                                <item>
                                    <ref target="http://www.historyofparliamentonline.org/volume/1509-1558/member/phaer-%28fayre%29-thomas-1514-60">The History of Parliament</ref>
                                </item>
                            </list>
                        </note>
                    </person>
                    
                    <person xml:id="pers_PHIL1" sex="1">
                        <persName type="hist">
                            <reg>Philip, King</reg>
                            <forename>Philip</forename>
                            <addName type="epithet">of Macedonia</addName>
                            <roleName>King</roleName>
                        </persName>
                        <birth when="-0392" when-custom="382 BC"/>
                        <death when="-0336" when-custom="336 BC"/>
                        <note>
                            <p>King Philip of Macedonia</p>
                            <list type="links">
                                <item>
                                    <ref target="http://www.oxfordreference.com/search?btog=chap&amp;pageSize=10&amp;q=Philip+II+of+Macedon&amp;sort=relevance%20">Oxford Reference</ref>
                                </item>
                            </list>
                        </note>
                    </person>
                    
                    <person xml:id="pers_PHIL3" sex="1">
                        <persName type="hist">
                            <reg>Philo Judaeus</reg>
                            <forename>Philo</forename>
                            <addName type="alt_name">Philo of Alexandria</addName>
                        </persName>
                        <birth when="-0020" when-custom="20 BCE"/>
                        <death when="0040" when-custom="40 CE"/>
                        <note>
                            <p>Jewish philosopher living in Alexandria at the beginning of the first century.</p>
                            <list type="links">
                                <item>
                                    <ref target="https://plato.stanford.edu/entries/philo/">Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy</ref>
                                </item>
                            </list>
                        </note>
                    </person>
                    
                    <person xml:id="pers_PHIL5" sex="1">
                        <persName type="hist">
                            <reg>Philelphus, Franciscus</reg>
                            <addName type="alt_spelling"> Filelfo </addName>
                            <addName type="alt_spelling">> Francesco </addName>
                            <forename>Franciscus</forename>
                            <surname>Philelphus</surname>
                        </persName>
                        <birth when-custom="1398 CE"/>
                        <death when-custom="1481 CE"/>
                        <note>
                            <p>Italian humanist, in charge of business and diplomatic missions in the East.</p>
                            <list type="links">
                                <item>
                                    <ref target="https://thesaurus.cerl.org/record/cnp01234580">Consortium of European Research Libraries Thesaurus</ref>
                                </item>
                            </list>
                        </note>
                    </person>
                    
                    <person xml:id="pers_PHRY1" sex="1">
                        <persName type="hist">
                            <reg>Phrygius, Nicomachus</reg>
                            <forename>Nicomachus</forename>
                            <surname>Phrygius</surname>
                        </persName>
                        <note>
                            <p>One of the tragic poets that flourished in Ancient Greece as noted Francis Meres' Wit's Treasury</p>
                            <list type="links">
                                <item>
                                    <ref target="http://tapasproject.org/kit-marlowe/files/francis-meres-wits-treasury-poets">TAPAS Project</ref>
                                </item>
                            </list>
                        </note>
                    </person>
                    
                    <person xml:id="pers_PIER1" sex="1">
                        <persName type="lit">
                            <reg>Piers Plowman</reg>
                            <forename>Piers</forename>
                            <addName type="alt_spelling">Piers Ploughman</addName>
                        </persName>
                        <note>
                            <p>A spiritual model for the character, Will, in an alliterative poem from the late fourteenth century, "The Vision of Piers Plowman."</p>
                            <list type="links">
                                <item>
                                    <ref target="http://www.oxfordbibliographies.com/view/document/obo-9780199846719/obo-9780199846719-0100.xml">Oxford Bibliographies</ref>
                                </item>
                            </list>
                        </note>    
                    </person>
                    
                    <person xml:id="pers_PIGR1" sex="1">
                        <persName type="hist">
                            <reg>Pigres</reg>
                            <addName type="alt_name">Pigres of Halicarnassus</addName>
                        </persName>
                        <note>
                            <p>Early Greek lyric poet. Introduced iambic parameter.</p>
                            <list type="links">
                                <item>
                                    <ref target="http://catalog.perseus.org/catalog/urn:cite:perseus:author.1125">Perseus Bibliography</ref>
                                </item>
                            </list>
                        </note>
                    </person>
                    
                    <person xml:id="pers_PLIN1" sex="1">
                        <persName type="lit">
                            <reg>C.Plinius</reg>
                            <forename>Gaius</forename>
                            <forename type="middle">Plinius</forename>
                            <surname>Secundus</surname>
                        </persName>
                        <birth when="0061" when-custom="61 CE"/>
                        <death when="0112" when-custom="112 CE"/>
                        <note>
                            <p>He was a lawyer, administrator and Roman writer.</p>
                            <list type="links">
                                <item>
                                    <ref target="www.ancient-literature.com/romepliny.html">Ancient Literature</ref>
                                </item>
                            </list>
                        </note>
                    </person>
                    
                    <person xml:id="pers_PLUT1" sex="1">
                        <persName type="lit">
                            <reg>Pluto</reg>
                            <forename>Pluto</forename>
                        </persName>
                        <note>
                            <p>The Roman god of wealth as well as the judge of the dead.</p>
                            <list type="links">
                                <item><ref target="https://mythology.net/roman/roman-gods/pluto/">Mythology.net</ref></item>
                            </list>
                        </note>    
                    </person>
                    
                    <person xml:id="pers_POPE1" sex="1">
                        <persName type="hist">
                            <reg>Pope Clement VIII</reg>
                            <forename>Ippolito</forename>
                            <surname>Aldobrandini</surname>
                        </persName>
                        <birth when="1536"/>
                        <death when="1605"/>
                        <note>
                            <p>Born Ippolito Aldobrandini, he was elected Pope Clement VIII in 1592.</p>
                            <list type="links">
                                <item>
                                    <ref target="http://www.nndb.com/people/206/000094921/">Notable Names Database</ref>
                                </item>
                            </list>
                        </note>
                    </person>
                    
                    <person xml:id="pers_PORC1" sex="1">
                        <persName type="hist">
                            <reg>Licinius, Porcius</reg>
                            <forename>Porcius</forename>
                            <surname>Licinius</surname>
                        </persName>
                        <birth when="0263" when-custom="263"/>
                        <death when="0325" when-custom="325"/>
                        <note>
                            <p>Roman emperor who made his armies use a monotheistic form of prayer; he was later defeated by Constantine, exiled, and executed. </p>
                            <list type="links">
                                <item>
                                    <ref target="http://www.oxfordreference.com/view/10.1093/oi/authority.20110803100337787">Oxford Reference</ref>
                                </item>
                            </list>
                        </note>
                    </person>
                    
                    <person xml:id="pers_PRIS1" sex="1">
                        <persName type="hist">
                            <reg>Priscus of Panium</reg>
                            <forename>Priscus</forename>
                            <addName type="alt_name">Priscus of Panium</addName>  
                        </persName>
                        <birth when="0410" when-custom="410"/>
                        <death when="0472" when-custom="472"/>
                        <note>
                            <p>Roman diplomat and Greek historian.</p>
                            <list type="links">
                                <item>
                                    <ref target="http://www.perseus.tufts.edu/hopper/searchresults?q=priscus">Perseus Project</ref>
                                </item>
                            </list>
                        </note>
                    </person>
                    
                    <person xml:id="pers_PROP1" sex="1">
                        <persName type="hist">
                            <reg>Propertius</reg>
                            <forename>Propertius</forename>
                        </persName>
                        <birth when="-0055" when-custom="55 BCE"/>
                        <death when="-0016" when-custom="16 BCE"/>
                        <note>
                            <p>Wrote four books of elegies </p>
                            <list type="links">
                                <item>
                                    <ref target="https://www.unrv.com/culture/propertius.php">United Nations of Roma Victrix: Roman History</ref>
                                </item>
                            </list>
                        </note>
                    </person>
                    
                    <person xml:id="pers_PSYC1" sex="1">
                        <persName type="lit">
                            <reg>Pſiches</reg>
                            <forename>Pſiches</forename>
                            <addName type="alt_spelling">Psyches</addName>
                            <addName type="alt_spelling">Psykhe</addName>
                        </persName>
                        <note>
                            <p>Once a mortal, she became Greek goddess of the soul. She is married to Eros.</p>
                            <list type="links">
                                <item>
                                    <ref target="https://www.theoi.com/Ouranios/Psykhe.html">Theoi Project</ref>
                                </item>
                            </list>
                        </note>
                    </person> 
                    
                    <person xml:id="pers_PURF1" sex="1">
                        <persName type="hist">
                            <reg>Purfoot, Thomas</reg>
                            <forename>Thomas</forename>
                            <surname>Purfoot</surname>
                        </persName>
                        <birth when="1546"/>
                        <death when="1615"/>
                        <note>
                            <p>A bookseller and printer in London.</p>
                            <list type="links">
                                <item>
                                    <ref target="https://www.revolvy.com/page/Thomas-Purfoot">Revolvy</ref>
                                </item>
                            </list>
                        </note>
                    </person>
                    
                    <person xml:id="pers_RHOD1" sex="1">
                        <persName type="lit">
                            <reg>Rhodius, Anaxadrides</reg>
                            <forename>Anaxadrides</forename>
                            <surname>Rhodius</surname>
                        </persName>
                        <note>
                            <p>Greek comedy poet</p> 
                            <list type="links">
                                <item><ref target="http://www.oxfordreference.com/view/10.1093/acref/9780199545568.001.0001/acref-9780199545568-e-408">Oxford Reference</ref></item>
                            </list>
                        </note>
                    </person> 
                    
                    <person xml:id="pers_ROMA1" sex="1">
                        <persName type="hist">
                            <reg> Pope Romanus</reg>
                            <forename>Romanus</forename>
                            <addName type="alt_name" ></addName>
                            <roleName> Pope</roleName>
                        </persName>
                        <birth when-custom="unknown"/>
                        <death when="0897-11" when-custom="Nov 897"/>
                        <note>
                            <p>Pope Romanus was the Pope after the death of Pope Steven the 6th. He served from August to November 897 when he died. .</p>
                            <list type="links">
                                <item>
                                    <ref target="http://www.catholic-hierarchy.org/bishop/bromnop.html">Catholic Hierarchy</ref>
                                </item>
                            </list>
                        </note>
                    </person>  
                    
                    <person xml:id="pers_ROYD1" sex="1">
                        <persName type="hist">
                            <reg>Roydon, Matthew</reg>
                            <forename>Mathew</forename>
                            <surname>Roydon</surname>
                        </persName>
                        <birth when="1580"/>
                        <death when="1622"/>
                        <note>
                            <p>An English poet popular at the turn of the seventeenth century.</p>
                            <list type="links">
                                <item>
                                    <ref target="http://www.oxfordreference.com/view/10.1093/acref/9780199237173.001.0001/q-author-00001-00002939">Oxford Reference</ref>
                                </item>
                            </list>
                        </note>
                    </person>
                    
                    <person xml:id="pers_SHAK1" sex="1">
                        <persName type="hist">
                            <reg>Shakespeare, William</reg>
                            <forename>William</forename>
                            <surname>Shakespeare</surname>
                        </persName>
                        <birth when="1564"/>
                        <death when="1616"/>
                        <note>
                            <p>English poet, playwright, and actor</p>
                            <list type="links">
                                <item>
                                    <ref target="https://www.folger.edu/shakespeare">Folger</ref>
                                </item>
                            </list>
                        </note>
                    </person> 
                    
                    <person xml:id="pers_SIDN1" sex="0">
                        <persName type="hist">
                            <reg>Sidney, Frances</reg>
                            <forename>Frances</forename>
                            <surname>Sidney</surname>
                            <addName type="alt_spelling">Francis Sydney</addName>
                            <roleName>Countess</roleName>
                        </persName>
                        <birth when="1531"/>
                        <death when="1589"/>
                        <note>
                            <p>She served as a lady-in-waiting to Queen Elizabeth before her father arranged for her to marry Philip Sidney.</p>
                            <list type="links">
                                <item>
                                    <ref target="http://spartacus-educational.com/Frances_Sidney.htm">Spartacus Educational</ref>
                                </item>
                            </list>
                        </note>
                    </person>
                    
                    <person xml:id="pers_STAN1" sex="1">
                        <persName type="hist">
                            <reg>Stanyhurst, Richard</reg>
                            <forename>Richard</forename>
                            <surname>Stanyhurst</surname>
                            <addName type="alt_spelling">Stanihurst</addName>
                        </persName>
                        <birth when="1547"/>
                        <death when="1618"/>
                        <note>
                            <p>Irish alchemist, translator, poet, and historian</p>
                            <list type="links">
                                <item>
                                    <ref target="http://www.libraryireland.com/articles/StanihurstIrishNation/index.php">Library Ireland</ref>
                                </item>
                            </list>
                        </note>
                    </person>
                    
                    <person xml:id="pers_STOA1" sex="1">
                        <persName type="hist">
                            <reg>Quintianus Stoa</reg>
                            <forename>Quitianus</forename>
                            <surname>Stoa</surname>
                            <addName type="alt_name" >Giovanni Francesco Conti</addName>
                        </persName>
                        <birth when="1484" when-custom="1484"/>
                        <death when="1529" when-custom="1529"/>
                        <note>
                            <p>Went by the name of Quintanius Stoa and wrote plays in the early 1500's.</p>
                            <list type="links">
                                <item>
                                    <ref target="http://www.treccani.it/enciclopedia/giovanni-francesco-conti_(Dizionario-Biografico)">Treccani</ref>
                                </item>
                            </list>
                        </note>
                    </person>
                    
                    <person xml:id="pers_SYRE1" sex="1">
                        <persName type="lit">
                            <reg>Syrens</reg>
                            <forename>Syrens</forename>
                            <addName type="alt_spelling">Sirens</addName>
                        </persName>
                        <note>
                            <p>As key characters in the <hi style="font-style:italic;">Odyssey</hi>, the Sirens were enchantresses that would lure men to their death with their singing. If anyone were to survive their song, they would die.</p>
                            <list type="links">
                                <item>
                                    <ref target="https://www.greekmythology.com/Myths/Creatures/Sirens/sirens.html">Greek Mythology</ref>
                                </item>
                            </list>
                        </note>
                    </person>
                    
                    <person xml:id="pers_TARS1" sex="1">
                        <persName type="lit">
                            <reg>Tarsensis, Apollodorus</reg>
                            <forename>Apollodorus</forename>
                            <surname>Tarsensis</surname>
                        </persName>
                        <note>
                            <p>Greek poet</p>
                            <list type="links">
                                <item><ref target="http://www.perseus.tufts.edu/hopper/text?doc=Perseus:text:1999.01.0022">Perseus Project</ref></item>
                            </list>
                        </note>
                    </person> 
                    
                    <person xml:id="pers_TELL1" sex="1">
                        <persName type="lit">
                            <reg>Tellus</reg>
                            <forename>Tellus</forename>
                            <addName type="alt_spelling">Terra Mater</addName>
                        </persName>
                        <note>
                            <p>The Roman goddess of the Earth and creation</p>
                            <list type="links">
                                <item>
                                    <ref target="https://godsofcreation.weebly.com/terra-matertellus.html">Gods of Creation</ref>
                                </item>
                            </list>
                        </note>
                    </person>
                    
                    <person xml:id="pers_TERI1" sex="1">
                        <persName type="hist">
                            <reg>Terius, Alexis</reg>
                            <forename>Alexis</forename>
                            <surname>Terius</surname>
                        </persName>
                        <birth notBefore-iso="525" notAfter-iso="524" when-custom="525/524"/>
                        <death when-custom="unknown"/>
                        <note>
                            <p>Athenian Comdic Poet</p>
                            <list type="links">
                                <item>
                                    <ref target="http://tapasproject.org/kit-marlowe/files/francis-meres-wits-treasury-poets">TAPAS Project</ref>
                                </item>
                            </list>
                        </note>
                    </person>  
                    
                    <person xml:id="persTYSI" sex="1">
                        <persName type="lit">
                            <reg>Tyſiphone</reg>
                            <forename>Tyſiphone</forename>
                            <addName type="alt_name">Tisiphone</addName>
                        </persName>
                        <note>
                            <p>In Greek mythology, she was one of three furies. She was also know as the avenger of murder.</p>
                            <list type="links">
                                <item>
                                    <ref target="https://www.thoughtco.com/tisiphone-greek-goddess-121229">Thought Co.</ref>
                                </item>
                            </list>
                        </note>
                    </person>
                    
                    <person xml:id="persVENU1" sex="1">
                        <persName type="lit">
                            <reg>Venus</reg>
                            <forename>Venus</forename>
                        </persName>
                        <note>
                            <p>The Roman goddess of beauty, love, fertility, and victory</p>
                            <list type="links">
                                <item>
                                    <ref target="https://greekgodsandgoddesses.net/goddesses/venus/">Greek Gods and Goddesses</ref>
                                </item>
                            </list>
                        </note>
                    </person>
                    
                    <person xml:id="pers_WILL1" sex="1">
                        <persName type="hist">
                            <reg>Willet, Andrew</reg>
                            <forename>Andrew</forename>
                            <surname>Willet</surname>
                            <roleName>Reverend</roleName>
                        </persName>
                        <birth when="1562"/>
                        <death when="1621"/>
                        <note>
                            <p>English clergyman and controversialist, known for his anti-papal works </p>
                            <list type="links">
                                <item><ref target="http://www.prdl.org/author_view.php?a_id=86">Post-Reformation Digital Library</ref></item>
                            </list>
                        </note> 
                    </person>  
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Abel Abel

Biblical figure, murdered by his brother Cain.

Patheos
Adam Adam

The first man created by God, intended to be a progenitor with Eve, lived in the Garden of Eden.

What Christians Want to Know
Aeschylus Aeschylus

Athenian Comedic Poet, fought in the battle at Marathon.

Oxford Classical Dictionary
Aetolus, Alexander Alexander Aetolus

Athenian playwright

Revolvy
Alciatus, Andreas Andreas Alciatus

Italian writer

Alciato at Glasgow
Alexander III of Macedon Alexander III Alexander the Great

Leader of the Macedonians.

Ancient History Enyclopedia
Anacreon Anacreon

A Greek lyric poet

Oxford Reference
Apollo Apollo Phaebus Phoebus

God of the sun, prophecy, and poetry.

Perseus Project
Archelaus Archelaus Duke Archilaus

A Greek philosopher who may have taught Socrates.

Revolvy
Arete Arete Queen

Figure in Greek mythology, descendent of Posideon, wife of Alcinous.

Greek Mythology
Argos Argos Argus Panoptes

A giant in Greek mythology who had one hundred eyes and was a servant of Hera.

Greek Mythology
Ariadne Ariadne

Daughter of Pasiphae and the Cretan king Minos.

Perseus Project
Ariosto, Ludivico Ludivico Ariosto

Italian poet.

Oxford Reference
Aristophanes Aristophanes

Comic playwright of ancient Athens.

Ancient History Encyclopedia
Aristotle Aristotle

Ancient Greek philosopher, considered the father of logic .

Oxford Reference
Atheniensis, Astydamus Astydamus Atheniensis Astydamas

Name of both father and son, tragic Athenian poets (Athenian may indicate younger, but that is not certain).

Oxford Reference
Atlas

A Greek Titan, punished by Zues and forced to hold the world on his shoulders.

Greek Gods and Goddesses
Bankes, William William Bankes

A member of Parliament between 1810 and 1834.

Parliament History
Barnfield, Richard Richard Barnfield

English poet, close with William Shakespeare.

Poetry Foundation
Beelzebub Beelzebub Belzebub

Prince of Devils.

Perseus Project
Bembus Pietro Bembus Cardinal

A Cardinal and a lyric poet.

Perseus Project
Boccaccio, Giovanni Giovani Boccaccio Boccace

Italian writer and poet.

Oxford Bibliographies
Breton, Nicholas Nicholas Breton

English novelist and poet.

Oxford Reference
Brunas Giordano Bruno Filippo

An Italian poet and philosopher.

The Galileo Project
Augustus Caesar Augustus Caesar Gaius Octavius

Grandnephew of Julius Caesar, became ruler of Roman Empire.

Oxford Reference
" Calimachus Calimachus Callimachus

Greek poet who founded Cyrene

Oxford Bibliographies
Cassius Gaius Cassius Longinus

A Roman emperor who was plotting to kill Julius Caesar.

Great Thoughts Treasury
Catullus Gaius Valerius Catullus

Roman poet, whose works influenced other well known poets such as Ovid.

Classical Literature
Celiano Angelo Grillo Levio Celiano

Italian writer who wrote under the pen name Livio Celiano and collaborated with Shakespeare.

Relvolvy
Cerberus Cerberus Hound of Hades

A dog with three heads that protected the gates of the Underworld, preventing anyone from leaving.

Greek Mythology
Cicero Marcus Tullius Cicero Tully

Greek philosopher and writer who was prominent during the time of Julius Caesar.

History
Circes Circes Circe

A key character in the Odyssey and an enchantress who specialized in herbs and potions.

Greek Mythology
Claudianus Claudius Claudianus Claudian

A native Greek speaker, who was discovered in Rome and whose works were mostly written in Latin.

Oxford Bibliography
Cornisicius, Quintus Quintus Cornisicius Quintus Corniſicius

General, orator, poet

Oxford Reference
Cous, Philetas Philitas of Cos Philetas de Cos Philetas Cous

Greek poet and scholar born in Cos which is now the Aegean Islands in Greece. He has been accredited with influencing the Hellenistic school of poetry and Latin poetry. Only fragments of his work have survived. His poem Demeter was especially highly esteemed.

Oxford Reference
Cyrus Cryus the Great King

First king of the Achaemenid Empire from 559 BCE - 530 BCE.

Ancient History Encyclopedia
Dante Dante Algihieri

Italian poet and author of The Divine Comedy.

Villanova University, Falvey Memorial Library
Davies John Davies

Author, Attorney General of Ireland, Lord Chief Justice of England, circuit judge and MP for Newcastle-under-Lyne.

Luminarium
Decius Decius Valerinus Quintis Emporer

Roman emporer from 249-251 CE.

Ancient History Encyclopedia
Dekker, Thomas Thomas Dekker Decker

A profilic writer,wrote plays and prose.

Luminarium
Deianire Deianire Deianira

Married to Hercules, she is eventually tricked by Nessus to poison her husband, believing that the "potion" would make Hercules remain faithful to her.

Greek Mythology
Delia Delia

A fictional character within Samuel Daniel's writing.

Luminarium
Drake, Francis Francis Drake Sir

A sailor and a navigator. He was one of the first englishmen to circumnavigate the globe.

Oxford Refernce
Drayton, Michael Michael Drayton

Early modern English poet and playwright. Drayton's most popular work was Nymphidia, much influenced by Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream

Luminarium
Sir Edward Dyer Edward Dyer Sir

Member of aristocratic courtier and poets in Elizabethan England.

Revolvy
King Edward IV Edward York King

King of England IV

Oxford Dictionary of National Biography
Queen Elizabeth I Elizabeth I

She was crowned the Queen of England in 1558. Her reign was considered the "Golden Age"

Elizabeth I
Ennius, Quintus Quintus Ennius

Early Roman epic poet, dramatist, and satirist.

Early Latin Writings
Cupid Cupid Eros

He was the Greek god of love and companion to Aphrodite.

Theoi Project
Euripedes Euripedes Euripides

Early Greek tragic dramatist.

Classical Literature
Euriſtippus Euriſtippus Aristippus

A Greek philosopher who was taught by Socrates.

Revolvy
Euridice Euridice Eurydice

An oak nymph and one of the daughters of Apollo.

Greek Mythology
Doctor Faustus John Faustus Doctor

The main Character of Christopher Marlowe's 1604 play Doctor Faustus

A Digital Anthology of Early Modern English Drama
Ferris, Edward Edward Ferris Maister Ferrers

An English dramatist

Revolvy
Fraunce, Abraham Abraham Fraunce

Elizabethan Poet

Oxford Reference
Gager, William William Gager

Latin playwright and poet.

Oxford Dictionary of National Biography
Getulicus Cornelius Lentulus Gaetulicus

Consul and legate of Upper Germany

Oxford Reference
Googe, Barnabe Barnabe Googe

English poet, pursued a career in the court, educated at Christ College in Cambridge

Oxford Reference
Emperor Gratian Flavius Augustus Gratianus Emperor

Roman Emperor

Oxford Reference
Greene, Robert Robert Greene

English dramatist and writer

Luminarium
Haddon, Gualter Walter

Tudor-era ecclesiastical scholar, translator, and poet.

Luminarium
Gabriel Harvey

Noted for his tenacious participation in literary feuds, he engaged Thomas Nashe in a long-running pamphlet war.

Oxford Handbooks
Prince Hector Prince

Hector, Prince of Troy, was Troy's greatest warrior; his story is told in Homer's Iliad

Greek Mythology
Hellen Hellen Helen of Troy Helen

Daughter of Zeus and Leda. She was abducted by Paris and brought to Troy.

Greek Mythology
King Henry VII Henry VII Henrie Tudor King

Henry VIII reigned England from 1509-1547

Oxford Reference
King Henry III Henry III Henrie King

King of England 1216 - 1272.

Oxford Dictionary of National Biography
Hercules Hercules Heracles Herakles Alcides

A Greek Hero born with great strength. He was forced to perform twelve labors to nullify his sins.

Ancient History Encyclopedia
Hermaphrodite Hermaphrodite Hermophroditis Hermaphroditos

The son of Hermes and Aphrodite, he was the god of male and female sexuality.

Theoi Project
Hero Hero

A priestess of Aphrodite who was in love with Leander.

Greek Mythology Link
Hesiod

 Often called the “father of Greek didactic poetry”,  lived in the village of Ascra in Boeotia and won a tripod in a bardic competition at the funeral games of King Amphidamas.

Oxford Bibliographies
Heywood, John John Heywood

Playwright and epigrammatist

Oxford Reference
Heywood, Thomas Thomas Heywood

Actor-playwright

Poetry Foundation
Hipponax Hipponax poet

poet of Ephesus and Clazamonae. Composed monologues and songs.

Oxford Reference
Homer Homer poet

Author of The Iliad and The Odyssey.

Perseus Project
Earl Howard, Henry Henry Howard Henrie Earl

Vice-Chancellor of the University of Oxford, 1601-06; Archbishop of Canterbury, 1611-33.

Poetry Foundation
Jove Jove Jupiter

In Roman mythology, Jove was teh god of the heavens and the sky.

New World Encyclopedia
Juno Juno

Married to Jove, Juno was the queen of the gods, as well as the goddess of marriage and childbirth in Roman mythology.

Greek Gods and Goddesses
Kyd, Thomas Thomas Kyd

Dramatist

Theatre History
Leander Leander

A young man from Abydos and was in love with Hero.

Greek Mythology
Lepidus, Marcus Marcus Aemillius Lepidus

 Roman Statesman and Consul.

QFG Historical Database
Imbrex, Licinius Licinius Imbrex

Latin Poet

Oxford Refrence
Linus Linos

The son of Apollo by a Muse (Calliope, or by Psamathe or Chalciope, Apollod

Ecyclopedia Mythica
Lodge, Thomas Thomas Lodge

Poet, physician, and playwright in the Elizabethan Age.

Oxford Reference
Lucanus,Marcus Marcus Annaeus Lucanus

Roman poet; Marlowe translated his work into English

Ancient History Encyclopedia
Lucifer Satan

Lucifer is the angel created by God, but eventually turns evil and is kicked out of heaven earning the name satan.

History
Lucilius Gaius Lucilius

One of the earliest Roman writers and the inventor poetical satire.

Early Latin Writings
Lucretius Titus Lucretius 

Roman Poet and Philosoper  

Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy
General Lucullus, Lucius Lucius Licinius Lucullus

Lucullus was a roman politician and General.

Notable Names Database
Luna Luna Selene

The Roman goddess (Selene in Greek) of the moon.

Theoi Project
Lutatius, Quintus Catulus Quintus Lutatius Catulus

Roman politican that led the conservative faction of the senate

Oxford Research Encyclopedia
Lyly, John John Lyly

An English dramatist, poet, and writer of "Euphuism". 

Oxford Reference
Maecenus, Gaius Gaius Maecenus Diplomat

Roman diplomat, counsellor to the Roman emperor Augustus, and wealthy patron of such poets as Virgil and Horace. One of Octavian’s earliest supporters.

Oxford Reference
Maedeas Maedeas Medea

In Greek mythology, she was the wife of the hero Jason. She helped her husband complete three tasks to claim the Golden Fleece from King Aeetes

Greek Mythology
Marlowe, Christopher Christopher Marlowe Marloe Marlo

English Poet who died in mysterious circumstances. Wrote works including The Jew of Malta, Doctor Faustus, and Hero and Leander.

The Marlowe Society
Marullus

A rhetorician known for teaching Seneca the Younger.

Oxford Reference
Melanthus Melanthus Melanthius Poet

A 5th century tragic poet. Author of Atthis, split into two books, only one fragment has survived to date.

Oxford Reference
Menander Menander Menandros

a Hellenistic Greek dramatist and the best-known representative of Athenian New Comedy. Very little of his work has survived.

Ancient Literature
Mephistopheles Mephisto

An evil spirit to whom Faust, in the German legend, sold his soul.

Oxford Reference
Minor, Octavia Octavia Minor

Full sister of Octavian (later the emperor Augustus) and speculated wife of Mark Antony.

Livius
Munday, Anthony Anthony Munday Mundye

English poet, and dramatist..

Luminarium
Musaeus Musaeus Grammaticus Musaios

A Greek poet, the story Hero and the Lender has been the subject of two poems, one by Musaeus and one begun by Christopher Marlowe.

Oxford Reference
Ovid Publius Ovius Naso

Famous works include Amores, Ars Amatoria, and the Metamophoses.

Ancient History Encyclopedia
Nessus Nessus

A centaur in Greek Mythology who was killed by Hercules.

Greek Mythology
Nicostratus

A Middle Comedy Greek poet known as the son of Aristophanes.

Oxford Reference
Noah Noe

A biblical figure, featured most frequently in Genesis, who built an Ark to save his family and hold two of every type of animal.

Oxford Reference
Christopher Ocland Christopher Ocland Christopher Ochland

Writer, who became the first headmaster of St Saviour's Grammar School in 1652.

Oxford Dictionary of National Biography
Orpheus Orphey Hero

Son of Apollo, ancient Greek legendary hero endowed with superhuman musical skills.

Ancient History Encyclopedia
Panapolyta, Nonnus Nonnus Panapolyta

As written in the Writs of Francis, Nonnus wrote the gospel of Saint John in Greek Hexameter.

Oxford Dictionary of National Bibliography
Parius, Archilochus Archilochus Parius

Greek lyric poet.

Perseus Project
Paris Paris Alexander

The son of King Priam and Queen Hecuba of Troy. He allegedly eloped with Helen of Troy, starting the Trojan War.

Greek Mythology
Peele, George George Peele

Elizabethan English translator, dramatist, and poet.

Luminarium
Persius Persius

Roman satirist; author of 6 satires.

Oxford Reference
Petowe, Henry Henry Petowe Henrie

Elizabethan poet known best for writing The Second Part of Hero and Leander.

Revolvy
Petrarch, Francesco Francesco Petrarch

Fourteenth-century Italian poet best known for introducing the 8/6 sonnet structure.

Oxford Reference
Phaer, Thomas Thomas Phaer

Constable, forester, crown searcher, crown solicitor, council in the Marches of Wales.

The History of Parliament
Philip, King Philip of Macedonia King

King Philip of Macedonia

Oxford Reference
Philo Judaeus Philo Philo of Alexandria

Jewish philosopher living in Alexandria at the beginning of the first century.

Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy
Philelphus, Franciscus Filelfo > Francesco Franciscus Philelphus

Italian humanist, in charge of business and diplomatic missions in the East.

Consortium of European Research Libraries Thesaurus
Phrygius, Nicomachus Nicomachus Phrygius

One of the tragic poets that flourished in Ancient Greece as noted Francis Meres' Wit's Treasury

TAPAS Project
Piers Plowman Piers Piers Ploughman

A spiritual model for the character, Will, in an alliterative poem from the late fourteenth century, "The Vision of Piers Plowman."

Oxford Bibliographies
Pigres Pigres of Halicarnassus

Early Greek lyric poet. Introduced iambic parameter.

Perseus Bibliography
C.Plinius Gaius Plinius Secundus

He was a lawyer, administrator and Roman writer.

Ancient Literature
Pluto Pluto

The Roman god of wealth as well as the judge of the dead.

Mythology.net
Pope Clement VIII Ippolito Aldobrandini

Born Ippolito Aldobrandini, he was elected Pope Clement VIII in 1592.

Notable Names Database
Licinius, Porcius Porcius Licinius

Roman emperor who made his armies use a monotheistic form of prayer; he was later defeated by Constantine, exiled, and executed.

Oxford Reference
Priscus of Panium Priscus Priscus of Panium

Roman diplomat and Greek historian.

Perseus Project
Propertius Propertius

Wrote four books of elegies

United Nations of Roma Victrix: Roman History
Pſiches Pſiches Psyches Psykhe

Once a mortal, she became Greek goddess of the soul. She is married to Eros.

Theoi Project
Purfoot, Thomas Thomas Purfoot

A bookseller and printer in London.

Revolvy
Rhodius, Anaxadrides Anaxadrides Rhodius

Greek comedy poet

Oxford Reference
Pope Romanus Romanus Pope

Pope Romanus was the Pope after the death of Pope Steven the 6th. He served from August to November 897 when he died. .

Catholic Hierarchy
Roydon, Matthew Mathew Roydon

An English poet popular at the turn of the seventeenth century.

Oxford Reference
Shakespeare, William William Shakespeare

English poet, playwright, and actor

Folger
Sidney, Frances Frances Sidney Francis Sydney Countess

She served as a lady-in-waiting to Queen Elizabeth before her father arranged for her to marry Philip Sidney.

Spartacus Educational
Stanyhurst, Richard Richard Stanyhurst Stanihurst

Irish alchemist, translator, poet, and historian

Library Ireland
Quintianus Stoa Quitianus Stoa Giovanni Francesco Conti

Went by the name of Quintanius Stoa and wrote plays in the early 1500's.

Treccani
Syrens Syrens Sirens

As key characters in the Odyssey, the Sirens were enchantresses that would lure men to their death with their singing. If anyone were to survive their song, they would die.

Greek Mythology
Tarsensis, Apollodorus Apollodorus Tarsensis

Greek poet

Perseus Project
Tellus Tellus Terra Mater

The Roman goddess of the Earth and creation

Gods of Creation
Terius, Alexis Alexis Terius

Athenian Comdic Poet

TAPAS Project
Tyſiphone Tyſiphone Tisiphone

In Greek mythology, she was one of three furies. She was also know as the avenger of murder.

Thought Co.
Venus Venus

The Roman goddess of beauty, love, fertility, and victory

Greek Gods and Goddesses
Willet, Andrew Andrew Willet Reverend

English clergyman and controversialist, known for his anti-papal works 

Post-Reformation Digital Library