"Submitted in Partial Fulfillment of the Requirements for the Degree of Masters of Art in History."; Thesis advisor: Heather Prescott.; M.A.,Central Connecticut State University,,2014.; Includes bibliographical references (leaves 110-113).
In the tragic drama Samson Agonistes, John Milton transforms the protagonist
from a defeated hero in the Homeric tradition to a suppliant yet conquering hero in the
Hebraic tradition. Milton's source is the Old Testament book of Judges. W. H....