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....
"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).