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The Christiad (Latin Christias) is an epic poem in six cantos on the life of Jesus Christ by Marco Girolamo (Marcus Hieronymus) Vida modeled on Virgil. It was first published in Cremona in 1535 (see 1535 in poetry).[1]

Modern Editions[edit]

  • G.C. Drake and C.A. Forbes, 1978 ISBN 0-8093-0814-2 (Latin text and English translation)
  • Vida, Marco Girolamo. Christiad. Translated by James Gardner. The I Tatti Renaissance Library, no. 39, ed. James Hankins. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Library, 2009. ISBN 978-0-674-03408-2.


  1. ^ "Marco Girolamo Vida". The Catholic Encyclopedia. 2007-03-15. Retrieved 2007-06-21. 

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