Salve Deus Rex Judaeorum

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Salve Deus Rex Judaeorum (Latin: Hail, God, King of the Jews) is a volume of poems by English poet Emilia Lanyer published in 1611. The volume contains several short poems, each dedicated to a different woman, a long poem also entitled 'Salve Deus Rex Judaeorum' and a country house poem entitled 'The Description of Cooke-ham'.[1]


Emilia Lanyer's dedication of her book of poems to Lady Anne Clifford.
  • To the Queenes Most Excellent Majestie
  • To the Lady Elizabeths Grace
  • To All Vertuous Ladies in Generall
  • To the Ladie Arabella
  • To the Ladie Susan
  • The Authors Dream to the Lady Marie
  • To the Ladie Lucie
  • To the Ladie Margaret
  • To the Ladie Katherine
  • To the Ladie Anne
  • To the Vertuous Reader (prose)
  • Eve's Apology in Defense of Women
  • Salve Deus Rex Judaeorum
  • The Description of Cooke-ham
  • To the Doubtfull Reader (prose)


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