Imatge de l'autor

William Hone (1780–1842)

Autor/a de The Lost Books of the Bible

42 obres 1,460 Membres 16 Ressenyes

Sobre l'autor

Crèdit de la imatge: William Hone. Frontispiece from William Hone; his life and times (1912) by Frederick William Hackwood.

Obres de William Hone

The Lost Books of the Bible (1820) — Editor — 1,240 exemplars
Ancient Mysteries Described (1823) 14 exemplars
The Year Book (1832) 14 exemplars
Hone's Table Book (1878) 9 exemplars
Every-Day Book (1825) 9 exemplars
Hone's Yearbook 1 exemplars
Political Tracts 1 exemplars

Etiquetat

Coneixement comú

Data de naixement
1780-06-30
Data de defunció
1842-11-06
Gènere
male
Nacionalitat
England
UK

Membres

Ressenyes

If you have studied comparative religion for the last 40 years and want to know about English Mystery plays, this book is on the ‘required reading’ list.

Hone is absolutely amazing when it comes to ferreting out customs and habits of medieval and Tudor drama, including all the Guild dramas and ceremonies that were performed before Henry viii and the Protestant reformation. Many of these dramas were based on stories that first appear in the apocryphal New Testament.

Hone later published “Lost Books of the Bible” which is still in print today.… (més)
 
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Farree | Hi ha 1 ressenya més | Feb 12, 2021 |
Reprint of the edition of 1926; Hone's edition orig. publ. 1820.
 
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ME_Dictionary | Hi ha 11 ressenyes més | Mar 19, 2020 |
Good for reference Much of it is drivel but good for comparison
½
 
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busterrll | Hi ha 11 ressenyes més | Apr 12, 2019 |
Not quite as engaging or exciting as accounts reflect, but still an interesting read.
 
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rlangston | May 3, 2015 |

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Estadístiques

Obres
42
Membres
1,460
Popularitat
#17,597
Valoració
½ 3.3
Ressenyes
16
ISBN
61
Llengües
2

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