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&lt;Reproduce relevant documentary evidence from historical records here. (For example, entries from Henslowe's Diary).&gt;&nbsp;Georgius Varus et al,''Historia Collegii S. J. Pragensis ad St. Clementem Annorum 1555 - 1610'' (University of Prague ms.) p. 150.  
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Georgius Varus et al, [http://www.manuscriptorium.com/apps/main/en/index.php?request=show_tei_digidoc&virtnum=5&client= ''Historia Collegii S. J. Pragensis ad St. Clementem Annorum 1555 - 1610''] (University of Prague ms.) f.115<sup>v</sup>.  
 
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Performed at the College of St. Clements, Prague in September 1575.
 
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Biblical.
 
 
 
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God's instruction to Abraham to sacrifice his son Isaac as a test of faith (Genesis 22).
 
 
 
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Wiggins 584 notes that "[t]he performance of the actor playing Abraham was much admired for its pathos", and suggests that the play may have been performed "in connection with the coronation of King Rudolf II on Thursday 22 September".
 
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Varus, Georgius et al, [http://www.manuscriptorium.com/apps/main/en/index.php?request=show_tei_digidoc&virtnum=5&client= ''Historia Collegii S. J. Pragensis ad St. Clementem Annorum 1555 - 1610''] (University of Prague ms).
 
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Revision as of 18:25, 8 December 2014

Edmund Campion (1575)

Historical Records

Historia Collegii S J Pragensis ad St Clementem f115v.png
Georgius Varus et al, Historia Collegii S. J. Pragensis ad St. Clementem Annorum 1555 - 1610 (University of Prague ms.) f.115v.


Theatrical Provenance

Performed at the College of St. Clements, Prague in September 1575.


Probable Genre(s)

Biblical.


Possible Narrative and Dramatic Sources or Analogues

God's instruction to Abraham to sacrifice his son Isaac as a test of faith (Genesis 22).


References to the Play


Critical Commentary

Wiggins 584 notes that "[t]he performance of the actor playing Abraham was much admired for its pathos", and suggests that the play may have been performed "in connection with the coronation of King Rudolf II on Thursday 22 September".


For What It's Worth

Information welcome.


Works Cited

Varus, Georgius et al, Historia Collegii S. J. Pragensis ad St. Clementem Annorum 1555 - 1610 (University of Prague ms).


Site created by Dana F. Sutton, University of California, Irvine, February 2010; updated by David McInnis 09 Dec 2014.